Sophie Winkleman- Bio, Career, Relationship

Who is Sophie Winkleman? 

Sophie Winkleman is a famous British actress known for her roles in the sitcom’ Peep Show’, ‘Two and a half man,’ ‘The Chronicles of Narnia,’ ‘Walking the Dead,’ etc. She is also the half-sister of famous TV presenter Claudia Winkleman.

Many people know Sophie Winkleman from her acting career. But later on, her fame rose after she became the wife of Lord Frederick Windsor. They married in 2009 and have two beautiful daughters together. After their marriage, Sophie earned her royal title as Lady Frederick Windsor.

Winkleman wrote three episodes of a TV series, Ruddy Hell! It’s Harry and Paul. In addition, she and her husband, Lord Frederick, wrote a short film ‘Love Letters,’ released in 2011. The film is almost 20 minutes long.

Sophie Winkleman
Sophie Winkleman Biography

quick facts

Full NameSophie Lara Winkleman
NicknameLady Frederick Windsor
BirthdayAugust 5, 1980
Age42 years old
Sun signLeo
TraitsPositive: Active, inventive, and optimistic
Negative: Arrogant, stubborn, and attention-seeking
BirthplacePrimrose Hill, London, England
Currently residing Chelsea, England
EducationBachelors’ from Trinity Hall, Constituent college of the University of Cambridge
High School from City of London School for Girls
ParentsBarry Winkleman,
Cindy Black
Step-SiblingsOliver Winkleman,
Claudia Winkleman
Marital Status Married
SpouseLord Frederick Windsor
ChildrenMaud Elizabeth Daphne Marina,
Isabella Alexandra May
ProfessionActress, Writer
Net WorthUSD 2 million

interesting facts 

  • Sophie is known for her acting skills. But this isn’t the only skill she has. The actress also has a beautiful voice. Unfortunately, she never pursued her career as a singer.
  • She has worked in theaters too. Moreover, she is brilliant at that. Sophie has appeared in ‘Blood Wedding,’ ‘The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui,’ ‘The Crucible.’
  • The beautiful actress is also a talented writer. Moreover, she wrote about three episodes of a TV show called Ruddy Hell! It’s Harry and Paul. In addition, she played the role of Sally and other various characters in this show. She also wrote a short film entitled ‘Love Letters’ alongside her husband in 2011.
  • She is a wonderful mother to two beautiful daughters. Moreover, she is usually seen spending quality time with her family.
  • She has also done voice acting. Some of her works include Milo Murphy’s Law and Phineas and Ferb. 
  • Her half-sister Claudia Winkleman is a famous TV host.
  • After becoming a part of the royal family, she was adequately taken care of. Prince William, Prince Charles, and the Queen herself have welcomed her with open arms. She has been very public with her positive experiences in the family.
  •  Even though being a part of the Royal family is something that the actress is proud of, she doesn’t want it to overshadow her identity. Due to this, she introduces herself as the actress, mother, and a lovely wife rather than a royal family member.
  • She has contributed to many charities in the name of children’s health and education. In June 2020, she became the Royal Patron of the Children’s Surgery Foundation. Moreover, she is also the first female to patron School-Home Support.

Sophie’s Parents 

Barry Winkleman (Father)

Sophie’s father is the publisher of The Times Atlas of World History. It came out in October 2015. He is the loving father of Sophie. Unfortunately, Sophie’s parents are divorced.

Cindy Black (Mother) 

Cindy Black is a children’s author. She has written many books loved by many children across the world. Due to her incredible writing skills, Sophie showed interest in writing.

Cindy Black remarried after her split from Barry Winkleman. Moreover, she married the father of Claudia Winkleman, because of which they became step-sisters.

Sophie Winkleman siblings

Oliver Winkleman (Step-Brother)

Sophie and Oliver are linked through Claudia Winkleman, who is their step-sister. Claudia’s mother married Oliver’s father. And Claudia’s father married Sophie’s mother. So this makes Oliver Sophie’s step-brother through Claudia.

Claudia Winkleman (Step-Sister)

Claudia Anne Irena Winkleman is the step-sister of actress Sophie Winkleman. After Claudia’s father got married to Sophie’s mother, Cindy Black, they became a family.

Claudia Winkleman is also a TV host, journalist, film critic, and radio personality. She was born on January 15, 1972, in London. She has been in the television industry since 1991.

Claudia married film producer Kris Thykier in June 2000. They have three beautiful children together. Moreover, Claudia is also the best friend of Victoria Coren Mitchell, who is also a TV presenter.

Sophie Winkleman Romantic Affair and Relationship 

Lord Frederick Windsor (Sophie Winkleman husband)

On April 6, 1979, Lord Frederick was born in London, England. He is the only son of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent. Lord Frederick is also in the 53rd position to the succession of the British throne. He was a Chartered Financial Analyst and is the founder of a charity organization called Soldier On!

Lord Federick and Sophie met each other in a club at Soho, Winkleman, almost thirteen years ago. That encounter was enough for the couple to be together. After two years of dating, they tied the knot on September 12, 2009.

Sophie Winkleman and Lord Frederick Windsor wedding
Sophie Winkleman and Lord Frederick Windsor wedding

Sophie did not let the royal pay the bills for the wedding. She contributed over 70,000 dollars, a considerable sum for a typical wedding, but this was a royal wedding. Unfortunately, due to this, there was a conflict between the families.

In the end, Sophie’s future mother-in-law, Princess Michael of Kent, stepped in and helped out. In the end, the wedding cost over 200,000 pounds. The couple has been married for over a decade and is one of the strongest marriages in the royal family.

Sophie Winkleman children

Maud Elizabeth Daphne Marina (Daughter)

After four years of marriage, Sophie and Lord Frederick welcomed their first child on August 15, 2013. They received a daughter and named her Maud Elizabeth Daphne Marina. Maud Elizabeth is the first grandchild of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent.

Isabella Alexandra May (Daughter)

After giving birth to a daughter almost three years ago, the couple welcomed another daughter three years later. On January 16, 2016, Isabella Alexandra May was born in Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

Sophie Winkleman career

Sophie Winkleman began her journey in acting after she joined Cambridge University Footlights Dramatic Club. She even managed to earn a nomination for the Perrier Award there. Next, Sophie moved to the world of theaters by joining National Youth Theatre. She played the role of Veronique in ‘Beauty and the Beast.’

After her fame rose due to her theater performances, she landed minor roles on the silver screen. In 2000, she played the role of Princess Eleanor in a miniseries called ‘The Palace.’ In 2005, she appeared in the sitcom’ Peep show’ for five years. She was also in ten episodes of ‘Big Suzy.’

Sophie Winkleman's young photo
Sophie Winkleman’s young photo

From 2011 to 2015, Sophie played the role of Zoey in an American sitcom ‘Two and a Half Men’ alongside Aston Kutcher and Jon Cryer. She also landed the role of older player ‘Susan’ in ‘The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.’


2001Me Without You
2002Ultimate Force asWoman in Bank
2002White TeethJoely
2002Waking the Dead Joanna Gold/Clara Gold
2003Chasing AliceElle Kensington
2003Keen EddiePrudence
2003Agatha Christie’s PoirotAngela Warren
2004Suzie Gold Debbie Levine
2004AD/BC: A Rock OperaWise Man
2005The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the WardrobeOlder Susan
2005–2010Peep ShowBig Suze
2006LewisRegan Peverill
2006Dalziel and PascoeAlice Shadwell
2007The Trial of Tony BlairFiona
2007ShatteredNatalie Encore
2007-2012Harry and PaulVarious roles/characters
2008The PalacePrincess Eleanor
2008Love Live LongRachel
2009Plus OneAbby Ross
2009Red Dwarf: Back to EarthKaterina
2009Robin HoodGhislaine
2010100 QuestionsCharlotte Payne
2011Lead BalloonDonna
2011CSI: MiamiSharon Kirby
2011Death in ParadiseMrs. Hamilton
2012TitanicDorothy Gibson
2015Hot in ClevelandJill Scroggs
2011–2015Two and a Half MenZoey
2016Milo Murphy’s LawTime Ape
2019EndeavourIsobel Humbolt
2019SanditonLady Susan Worcester
2020Strike: Lethal WhiteKinvara Chiswell

Awards and Nominations

YearTitleCategoryNominated workStatus
2007Golden NymphOutstanding Actress – Comedy SeriesPeep Show (2003)Nominated

Net Worth

The British Actress has a net worth of USD 2 million. This is all due to her successful career as an actress. However, she might be worth more as she married Lord Frederick Windsor, a Royal family member. But the family wealth is not known to the public.

social media

Sophie Winkleman is not active in any social media apps, which is understandable. Though she is a famous actress, one might think she should have an account. But she does not.

Because she is also from the Royal family, and royal family members aren’t directly connected to people like that. But the loyal fans of the Actress have made many fan accounts in her name. On accounts like those, you can see her latest pictures.


What religion is Sophie Winkleman?

Sophie Winkleman grew up Jewish.

Who is Sophie Winkleman’s husband?

Sophie is married to Lord Frederick Windsor. He works as a financial analyst. He is an only child of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent.

Who is Sophie Two and a Half Man?

The English Actress appeared on the television show ‘Two and a Half man’ in seasons 9 and 10. She played the role of Zoey.

Are Sophie and Claudia Winkleman related?

Sophie is the half-sister of Claudia Winkleman. 

How old is Sophie Frederick?

Born on August 5, 1980, the actress is 42 years old. 

Where does Lady Frederick Windsor live now?

As of now, she still lives in England. To be more specific, she resides in Chelsea. 

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