Inside Sex Education Mimi Keenes life – cute dog, EastEnders link and net worth

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Mimi Keene has become one of the standout stars of series three of Netflix's Sex Education with fans oogling over her character's gorgeous transformation.

The actress plays Ruby Matthews, the most popular and meanest girl in the school, who has also oozed a sophisticated edge but in the new series we see a sexier side to the lass.

Ruby makes a beeline for the main character Otis Milburn and hooks up with him at a party while dressed up as early 2000s Christina Aguilera in the early episodes.

This really set the tone for the rest of the series as she frequently jumped Otis' bones and always donned scantily clad clothes, resulting in Ruby continually putting on a busty display.

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But what else do we know about Mimi? The Daily Star takes a look inside her life and where else fans may recognise her face from.

The 23-year-old actress hails from Hertfordshire, where parts of the stunning series was set.

The young star studied theatrical arts at renowned school Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London from 2009 to 2014 – which after her acting achievements proves all of the hard work has paid off.

Other well-known school alumni include stars such as Naomi Campbell, Russell Brand and Pixie Lott.

These days, Mimi resides in London as she continues to focus her efforts on developing her TV career.

Before scooping up the role in Sex Education, Mimi spent time on a big British soap opera.

The star had a long-running stint on London-based soap Eastenders and took on the role of Cindy Williams.

The performer first debuted on the show in 2013 and spent a further two years playing Cindy.

Her character first introduced to the soap in 1998 and was played by four different actresses over the course of 17 years.

The character was best known for a storyline in which she became pregnant at 14, and later for her suspected involvement in a murder case.

Since then, she's added many projects to her roster and in 2019 she branched into the world of feature films.

Mimi played the younger version of a main role shared with Lily Collins' in Tolkein and went on to bag a role in the action-thriller Close in the same year.

The talented actress also featured in several other films and TV shows since making her TV debut on CBBC's Sadie J in 2013; including Our Girl, Casualty and The Escape.

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Going back to her Sex Education era, fans may find it comical to know that Ruby's pup — whom she keeps in her locker throughout the school day — is played by the actress's real-life pooch, Baby.

In an interview with Glamour, Mimi said: "I've been trying to land her a role for the past three years, and she's just landed it this season."

“I’m a proud mother. I’ve been trying to get her in since season one – I’ve been, like, slowly, slowly, bringing her with me every day, letting everyone get to know her," she later told RadioTimes.

It's rumoured that the stunner isn't dating anybody at the moment, as the brunette bombshell is most likely too busy bossing it with her glitzy career.

And the screen queen isn't doing that, she likes to party with her pals and travel the world.

From multiple acting and TV stints, Mimi has racked up a pretty penny despite still being in the early days of her career.

Her exact net worth isn't officially known, but some publications have estimated that she has a net worth of between £724,395 to £1.4 million in 2021.

Sex Education is available to stream on Netflix

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