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With his remarkable acting abilities, Richard Crispin Armitage has established himself as a promising actor. People recognized him after his first leading role as John Thornton in the British television program North & South.

The English film, television, theatre, and voice actor’s portrayal of the role of dwarf prince Thorin Oakenshield in Peter Jackson‘s film trilogy adaptation of The Hobbit first fetched him from the UK to the international platform. So, do you want to know more about his personal life along with his career? Is Richard secretly a gay?

You have landed on the right page, as we present you with the information related to his relationships, girlfriends, net worth, age, career, bio, and wiki. Now let’s find out the truth!

Richard Armitage Dating or Married?

Delving into his love life, Richard Armitage is no longer single as he is currently in a relationship his girlfriend or wife to be Samantha Colley.

Richard met his girlfriend Samantha in 2014 on the sets of The Crucible. In the movie, Richard portrayed John Proctor and Samantha portrayed a girl love struck by Proctor. The duo had an on-screen romance as well before having strated their dating relationship in real life. 

Following that, Richard and his girlfriend decided to take their relationship to the next level and engaged on 16 June 2016. It has been nearly two years of engagement. Hence, they might tie the knot soon.

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However, the date of Richard and his fiancee Samantha are yet to declare the date of their wedding. We hope to see them exchange their wedding vows soon and starting their family as husband and wife.

Meet the British actor Richard Armitage . Know his relationships, girlfriends, engagement, net worth, age, height, bio, career, and wiki!
Richard Armitage with his fiancee Samantha Colley. Photo Credit: BuzzFeed

Before his fiancée Samantha, Richard was in a relationship with the British actress Annabel Capper in 2013. In fact, they also worked in a couple of movies together.

Despite being apart, the ex-duo sometimes appears together as they share common interests and belong to the same industry.

Back in 2004, Richard Armitage was in a relationship with Daniela Denby-Ashe. His ex-girlfriend Daniela is a British actress. However, after being in a relationship for nearly three years, they eventually broke up.

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Once there were rumors about Richard being gay. Various sources claimed that he was in a secret gay relationship with the American actor Lee Pace. But, his engagement with Samantha Colley shushed all the buzzing gossips.

The pair, Richard and his fiance Samantha Colley are still together but there seems no buzz about the couple in the recent weeks. The duo has not made any appearances together in the recent months. Did they call off their engagement? What do you think?

Richard Armitage’ Net Worth

Richard Armitage has pleasingly gathered a splendid net worth throughout his career. According to The Richest, Richard Armitage’ net worth is projected to be around $13 million, the same as an American actress Tempestt Bledsoe.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, his net worth is around $2 million.  His major source of income is his acting career from where he is making an amazing net worth and salary. With such earning, she is living a lavish life.

Talking about his awards, Richard has two nominations as the Best Actor for his role in the movie WhatsOnStage and 2014, for The Crucible.  However, in the year 2016, he won Saturn Award for his role as Francis Dolarhyde on the TV series Hannibal. Most of his movies and Tv series are rated in good numbers by IMDB.

Richard Armitage’ Early Life And Career (Movies)

Initially, Richard Armitage began his career as an assistant choreographer and performer on several shows such as, NineAnnie Get Your Gun42nd Street, and Cats. He had also done theaters including The Real King and Death of a Salesman.

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In 1993, he went to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts to study acting. After that, he played a supporting role in Macbeth, a Royal Shakespeare Company’s production.

However, his first significant role was in Use Me As Your Cardigan in 2002. The same year he portrayed the character of John Standring in the BBC drama Sparkhouse.

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Richard appeared in the drama, North & South as John Thornton in 2004. In 2006, he appeared in BBC drama series Robin Hood. Richard did the character of Ricky in Inspector George Gently and Geordie biker in Gently Go Man.

YouTube: Richard Armitage in North and South

For his recent news, Richard is busy in the filming of the movies, My Zoe and The Lodge, which will both release in 2019. Up to 2018, the actor has been seen in Berlin Station and Castlevania. 

Also, Richard had the glorious chance to work with Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham, and Anne Hathaway in the movie Ocean’s 8 this year.

Richard Armitage’ Wiki Facts; Age, Height And Social Media Presence

On 22 August 1971, Richard Armitage was born to his father John Armitage and his mother Margaret Armitage in Leceister, United Kingdom. Currently, Richard is 47 years of age.

His name is Richard Crispin Armitage which was put under the name of King Richard III. He grew up outside the Leister city with his brother Chris Armitage.

He went to Huncote Community Primary School. Likewise, he also attended Brockington College. However, he completed his program at Pattison College in 1988.

The 47 years old Richard Armitage belongs to British nationality and white ethnicity.

Richard Armitage young age photo
Richard Armitage young age photo

The Leo born has an athletic body structure. Regarding his build, Richard’s height is about 6 feet 2 inches and weighs 93 kgs. Richard’s hair color is dark brown while his eye color is blue.

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Furthermore, he is active on Twitter as well on an Instagram account. Samantha Colleen’s partner Richard Armitage has more than 226k followers on his Twitter account and over 84.3k followers on his Instagram account.

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