Richard Armitage Wife, Gay, Age, Ethnicity, Net Worth

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Richard Armitage Wife, Gay, Age, Ethnicity, Net Worth

Quick Information

  • Date of Birth 1971-08-22
  • Age 49 Years 9 Month(s)
  • Nationality British
  • Birth Place Leicester, England
  • Profession Actor
  • Birth Name Richard Crispin Armitage
  • Nick Name Ra, Rca
  • Zodiac Sign Leo
  • Religion Christianity
  • Ethnicity/Race White
  • Father John Armitage
  • Mother Margaret Armitage
  • Brother/s Chris Armitage
  • Children/Kids Not Yet
  • Relationship Status Single
  • Ex-Girlfriend Samantha Colley (2014- 2017), Annabel Capper (2013)
  • Net Worth $2 Million
  • Awards Newcastle International Film Festival (2018), Saturn Awards (2016 & 2015), Fangoria Chainsaw Awards (2016)
  • Nominees Audie Awards (2016), Critics' Choice Awards (2016), Olivier Awards (2015)
  • Career 1988–present
  • High School Pattison College
  • College London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
  • Height/ How Tall? 6' 2½" (1.89 m)
  • Weight 93 kg (205 lbs)
  • Hair Color Dark Brown
  • Eye Color Blue
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • Rumors Daniela Denby-Ashe (2004-2007)

Richard Armitage, aka Thorin Oakenshield, is quite famous for his work in The Hobbit trilogy. However, his work on The Hobbit ignited gay rumors with his co-star Lee Pace. 

Is Richard Armitage Gay? 

After the portrayal of his character in The Hobbit trilogy, Armitage fame reached another level. In June 2015, Richard won the Saturn Awards for the Best supporting actor for The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies.

However, his off-screen relationship with his co-star Lee Pace ignited speculations regarding them as a couple. The two often attended events together, which added more to the rumors surrounding them. 

Although their off-screen relationship sparked rumors on their sexuality, neither of them spoke anything regarding the speculations. 

Failed Relationship With Girlfriend

Richard shattered the gay rumors surrounding him after he got engaged to his girlfriend turned fiancée Samantha Colley. The couple played together in the movie The Crucible, where Richard played the role of John Proctor, and Samantha played the character of Abigail Williams

Their on-screen romance made its way to their real life, and the couple started dating and then got engaged in June of 2016.

However, their relationship didn't last long, and the couple parted ways eventually. Further, Samantha moved on from her relationship with Richard and is now married

Besides, before his relationship with his ex-fiancée, Richard dated English actress Annabel Capper. 

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Short Bio 

Born on 22nd August 1971 in Huncote, the Brit's parents weren't a part of the show-biz. His father, John Armitage, was an engineer, while his mother, Margaret Armitage, worked as a secretary. He stands at the height of six feet and two inches.

Richard has made appearances on projects such as Alice Through the Looking Glass (Movie), Berlin Station (TV series), Brain on Fire (biography/drama), etc. 

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Further, he also played the character of James Sullivan in the Korean Movie- Space Sweepers. Also, he is the voice actor of the character Trevor Belmont from the Netflix animated series Castlevania