Jack Gleeson is a former actor of American nationality who has been known for his performance as Joffrey Baratheon in the HBO fantasy drama Game of Thrones. He has retired from acting at the age of 23, to pursue an academic career but has been known well for his exceptional acting skills. He was born on 20th of May, 1992 in Cork, Ireland according to his bio.
Jack Gleeson is a student of philosophy and theology in the Trinity College, Dublin and has been awarded a scholarship from the University for his academic success. Gleeson started a career in the field of acting since a mere age of seven. He attended the Independent Theatre Workshop and appeared first in the 2002 film Reign of Fire. He followed this performance with a role in Batman Begins on 2005 and in Shrooms in 2007. A Shine of Rainbows portrayed him on 2009 after which he also appeared on Al Good Children.
Gleeson has been known all across the world, particularly for his performance in the HBO fantasy drama Game of Thrones as Joffrey Baratheon. His role on an evil king, played with absolute natural nature, has attracted a huge number of fans who wish to see more of him in the acting fraternity. He has cited the role of Joaquin Phoenix in Gladiator to be the inspiration behind his acting role in Game of Thrones. He is also the founder of the Collapsing Horse Theatre Company and decided to retire from acting on 2012. He retired completely from acting on 2014 to focus on his academic career.
Jack is a uniquely talented personality who has chosen to leave behind his success in acting to focus on his career as a philosopher. He has been talked about also in regards to his personal life and girlfriend by fans around the world. However, it seems that he is actually very secretive about the matter and does not disclose the details regarding his girlfriend and affair to his fans around the world. He was previously rumored to have shown an interest in his Game of Thrones co-star Sophie Turner, who plays the role of Sansa Stark in the show. The dating rumors have however never been confirmed and he seems to be single as of now. The exceptionally talented actor has never been married and has no spouse and children yet, at the age of 23.
Gleeson has managed to win the hearts of millions through his acting skills and thus has a net worth of a whopping 8 million dollars. He surely earned a huge amount of salary from his acting credits in Game of Thrones and will certainly do better in his academic fields too. He has a height of 5 feet and 7 inches and a incredibly drawing personality.
by Bchrome, 25 Mar, 2016