Facts of Gwendoline Christie
|Full Name||Gwendoline Tracey Philippa Christie|
|Middle Name||Tracey Philippa|
|Birth Name||Gwendoline Tracey Philippa Christie|
|Birth City||Worthing, Sussex|
|Birth Country||England, The UK|
|Relation With||Giles Deacon (since 2013)|
|Filmography||Game Of Thrones,Star Wars,The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 2|
|Education||Drama Centre London|
|Date of Birth||October 28,1978|
Gwendoline Christie, an English actress came to fame after portraying Brienne of Tarth in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2012- 2019), which earned her nomination for Primetime Emmy Award.
Professional since 2006, Christie records 24 acting credits & made movie appearances in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017).
Breakthrough With 'Game Of Thrones': How Much Is Gwendoline's Net Worth?
In 2011, Christie joined as the cast of Game of Thrones portraying warrior Brienne of Tarth and worked from Season 2 until its end in 2019 (Season 8).
It gained her wide fame as well as a nomination for the 2019 Primetime Emmy Award, Saturn Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Gwendoline has a net worth of $4 million as of January 2020. From the GOT, the actress earned the salary in the 6-digit figure per episode.
For Season 7 of GOT, the lead casts were paid $500,000 per episode; earned the salary of $150,000 per episode (in Season 1) & $300,000 an episode in 2014.
Other main casts of the series made $210,000 per episode in Season 8 and are millionaires too.
- Isaac Hempstead Wright (played Bran Stark)- Owns $4 million net worth
- Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark)- $6 million
- Maisie Williams (Arya Stark)- $6 million
What Did Gwendoline Christie Do Before TV Prominence?
As a child, Christie trained as a gymnast but left it after a spinal injury & began to work in a boutique in Brighton in 2002. Thereafter, she went to pursue acting & attended Drama Centre London, later graduating in 2005.
After that, she began her career in theaters, including the most notable role as the Queen in Shakespeare's Cymbeline opposite Tom Hiddleston.
In 2007, Gwendoline made her TV debut through the short film The Time Surgeo and then appeared in her first-ever feature film The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009).
Career Achievements: TV Series & Movies Appearances
With a decade of stints in the acting industry & notable 24 acting credits, the English actress has undoubtedly pinned her influence in the entertainment industry.
Following gigs in theaters & small roles in films, Christie garnered wide attention with the portrayal of warrior Brienne of Tarth in the HBO fantasy-drama series Game of Thrones (2012- 2019, 42 episodes).
Moreover, she worked in the TV series Wizards vs Aliens (2012- 2013, 26 episodes).
Aside from TV series, Gwendoline made notable success in Hollywood movies too.
In 2009, she worked alongside late Heath Ledger in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus and portrayed Commander Lyme in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 2 (2015) starring Jennifer Lawrence.
In addition to that, the Primetime Emmy nominee appeared in 2 of the Star Wars films- Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), featuring actors like Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Adam Driver.
Other movie appearances of Gwendoline Christie include In Fabric (2018), The Personal History of David Copperfield (2019) and The Friend (2019).
An Avid Social Media User: How Lavish Is Her Lifestyle?
With a doubt, the millionaire English actress is enjoying the perks with her massive fortune, from a lavish residence to apparel collection.
Christie is an avid user of Instagram & Twitter, has over 2.1 million followers and 1.02 million followers respectively as of January 2020. A person with an impeccable fashion sense, the GOT actress often features her designer wears as well as the post of travels on her social media.
On her Instagram, she is seen promoting Gucci and Dior Official. As per Influencer Marketing Hub, Gwendoline can sum up in the range of $4,230 - $7,050 per sponsored Instagram post.
She primarily resides in London, though, keeps the detail about her house undisclosed. The average, house price in London is £657,770 ($859,554).
What About Her Relationship Status?
Since 2013, Gwendoline is in a relationship with her boyfriend Giles Deacon, a fashion designer. The duo met through mutual friends & often describe their courtship as "love at first sight."
Christie and Deacon often mention each other on social media. As for a fact, the majority of her designer wears are of her boyfriend's innovation.
So far, they have not opened up any plans for marriage.
Short-Bio: Family Background & Education
She was born Gwendoline Tracey Philippa Christie on October 28, 1978, in Worthing, Sussex, England, the UK. Gwendoline's father worked in sales and marketing while her mother is a housewife.
The only child of her parents, Christie trained gymnastics but later turned to acting career after spinal injury. Thereafter, she attended Drama Centre London and graduated in 2005.
Did you know? Because of her towering height during teenage, she was often bullied. As of now, Gwendoline is among the tallest actresses, stands 6 ft. 3 inches tall.
Filmography & Box- Office Collection:
|Movies||Budget||Box Office Collection|
|The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)||$30 million||$64.4 million|
|The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 2 (2015)||$160 million||$153.4 million|
|Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)||$306 million||$2.068 billion|
|Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)||$200- $317 million||$1.333 billion|