Kit Harington

Kit Harington’s full name is Christopher Catesby Harington. He was born in the year 1986 and he is a producer and actor of English nationality. He did his studies at the University of Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in the year 2008. When he was still attending the drama school, he got the role of playing as Albert and this helped him to make the debut in National Theatre.

In the year 2011, he became well known because the role he had of Jon Snow for the Game of Thrones, a HBO Television series. This gave him an international recognition. He was nominated for the Prime Emmy Award for the outstanding supporting actor for drama series. He was also nominated for Critics Choice Television Award in the category of the Best Supporting Actor for the drama series. He got honors for the Giffoni Experience Award for the Giffoni Film Festival. Harrington had appeared in many feature films and they include the historical romance film of Pompeii, the British Drama Testament of Youth and How to Train Your Dragon animated movie voicing for Eret.


From his biography, Kit Harington was born in the year 1986 and it was in Acton in London. His mother is Deborah Jane who was a playwright and his father is Sir David Harington, the 15th Baronet. He is a businessman. His name Christopher came from Christopher Marlowe and it is the name that got shortened into Kit. Their family is an ancient family and at certain period, the name was spelled like Haverington and they use the name they got from Lordship of Cumberland.


Before deciding to act, Kit Harington wanted to work as a journalist. When he was in the drama school, he got the work of Albert for the War Horse adaption at National Theatre. This play got two Olivier Awards and he got the Harington the recognition he needed. He was then put into the second play called Posh. It is a dark ensemble comedy for the upper class men who were attending the Oxford University.

Married, wife, kids

Kit Harington is living in Canonbury in London. He bought a house of 1, 75 million. It is a 15 century home found in Ipswich in Suffolk. He started on-off relationship with Rose Leslie, who was his co-star in Game of Thrones. They announced that they are engaged through Forthcoming Marriages column in The Times. The two got married at the Parish Church found in Aberdeenshire in Scotland and the reception took place at Wardhill Castle. Together with his wife, none has any divorce record. He is a fan of Manchester United football club. Kit Harington is involved into charity work and one of them is being the ambassador of The Royal Mencap Society.

Height, net worth

Kit Harington’s net worth is over 12 million dollars. His height is 1.73m while his weight is 77kg.

Last Modified: Apr 2, 2020

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