Richard E. Grant Height, Age, Bio, Movies, Net Worth, Wife

Last updated: January 27, 2023
  • Richard E. Grant
    Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Net Worth: $ 4,000,000
  • Birthday: 5 May 1957
  • Age: 65
  • Country: Swaziland
  • Occupation: Actor, Director, Screenwriter
  • Zodiac sign: Taurus
  • Sexual orientation: Straight
  • Body Measurements
  • Height: 6.2 ft
  • Weight: 176 lb
  • Hair Color: Salt and Pepper
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Personal Life
  • Birth Name: Richard Grant Esterhuysen
  • Nationality: British and Swazi
  • Nickname: Reg
  • Religion: Atheist
  • Ethnicity: White. English, Dutch/Afrikaner, and German
  • Family Details
  • Father: Henrik Esterhuysen (Was the Head of Education for the British Government Administration in the British Protectorate of Swaziland)
  • Mother: Leonne Esterhuysen (Ballet Teacher)
  • Siblings: Stuart Esterhuysen (Younger Brother) (Tour Guide in Johannesburg)
  • Distinctive Features
    • Long chin
    • Tall slender figure

Who Is Richard E. Grant?

Richard E. Grant was born on May 5, 1957, in Mbabane, Swaziland. He is a Swazi born English actor, director and screenwriter who is best known for his portrayal as Withnail in the film Withnail & I and as John Seward in Bram Stoker’s Dracula. He is also known as Jander Rice in Logan and as Izembaro in the sixth season of Game of Thrones.

Richard E. Grant Best Movies

    Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker
    Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019) General Pryde
    Can You Ever Forgive Me poster
    Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) Jack Hock
    Logan 2017
    Logan (2017) Dr. Rice
    Game of Thrones
    Game of Thrones (TV Series) (2016) Izembaro
    Doctor Who (2005)
    Doctor Who (TV Series) (2012 - 2013) Dr. Simeon / The Great Intelligence
    Corpse Bride 2005 poster
    Corpse Bride (2005) Barkis Bittern (voice)
    Bram Stoker's Dracula 1992 poster
    Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) Dr. Jack Seward
    Hudson Hawk 1991 poster
    Hudson Hawk (1991) Darwin Mayflower
    Withnail & I 1987 poster
    Withnail & I (1987) Withnail

Richard E. Grant Girlfriend, Wife

Marital Status: Married.
Wife: Joan Washington.
Children: Two children, a daughter named Olivia Grant (b. 4th January, 1989) and one stepson, Tom.

  • Joan Washington and Richard E. Grant Joan Washington (Wife) (1985-Present) Richard E Grant married voice coach Joan Washington on 1st Nov 1986. They have a daughter, Olivia.

Richard E. Grant Pets

Richard E. Grant Quotes

  • "Always have an answer – even if you change your mind five minutes later." - Richard E. Grant
  • "I like fixing things." - Richard E. Grant
  • "Never give up. You only get one life. Go for it!" - Richard E. Grant

Richard E. Grant Car Collection

Richard E. Grant Hobbies and Interests

Favorite Book: “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll.
Favorite Movies: The Godfather films.

Richard E. Grant Facts & Trivia

  • Richard E. Grant with his daughter (Oscars 2019)

  • He used to wear two watches on each wrist to keep track of time in London and Swaziland. One watch was a gift from his dying father, and it maintained the Swaziland time.


  • The actor attended Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles’s wedding as one of their guests.

  • He did the narration and performance of the Bram Stoker’s Dracula’s ebook version.

  • He first realized that he was famous when in a public toilet, somebody asked him for a selfie.

  • His father’s best advice to him was, “If you have five true friends, consider yourself a rich man”.

  • When he was a child, he wanted to be an astronaut and travel to the moon, but as he failed math, he decided to be an actor.

  • Richard E. Grant net worth as of 2020 is estimated at around $4 million dollars.

  • Richard E. Grant 2020 height is 6 ft 2 inches or (188 cm tall).

  • He can hold his breath underwater for a long time.

  • He is allergic to alcohol.

Richard E. Grant Major Awards

Academy Awards (Nominee) - 2019
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
Golden Globes (Nominee) - 2019
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture in Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
BAFTA Awards (Nominee) - 2019
Best Supporting Actor in Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
Screen Actors Guild Awards - 2019
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role in Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
Screen Actors Guild Awards (Nominee) - 2002
Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion Picture in Gosford Park (2001)

Net Worth & Social Media

Net Worth $ 4,000,000