Richard Madden Biography

Richard Madden is a Scottish stage actor with some notable performances in movies and on TV. He has started performing on stage while very young, But the parts that gave him world recognition is him appearing on HBO’s “Game of Thrones” as Rob Stark, and also appearing the Prince in Disney’s live action adaptation of Cinderella.

Richard Madden joined Paisley Arts Centre’s youth theatre programme in order to overcome his shyness. At that time nobody was expecting that he would develop into such a good actor. Thanks to his performance on stage, he was cast in “Complicity” (2000) and in a show called “Barmy Aunt Boomerang”, where he appeared for six episodes.


Richard Madden in “Game of Thrones”

After graduating, Richard worked with Arches and Glasgow Repertory Company and then performed in a play called “Tom Fool” in “Citizen’s Theatre”. The play got so good reviews that it was eventually transferred to London, where Richard was spotted by representatives from Globe Theater. At the Globe, he would start by being cast to play Romeo in “Romeo and Juliet”. He even went on open air tours around London in 2007, performing the play. In 2008, he played Callum McGregor in “Noughts and Crosses.”

All of the great performances Richard Madden made on stage were spotted by people who wanted to cast him in his movies and shows. He would start appearing in “Hope Springs” on BBC, This was followed by roles in moves such as “Chatroom” (2010) and “Worried about the Boy” (2010). 2011 was a defining year for Richard Madden as he started appearing in HBO’s fantasy adaptation of “The Song of Ice and Fire” novels, “Game of Thrones”. He appeared between 2011 until 2013 and played the character of Rob Stark. His successful showcasing and prominence on this show earned him a lot of new opportunities. One of them was being cast to play the Prince in the Disney “Cinderella” movie. Since then he has appeared on BBC’s “Birdsong”, Channel 4’s “Sirens” and in an Italian TV Series called “Medici: Masters of Florence”. He has also gone back to stage acting as he appease as Romeo at West End.


Richard Madden in “Cinderella”

Richard Madden Net Worth and Salary

Richard Madden could be considered as one of the top earners from “Game of Thrones.” After leaving the show, he has been able to raise his popularity and his salary. He is a recognized figure and not only for his performances on TV in movies. He has a reputation as a stage actor and has been largely praised by a variety of critics. He currently has a net worth of 6 million dollars.

Richard Madden Girlfriends and Relationships

Richard Madden certainly does not have problems in finding a girlfriend. But most recently he has broken up with his long term girl. He has been dating British actress Jenna Coleman for a long time as they met way back in 2011. Their five year long relationship ended in 2016, when they finally announced that they have broken up. Since then, Richard was confirmed to have been in a relationship with Laura Whitmore, a British TV personality. They actually had a 6-month long secret relationship which they did not want to unveil. Most recently, Richard is dating model Suki Waterhouse and they are together since December of 2016.


Suki Waterhouse / Richard Madden

Richard Madden Age

Richard Madden is now 31 years old as he was born on 18 June, 1986. His birthplace is Elderslie, Renfrewshire which is not that far away from Glasgow. He has spent his youth there and is a middle child as he has both and older and a younger sister. His mother was a classroom assistant and his father was a fireman. Richard attended the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, from which he graduated from in 2007.

Height and Weight

Richard is considered to be quite a handsome actor. He is well built and has a muscular body. He did not have problems attracting the attention of the opposite sex which is mostly thankful to his curly reddish hair and blue eyes. He stands 5 ft 9 ½ in or 177 cm tall and weighs about 169 lbs or 77 kg.


Richard Madden

Richard Madden Popularity

No one can deny the good looks that Richard Madden possesses. This is one of the reasons that made him perfect of the role of Rob Stark on “Game of Thrones” and Prince Kit in “Cinderella.” This has been acknowledged publicly as he has been voted as The Most Stylish Male in Scotland in 2009 and Scotland’s Most Eligible Man in 2010.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Richard Madden is Scottish by birth and possess a Scottish nationality. He is Caucasian by ethnic group.

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Born:,June 18 1986
Net Worth:,$6 million
Hair Color:,Reddish
Eye Color:,Blue
Height:,5 ft 9 ½ in or 177 cm
Weight:,169 lbs or 77 kg
Married to:,No
Affair with:,N/A
Birth Sign:,Gemini
Education:,Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama

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