The Ages of the Cast vs. their Characters’ Ages

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The Regency era was characterized by Bridgerton takes place, marriage is a top priority among England’s elite. During Seasons 1 and 2 of the series — based on Julia Quinn’s novels — the Bridgerton siblings search for their life partner once they reach an appropriate age.

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However, the ideal age has been a question among the Netflix show’s fans. Many characters are reluctant to discuss their ages because they are different from the actors portraying them. Here’s what we know about the Bridgerton Season 2 cast’s ages and how old they’re supposed to be.

Simone Ashley, 27, plays Kate Sharma who is 26.

Simone Ashley as Kate Sharma in 'Bridgerton'

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Simone, 27, is one-year older than her character Kate, who is 26 on the show. Showbiz Cheat Sheet. In BridgertonSeason 2: Kate is madly in love (Jonathan Bailey) with her archnemesis Anthony Bridgerton. In real life, though, Simone doesn’t share much about her love life and hasn’t disclosed if she’s dating anyone.

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Jonathan Bailey, 33 years old, plays Anthony Bridgerton in Season 2.

Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton in 'Bridgerton' Season 2

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Bridgerton Season 2 follows the endearing viscount’s journey as he searches for a bride. Anthony, the Bridgerton’s oldest child, is 31 years old when Season 2 takes place. Insider. However, in real life, Jonathan is 33 and evidently doesn’t plan on marrying anytime soon. According to several reports, the actor isn’t publicly dating anyone.

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Phoebe Dynevor is 26 and plays Daphne Bridgerton (22 in Season 2).

Phoebe Dynevor  as Daphne Bridgerton in 'Bridgerton'

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Daphne was first introduced to Regency England’s social season when she was 21 years old. In Season 1, Daphne falls in love with Duke Simon Basset (Regé-Jean Page) at 21 and is therefore 22 the following season. Phoebe, however, filmed Season 1 at 24, and is now 26.

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Here may not be in the second season, but Regé-Jean Page, 34, plays Simon Basset, would be 30 in Season 2.

(l-r): Rege-Jean Page as Simon Basset and Phoebe Dynevor as Daphne Bridgerton in 'Bridgerton' Season 1

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While Duke Simon didn’t appear in Season 2, Bridgerton fans still talk about Simon’s Season 1 impact. When he meets and courts Daphne, he’s 29, making him 30 in Season 2. As for Regé-Jean, the SAG Awards nominee is 34.

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Luke Thompson (33), plays Benedict Bridgerton in Season 2. He is 28 years old.

Luke Thompson as Benedict Bridgerton in 'Bridgerton'

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Benedict, the second eldest Bridgerton son, is best known for his yearning for life outside his family’s constructs. In Season 2, he is 28. Behaving badlyLuke, star is 33

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Claudia Jessie, 32 years old, plays Eloise bridgerton in Season 2.

Claudia Jessie as Eloise Bridgerton in 'Bridgerton'

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Eloise isn’t afraid to speak her mind regarding her expectations to marry. In Season 2, we meet the fifth oldest Bridgerton sibling, who is now 17 years old. Claudia is 32 and may look older than her character. However, Claudia said that she can manage the age gap by having “the face of a haunted toddler,”per inews.co.uk.

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Nicola Coughlan (35), plays Penelope Featherington (18 in Season 2).

Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington in a scene from 'Bridgerton'

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The Penelope, 17, is a local gossip writer (like her BFF Eloise). BridgertonSeasons 1-18 in Season 2. But their similarities don’t end there. Like Claudia, Nicola also plays a teenager even though she’s in her 30s in real life — 35 to be exact.

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Luke Newton, 29, plays Colin Bridgerton. He is 23 in Season 2.

Luke Newton as Colin Bridgerton in 'Bridgerton'

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Season 1’s Colin is 22, the family jokester. Season 2: Bridgerton, who is the third of three children, is 23 when Penelope falls for him. Luke, however is older than his character, at 29.

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Charithra Chaudran, 25, portrays Edwina Sharma (age 21).

Charithra Chandran  as Edwina Sharma in 'Bridgerton' Season 2

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Kate’s younger sister, Edwina, vows to marry Anthony at the beginning of Season 2. The show’s viscount and her are nine years apart. She is 21 and he is 29. Charithra is the actress who plays her. She is 25 years old.

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Ruth Gemmell, 54 plays Violet Bridgerton. She is 48 in Season 2.

Ruth Gemmell as Violet Bridgerton with her children in 'Bridgerton'

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The Bridgerton matriarch, who is 47 years old in Season 1, was 48 in 1814. Just Jared. Edmund Bridgerton was her husband before she died. The couple had eight children. We calculate that their first child, Anthony was born when Violet turned 18. Ruth, 54, is six years younger than her character.

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Golda Rosheuvel is 52 and plays Queen Charlotte. She’s 70 in Season 2.

Golda Rosheuvel  as Queen Charlotte in a scene from 'Bridgerton'

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She was one of all the 1813 bachelorettes who were eligible to be her companions. Bridgerton Season 1. Queen Charlotte69. In 1814, the real queen was 70.. Golda, however, turned 52 on New Year’s Day.

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