Get to Know the Man Behind the Voice – The Story of Richard Armitage
- Net Worth: $ 2,000,000
- Birthday: 22 Aug 1971
- Age: 51
- Country: United Kingdom
- Occupation: Actor, Voice Artist
- Zodiac sign: Leo
- Sexual orientation: Straight
- Height: 6.2 ft
- Weight: 205 lb
- Measurements: 43-33-14 in
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
- Eye Color: Blue
- Birth Name: Richard Crispin Armitage
- Nationality: British
- Nickname: Ra, Rca
- Religion: Christian
- Ethnicity: White
- Father: John Armitage (Engineer)
- Mother: Margaret Armitage (Secretary)
- Siblings: Chris Armitage (Older Brother)
- Baritone voice
- Muscular body
- Towering height
Who is Richard Armitage?
Richard Armitage is a multitalented English film and television actor. He is best 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. His role as dwarf leader Thorin Oakenshield in Peter Jackson’s film trilogy adaptation of The Hobbit brought him international recognition.
Besides acting, he craves his niche as a voice actor for his trademark baritone voice. He debuted in voice acting with his performance in the TV series Robin Hood.
Short bio (Age, Parents, Brother)
Richard Crispin Armitage was born on August 22, 1971, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, UK. His father is John Armitage, a nuclear engineer; his mother is Margaret Armitage, a school secretary. He was the second child in the family, with an older brother Chris Armitage.
Furthermore, reflecting upon his educational background, Richard went to Huncote Community Primary School in Huncote, Leicestershire. Moreover, he then attended Brockington College in Enderby and later transferred to Pattison College in Coventry.
How tall is Richard Armitage? (Height, Weight)
Armitage has maintained his body through regular exercise. He stands at 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs around 93 Kg. His body measurements include 43-33-14 inches. His attractive face compliments well with his pair of blue eyes and dark brown hair, making him look beautiful.
How much is Richard Armitage’s Net Worth?
Richard Armitage has gained more than $2 million net worth with his remarkable acting.
Marital Status: Unmarried.
Children: He has no children.
Throughout his career, Richard has been associated with several girls in his life. He dated Daniela Denby-Ashe in 2004. Then he got associated with Annabel Capper. Later in the year 2014, he fell in love with Samantha Colley and after 2 years of dating her, they both got engaged in the year 2016, and unfortunately broke off in 2017.Richard Armitage Wife
Quotes and Sayings
- "I'd have described myself as a Tolkien reader before this, but now I'd describe myself as a Tolkien geek." - Get to Know the Man Behind the Voice – The Story of Richard Armitage
- "I think most conflicts do end with negotiated settlements; some don't, but most do." - Get to Know the Man Behind the Voice – The Story of Richard Armitage
- "I have a bit of pride, which is always my downfall." - Get to Know the Man Behind the Voice – The Story of Richard Armitage
- "I think insanity is the hardest thing to play." - Get to Know the Man Behind the Voice – The Story of Richard Armitage
Hobbies and Interests
Favorite TV Shows: Fargo, and Damages (2007-2012).
Favorite Movies: La Reine Margot (1994), The Phantom Menace (1999).
Favorite Food: Sugar pancakes with glass of red wine.
Favorite Books: The Lord of the Rings, The Goldfinch.
Favorite Musician: Sam Smith.
Listening to music
Fears and Phobias
He fears deep water
Japanese horror films
Facts & Trivia
Richard can play flute, guitar and cello.
When he was 17, he went to a circus for 6 straight weeks in order to earn an Equity card.
Richard Armitage 2021 height is 6 ft 2 inches or (189 cm tall).
Richard Armitage net worth is estimated at around $2 million dollars.
Previously, Richard worked in a warehouse where he used to pack boxes.
The actor was named after King Richard III of England.
Best Supporting Actor on Television in Hannibal (2013)
Best Supporting Actor in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
Best Vocal Ensemble in a New Television Series in Castlevania (2017)
Best Male Lead Vocal Performance in a Television Series in Castlevania (2017)