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Kit Harington is a famous English actor and director. He gained fame for his character Jon Snow in the HBO television series,‘Game of Thrones’.Kit wowed everyone with his remarkable performance. After this, he became one of the highest-paid actors on television.

Age

Kit Harington was born on December 26, 1986. He is 33 years old.

Physical Statistics and more

  • Born name: Christopher Catesby Harington
  • Nick name: Kit
  • Place of Birth: Acton, London
  • Height: 5 ft 8 inch or 1.73m
  • Weight: 77 kg or 169.7 lbs
  • Nationality: British
  • Zodiac sign: Capricorn
  • Religion: Not known
  • School: Southfield Primary School (1992 to 1998), Chantry High school in Martley (2003)
  • College: Worcester sixth College (2003 to 2005), Central School of Speech and Drama (2008)
  • Educational Qualification: Graduate in Drama and Theatre
  • Brand Endorsements: Dolce and Gabbana ‘The One Man’, Jimmy Choo’s menswear, Nissan’s premium brand Infiniti.

Net Worth

Kit Harington has been gifted fortune after joining ‘Game of Thrones’. Before we jump into Harington’s net worth, we should know that Haringtonmade most of his wealth from ‘Game of Thrones’, by being a proficient on-screen actor. He was paid two million pounds per episode forthispopular series. As of 2020, Harington has an estimated net worth of$14 million dollars.

Wife and Family

Kit Harington was born to Deborah Jane, previous dramatist, and Sir David Robert Harington, 15th Baronet and a businessman. His uncle, Sir Nicholas John Harington, was 14th Baronet, whereas Sir Richard Harington, his great-grandfather, was 12th Baronet. He has a brother named John Catesby Harington. Through Lavender Cecilia Denny, his paternal grandmother, eight times great-grandfather of Kit was King Charles II of England.

In 2017, Kit Harington was engaged to his fellow co-star, Rose Leslie, of ‘Game of Thrones’. They started dating in 2012 and encountered an on-off relationship. They tied the knot on June 23, 2018. They got married at Rayne Church in Aberdeen shire, Scotland.

Career

Kit Harington started his career in 2008, as a theatre actor. In school, he got the lead role of Albert in the National Theatre adaptation of War House. As a result of his admirable acting, Harington attained recognition from the play and so was awarded with two Olivier Awards.

Following are the famous works of Kit Harington:

Movies

  • His debut ‘Silent Hill: Revelation’ (2012)
  • Released in ‘Pompiee’ (2014)
  • How to train your Dragon 2 (2014)
  • Starred in Testament of Youth (2014)
  • Delivered an outstanding performance in Seventh Son (2014)
  • Starred The Greater Good (2015)
  • Brimstone (2016)
  • The Death and Life of John F. Donovan (2018)
  • The Hidden World (2019)
  • Upcoming film ‘The Eternal’ (2020)

Television Shows/ Series

  • Game of Thrones (2011 to 2019)
  • 7 days in Hell (2015)
  • Gunpowder (2017)
  • Zog (2018)
  • Saturday Night Live (2019)

Video Games

  • Game of Thrones (2015)
  • Infinite Warfare (2019)

Awards

Kit Harington achieved the following awards;

  • Empire Awards
  • Young Hollywood Awards
  • Gold Derby TV Awards
  • Online Film and Television Association Awards
  • New York Festivals TV and Film Awards
  • Giffoni Film Festival Awards
  • SOVAS- Voice Art Awards