Know About GOT Gwendoline Christie; Height, Age, Net Worth, Partner

Gwendoline-Christie
Published Date: 23 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 23 Apr, 2019

Often bullied for her towering height, Gwendoline Christie has successfully reciprocated her physicality into the realm of success. The veteran actress is known among the paparazzi as warrior Brienne of Tarth of Game of Thrones.

From Star Wars to Game of Thrones, Gwendoline Christie has so many showbiz projects under her belt since the late 2000s. Behind the mounting fame, she is fortunate to enjoy the soothing company of her fashion freak partner.

Bio & Family; Age, Height

Born as Gwendoline Tracey Philippa Christie on 28 October 1978, the 40-years-of-age actress hails from Worthing, West Sussex, England. She grew up in a hamlet near the South Downs as a daughter of a housewife mother and a sales and marketing expert father.

As of her educational background, Gwendoline attended Hiefield Primary School and later enrolled at the Warden Park Secondary School.  Subsequently, she graduated from Drama Center London with a First Class BA (Hons) in 2005.

The talented diva possesses a strong physicality with an athlete-like tall height of 6 feet and 3 inches (1.91 m). Besides, she weighs around 185 lbs (84 kg).

Career Highlight: Game of Thrones

With the glimpse of theatre performances in the mid-2000s, Gwendoline marked her first screen appearance in the 2009 fantasy movie, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. She later grabbed the role of a warrior Brienne of Tarth in the HBO fantasy series, Game of Thrones since its second season in 2012.

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Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth in Game of Thrones (Picture: IMDB)

Coming to the show’s eighth season (which premiered on 14 April 2019), her character just received a knighthood from Jaime Lannister aka Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. So is that a hint that her character is going to see the end road in the coming episode? Only the Game of Thrones fans could solve this riddle.

Other TV And Movie Appearances, Net Worth

Gwendoline is also known for her main role of Lexi in a British sci-fi fantasy series, Wizards vs Aliens. She ringed 26-episodes appearance in the show between 2012 and 2013.

On top of that, the promising actress is known for major movie projects including The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 2 (2015), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017). Her fans can catch her in the upcoming big screen projects- The Friend and The Personal History of David Copperfield.

From her acting career, Gwendoline Christie bags a net worth of $3 Million.

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Relationship Life With Fashion Designer Partner

Since early 2013, Gwendoline Christie is in a stable relationship with an English fashion designer, Giles Deacon. Aged 50, Giles is a Creative Director and Founder of Giles Deacon group, Couture Fashion House.

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Gwendoline Christie alongside partner Giles Deacon at the 2015 Elle Style Awards (Picture: EOnline)

Inspired by her partner’s fashion designing, Gwendoline often wears the stunning design on the red carpets. The couple frequently attends the big events together including Elle Style Awards and British Fashion Awards, as well as Game of Thrones premieres. It is no doubt that the English pair is eyeing ravishing matrimony sooner than later.

Some Interesting Facts About Gwendoline Christie

  • As a child, Gwendoline had a gymnastic training; however, following a spine injury, she took up acting.
  • She also worked as an interiors boutique in Brighton, England around 2002.
  • She is the recipient of four Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2017.   
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