Richard Armitage Net Worth, Bio, Age, Height, Religion, Education, Family

Richard Armitage Net Worth, Bio, Age, Height, Religion, Education, Family

Richard Armitage Net Worth and Salary

Richard Armitage net worth is estimated to be $20 million and he earns over $7 million as salary annually.

Who is Richard Armitage?

Richard Armitage is an English film, television, theatre and voice actor and he is famously known for his role as John Thornton in the 2004 British television program North & South and as Francis Dolarhyde in the American TV series Hannibal and he has also starred in movies and television series such as Pilgrimage, The Lodge and Moving On.

Biography and Education

Richard Armitage was born Richard Crispin Armitage on the 22nd of August, 1971 in Huncote, Leicestershire, England and he was born to a mother named Margaret Armitage, a secretary and a father named John Armitage, an engineer and he grew up with an older brother named Chris Armitage.

Richard Armitage attended Huncote Community Primary School, which is located in Huncote, Blaby District, Leicestershire and he later enrolled at the local Comprehensive School, Brockington College in Enderby, it was while at this School, that he developed a lot of interest in acting and music, he later transferred to Pattison College in Coventry and also enrolled at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).

Movies and Career

Richard Armitage has starred in a lot of movies over the years and they include; Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace as Naboo fighter pilot in 1999, Stage as Daryl Newman in 1999, This Year’s Love as Smug Man at party in 1999, Frozen as Steven in 2005, Captain America: The First Avenger as Heinz Kruger in 2011, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey as Thorin Oakenshield in 2012, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in 2013, Into the storm as Gary Fuller in 2014, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies as Thorin Oakenshield in 2014, The Cruclible as John Proctor in 2014, Urban and the shed crew as Chop in 2015, Alice Through the Looking Glass as King Oleron in 2016, Brain on Fire as Tom Cahalan in 2016, Sleepwalker as Dr. Scott White in 2017, Pilgrimage as Sir Raymond De Merville in 2017, Ocean’s 8 as Claude Becker in 2018, The Lode as Richard in 2019, My Zoe as James in 2019 and many more.

Armitage has also starred in television series and shows such as; Boon in 1992, Cleopatra in 1999, Macbeth in 2001, Doctors in 2001, Casualty in 2001, Spooks and Sparkhouse in 2002, Cold Feet, Ultimate Force and Between the Sheets in 2003, North & South in 2004, The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Malice Aforethought, The Golden Hour and ShakespeaRetold in 2005, The Impressionists and CBeebies: Bedtime Hour in 2006, Robin Hood from 2006 to 2009, The Vicar of Dibley from 2006 to 2007, Inspector George Gently, Miss Marie Lloyd – Queen of The Music Hall and Agatha’s Christie’s Marple in 2007, Chris Ryan’s Strike Back in 2010, Moving On in 2009, Strike Back: Project Dawn in 2011, Hannibal in 2015, Berlin Station from 2016 to 2019, Castlevania in 2017 and many more.

Awards and Nominations

Richard Armitage won the best actor at the Newcastle International Film Festival in 2018, he won the best supporting actor in a television series at the Saturn Awards, he won the best TV supporting actor at the Fangoria Chainsaw Awards in 2016, he won the best supporting actor in a film at the Saturn Awards in 2015, he won the audiobook of the year at the Audio best Awards in 2014, he won the lead actor in a new production of a play at the Broadway World: UK Awards in 2014, he was nominated for outstanding actor in a drama series at the Golden Nymph Awards in 2009, he was nominated for best actor at the TV Quick Awards in 2009, he was nominated for best supporting actor at the Empire Awards in 2014, he was nominated for best actor at the SFX Awards in 2015, he was nominated for best actor at the Olivier Awards in 2015 and over the years, he has won many more awards and nominated for many more.


Richard Armitage is a married man and he is currently married to Samantha Colley and they met in 2014, got engaged on the 16th of June, 2016 and married in 2017.


Richard Armitage was born to a father named John Armitage and a mother named Margaret Armitage and he grew up with older brother named Chris Armitage and he has a son named Wallace Armitage.

Height, Weight and Personal Looks

Richard Armitage stands at a height of 6ft 2inches, he weighs 71kg, he is fair in complexion, has brown hair color and blue eye color.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Richard Armitage is of British nationality and white ethnicity.

Social Media Presence

Armitage is very active on social media, as of recent, he has over 100,000 Twitter followers and he is also active on a host of other social media networks.

Controversies, rumors and legal issues

Since coming to fame in 1988, Armitage hasn’t been linked to any known controversy, rumors and legal issues.

Real Name

Richard Armitage’s real name or full name is Richard Crispin Armitage.

Zodiac Sign and Birthday

Richard Armitage was born on the 22nd of August, 1971, therefore his zodiac sign is Leo and he celebrates his birthday on the 22nd of August each year.


Richard Armitage was raised in a Christian household; therefore he is a Christian by religion.

House Location

Richard Armitage and his family currently reside in London, England.

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