Rose Leslie Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 26 Jun, 2018
Facts of Rose Leslie
Date of Birth: 1987 , February-9
Age: 34 years old
Birth Nation: England
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Rose Leslie
Birth Name Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie
Nick Name Rose Leslie
Father Sebastian Arbuthnot-Leslie
Mother Candida Mary Siby
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Aberdeen
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Working For Movies, TV Shows
Net Worth $ 4 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Light Brown
Face Color Fair
Body Measurements 34-24-35
Breast Size 32B
Waist size 24
Hip Size 35
Shoe Size 7 (US)
Weight in KG 53 kg
Famous for Game of Thrones, Downtown Abbey
Affair with Kit Harington
Boyfriend Kit Harington
Married Not
Married to Kit Harrington
Education Millfield School ,The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
Awards British Academy Scotland New Talent Awards
Movies Morgan, New Town
TV Show Game of Thrones, Downtown Abbey
Siblings John Arbuthnot-Leslie and William Arbuthnot-Leslie
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Scottish actress, Rose Leslie is the winner of Scottish BAFTA in a category of Best Acting Performance for her role, Riah in the series, New Town. Leslie earned huge popularity after appearing in the ITV series, Downtown Abbey. Her major breakthrough came in 2012 after appearing in HBO’s fantasy series, Game of Thrones. As of 2018, she is working in a lead role in The Good Fight.

Regarding her personal life, Leslie is married to her star boyfriend, Kit Harington.

Early Life And Education Of Rose Leslie

Rose Leslie was born Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie to a noble family on 9th February 1987 in Aberdeen, Scotland. Leslie is the daughter of Sebastian Arbuthnot-Leslie and Candida Mary Sibyl Leslie. Her father Sebastian is the Aberdeenshire Chieftain. Her parents raised her with her siblings, John Arbuthnot-Leslie and William Arbuthnot-Leslie at Lickleyhead in Aberdeenshire.

As per her bio-data, Leslie attended Rayne North School and later joined a private school in Millfield. She also joined the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art from where she earned a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in 2008.

Initially, she narrated The British Slave Trade: Abolition, Parliament, and People for BBC Radio. She then earned a BASSC certificate in stage combat.

Rose Leslie’s Career

Rose Leslie made her debut in acting from the theater. Leslie worked in several theaters plays like Mixed Up North, Can-Can, Pericles and Antigone among others.

TV Series

Leslie made her TV debut as Kim in 2008’s TV series, Banged Up Abroad. The same year, she worked as Rhian in TV film, New Town for which she won Scottish BAFTA. In 2010, she portrayed the role of Gwen Dawson in historical period drama, Downtown Abbey with Michelle Dockery, Hugh Bonneville, and Maggie Smith.

Two years later, she appeared as a wildling woman, Ygritte in HBO’s fantasy drama TV series, Game Of Thrones with Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner and Peter Dinklage. She was associated with the series from 2012-14 appearing in 17 episodes.


Ygritte #roseleslie #rose #ygritte #redhead #gameofthrones

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As of 2018, she is portraying the lead character, Maia Rendell in CBS’ series, The Good Fight.


Leslie made her movie debut in 2012 in Now Is Good. Some of her other works include Honeymoon, The Last Witch Hunter, and Morgan among others.

Rose Leslie’s Net Worth

As per Celebrity Net Worth, Rose Leslie has an estimated net worth of $4 million. She makes money from her acting career. According to some sources, she receives a salary of $330k from the series, The Good Fight.

She along with her present husband bought a house in English countryside worth $2.04 million in 2017.

Rose Leslie’s Personal Life

Rose Leslie is married to her fellow actor from Game Of Thrones, Kit Harington. The couple tied the knot on 23rd June 2018 at Kirkton of Rayne church in Scotland. Both of them were looking stunning as bride wore a long sleeve lacy gown whereas groom was dressed in a black jacket with a cream-colored vest paired with striped pants. Their wedding was attended by many casts of Game Of Thrones.


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Night months back, the pair announced their engagement. They were rumored to be dating after they spotted together in various places in 2012, Harrington, however, denied the rumor and says,

‘’ We really get on as friends and we hit it off very quickly when we first met and I think that reflects on screen because we've got a good dialogue going on off screen.’’

In 2014, they were spotted together at the airport when they went to attend San Diego Comic-Con. The following year, Kit announced that he is single stating,

‘’ I'll never talk about any particular relationship I've been in. But I will say I'm single at the moment.’’

But the year, a fan snaked a cozy picture of them at an airport. The next year, paparazzi found the couple kissing on the SAG Awards red carpet where they confirmed their relationship. Harrington told,

‘’ My goodness! You know, we like to spread the love on our show. It's a beautiful thing. She's one of my best friends, so it's good.’’

In 2016, they made their red carpet debut as a couple.


#roseleslie #kitharington #couple

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Besides, some of her hobbies include rock climbing, playing tennis, skiing, cooking, and archery. She is also an avid runner.

Rose Leslie's Body Measurement

  • Height =5 feet 6 inches
  • Wight = 53 kg
  • Body Measurement = 34-24-35
  • Diet = low-calorie diet
  • Zodiac Sign = Aquarius

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