Rose Leslie

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Actress (1987)
Sat May 15 2021
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Rose Leslie, also credited as Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie is a BAFTA-winning Scottish well-known actress. She first gained prominence for her role Gwen Dawson in the drama TV series, Downton Abbey on ITV.

Later, she starred as Ygritte in the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones in 17 episodes from 2012 to 2014. Today here is everything that you need to know about her. 

Married To Actor Husband, Kit Harington in 2018

Rose Leslie, 34, weds her onscreen boyfriend, Kit Harington, 34, who is a famous actor and producer. They exchanged the vows on 23 June 2018 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland at Rayne Parish Church.

 Rose Leslie and Kit Harington Have Been Married Since 23 June 2018
Photo: Rose Leslie and Kit Harington Have Been Married Since 23 June 2018
Source: Elle

And their reception took place in the presence of 200 guests including their Game of Thrones co-stars, Emilia Clarke, Richard Madden, Peter Dinklage, and Maisie Williams. For their big day, the bride wore a beautiful lace white gown with long sleeves. While the groom donned the three-piece cream-coloured suit. 

Rose Leslie and Kit Harington Has Welcomed A Baby Boy in 2021
Photo: Rose Leslie and Kit Harington Has Welcomed A Baby Boy in 2021
Source: The Mirror

Neverthless, Rose and Kit first met during the shoot of the HBO series, Game of Thrones in 2011. After three years of on and off romance, they became engaged in September 2017. Together, they welcomed their first child, a son, in February 2021.

What is Rose Leslie Net Worth? Her Salary

Rose Leslie has amassed an enormous amount of wealth over the span of her 15-year career. In early 2021, her net worth is estimated to be around $4 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. She credits her great fortune to her successful acting career.

Leslie was supposed to be earning about $150,000 an episode of Game of Thrones, where she played the role of Ygritte in 17 episodes. Whereas her husband, Harington has totally earned around $30 million from the entire show. 

Rose Leslie as Ygritte in Games Of Thrones
Photo: Rose Leslie as Ygritte in Games Of Thrones
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It stars a number of casts such as Sophie Turner, Natalia Tena, Nathalie Emmanuel, Iain Glen, Maisie Williams and more. On the other hand, Kit Harington enjoys has $14 million worth. Moreover, the couple has bought a beautiful 15th century Tudor farmhouse at £1.75 million in Nov. 2020.

TV and Movies Works

Besides Game of Thrones, Leslie has played a number of recurring and main roles in TV series, like Banged Up Abroad, Case Histories, Vera, The Great Fire, Luther, and The Good Fight. In 2010 and 2015, she was then cast in Downton Abbey as Gwen Dawson, starring Laura Carmichael, Sophie McShera, and Michael C. Fox.

Rose Leslie As Gwen Dawson In Downton Abbey
Photo: Rose Leslie As Gwen Dawson In Downton Abbey
Source: Twitter

In 2019, she starred in the episode of Kit Harington/Sara Bareilles on the late-night live television show, Saturday Night Live. Whereas she made her film debut with the film Now Is Good in 2012. Then she went to plays various characters in movies such as Honeymoon, The Last Witch Hunter, and Morgan.

Her upcoming film Death on the Nile is set to be released on February 11, 2022. It's directed by Kenneth Branagh.

Bio and Early Life

The 1.68 m tall Rose Leslie was born on 9 February 1987 in Aberdeen, United Kingdom. Her parents are Sebastian Arbuthnot-Leslie, and Candida Mary Sibyl Leslie.

She has four siblings, two biological brothers William Arbuthnot-Leslie, John Arbuthnot-Leslie and two half-sisters, Sophia Arbuthnot-Leslie, and Portia Arbuthnot-Leslie. Rose studied at the Rayne North Primary School and Millfield School.

Then in 2008, she completes her graduation from The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) in B.A.

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