Get to Know the Man Behind the Voice – The Story of Richard Armitage

  • Get to Know the Man Behind the Voice – The Story of Richard Armitage
    Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Net Worth: $ 2,000,000
  • Birthday: 22 Aug 1971
  • Age: 51
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Occupation: Actor, Voice Artist
  • Zodiac sign: Leo
  • Sexual orientation: Straight
  • Body Measurements
  • Height: 6.2 ft
  • Weight: 205 lb
  • Measurements: 43-33-14 in
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Personal Life
  • Birth Name: Richard Crispin Armitage
  • Nationality: British
  • Nickname: Ra, Rca
  • Religion: Christian
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Family Details
  • Father: John Armitage (Engineer)
  • Mother: Margaret Armitage (Secretary)
  • Siblings: Chris Armitage (Older Brother)
  • Distinctive Features
    • 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.

Known for movies

    Uncle Vanya 2020 movie poster
    Uncle Vanya (2020) Astrov
    Hannibal 2020 movie poster
    Hannibal (TV Series) (2015) Francis Dolarhyde
    The Hobbit- The Battle of the Five Armies 2014 movie poster
    The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) Thorin
    The Crucible 2014 movie poster
    The Crucible (2014) John Proctor
    The Hobbit- The Desolation of Smaug 2013 movie poster
    The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) Thorin
    The Hobbit- An Unexpected Journey 2012 movie poster
    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) Thorin
    Robin Hood tv poster 2006
    Robin Hood (TV Series) (2006 - 2009) Guy of Gisborne / Guy of Gisbourne
    North & South 2004 poster
    North & South (2004) John Thornton

Personal Life

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

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.

  • Dancing
  • Listening to music
  • Watching Movies
  • Reading Books

Fears and Phobias

  • fear
    He fears deep water
  • fear
    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.

Major Awards

Saturn Award - 2016
Best Supporting Actor on Television in Hannibal (2013)
Saturn Award - 2015
Best Supporting Actor in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
BTVA Television Voice Acting Award - 2018
Best Vocal Ensemble in a New Television Series in Castlevania (2017)
BTVA Television Voice Acting Award - 2018
Best Male Lead Vocal Performance in a Television Series in Castlevania (2017)

Net Worth & Social Media

Net Worth $ 2,000,000