In the popular HBO series Game of Thrones , many characters have come to be loved and cherished for their ability to bring arguably the greatest story on television to life. One of them is Kit Harington who is more popular with fans like Jon Snow. As a film producer, the actor started his career in 2008 and since then he has appeared in theater productions, films and TV shows. Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about this star.
Kit Harington Biography
For many the actor is popular as Jon Snow andfor others he is Kit Harrington. However, he was born on 26 December 1986 in Acton, London to a father who was a businessman and playwright to Christopher Catesby Harington.
Named after the English playwright, poet and translator Christopher Marlowe, also known as Kit Marlowe, comes from a very popular family that included Sir Nicholas John Harington and Sir Richard Harington among others.
Kit received his early education from Southfield Primary School until 1998. When he was 11 his family moved to Worcestershire where he studied at Chantry High School in Martley until 2003. When he was 14 he saw the production of Waiting for Godot and he was immediately drawn to be an actor.
From 2003 to 2005 he studied theater and theater at Worcester Sixth Form College. After graduating, Kit went to London in 2005, where he attended the Central School of Speech and Drama until graduating in 2008.
Harrington began his career in 2009 appearing in the theater production, Warhorse and then he starred in Posh (2010), The Choice (2015), Doctor Faustus (2016) and True West (2018 to 1019). What’s more, he has also appeared in various television shows including Game of Thrones , of which he has been a part since 2011, 7 Days in Hell (2015), Gunpowder (2017) and Zog (2018).
Since he’s made a name for himself on television, he’s had his fair share of movies. He has appeared in Silent Hill: Revelation (2012), as well as Pompeii , How to Train Your Dragon 2 , and Testament of Youth all in 2014.
He has received multiple nominations and awards throughout his career including Gold Derby TV Awards, Empire Award and the Online Film & Television Association Awards.
Parents, wife or girlfriend, is he married or married?
Kit Harington’s parents are Deborah Jane and Sir David Harington. He was raised alongside his brother John Harington.
It’s quite interesting to realize that a lot of things about the actor are somehow involved or centered around Game of Thrones. His relationship is no different. In Season 2 of GoT, which was in 2011, Jon Snow was paired with a Free Folk female named Ygritte.
Shortly thereafter, Ygritte, real name Rose Leslie, and Kit began dating. They stayed together, on and off, but it wasn’t until 2016 that the couple became known as a couple.
Kit and his girlfriend finally got married23. June 2018 in Scotland at Rayne Parish Church in Aberdeenshire. The ceremony was attended by close people of the couple including Peter Dinklage and Emilia Clarke.
Not too long after their marriage, it was reported that the actor was cheating on his wife with a Russian model, Olga Vlasova. Nonetheless, his representatives have come to refute the claims.
Harington is an actor and producerHe’s involved in many things, although his most famous work survives as Jon Snow in Game of Thrones. Thanks to the overwhelming success of the HBO series, he has an estimated net worth of $12 million.
A large chunk of his fortune came from his appearance on what was the biggest show on television to date. He earns up to $500,000 per episode. That’s also the amount that the likes of Emilia Clarke and Peter Dinklage are taking home.
In addition, he has had numerous endorsement deals with brands such as Nissan and Dolce & Gabbana.
Kit Harington’s size
Looking at GoT’s Jon Snow, he definitely looks like a tall and imposing figure. However, Harrington is actually not a very tall man in real life. According to him, he was once approached by a woman who he said was Jon Snow, but she insisted the GoT character was a larger man.
That means he stands at a height of just 5 feet 8 inches.