Hard work in something you are interested in brings a drastic change in one’s life. The same went for English actor Enzo Cilenti who worked as a night porter and a bodyguard before acting breakthrough. Famous for portraying Kip Thorne in The Theory of Everything (2014), Cilenti turned professional in 1998 and totals more than 60 on-screen appearances.

With a bunch of film credits, Enzo spread his arms to embrace TV prominence as well. Notably, he portrayed Yezzan zo Qaggaz in Game of Thrones; and as Childermass in Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell.

Quick Facts
Name (famous as)Enzo Cilenti
Birth NameVincenzo Leonardo Cilenti
Date of BirthAugust 8, 1974
Birth PlaceBradford, West Yorkshire, England
FatherPietro Cilenti
WifeSienna Guillory
ChildrenValentina and Lucia
Net Worth$1.5 million
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter

Early Life and Education

Cilenti was born on August 8, 1974, in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, the UK. His birth name is Vincenzo Leonardo Cilenti. As of June 2021, Enzo is 46 years old.

An English by nationality, Enzo comes from Italian heritage; his parents were from Foiano di Val Fortore, Benevento, Italy. Reportedly, his father Pietro was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in October 2012.

The Bradford Grammar School attendant later enrolled at the University of Nottingham and pursued a degree in French and Spanish.

Career In Acting and Breakthrough

In the early days of his career, Vincenzo famously Enzo worked as a night porter in Cote D’Azur, France, and then as a bodyguard in Mexico City. In 1998, he earned his professional acting debut in Trial & Retribution and subsequently worked in The Bill and Staton Blues. Cilenti then played in Wonderland (1999), 24 Hour Party People (2002).

In 2014, Enzo Cilenti got a breakthrough as In Kip Thorne in the biographical romantic film The Theory of Everything. The same year, he made a brief appearance in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). The English actor grabbed prominence on the TV screen as well. He appeared as Childermass in the series Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell (2015); as Yezzan zo Qaggaz in Game of Thrones (2015-16); and as Captain Dance in Jelkyll and Hyde (2015).

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Furthermore, successful TV ventures of the England-born include The Last Tycoon (2016-17), Luther (2019), and Les Misérables (2019). In the 2010s, he worked in the films: Juliet, Naked (2018), Present Laughter (2019), and Greed (2019).

Net Worth

With more than 2 decades in the acting industry, Cilenti’s worked hard to forge his career- from a porter to bodyguard and stints in theatre. As of 2021, Enzo Cilenti has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.

Most of his income came from his acting career with acclaimed works in films (The Theory of Everything, In the Loop, and Millions) and TV series (Game of Thrones and Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell). Allegedly, he earned hundreds of thousands of dollars per year from his projects.

Recently in 2021, Enzo worked in the TV series Breeders, Domina, and The Girlfriend Experience. Moreover, he appeared in a minor role Miller in the Netflix film Outside the Wire (2021).

Personal Life

The Theory of Everything actor is a married man and currently lives with his wife. His spouse is none other than actress Sienna Guillory, famous as Jill Valentine of the ‘Resident Evil’ film series.  Sienna is the daughter of Cuban-born guitarist Isaac Guillory.

They reportedly began dating in 2000 and even more, share the screen of the 2001 film Late Night Shopping. It suggested that the duo possibly met on the set of the film and got in a relationship. And after 2 years of dating, the pair married on August 17, 2002.

Enzo is an active user of social media platforms such as Instagram (@cinzano_pirelli) and Twitter (@EnzoCilenti).


Together, they became parents to twin daughters, Valentina and Lucia, born in February 2011. Enzo’s daughters are named after Guillory’s grandmother and great aunt who were twin sisters too.

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