Matilda Emily N. Bagshawe was born on 12 June 1973 in England, UK. She attended local all-girls Catholic schools near her family home in Surrey. She as a single fathe at 17, but she won a place at Cambridge University and took Persephone, her ten-month-old baby daughter with her. As a correspondent, she move on to enjoy a successful career in London, and contributed regularly to The Sunday Times, Daily Mail and Evening Standard, before turning her hand to novels. Her next memoir, Adored as Tilly Bagshawe, was a smash hit on both sides of the Atlantic in 2005, and she has n't looked back since.
Tilly is married Robin Nydes, a US businessman, and couple have two sons together, Zac and Theo. The family divide their time between their homes in London and Los Angeles. Tilly is also the niec of the riter and statesma Louise Bagshawe