Nell Burton biography- Daughter of Helena and Tim Burton

Who is Nell Burton?

Nell Burton is the daughter of film director Tim Burton and British actress Helena Bonham Carter. Along with Nell, the couple shares a son, Billy Burton, an actor. 

Furthermore, Nell worked as a child actress for Tim Burton’s films like Alice In Wonderland, Big Eyes, and Dark Shadows. She is currently a teenage student who lives in Oxfordshire, England, with her family.

Nell Burton Biography
Nell Burton Biography

Quick Facts

Full NameNell Burton
BirthdayDecember 15, 2007
Age 15 years old
Sun SignSagittarius
TraitsPositive: Energetic, adventurous, and wild
Negative: Inconsistent, reckless, over-confident 
BirthplaceOxfordshire, England
Currently residingOxfordshire, England
ParentsTim Burton (father)
Helena Bonham Carter (mother)
GrandparentsBill Burton (grandfather) 
Jean Burton (grandmother)
SiblingsBilly Raymond Burton (brother)
Marital StatusSingle
ChildrenNot applicable
EducationNo information
ProfessionChild actor
Net worthUnknown
Social mediaNone
Eye ColorBrown

Early life

On December 15, 2007, Nell Burton was born in Oxfordshire, England. She is the second child and only daughter of actress Helena Bonham Carter and American film director, Tim Burton.

She grew up in England, where his parents lived. Moreover, Nell has a brother who is four years older than her.

Growing up in a family where her parents worked in the film industry, Nell was asked to join them. As a result, Tim made both of his children work as child actors. Moreover, they have appeared in three or four of his films.

However, they were minimal parts, and both were too young to acknowledge the depth of their work. After Nell’s parents divorced, they ensured it didn’t impact the children too much. Therefore, Tim and Helena made sure they raised their kids well.


Tim Burton (father)

Tim Burton
Tim Burton

Timothy Walter Burton, commonly known as Tim Burton, is an American writer, director, producer, and artist. In addition, he used to work as an animator.

Tim has a distinct way of directing and storytelling. He mostly makes fantasy movies to showcase his unique talent as a writer and director.

His famous films include Beetlejuice, Sleepy Hollows, Edward Scissorhands, Charlie, Chocolate Factory, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Alice in Wonderland, etc.

His films include actors like his ex-wife Helena Carter, fellow actor Johnny Depp, and actress Winona Ryder. Tim has won the Golden Globe, Emmy, BAFTA Awards and two Academy Award nominations.

Tim married Lena Gieseke in 1987 and divorced her in 1991. He then dated model/actress Lisa Marie. Moreover, after ending his relationship with her, Tim met Helena Carter on Planet of the Apes.

Tim and Helana got married in 2001. The couple had two children, Nell and Billy. However, in 2014, they decided to end their marriage. Moreover, they remain on good terms even after their split.

Helena Bonham Carter (mother)

Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter

Helena Bonham Carter was born on May 26, 1966, in Islington, London, England. She is a British actress known for her roles in Fight Club, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Big Fish, The Kings’ Speech, Alice In Wonderland, etc.

Throughout her successful career, Helena was nominated for Academy Awards two times. Moreover, she won the Golden Globe Award nine times, Primetime Award five times, and British Academy Television Award.

By analyzing her movies and roles, one can see that she mainly plays the role of a dark character. Therefore, she has worked for director Tim Burton many times. 

In addition, Helena is seen sharing her screen with American actor Jonny Depp. The audiences love it when all three of them work together.

Furthermore, Helana shifted to the television business and made a considerable impact. Moreover, she appeared in The Crown’s Netflix drama series as Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon. Again, the audience well-received her acting performance.

Nell Burton Siblings

Billy Raymond Burton (brother)

Billy Raymond Burton was born on October 4, 2003, in Oxfordshire, England. He is the eldest child of Tim Burton and Helena Carter.

In addition, he, too, is a child actor. Billy appeared in well-received movies like Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Big Eyes, Dark Shadows, and Alice in Wonderland. 

Out of these movies, three are also where Nell makes an appearance. Furthermore, all of them were directed by Tim Burton himself.

Tim Burton with his kids
Tim Burton with his kids

Nell Burton Career

Nell started her acting career when she was only an infant. Moreover, she played a baby at the dock in Alice In Wonderland.

Furthermore, she appeared in a fantasy/horror film, Dark Shadows, where she was a girl at a train station. In addition, Nell is also the girl at the park in the drama/romance movie Big Eyes.

Moreover, the director of all three movies was Nell’s father, Tim Burton.


Nell Burton isn’t involved in any scandal. However, her mother, Helena, got herself tangled up in a romantic mess.

In 1994, she and British actor Kenneth Branagh met on a movie set. During that time, Kenneth was married to English actress Emma Thompson. 

Even though he was married, he cheated on Emma with Helena. As a result, the actress became his mistress. However, after finding Kenneth’s affair, Emma filed for divorce and left him.

Then Helana and Kenneth remained together for five years and called it quits. However, years later, Emma revealed that she still had praise and respect for Helena, and there were no hard feelings about the past events.

On the other hand, Nell’s father, Tim Burton, was only accused of casting white people. Moreover, people accused him of being a racist. However, Tim defends himself, saying he works and casts according to his story, which coincidently involves white people.

Nell Burton Net Worth

Even though Nell worked as a child actor, her correct net worth isn’t known to the public. However, her father, Tim’s net worth is USD 100 million. Moreover, Helena Carter’s mother’s net worth is USD 60 million.


How Old Is Nell Burton?

As of 2023, Nell Burton is 15 years old.

Is Nell Burton An Actress?

Yes, she is an actress.

Does Nell Burton Have An Instagram Account?

No, she doesn’t have an Instagram account.

Does Nell Burton Have A TikTok Account?

Nell Burton isn’t active on TikTok and has no account there.

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