Although Kiera Knightley’s career may be somewhat short, she has managed to accomplish an immense amount so far. The movie “Bend it like Beckham” was one of the first films she was in and it gave her the kind of recognition which eventually led to her doing other projects that helped her gain her footing in the world of cinema. Even though Knightley is an English actor with British roots, she has definitely used Hollywood to her advantage over the years in an effort to expand her career as much as possible. While she may have started out as just a model, she took the same route many other women with her job have before, turning to the film industry to broaden her horizons.
At one point in 2007 she was declared one of the highest paid actors in all of Hollywood, earning a total of $32 million in just one year. There is no doubt that she has been extremely successful not only with modeling but also acting in a wide range of movies, including Star Was Episode One the Phantom Menace. She has also acted in “Pirates of the Caribbean”, starring alongside Johnny Depp who is considered to be one Hollywood’s major heartthrobs. Over the course of her career, Kiera Knightly has managed to accomplish quite a bit and her career is only continuing to improve and grow.