Ruth Kearney Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Jan, 2020
Facts of Ruth Kearney
Date of Birth: 1989 , January-26
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: England
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Ruth Kearney
Birth Name Ruth Delia Kearney
Nick Name Ruth Kearney
Nationality Irish
Birth Place/City Dublin
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Caucasian
Profession Actress
Net Worth $2 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Weight in KG 75 kg
Affair with Theo James
Boyfriend Theo James
Married yes
Married to Theo James
Education Trinity College Dublin & Goldsmiths Uni of London
Awards N/A
Movies Jet Stream
TV Show Flaked
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Ruth Kearney aka Ruth Delia Kearney, an Irish actress, is best known for her role, Jess Parker in Primeval. She is also known for her appearance as Daisy in an American TV drama, Following. Kearney started her acting career with a TV drama, Gracie! In 2009. She got her first major role in the science-fiction drama Primeval in 2010. In 2014, she guest-starred in the FX political thriller Tyrant. Kearney appeared in Netflix’s comedy web series, Flaked 2016-17. In 2017, she appeared in a TV series Get Shortly.

Studied Acting at Bristol Old Vic Theater School

Ruth Kearney was born on 26 January 1989 in London, England. She was born to an Irish family and raised in Dublin along with her family. She is of Irish nationality and is of Caucasian ethnic background. She and her family moved to Dublin, Ireland when she was five.

 
 
 
 
 
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Ruth Kearney attended Trinity College and studied Drama and Classics in Dublin. She started training at Bristol Old Vic Theater School and graduated in 2009. 

Made Acting Debut in Primeval

Ruth Kearney started her career in theater performing in various productions such as Man of Mode, On the Razzle, Oh! What a Lovely War, Othello, and Three Sisters. She appeared on this stage shows alongside Theo James.

Kearney made her acting debut in the ITV's sci-fi drama Primeval in 2011. She appeared in both the fourth and fifth seasons of the show.

In 2014, she appeared as a guest star in an American drama television series Tyrant. She played Katharina in the series. The series was directed and created by Gideon Raff.

In 2015, Kearney played a recurring role as Daisy Locke in the third and final season of Fox's psychological thriller The Following, created by Kevin Williamson.

Kearny starred as the female lead role in the Netflix comedy series Flaked from 2016-17She was cast alongside Will Arnett, David Sullivan, George Basil and Robert Wisdom.

In the series Flaked, Kearney played London, an attractive newcomer to Venice who gets caught in a love triangle with the characters played by Will Arnett and David Sullivan. The series was premièred on 11 March 2016 with all eight episodes released simultaneously. In 2017, she appeared in a TV series Get Shortly.

Owns a Net Worth of $2 Million

Ruth Kearney has an estimated net worth of $2 million, according to MUZUL. She has earned this amount of figure from her acting career. The actress has played a number of roles in TV series and is paid around $51,000 a year. 

Meanwhile, her spouse, Theo James, owns a total net worth of $15 million. According to a source, Netflix stars earn $25K- $75K per episode from Netflix.

The actor also owned a mansion in Princes Risborough, United Kingdom.

Year TV movies/series Role IMDB rating
2010 Primeval Jessica 'Jess' Parker 7.3
2014 Tyrant Katharina 7.8
2015 The Following Daisy 7.5
2016 Flaked London 7.2
2017 Get Shortly Becca Morgan 7.8

Happily Married to Theo James

Ruth Kearney is a married woman. She has been married to actor Theo James. The couple exchanged the vows on 25 August 2018. The couple organized their wedding ceremony in Islington Town Hall.

They first met while studying at the Bristol Old Vic Theater School but they didn't start dating until 2009. Later in 2015, they became engaged to Divergent actor Theo James since 2015.

The couple had to postpone their wedding date due to their private reason. There were speculations that the reason behind the delay in their marriage was because Theo James was pretty cozy with his Divergent co-star, Shailene Woodley.

CAPTION: Ruth Kearney and Theo James SOURCE: Pinterest

She used to spend her leisure time with James while working together in Divergent.  James later shut down all those relationship speculations.

Just a month after their marriage, James and Ruth spotted at Hendry's Beach, in Santa Barbara Country. The couple is now enjoying every moment they have together.

Kearney is active on Instagram and shares many pictures with her friends traveling to different places.

Short Bio of Theo James

Her partner, Theo James, is famous for his portrayal of Tobias Eaton in the adaptation of The Divergent film Series. 

He was a student at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. He shared a screen on his first stage show Man of Mode with Kearney. In 2009, he made his big-screen debut in the Spanish-American film You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger directed by Woody Allen. He appeared alongside Josh Brolin, Anthony Hopkins, Gemma Jones, Freida Pinto, and Lucy Punch.

He then enacted in numerous films and tv series. In 2012, he appeared in a 3d action horror film Underworld: Awakening.

His performance was highly appreciated by movie reviews and critics. Later he was cast Tobias Eaton in the Divergent film series. The first installment of the film came out in 2014 and the second part released in 2016. He won The teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Action in 2014.

The actress is also quite active on social media like Facebook and Instagram with thousands of followers.

Ruth Kearney's Height, Age, And Other Facts 

  • Height: her height is 5 feet 4 inches.
  • Weight: 52 Kg
  • Zodiac sign: Aquarius. 
  • Body measurement: 33-24-31
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Age: 11 November 1984 (age 34)
  • Birth Name: Ruth Delia Kearney

Here is one of her interviews in which she shared her personal and private details. 

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