Elyes Gabel Biography

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English actor Elyes Gabel is a heartthrob well known for his acting skills. He is notable for his role in the BBC medical drama Casualty and his role as Dothraki Rakharo in Game of Thrones. The actor with a multiethnic background portrayed loyal Dothraki bodyguard in the HBO series and gained a huge fanbase for his performance in the series.

Early Life And Education Of Elyes Gabel

Elyes Gabel was born Elyes Cherif Gabel on 8 May 1983 in Westminster, London, England. He is a Taurus which describes his personality to be artistic, stable and trustworthy. He is secretive about his personal information including his parents' name and siblings.

He has Algerian, French, Spanish, Dutch, Anglo-Indian, Irish, and Portuguese heritage and is a British by nationality.

CAPTION: Elyes posing for a photo. SOURCE: Pinterest

After attending the local school and high school, he went to St Damian's Roman Catholic Science College in Ashton-Under-Lyne, Manchester. Later, he trained at Strodes College, the Oldham Theatre Workshop and the Northern Kids Theatre Company.

Elyes Gabel’s Career

Gabel’s official TV career started when he dropped out of drama school to act on the kids' TV show I Love Mummy, however, he played a minor role in the series Casualty before he grabbed the role in the show. Later, he was cast in Casualty for a recurring role. He also participated in a few stage productions like West Side Story, Oliver! and Diary of Anne Frank. In 2004, he was cast as Dr. Guppy Sandhu in the BBC medical drama series Casualty.

He left Casualty in 2007 to pursue other projects and in 2008, he played Danny in Dead Set. His most promising role came in 2011 when he was approached to play Rakharo in Game of Thrones alongside Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Hannah John-Kam, and Olivia O'Flanagan. It came as a breakthrough role for him as he gained two main roles in Body of Proof and Scorpion after working in the hit HBO series.

He began his film career in 2008 with a role in Boogeyman 3. After this, he appeared in many movies notably in World War Z (2013) where he worked alongside Brad Pitt. Then he was cast in Interstellar in 2014 a year after playing in World War Z. In 2019, he is set to voice Thom Kallor in Justice League vs. The Fatal Five.

Elyes Gabel’s Net Worth

The globally famous English actor is a mainstay on television. With his acting chops and almost 2-decade long career, he amassed a net worth of $2 million. He is secretive about his earnings from his career, however, there is some information on the salary he earned for his work in Interstellar. According to some tabloid sources, he received a hefty $181,818 for his role on Interstellar.

Apart from this, there is no information about his earnings in the media. Similarly, he also doesn’t share his earnings from his film career. According to the sources, an average English actor earns around $39.84 per hour.

Elyes Gabel’s Personal Life-Is He Married?

As famous as he is for his looks and acting talents, he also makes his entrance into the media for his relationships. He is currently single and unmarried. He also doesn’t have any children as of January 2019. However, he was in a dedicated relationship with Katharine McPhee in the past.

The video below is an interview of former couple Elyes and Katharine McPhee.

The couple started dating in 2014. Their relationship was quickly covered by the entertainment tabloids. The couple shared their togetherness for around two years before they started facing problems with each other which ultimately led the couple to break up. They broke up in 2016. Apart from this, there is no news of his affairs in the media.

Elyes Gabel’s Body Measurements

  • Height: He stands 6 feet or 183 cm tall.
  • Weight: Gabel weights in at 77 kgs or 170 lbs.

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