Kit Harington

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Actor (1986)
Fri May 14 2021
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Christopher Catesby Harington also credited as Kit Harington, is a multi-talented English actor and producer. He gained international fame for his breakout role in the HBO epic fantasy TV series, Game of Thrones. It premiered on April 17, 2011, and ended on May 19, 2019, with eight seasons.

Further, he has done acting in a number of acclaimed films including ‘Seventh Son, Testament of Youth, and Brimstone. Today we are talking about his both personal and professional life in the given sections.

Who is Kit Harington Married?

34 years old  Kit Harington has gotten married to his long time girlfriend or his onscreen lover, Rose Leslie. She is a Scottish actress who gained stardom for his role Gwen Dawson in the ITV drama series Downton Abbey.

Game of Thrones, Kit Harington and Rose Leslie During Their Marriage Day
 Caption: Game of Thrones, Kit Harington and Rose Leslie During Their Marriage Day
Source: BBC

They got hitched on 23 June 2018 at Rayne Parish Church located in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. And their reception was held in Over 200 people attended their ceremony, including their Game of Thrones co-stars, Emilia Clarke, Richard Madden, Sophie Turner, Peter Dinklage, and Maisie Williams.

Leslie donned the elegant lace white gown with long sleeves and the groom Kit wore a suit with a cream-coloured vest. Since the day, they lead a happy marital life for over three years.

Kit Harington Welcomed a Baby Son in 2021 Along With His Three Years Of Wife, Rose Leslie
Image: Kit Harington Welcomed a Baby Son in 2021 Along With His Three Years Of Wife, Rose Leslie
Source: Page Six

In February 2021, Harington and his wife, Leslie welcomed their first child, a son, whose name is still private. However, no further details about the baby are given to the media. 

The First Met in 2011

Neverthless, they first met on the set of the HBO series, Game of Thrones in 2011. Following three years of on-off love affairs, Kit popped the question to his girlfriend Leslie on a romantic night in March 2016.

Kit Harington (Jon Snow) and Rose Leslie (Ygritte) First Met During The Shooting Of HBO Series, Game of Thrones
Caption: Kit Harington (Jon Snow) and Rose Leslie (Ygritte) First Met During The Shooting Of HBO Series, Game of Thrones
Source: Elle

 After a year, they announced their engagement in September 2017. However, during their dating period, they mostly kept their relationship away from the public eyes. 

What is Kit Harington Net Worth?

In early 2021, Kit Harington has an impressive net worth of $14 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. With a career spanning over 13 years, he has earned his fortune from his successful acting career.

His starred films Pompeii and Seventh Son has grossed $117.8 million and $114.2 million resp. at the box office. Furthermore, his hit films How to Train Your Dragon 2 and How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World has earned over $621 million and $525 million worldwide in 2014 and 2019 respectively.

 Kit Harington as Jon Snow on Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Image: Kit Harington as Jon Snow on Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Source: News18

As per his salary, Harington has initially made $1.1 million from the final two seasons of Game of Thrones. His total income from the entire show likely to top around $30 million before taxes. Apart from that, he has done a number of roles in television shows like 7 Days in Hell, Gunpowder, Criminal: UK, and was host in Saturday Night Live.

Bio and Early Life

The 1.73 m tall Kit Harington was born on 26th December 1986 in Acton, London, United Kingdom. His parents are David Richard Harington, a book store owner, and Deborah Jane Catesby, a playwright.

Harington has one brother named John Harington. He attended studied at the Southfield Primary School from 1992 until 1998. After moving to Worcestershire, he enrolled at Chantry High School and studied at the Worcester Sixth Form College in Drama and Theatre (2003–05).  

Kit graduated from the Central School of Speech and Drama in 2008. So far, he holds English citizenship and is of White ethnicity. 

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