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Christopher Catesby Harington is a British actor best known for his role as Jon Snow in the hit TV series Game of Thrones. His father, Sir David Richard Harington, is a fifteenth generation baronet, and his mother, Deborah Jane, is a renowned theater playwright. As a child, Kit did not plan to become an actor, although he had a clear acting talent inherited from his mother. He liked to play on stage, but he was not going to devote his life to this profession.

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Christopher Catesby Harington dreamed of becoming a cameraman, a war correspondent, or a journalist.In 1992, Harington entered Southfield Elementary School, and after graduation he continued his studies at the Central School of Stage Speech and Dramatic Arts in London. During his studies, Christopher Catesby Harington was actively involved in all student deliveries.In 2008, after completing his studies,Kit immediately began working on stage. His theatrical debut was the role of Albert Naracotta in the play “War Horse” on the main stage of the Royal National Theater. The same production was shown at the New London Theater, where Kit received positive reviews from critics and the love of the audience. In 2010, the actor got a new role for Ed Montgomery in a play called Posh.


A real breakthrough in Harington’s career was the role of Jon Snow in the hit TV series Game of Thrones, based on George Martin’s fantasy saga A Song of Ice and Fire.Despite the fact that the success of the first season of “Game of Thrones” guaranteed the actor’s participation in the continuation of the project, he did not stop looking for new roles.In 2012, between filming Game of Thrones, he worked on the set of Michael J. Bassett’s Silent Hill 2.In 2014, he got one of the main roles in the fantasy film The Seventh Son, and in 2016 he played the role of Samuel in Martin Culhoven’s thriller Underworld. In the same year, Kit played the role of the main villain in the video game Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare.In 2017, the historical mini-series Gunpowder was released, in which the actor played the role of Robert Catesby, the organizer of the famous Gunpowder Plot.In 2018, the actor got the lead role in Xavier Dolan’s film The Death and Life of John F. Donovan.

Interesting Facts

Until he was eleven, Christopher Catesby Harington did not know that his real full name was Christopher.Despite the success of his work in film and television, he sees himself primarily as a theater actor. Everything else, in his own words, is just a nice bonus for him. On stage, Harington dreams of playing King Henry V. However,   Harington also has ambitions in cinema. Ridley Scott and Martin Scorsese are the directors he would like to star in.Beginning with Game of Thrones, he  wore a wig until his hair reached the required length. He had never grown long hair before. In addition, he had to dye himself black, since Kit’s natural hair is brown.In dramatic art, be it theater, cinema or even a book, the actor prefers dark tones.In 2017, Kit was announced as the face of Dolce & Gabbana The One for men.Kit its a fan of the Harry Potter saga and the David Lynch films. He is very afraid of flying, so he prefers ground transportation.

Real Name Christopher Catesby Harington
Nick Name Kit” Harington
Age 34 years old
Date Of Birth 26 December 1986
Religion Christian
Gender Male
Birth Place
Acton, London, United Kingdom
Profession Actor
Zodiac sign Capricorn
Years active 2008–present
Ethnicity English
Father Sir David Richard Harington, 15th Baronet
Mother Deborah Jane Catesby
Sister Name
Brother name John Harington
Children 1
Wife name Rose Leslie ​(m. 2018)
 School Chantry High School in Martley
  • Worcester Sixth Form College
  • Central School of Speech and Drama
Qualification Graduate
 Physical Status
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Height In centimeters- 173 cm In meters- 1.73 m In Feet Inches- 5′ 8”
Body type Athlete
Weight In Kilograms- 77 kg In Pounds- 169.7 lbs
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Light Brown
Shoe Size 16 (US)
Chest size 42 inches
Waist  size 32 Inches
Biceps size 18 inches
Sexual Orientation Straight
  Relationship Status
Are you married ? Married
Is he Gay No
Any Affair No
Girl Friend Name
Wife Friend Rose Leslie ​(m. 2018)
  Social Network
Facebook Link 
Instagram Link 
Twitter Link 
YouTube Link 

Personal Life

For some time, the press circulated a rumor about Kit’s romance with her Game of Thrones colleague Emilia Clarke (in the series – Daenerys Targaryen). However, as time has shown, Kit and Emilia are just good friends who are not averse to spending their leisure time in each other’s company.In April 2016, he and Rose Leslie, who played Jon Snow and his beloved Ygritte in Game of Thrones, officially announced that they were now together. The lovers attended the Laurence Olivier Theater Award ceremony. The actors have previously been seen together off-set on numerous occasions, but they have never appeared together at public events before. In 2017, the couple appeared at the Game of Thrones season 7 premiere.Kit and Rose were married in June 2018, at the Rhine Church in Aberdeenshire, located near the Leslie family’s ancestral castle. The wedding ceremony was attended not only by the parents and friends of the newlyweds, but also the actors of the series “Game of Thrones” Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Peter Dinklage, John Bradley-West and others.After the wedding, the couple decided to relax in Leslie’s ancestral castle, spending time with their family.

Net Worth

The Net Worth of Eternals (movie) actor is around 16 million U.S.

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