Mimi Keene is an English actress who is known for portraying the role of Ruby Matthews in the Netflix hit series Sex Education (2019-21). She recently reprised the role in the third season of the show and will be reprising it again as the fourth season has already been announced.
She has also earned fame for her role as Cindy Williams in EastEnders (2013-15). Additionally, some of the other movies and TV shows in which she has appeared are Casualty (2016), The Escape (2017), Close (2019), and Tolkien (2019).
Here are five facts that you need to know about Mimi Keene!
1. Mimi Keene and Asa Butterfield’s Dating Is Not Confirmed
Keene has been very private when it comes to her love life. To this date, she has not given any hint on if she is in a relationship. Going through her Instagram gallery, it seems like she is relishing her singlehood.
That said, there have been rumors that she is dating her Sex Education co-star Asa Butterfield. The speculations began after the viewers saw a very romantic engagement between the two’s characters in the Netflix show.
*Spoilers* In the show’s third season, Keene’s character, Ruby Matthews, and Butterfield’s character, Otis Milburn, started hooking up casually during the summer holidays and eventually ended up being a couple.
But, things didn’t go right as when Ruby said “I love you” to Otis, he failed to give the same answer and avoided the dialogue, leading to their split. The show eventually ends with Otis patching things up with his first love interest, Maeve, played by actress Emma Mackey.
Though the show’s third season has ended, the viewers have been shipping the chemistry that Keene and Butterfield’s characters had and are gossiping that they might be dating in real life.
The fans’ speculations got fueled when the actress shared a picture on June 22, 2021, and captioned it as, “Do you like butter?” while referencing the buttercup flowers in the background.
A similar kind of picture was shared by Butterfield a couple of weeks ago, on June 4, 2021, when he was seen with a buttercup flower in his mouth, around his neck, and between his fingers.
Even though it might be just some coincidence, it has given fans to gossip around. So, are Keene and Butterfield a thing? Well, nothing can be said until the two give a green light and confirm their togetherness.
2. Mimi Keene Has a Fair Height and No Surgery News So Far
The English actress is neither too tall nor short as she stands at the height of 5 feet 2½ inches or 1.59 meters. She weighs around 55 kg or 121.25 lbs.
Additionally, she has maintained a decent curvy physique and has an hourglass body shape. Her body measurements are 34-24-35 inches. Her bra size is 33B, and her shoe size is 6 (US). Her eye color is Black, and her hair color is Brown.
Many believe that she has had gone through surgery; however, there has been no news confirming it.
3. Mimi Keene Has a Healthy Fan Following on Instagram
The avid small dog lover has garnered a healthy fan following across social media platforms. Currently, she is available on Instagram and Twitter only.
On Instagram, she goes by the username of @mimikeene3, where she has gained more than 3.2 million followers as of this writing. Her fan following on her Twitter handle is relatively less as she has only 93,100 followers. It might be because she isn’t much active on Twitter.
4. Mimi Keene’s Birthday Falls in August
The Sex Education star celebrates her birthday on the 5th of August every year. This year, she celebrated her 23rd birthday.
Keene was born in the year 1998. She hails from the suburbs of Hertfordshire, England. As per her date of birth, her zodiac sign is Leo.
As for her education, she previously attended the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts from 2009-2014.
5. Mimi Keene Keeps Her Family Away from the Spotlight
Keene has kept the details of her family life up to herself only. Neither has she mentioned anything about her parents in interviews, nor has she posted pictures alongside them on her social media handles.
As a result, the names of her father and mother remain a secret. Though not much is known about her family, her IMDb profile states that she does have a younger brother. However, the identity of her brother is also not disclosed.