Kit Harington | Age, Bio, Wiki, Family, Education, Career, Movies, TV Shows, Net Worth, Awards & Wife | 2023

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Kit Harington Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Family, Wiki, Net Worth & Brother

Kit Harington, born Christopher Catesby Harington on December 26, 1986, is a British actor renowned for his iconic portrayal of Jon Snow in the critically acclaimed television series “Game of Thrones.” With his brooding presence and commanding performance, Harington became a household name and earned widespread recognition. Beyond the world of Westeros, he has ventured into theater and film, showcasing his versatile talent. His charismatic screen presence, coupled with his dedication to his craft, has solidified his status as a prominent figure in the entertainment industry. Kit Harington age is 37 years .


Full Name: Christopher Catesby Harington
Date of Birth: December 26, 1986
Age: 37 years
Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Weight: 58 kg
Nationality: British
Net Worth: $14 Million

Early Life, Family Info & Education:

Harington was conceived in Acton, London to Deborah Jane, a previous dramatist, and Sir David Robert Harington, fifteenth Baronet, a businessperson. The Haringtons are an old family that once spelled their name Haverington and got the name from their bequest, a lordship in Cumberland. The main individual related to their name was one Robert De Haverington, the child of Osulphus or Oswulf whose estate was Flemingby. Through his fatherly grandma, Lavender Cecilia Denny, Harington’s eighth-incredible granddad was Charles II of England. Likewise through his dad, Harington slides from Scottish government official Henry Dundas, first Viscount Melville.

Harington was a student at the Southfield Primary School from 1992 to 1998. At the point when he was 11, his family moved to Worcestershire and he learned at the Chantry High School in Martley until 2003. He got keen on acting subsequent to viewing a generation of Waiting for Godot when he was 14, and he acted in a few school creations. He went to Worcester Sixth Form College, where he examined Drama and Theater (2003–05). At the point when he was 17, he was motivated to go to a dramatization school in the wake of seeing a presentation by Ben Whishaw as Hamlet in 2004. Harington moved back to London in 2005 when he was eighteen in the wake of moving on from Sixth Form and, soon thereafter, went to the Central School of Speech and Drama, graduating in 2008.

Early / Professional Career:

Prior to acting, Harington initially needed to turn into a writer. While still at dramatization school, he handled the role of Albert in the National Theater’s adjustment of War Horse. The play won two Olivier Awards and picked up Harington a lot of acknowledgment. He was later cast in his second play Posh, a dim group satire about privileged men going to Oxford University. Harington’s role is generally shot in Iceland and Northern Ireland. It finished up with its eighth season in April 2019. Round of Thrones happens on the anecdotal landmasses of Westeros and Essos and annals the force battles among honorable families as they battle for control of the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms. Harington has gotten acclaim for his performance. In 2012, Harington was assigned for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor on Television for the role. In 2016, Harington was designated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

In 2014, Harington likewise showed up close by Jeff Bridges in the film Seventh Son, an ineffectively gotten dream experience film. Harington played Billy Bradley, Jeff Bridges first disciple murdered right off the bat in the motion picture by a character played by Julianne Moore. Ben Barnes, Alicia Vikander and Emily Watson additionally star. The film was discharged in wide dispersion in the UK on 16 January 2015. Its reality debut was in The Centerpiece Gala, upheld by the Mayor of London, at the British Film Institute London Film Festival in October 2014. He featured in the 2015 HBO satire 7 Days in Hell, a short film around a seven-day tennis match. In June 2015, it was affirmed that Harington would star in Martin Koolhoven’s up and coming western action thriller film Brimstone, supplanting Robert Pattinson.

In 2016, Harington featured as Salen Kotch, the fundamental reprobate in the main individual shooter computer game Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. In February 2017, it was accounted for that he would compose, star in and official produce Gunpowder, a three-section recorded dramatization for BBC dependent on the genuine story of the Gunpowder Plot. Harington played the role of his predecessor Robert Catesby close by entertainers Mark Gatiss, Liv Tyler and Peter Mullan. In June 2018, it was declared that Harington would star in the West End up and coming stage play True West, composed by Sam Shepard and coordinated by Matthew Dunster. The play debuted in November 2018 at the Vaudeville Theater in London and shut in February 2019. In August 2019, Harington joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe in an anonymous role. The role was later uncovered to be Dane Whitman in The Eternals.

Kit Harington Wife & Girlfriends:

Harington started an on-off association with his Game of Thrones co-star Rose Leslie in 2012. They reported their commitment through the “Inevitable Marriages” area of The Times on 27 September 2017. On 23 June 2018,  couple wedded at Rayne Parish Church in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, trailed by a gathering at the Wardhill Castle. In May 2019, Harington looked into a wellbeing retreat to deal with some close to home issues.

Kit Harington Net Worth:

Kit Harington is an English actor who has total assets of $14 Million He earned this cash being an expert on-screen actor.

Movies List:

  • Silent Hill: Revelation (2012)
  • Pompeii (2014)
  • How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
  • Testament of Youth (2014)
  • Seventh Son (2014)
  • The Greater Good (2015)
  • Brimstone (2016)
  • The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2018)
  • The Hidden World (2019)
  • The Eternals (2020) (Upcoming)

Television Shows / Series:

  • Game of Thrones (2011-2019)
  • 7 Days in Hell (2015)
  • Gunpowder (2017)
  • Zog (2018)
  • Saturday Night Live (2019)

Video Games:

  • Game of Thrones (2015)
  • Infinite Warfare (2016)


  • Young Hollywood Awards
  • Gold Derby TV Awards
  • Online Film & Television Association Awards
  • Empire Awards
  • Giffoni Film Festival Awards
  • New York Festivals TV & Film Awards
  • SOVAS- Voice Arts Awards

FAQs about Kit Harington Actor

Who is Kit Harington?

Kit Harington is an English actor best known for his role as Jon Snow in the popular television series "Game of Thrones."

When and where was Kit Harington born?

Kit Harington was born on December 26, 1986, in Acton, London, England.

What is Kit Harington’s real name?

Kit Harington's real name is Christopher Catesby Harington. He goes by the nickname "Kit."

What is Kit Harington’s most famous role?

Kit Harington's most famous role is Jon Snow, a central character in the HBO television series "Game of Thrones," which aired from 2011 to 2019.

Did Kit Harington receive any awards for his role in “Game of Thrones”?

Yes, Kit Harington received critical acclaim for his portrayal of Jon Snow and was nominated for several awards, including Primetime Emmy Awards. He won the EWwy Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2012.

What other roles has Kit Harington played?

Apart from "Game of Thrones," Kit Harington has appeared in various films and TV shows. He starred in movies like "Pompeii" (2014), "Seventh Son" (2014), and "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" (2019). He also played the lead role in the play "Doctor Faustus" (2016).

Is Kit Harington married?

Yes, Kit Harington is married to his former "Game of Thrones" co-star Rose Leslie. They got married in June 2018.