Gwendoline Christie Net Worth, Bio, Background, Career, Popularity and Relationship

Published Date   20th Jun. 2017, 21:04 pm
Gwendoline Christie Net Worth, Bio, Background, Career, Popularity and Relationship
Quick Info
Birth Name: Gwendoline Christie
Date of Birth: 28/10/1978
Age: 42 years old
Nationality: British/English
Net Worth: $500 thousand dollars

The English model and actress Gwendoline Christie net worth and popularity rose with her role in popular TV shows and films


Gwendoline Christie is well-known for her cast as Brienne of Tarth in the successful series Game of Thrones whose first season was launched in 2011. After that, Gwendoline Christie net worth and fame heightened from her role of Captain Phasma in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Christie has made her appearances in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 and Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie.

Birth and Background

Gwendoline Christie was born and raised in Worthing, West Sussex in England. Born on October 28, 1978, Christie is 38 years old by June of 2017. She is British born to a housewife mother and a salesman father.

While Christie was a child, she was trained in dance and gymnastics. However, due to spin injury, Christie left gymnastics and rather diverted her attention towards acting. Christie graduated from Drama Centre London in 2005 finishing her BA (Hons) degree.

Professional Career

During her early days, she has performed as Queen in Shakespeare’s Cymbeline. Also, the talented actor has played significant supporting roles in Terry Gilliam’s films The Imaginarium of Doctors Parnassus (2009) and The Zero Theorem (2013). Furthermore, Gwendoline Christie net worth raised higher as she got roles in TV series Seven Ages of Britain (2010) and Wizards Vs Aliens (2012).

Gwendoline Christie net worth and popularity expanded as she got a role of a warrior in HBO’s fantasy TV series Game of Thrones. She got the role of Brienne of Tarth for the popular TV series. Her unusually tall (6’3”) and muscular physique grabbed attention of the viewers as she matched with the role of warrior she got. Actually, many novel readers had proposed Christie for the role before she played the character.

Christie confronts that she started wearing unisex clothes to help her get into character. Moreover, she took training and gained 14 lbs to look rather masculine for becoming the perfect fit in the role. Even though she need not make much effort in getting the role of Brienne of Tarth, she worked her way up to make the best out of her role. Therefore, she learned horsemanship, sword-fighting and stage fighting lessons.

Christie’s hard work paid off well as she got positive responses from the critics after making her debut appearance in Game of Throne Season 3. Gwendoline Christie net worth rose as she got nominated for 2013 Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Apart from role in popular TV show Game of Thrones, Gwendoline Christie appeared in other different roles. She played Commander Lyme in The Hunger Games series. In addition, she played Captain Phasma in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Also, Christie got into the character of Mrs. Blackett in Swallows and Amazons in 2015.

Personal Life and Relationship

Gwendoline Christie’s is not married yet neither is she a divorcee. Christie is dating designer Giles Deacon. The relationship might stay strong and convert to matrimony seeing the current status of the couple’s compatibility.

Net Worth and Popularity

The British actress Gwendoline Christie net worth is $500 thousand dollars. The skilled and dedicated actress has not only netted high income but also won millions of viewers’ hearts. Christie has massive followers and fans in social sites like Instagram and Twitter. She has surprisingly high number of followers in both Twitter and Instagram. She has 252 thousand followers in Twitter where she has actively tweeted 4800 times until now. It is her verified account that points out to her popularity.

Gwendoline Christie is a talented actress and focused in her acting career. Therefore, audience appreciate her for her roles in TV series and movies. She has made a lot of appearance in different roles and accomplished all of them perfectly. From Shakespeare’s Queen to the warrior, Christie demonstrates her versatility and adaptability to the demanded roles.

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