Richard Madden

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Full Name Richard Madden
Age 32 Years Old
Nick Name Rich, Richard
Gender Male
Famous As Actor
Birth Date June 18, 1986
Birth Place Elderslie, Renfrewshire
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Richard Madden couldn't pay his rent before landing 'Game of Thrones' role

Richard Madden's life literally changed overnight. Before landing his big break role on "Game of Thrones" as the noble Robb Stark, the once-struggling actor couldn't pay his rent and barely had enough money for one meal a day. During an appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on Thursday, Madden confessed he was living off about $5 a day. “I had two options: I could either buy one meal or a newspaper and a pint,” he revealed. “It went the other way usually.” When Madden got the call about "Thrones," he thought the series would have a small cult following because of the book's popularity. He never imagined it would spiral into the biggest show on TV. "I was on my last month’s rent,” he recalled about that period of time in his life. “I asked my agent for an advance and that helped me get through the next little bit.” And if his acting career didn't work out, Madden said he was prepared to move back to his parents' house and reevaluate things. 

What is the age of Richard?

As of 2019, he will be celebrating his 33rd birthday on 18th June. 

Who are the parents of Richard?

On 18th June 1986, Richard Madden was born in Elderslie, Renfrewshire, Scotland. His nationality is Scottish and his ethnicity is White. He was born to Richard Madden Sr. and Pat Madden, his parents. His horoscope sign is Gemini and his religion is Christian. His mother works as a classroom assistant, while his father is employed with the fire brigade. Madden was raised along with his sisters named Cara and Lauren Madden. As per his education, he attended a local school in Paisley. He has revealed that he was a fat and shy kid during his rather difficult high school days. In order to overcome his shyness, Madden attended a youth theatre program organized by the ‘Paisley Arts Centre.’

What are the body measurements of Richard?

Richard is a very handsome actor with a charming smile on his face attracting a lot of people towards him. He has a tall height of 5 ft 10 in with a balanced weight of 77 Kg. His other body details will be added soon. 

Who is Richard Madden dating?

Talking about the personal life of Richard, he is an unmarried person. Since 2017 to December 2018, Richard Madden has been dating English actress Ellie Bamber. Ellie is known for playing India Hastings in the 2016 American psychological thriller, ‘Nocturnal Animals.’ He has also dated TV presenter Laura Whitmore and actress Jenna Coleman previously. As of today, he is assumed to be single and he is living a happy life. 

What is Richard Madden's net worth?

The net worth of Richard Madden is estimated to have $6 Million as of 2019. His exact salary will be added soon. His primary source of income is from his movie career. 

How was the career journey of Richard Madden?

  • Richard joined the youth theatre program at Paisley Arts Centre to help overcome his shyness when he was only 11.
  • Soon, he was cast as young Andy in the film adaptation of Iain Banks's "Complicity".
  • After that, he was cast in the lead role of Sebastian in the children's television series Barmy Aunt Boomerang, for which he filmed six episodes that aired from 1999 until 2000.
  • In his final year with RSAMD, he was cast as Romeo in a production of "Romeo and Juliet".
  • In 2008, he played Callum McGregor in the stage production of Malorie Blackman's Noughts & Crosses.
  • He later gained the lead role of Dean McKenzie in the 2009 BBC comedy-drama series Hope Springs.
  • He appeared in eight episodes of the British TV comedy-drama series. 
  • He played Kirk Brandon in a television film titled ‘Worried About The Boy’ in 2010 and then appeared as Ripley Collins in a thriller drama film, ‘Chatroom’.
  • He played Ashley Greenwick in a television series titled ‘Sirens’ in 2011 and then appeared as Elliot in a short film titled ‘Strays’.
  • He received his breakthrough role in one of the most popular television series in the world, ‘Game of Thrones’ in 2011. 
  • He was nominated in three prestigious award shows for his work in the ‘Game of Thrones’ from 2011 to 2013. 
  • He also won the ‘Star of Tomorrow’ award at the 2011 ‘Screen Awards.’ 
  • In the year 2012, he played Captain Michael and Weir in the two-part British television drama, ‘Birdsong.’ 
  • In the year 2013, he was cast in a French romantic drama film, ‘A Promise.’
  • He received his second-most popular role as Prince Kit in the super hit romantic fantasy film, ‘Cinderella’ in 2015. 
  • He played a major role in the American-French action film, ‘Bastille Day’ in 2016.
  • The year 2016 also saw him playing the titular role of Cosimo de' Medici in the Italian-British TV drama series, ‘Medici: Masters of Florence’.
  • He was roped in to play Peter Leigh in the pilot episode (Oasis) of an intended British television series, based on the 2014 novel, ‘The Book of Strange New Things’ in the year 2017. 
  • In 2018, he played Leo West in the American romantic comedy film ‘Ibiza’ which was released on Netflix on May 25, 2018. 
  • In the year 2018, he was also offered the lead role of Sergeant David Budd in the British television drama series ‘Bodyguard.’
  • He portrays music manager John Reid in Elton John biopic Rocketman. 
  • In May 2019, he was revealed to be in talks with Marvel Studios to join The Eternals as Ikaris.

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