Who is Charlotte Easton Gillies? Daniel Gillies and Rachael Leigh Cook’s Daughter

September 13, 2023   | September 14, 2023  | 

    Charlotte Easton Gillies is the daughter of Daniel Gillies, a Canadian actor and Rachael Leigh Cook, an American actress. Being the kid of a popular celebrity couple, Charlotte has been in the public eye since her birth.

    The life of Charlotte may seem glamorous from the outside but the kid has suffered from her parents’ divorce. The power couple divorced and settled on co-parenting but the public seems to be curious about with whom the kids are staying now.

    So, let’s find the truth about Charlotte Gillies in the article below!

    Key Takeaway

    • Charlotte is 10 years old star kid.
    • She is in the limelight due to her actor parents Daniel and Rachael’s popularity.
    • Her mom and dad are now divorced and share joint custody of their children.
    • She has a younger brother.
    • Easton Gillies is of part-Italian descent from her mother’s side.

    When Was Charlotte Easton Gillies Born? Her Birth Details 

    Charlotte was born on 28th September 2013 in San Diego, America. Soon after her birth, her father, Daniel took to Twitter to announce the arrival of their daughter. The actor tweeted “It’s a girl. The new tiny empress of my everything. She’s immaculate. We are delirious.”

    Charlotte Easton Gillies' parents Rachael Leigh Cook and Daniel Gillies
    Charlotte’s mother Cook’s pregnant with her first baby

    Within a week of her birth, Daniel and his then-wife Rachael also settled on the name.

    Who Are Charlotte Easton Gillies’ Parents?

    Charlotte is a long-awaited child of then-popular Hollywood couple; Daniel Gillies and Rachael Leigh Cook. As mentioned earlier, both of her parents are renowned actors.

    Her father, Daniel started his acting career starring in several Auckland Theatre Company productions but his fandom began to rise after the actor was cast as Elijah Mikaelson on the hit The CW drama The Vampire Diaries and its spinoff The Originals in 2013.

    Besides these, Gillies was also in the supernatural series, Saving Hope (2012) and the independent film Broken Kingdom (2012) with his then-wife.

    Besides, talking about Charlotte’s mother Rachael, the actress made her screen debut in the 1995 film The Baby-Sitters Club but her breakout role was in the hit film She’s All That (1999).

    Here is a list of her other hit movies;

    YearMovies
    199626 Summer Street
    2001Josie And Her Pussycats
    2007Nancy Drew

    Charlotte Has A Younger Brother

    Her younger brother Theodore Vigo Sullivan Gilles was born on April 4, 2015. He is 9 years old as of 2024. As per the sources, her parents were having difficulty in settling the name of her brother.

    Their doting father Daniel said in an interview that as their baby boy was born on the fourth day of the fourth month, he deserved to have four names.

    Charlotte Easton Gillies with her mother and brother
    Charlotte and her brother companies Rachael in her premiere

    Charlotte’s Father and Mother Are Divorced Now

    Gillies’ parents Daniel and Rachael tied the knot on 8th August 2004. However, after 16 years of glorious marriage and two children, the ex-couple announced their separation in 2019. They were officially divorced in 2021.

    Following their divorce finalization, Daniel and his ex-spouse Rachael decided to share legal and physical custody of their kids.

    What Happened To Charlotte Gillies After Her Parents’ Divorce?

    Charlotte was seven and her brother was five when their parents parted ways. The Gillies siblings seemed to have suffered from their parents’ divorce initially.

    However, the former flames later sat down with the kids and explained the situation. Soon after, Gillies and Cook, in spite of their own differences, agreed on a mutual love for their child and settled for co-parenting.

    Amidst their divorce proceeding, the former flames even went to a therapist to sort out their complications. In an interview with Us, The Baby-Sitters Club star while giving her advice to others who are in the same situation said,

    That’s the thing. We did a little bit of therapy to navigate our separation actually. And that’s the No. 1 thing that’s different from couple’s therapy when you’re going through separation.

    She added,

    Divorce therapy is — you don’t get to bring up anything that didn’t happen incredibly recently unless it’s relevant to the days in the future. That’s the best piece of advice I got and would give

    At present, Cook told Entertainment Tonight that she gets along with Daniel now and they are also beautifully co-parenting their kids together.

    Where Does Charlotte Easton Gillies Live Now?

    Charlotte is currently living with her mother in LA. After the couple’s divorce, the kids mostly live with their mother, Rachael in West Hollywood.

    But, it doesn’t mean that they don’t have a good relationship with their father. They have!

    Her Education

    The details of Charlotte’s education have not been disclosed to the public. But, Charlotte is assumed to be getting primary education from the nearby school in her hometown, Los Angeles.

    She Made Her Red Carpet Debut With Her Mother In 2021 

    In August 2021, Charlotte accompanied her mother Cook to walk on the red carpet for the Netflix premiere of “He’s All That”, inspired by the 1999 movie “She’s All That”, in which Rachael previously starred.

    Charlotte and her mother
    Charlotte made her red carpet debut with her mother in 2023

    The star kid wore a sparkly light pink sequin dress for her red carpet debut. Charlotte stunned her mother when she expressed her knowledge about red carpets. Her mother later shared Charlotte likes playing makeovers and knows about the movie stuff.

    Charlotte Easton Gillies’ Net Worth

    Charlotte doesn’t have a net worth as she is still a minor. But, she is living a luxurious life off her parent’s net worth. According to the sources, her mother, Rachael has a net worth of $5 million and her father, Daniel has a net worth of $3 million.

    Quick Facts
    Full Name Charlotte Easton Gillies
    Birth Place San Diego, America
    Birthday September 24, 2013
    Age 10 years
    Zodiac Libra
    Nationality American
    Ethnicity White
    Father Daniel Gillies
    Mother Rachael Leigh Cook
    Siblings Theodore Vigo Sullivan Gillies
    Eye Color Brown
    Hair Color Blonde