35-years old, English actor Christopher Catesby Harington came into the spotlight for his outstanding acting in the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones. Well, you guessed it correctly. He was none other than our beloved Jon Snow. He performed in this series from 2011 to 2019.
Kit began his acting voyage in 2008, and soon after, two years later, he got the opportunity to perform as Jon Snow in G.O.T. Apart from this epic series, Kit has appeared in numerous movies and television series, including Pompeii (2014), Gunpowder (2017), and Eternals (2021).
There is so much speculation among fans about how much this famous celebrity’s net worth would be. Well, his net worth is approximately $14 million, and even now, the amount of wealth is expanding day by day.
Let’s know more about this G.O.T celebrity’s early life, whom he has been dating currently, some of his recent projects, etc.
|Celebrated Name||Kit Harington|
|Real Name/Full Name||Christopher Catesby Harington|
|Birth Date||December 26, 1986,|
|Birth Place||Acton, London|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|
|Weight||Not disclosed by him|
|Net worth in 2021||$14 million|
|Last Updated||October 2022|
Kit Harington Early Life
Christopher Catesby Harington, aka Kit Harington, was born on December 26, 1986, in Acton, London. Now, you might be confused about why his name is Christopher Catesby Harington. Well, his mother named his full name, which was later shortened to Kit, and Harrington is their family name. In an interview, Kit joked about his real name and stated, “I didn’t learn my full name until I was eleven years old.”
Kit’s parents are Sir David Harington, a 15th Baronet, a businessman, and his mother, Deborah Jane, a former playwright. Harington attended Southfield Primary School and Chantry High School. In 2008, to complete his graduation, he went to the Central School of Speech and Drama. Initially, he wanted to become a journalist. But after watching a performance of “Waiting for Godot,” he slowly started to enjoy acting and performing in various school productions.
Kit Harington Personal Life
We think Kit Harington’s dating life is no mystery to the public and the media. In 2011, this English actor started to date his Game of Thrones co-star Rose Leslie. On September 27, 2017, the couple publicized their engagement through the “Forthcoming Marriages” section of The Times.
The pair got hitched on June 23, 2018, at Rayne Parish Church in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. When Leslie posed for a magazine photoshoot in September 2020, she was visibly pregnant. In 2021, the media first spotted their son, and soon his photo leaked to the internet.
Kit Harington Age, Height, and Weight
Kit Harington is currently 35 years old. He has dark eyes, black hair, and a beautiful smile on his face. His nationality is British. This personality is 5 ft. 8 in. tall. However, information about his weight still hasn’t been disclosed to the press.
Kit Harington Career
Though Harington wished to become a journalist, he was eventually selected for the original production of War Horse. This brought him massive popularity and led him into more professional theatre plays like Posh. Afterward, he was cast as Jon Snow in the blockbuster TV series Game of Thrones, which opened the door to opportunities for him.
In 2012, Kit’s first debut film was Silent Hill: Revelation 3D, a horror film adapted from the video game Silent Hill 3. In addition, Pompeii was the first featured film where he played the lead role of Milo. Later in 2014, he gave voice to the character Eret in How to Train Your Dragon 2.
From 2015 to 2021, you may have seen Mr. Harrington in a number of TV series and films, such as Brimstonne (2016), The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2018), Criminak UK (2020), Modern Love (2021), and the list continues.
Apart from movies and TV series, Kit performed in numerous stage plays, including The Vote, True West, and Henry V.
Kit Harington Awards and Nominations
In his 14 years of acting, Kit has earned several accolades and nominations from prestigious awards. However, the majority of his nominations came as a result of his participation in the acclaimed series “Game of Thrones,” including Scream Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Saturn Awards. In 2013, Kit won the Young Hollywood Awards in the category of Actor of the Year. In addition, he won the Giffoni Experience Award at the Giffoni Film Festival in 2017.
Kit Harington Net Worth and Salary
This renowned celebrity’s net worth is over $14 million. He has a beautiful villa of his own and owns multiple luxury cars. At the time of the final two seasons of Game of Thrones, he charged a $1.1 million salary per episode, which made him one of the highest paid TV actors in the industry.
Kit Harington Recent Activities
Kit Harington’s recent activities have included philanthropic endeavors. He has been an ambassador for The Royal Mencap Society and was featured in a video by the UNHCR to raise awareness of the global refugee crisis. Furthermore, Kit will be seen in a TV series called Extrapolations, which will air soon.