Richard Madden Biography: Net Worth, Photos, Wife, Age, Height, Movies & TV Shows, Siblings, Parents

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Richard Madden is known for performing in theatre, film, and television. Born in Scotland, Madden has been active in the entertainment industry since childhood.

He has gained recognition for his versatile acting skills and has received several awards and nominations for his work.

Madden has become a well-respected and sought-after actor through his dedication and talent.


  • Full Name: Richard Madden
  • Born: June 18, 1986,
  • Age: 37 years old
  • Birthplace: Elderslie, Scotland,
  • Nationality: Scotland
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Height: 1.77 m
  • Parent: Pat Madden ,Richard Madden
  • Siblings: 2, Cara Madden ,Lauren Madden
  • Spouse: unknown
  • Children: None
  • Relationship: single
  • Net Worth: $8 million

Early Life And Education

Richard Madden is a Scottish actor born June 18, 1986, in Elderslie, Scotland, near Glasgow. He was raised alongside two sisters by a primary school teacher mother and a firefighter father.

At 11, he joined PACE Youth Theatre to combat shyness. By the age of 11, he landed his first role in the film adaptation of “Complicity” (2000) and went on to play the lead in the children’s TV series “Barmy Aunt Boomerang” (1999-2000).

However, despite his early success in acting, Madden faced bullying, possibly due to his early roles in the entertainment industry.

Richard Madden attended Castlehead High School and then enrolled at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (formerly Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama) in Glasgow.

He graduated in 2007 and gained valuable experience during his studies with The Arches, Glasgow Repertory Company, and a performance in Franz Xaver Kroetz’s “Tom Fool” at the Citizens Theatre.

His performance in “Tom Fool” caught the eye of a team from Shakespeare’s Globe while the play was in London, setting him on a path to success in the acting world.


Richard Madden’s rise to fame has been nothing short of impressive. His breakout role as Robb Stark in Game of Thrones 2011 catapulted him into the spotlight and established him as a rising star.

However, his talents go far beyond the medieval fantasy genre. Madden has since taken on diverse projects, showcasing his range as an actor.

He has proven his versatility by playing Prince Kit in Disney’s Cinderella (2015) to impressing critics with his performance as David Budd in the BBC miniseries Bodyguard (2018).

Most recently, he has ventured into big-budget films like Rocketman (2019) and 1917 (2019) and joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Ikaris in Eternals (2021).

He also has a highly anticipated role in the upcoming Amazon series Citadel (2023). Madden’s star will continue to rise in the future.

Awards and Nominations

  • National Television Award for Outstanding Drama Performance (2019) – for his role in “Bodyguard”
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama (2019) – for his role in “Bodyguard”
  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2011, 2013, 2014) – As part of the ensemble cast for “Game of Thrones”
  • OFTA Television Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series (2019) – for his role in “Bodyguard”
  • GQ Men of the Year Award for Hugo Boss Most Stylish Man (2019) – not an acting award, but a recognition

Social Media

  • Instagram handle:@maddenrichard

Personal Life

Richard Madden has made it clear that he values his privacy regarding his personal life.

While he has been linked to a few actresses, including Jenna Coleman, Laura Whitmore, and Ellie Bamber, he has chosen not to share the details of these relationships with the public.

In a 2019 interview, he stated that he prefers to keep his personal life out of the spotlight, focusing on his career instead.

This decision has allowed him to maintain control over his personal life and keep it separate from his public persona.


  • Game of Thrones (2011-2013) as Robb Stark
  • Medici (2016) as Cosimo de Medici
  • Bodyguard (2018) as David Budd
  • Citadel (2023) as Mason Kane
  • Cinderella (2015) as Prince Kit
  • Rocketman (2019) as John Reid
  • 1917 (2019) as Lieutenant Joseph Blake
  • Eternals (2021) as Ikaris

Net Worth

Richard Madden is known for his roles in film and television and has won numerous awards for his performances.

He has also been praised for his talent and versatility as an actor. With a net worth of $8 million, he has achieved financial success in his career and continues to be in high demand in the entertainment industry.

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