• Julia Winter was born in Stockholm, Sweden in 1993 and holds both British and Swedish nationality.
• She is best known for her role in the movie "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" released in 200•
• She is no longer acting and is currently studying to become a doctor at Karolinska Institutet Stockholm.
• She is in a long-term relationship with her college sweetheart, and is an avid tennis player, gymnast, and guitar player.
• She has a net worth of over $1 million.

Known for movies

Short Info

FactBorn in Sweden to Swedish parents, but grew up in London, UK.

Where is Julia Winter now and what is she doing today? Wiki Bio

Julia Winter was born in Stockholm, Sweden, on 17 March 1993 – her zodiac sign is Pisces and she holds both British and Swedish nationality. She is an actress, perhaps still best known for her portrayal of Veruca Salt in the family adventure comedy film “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”, released in 2005, directed by Tim Burton and written by Roald Dahl. The movie starred Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, and David Kelly, and wass about a boy who gets to tour around the best chocolate factory on Earth, while having the best and most unusual cookie maker as his guide.

It was a huge success, winning 14 awards and being nominated for 51 others including a Primetime Emmy.

Julia is no longer acting but is rather focused on studying.

Childhood and education

Julia was raised alongside her younger brother and sister in Stockholm by their father, who was working at a theatre, and their mother who was a piano teacher; the family moved to London, England when Julia was eight. She became interested in acting at a very early age, and began taking lessons at a local theatre while attending elementary school.

When she was invited to appear in “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”, her acting skills weren’t perfected, and it required some work to get her ready for the role. She attended a high school where she was a member of the drama club, and appeared in plays performed there, but upon matriculation in 2011, Julia enrolled at Karolinska Institutet Stockholm at which she is studying to become a doctor (it takes between 10 and 14 years for a person to become a full-licensed doctor).

Julia Winter

Career as an actress and a TV personality

In 2005 Julia appeared in the episode “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” of the short documentary series “HBO First Look”, which has been running since 1992 and has starred numerous celebrities including Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock and Will Smith; the series covers behind the scenes during the shootings of upcoming movies. She went on to guest star in the short adventure documentary film “Becoming Oompa-Loompa” which starred Tim Burton, Nick Davis,and Johnny Depp, and which is about how the actor Deep Roy was preparing to play his role as Oompa-Loompa in the movie “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”.

She went on to appear in the short documentary film “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Different Faces, Different Flavors”, which was directed by Sam Hurwitz and starred Helena Bonham Carter, Tim Burton and Liccy Dahl. Julia also appeared in another short documentary movie “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Designer Chocolate”, which was again directed by Sam Hurwitz and which starred Tim Burton, Johnny Depp and Liccy Dahl. Julia also voiced Veruca Salt in the action adventure comedy video game “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” which was made for PC and Xbox.

Her last role before retirement was in the episode “#5.35” of the family comedy game show “Dick and Dom in da Bungalow” in 2006. which starred Richard McCourt, Dominic Wood and Lee Barnett, about two messy children known as Dick and Dom who are trying to run their own game show.

Family, love life and relationships

Julia was only 12 when she appeared in the film “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and she stopped appearing on TV after that, keeping details of her personal life hidden from the media’s attention. She hasn’t talked about any boys she might have dated, but a rumor has it that Julia has been dating her college sweetheart for years now.

The two allegedly met during her junior year while he was attending his second year, and they started spending time together, although Julia didn’t want a relationship as studying to become a doctor requires plenty of time and work and a relationship would only be a distraction. However, she soon developed feelings for the boy, and they started going out. According to the rumors, they have been together for over six years now.

Julia is very close to her parents and her younger siblings, and spends a lot of her free time with them.

Hobbies and other interests

Julia enjoys spending her free time outdoors, participating in whatever activities she can find -while still at high school, she was playing soccer, learning how to play the guitar, and practicing creative writing. She is said to be an avid tennis player as well as a gymnast, while summer is her favorite season as she likes to tan her skin under the sun and swim in the sea. She is a lover of animals and has two pet dogs, while her favorite animals are horses – she learned how to ride them at the age of 11. Julia likes to play board games and two of her favorites are “Ticket to Ride Europe” and “Settlers of Catan”.

She is keen on watching movies in her spare time, and some of her favorite actors and actresses are Johnny Depp, Jim Carrey and Emma Watson, while some of her favorite movies are the franchises “Harry Potter” and “Pirates of the Caribbean”, plus the film “The Art of Getting By”.

Appearance and net worth

Julia is 27 years old. She has long brown hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall, and weighs around 140lbs (64kgs). As of May 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $1 million.

General Info

Full NameJulia Winter
Height1.73 m
ProfessionActor, Singer


MoviesCharlie and the Chocolate Factory

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1In the Swedish dub of Charlie and the chocolate factory she is voicing her own character, Veruca Salt.
2Born in Sweden to Swedish parents, but grew up in London, UK.
3Speaks fluent Swedish.
4Has a younger brother and sister




Charlie and the Chocolate Factory2005Veruca Salt
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory2005Video GameVeruca Salt (voice)


Dick and Dom in da Bungalow2006TV SeriesHerself
Attack of the Squirrels!2005Video documentary shortHerself
Becoming Oompa-Loompa2005Video documentary shortHerself
HBO First Look2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Designer Chocolate2005Video documentary shortHerself
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Different Faces, Different Flavors2005Video documentary shortHerself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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