The Scotland-born hot and talented actor Richard Madden is currently one of the most well-recognized faces in the industry. Known for his incredible acting skills, he has managed to steal the heart of many playing the role of Robb Stark in the popular HBO TV series Game of Thrones. Also playing the role of the Cinderella’s Prince Charming, he has become the heart-throb of his fan followers and audience members.
The date 18 June 1986 is the actor’s birth date. His hometown was the Elderslie, Renfrewshire in Scotland, UK. Brought up along with his sisters Cara and Laura, he had a happy childhood. His mother was a classroom assistant and his father was a firefighter. He was a very shy person and experienced stage fright. Starting out in acting, he started gaining more confidence and now has successfully made a career path as a bold actor.
Madden was a very shy and awkward little boy. So to overcome his shyness, he finally joined the Paisley Arts Centre’s youth Theater Program. After finishing his primary education he joined the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and graduated there in the year 2007. This place is where his acting skills were sharpened and he made a career out of it.
After joining the Paisley Arts Centre’s youth Theater Programme, he gained his self-confidence and started overcoming his shyness. He was involved in acting and theatrics and the people around started noticing his acting skills. While still in the program, he was cast into the film- Complicity in the role of young Andy. This was his initial cinematic debut. He then later graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
After his graduation from the RSAMD, he started working for the Arches and Glasgow Repertory Company as well another play Tom and Fool. Both of these were a major success and he was appreciated by all. His outstanding skills were noticed and he was soon set to his acting career breakthrough.
The people responsible for the Globe Theater started noticing him and soon enough he was offered bigger roles. He was chosen to portray the role of Romeo in Romeo and Juliet. This play toured in open-air stages in the year 2007. Again only a year later, he was cast as Callum Mcgregor in another stage production called- Noughts and Crosses in 2008.His debut in Television was however as the lead role, Dean McKenzie in the TV series Hope Springs in the year 2009. This followed by his cinematic debut as Ripley in the film- Chatroom in 2010.
Finally, in the year, his major breakthrough occurred. He was cast as Robb Stark in the popular HBO Tv series- Game of Thrones. This show is an adaptation of the novel series- A song of Ice and Fire. His role gathered him a lot of fandoms and he rose to a high level of fame. He began becoming more famous and well-recognized.
His role as Robb Stark impressed a lot of people and thus, he was again cast as the prince in the live action Disney film- Cinderella. In the year 2016, he has also been a part of an Italian TV series- The Medici: Masters of Florence.
Awards and Nominations
Madden came a long way starting from his shyness and to the top where he is one of the talented actors. He has contributed to the industry a lot more than you could expect from a shy young boy. Although he has been nominated several times, he has not been able to win any awards yet, despite his continuous efforts.
Madden has a tall stature with the height- 5′ 9″ (1.77m). He weighs 77 kg and is a Gemini. His body specifications are still unknown.
Dating and Love Life
Since late 2011, Richard Madden has been dating the actress Jenna Coleman. Their love story has not yet taken the next step towards marriage but they have lasted quite a long time. They remain a happy couple and might get married soon in the future.
Madden is highly active in social media and has 189K followers on twitter and 606k followers on Instagram. He also has his own official site.
Official Site: richardmadden.org
Rumors and Controversies
Despite his lavish life as a celebrity, he likes to keep it low. He has not been involved in any kind of controversies. No rumors have arisen until now related to him.
Richard Madden Net Worth
Madden’s net worth is estimated. His estimated net worth counts $6 million as of 2016.