Kristian Nairn Biography


Kristin Nairn is a Northern Irish actor and a DJ. He is most famous for the role in the HBO series “Game of Thrones” where he stared as Hodor. The role of the gentle giant who only knows to utter one single word, which is at the same time his name, was met with sympathy all over the world. Kristian was able to transfer this role to the silver screen perfect and portrays Hodor much better than you would read about him in the books.

Kristian Nairn’s first major role was actually being cast in the adaptation of the “Song of Ice and Fire” books. He was released as the character of Hodor in the first episode and has stared in a total of 23 episodes. He has even been nominated for an MTV Movie & TV Award. After winning to hearts of the public by playing Hodor, Kristian Nairn managed to expand his acting career. He appeared in such movies as “Out Gay Wedding” (2014), “Treasure Trapped” (2014), “The Four Warriors” (2015) and “Mythica: The Godslayer” (2016). Additionally, besides appearing in “Game of Thornes”, Kristian also appeared on “Ripper Street” for two episodes where he played the character of Barnaby Silver.


Kristian Nairn in “Game of Thrones”

Kristian also has a very prolific DJ-ing career. He plays progressive house music and is well known for that in his home country. He used to play in the Kremlin, a gay club in Belfast. After the success with the HBO series, Kristian went on a tour across the world called “Rave of Thrones”. He actually mainly played in the US and Australia and did so for the better part of 2014. Kristian Nairn manages to tackle both of his careers pretty well. He has a lot of new projects lined up in front of him for the 2018 year.


Kristian Nairn in “Treasure Trapped”

Kristian Nairn Net Worth 2019 and Salary

Kristian Narin is not among the top earners on “Game of Thrones” but still has a very good salary. In fact, this is the most amount of money he has even been played for something that he is doing. It was released that he gets 10,000 dollars per episode. This is not a lot by some standards of much bigger stars, but he does not mind it. Kristian was able to expand his wealth to 500,000 dollars as his net worth currently stands.

Kristian Nairn Relationships

Kristian Nairn has recently came out as being openly gay. As a DJ, he used to perform at various gay clubs across Belfast and he was not shy to admit it. After getting the popularity with his acting and public appearance, he confessed that he enjoys the company of man compared to women. He is not afraid to express his sexuality and says that all people who are that way should do so.

Kristian Nairn Age

Kristian Nairn is 41 years old. He was born on November 25, 1975 in Lisburn, Northern Ireland. Currently he lives in Belfast, but spends most of his time traveling around the world.


Kristian Nairn today

Height and Weight

Kristian Narin is actually very tall. This is the main reason why he has been cast as Hodor. But it is not his physical attributes that contribute to him playing this role. He is also very talented to boot. Kristian has said that he is 6 feet and 10 inches tall, which translates to 208 cm. His body weight also matches his height as he is 168 kg.

Kristian Nairn and Hafthor Bjornsson

There has been a lot of debate who is the height person on “Game of Thrones”. There are a lot of big people here with The Mountain and The Hound probably being the tallest figures here. A lot of people are actually at fault when they think that Icelandic actor and body builder Hafthor Bjornsson is the tallest. Actually Kristian Nairn takes the advantage by an inch. So if you were wondering who is taller Hodor or the Mountain, there is your answer. Now who would win in a fight that is a whole different can of worms that we are not opening here.


Hafthor Bjornsson

Nationality and Ethnicity

Kristian Nairn is Northern Irish by nationality. He also belongs to the Caucasian ethnic group.

Biography & Facts
Born: November 25 1975
Nationality: Northern Irish
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Religion: N/A
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $500000
Salary: 10000 dollars per "Game of Thrones" episode
Hair Color: Whiteness
Eye Color: Blue
Height: 6 feet 10 inches (208 cm)
Weight: 168 kg
Married to: No
Affair with: N/A
Children: N/A
Birth Sign: Sagittarius
Education: N/A