Rose Leslie Overview
Scottish actress Rose Leslie grew up in the wilds of Aberdeenshire, and lived in her family’s ancestral home – 15th century Lickleyhead Castle.
She earned a degree from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, and a British Academy for Stage and Screen certificate in stage combat – which she put to great use in one of her best known roles later in her career! Before this, however, her lilting Scottish voice became familiar to many as a narrator for BBC Radio.
She eventually followed her training and found her place in front of the camera. Her first on-screen television role was in 2009 for the TV show New Town, followed by the lead role in the play Bedlam at the world-renowned Globe Theatre.
Worldwide success would come afterward as she was cast as the love interest of Jon Snow, wildling Ygritte in the epic Game of Thrones. Who didn’t shed a tear as she died in Jon’s arms?
Later she appeared in shows including Now is Good, The Great Fire, and The Good Wife. She was also part of the cast in the adventure film The Last Witch Hunter, starring Elijah Wood and Vin Diesel.
How did Kit Harington and Rose Leslie meet?
Kit Harington and Rose Leslie met in the production set of the fantasy TV show Game of Thrones. According to Kit, they met while shooting the second season of Game of Thrones in Iceland. Kit said he has never been to a more beautiful place, and of course, he was happy to have met Rose Leslie. They fell in love on the set of Game of Thrones. Later on, the two would date, and their love eventually blossomed. The pair got married in 2018 with a number of Game of Thrones cast in attendance.
Who does Rose Leslie play in Game of Thrones?
Rose Leslie played the role of Ygritte in Game of Thrones. An archer and a skilled woman, Ygritte was captured by Jon Snow who was played by her real-life husband Kit Harington.
What is Rose Leslie’s full name?
Rose’s complete name is Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie.
What is the nationality of Rose Leslie?
Rose Leslie was born in Aberdeen in Scotland, and is Scottish.
How tall is Rose Leslie and how much does she weigh?
Rose Leslie stands 5 feet 4 inches tall. She has a slim build and weighs around 118lbs. She is a well-known outdoor sports enthusiast, enjoying running, hiking, and skiing.
Is Rose Leslie married or single?
Rose Leslie is married to Game of Thrones co-star Kit Harington. Kit played Jon Snow, King of the North, who fell in love with Rose Leslie’s character Ygritte. They met on the set, and in 2018, married in Aberdeenshire, surrounded by their co-stars.
How many kids does Rose Leslie have?
On 21 October 2020, Rose Leslie announced that she and husband Kit Harington were expecting their first child, expressing how overjoyed they both were. All of us here pass on our congratulations to the couple!
What is Rose Leslie’s net worth?
With more than a decade of acting behind her, Rose Leslie has a net worth of $4 million.
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