About Richard Madden

Richard Madden is a Scottish actor famous for his portrayal of Robb Stark in the TV series “Game of Thrones.” He has also worked on many other movies like Ibiza, Rocketman, 1917. He is a decorated actor and has won several accolades. Richard will be staring in the Marvels’ Eternals, which is still in post-production.

Quick Infos
Full NameRichard Madden
Date of Birth18 June, 1986
Birth PlaceElderslie, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Parent(s)Richard Madden Sr(father),Pat Madden(mother)
Zodiac sign Gemini
Net Worth$8 million dollars

Early Life

Richard Madden was born on 18 June 1986. He was born in Elderslie, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Richard was born outside the city of Glasgow. He was born to Pat Madden and Richard Madden Sr. His father, Richard, was a firefighter, while his mother, Pat, was a primary school teacher. He also has sisters with whom he grew up with. During his childhood years, he was timid and fat.

Due to this, he had a hard time in high school. To overcome his shyness, Richard joined a youth theatre program organized by the ‘Paisley Arts Centre.’ He attended a local school in Paisley. He later attended the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, formerly the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. He graduated in the year 2007. His acting talent was noticed in ‘Barmy Aunt Boomerang’ at an early age. Madden played an important role in the series and appeared in 20 episodes.

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Richard Madden got his first film role in the year 2000 in the film adaptation of a novel by Iain Banks ‘Complicity’. He played the role of ‘Young Andy.’ Madden also portrayed ‘Sebastian Simpkins’ in the children’s comedy TV series ‘Barmy Aunt Boomerang’ from 1999 to 2000. In 2002, he was featured in an episode of the TV series ‘Taggart.’ After that, Madden played roles in theater plays like ‘I Confess’ and ‘The Winter’s Tale’ from 2005 to 2006. In 2007, he portrayed the protagonist role of ‘Romeo Montague’ in William Shakespeare’s tragedy ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in the venue ‘Shakespeare’s Globe.’ He again played the protagonist in the 2016 play ‘Romeo and Juliet, directed by Irish director ‘Kenneth Branagh.’

In 2009, he was featured in 8 episodes of the comedy TV series ‘Hope Springs’ after a long television work interval. In 2010, he made a comeback in the feature films sector playing in the thriller ‘Chatroom.’ The year 2011 was Maddens’s breakthrough as he was cast as the role of ‘Robb Stark’ in one of the most popular TV series in history, ‘Game of Thrones.’ Playing in the series made him renowned to a wider circle of audiences. He got nominations in the ‘Screen Actors Guild Award’ for his role.

Richard MaddenRichard has played roles in the films ‘A Promise’, ‘Cinderella’ and ‘Bastille Day’ till 2016. By the time he had also appeared in episodes of the series ‘Birdsong,’ ‘Klondike,’ and ‘Oasis.’ In 2016, he executive produced and starred in the historical drama ‘Medici: Masters of Florence.’ In 2018, he portrayed ‘Leo West’ in the romantic comedy film ‘Ibiza.’ The same year, he starred in the political thriller TV series ‘Bodyguard.’

He portrayed the role of ‘David Budd’ in the series. The series’s role earned him many awards like ‘Golden Globe Award,’ ‘Golden Nymph Award,’ ‘National TV awards’ and nominations in many other awards. In 2019, he played two movies, ‘Rocketman’ and ‘1917’. He is currently working on his role in the upcoming superhero-based film ‘Eternals,’ set to release in 2021.


Personal Life

Richard Madden was in a relationship with English actress Ellie Bamber. They met in 2017 and soon started dating in the same year. Richard and Ellie soon broke up in the year 2019 for some unknown reasons. When he was asked about his personal life and relationship in an interview in January 2019, he replied by saying, “I keep my personal life to myself.”

This statement proves that he does not like people knowing about his personal life. Before dating Ellie Bamber, Richard was in a relationship with English actress Jenna Coleman. We don’t have exact information about when they split-up. Richard has a home in both London and Los Angeles, and he splits his time between them. Richard Madden received an Honorary Doctorate of Drama from his alma mater, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, in the year 2019.

Richard Madden

Age, Height, Nationality and other facts

Born on 18 June 1986, Richard Madden is 34 years old (at the time of writing). Being born in Elderslie, Renfrewshire, Scottland, he is Scottish. He belongs to the white race. The actor stands at 5 feet and 9 inches tall, which is 1.77 m and 177 cm. He weighs about 77 kg, which is 169 lbs. He has a very athletic body build and works out regularly to be fit and maintain his body. He follows Christianity. The Scottish actor has a fair complexion with brown hair and blue eyes. His distinctive feature is his curly hair and blue eyes. Richards’ Zodiac sign is Gemini.


Net Worth

Richard Madden is a very popular and successful actor who has earned quite a lot from his roles. His net worth is estimated to be more than 8 million dollars. His salary is still under review.