Gwendoline Christie Net Worth

March 17, 2023
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Born Gwendoline Manuela Mariett Josephine Christie Brown on the 28th October 1978, in Worthing, West Sussex, England, she is a stage, television and film actress, probably best known to the world as Brienne of Tarth in the HBO TV fantasy drama series “Game of Thrones”, and also as Captain Phasma in the newest trilogy of the “Star Wars” franchise.

Have you ever wondered how rich Gwendoline Christie is, as of late 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Christie’s net worth is as high as $1.5 million, an amount earned through her successful career, active since the mid- 2000s.

Gwendoline Christie Net Worth $1.5 Million

The daughter of a housewife mother, and a father who was in sales and marketing, Gwendoline spent her childhood on the South Downs, and was ken on gymnastics as a child, but a spinal injury forced to quit her dreams of becoming a professional gymnast. Fortunately Gwendoline found acting, and after leaving high school, finished drama studies in the Drama Centre, London in 2005.

Before she made her acting debut, Gwendoline was a model for the photographer Polly Borland, who took mostly nude pictures of her from 2002 until 2008 to create the “Bunny” series. However, Gwendoline, under the guidance of famed actor and author Simon Callow, made her acting debut on stage in the play “Pravda” as Cindy, at the Chichester Festival Theatre, and continued with stage roles such as Ortensia in the play “Mirandolina” (2006), then as the Queen in “Cymbeline” performed at the Barbican Theatre, and was Mag Wildwood in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” (2009), performed at Theatre Royal Haymarket, both in London, and in 2010 she was Lucifer in the play “Dr. Faustus”, at Royal Exchange, Manchester, among other portrayals, all of which contributed significantly to her wealth.

Following these successful stage appearances, Gwendoline began pursuing screen roles, and in 2007 obtained the female lead in the film “The Time Surgeon”, and two years later featured in the fantasy adventure film “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus”, starring Christopher Plummer, Lily Cole, and Heath Ledger. However, it was in 2012 that Gwendoline acquired world fame when she was chosen for the part of the warrior Brienne of Tarth in the HBO TV’s fantasy drama series “Game of Thrones”, based on the book series “A Song of Ice and Fire” by George R. R. Martin.

Gwendoline, had dreamt of portraying the character after reading the books, and came to audition well-prepared, so winning the role unanimously with producers and casting directors. To further prepare for the role, Gwendoline started taking horsemanship lessons, with the addition of sword-fighting and stage-fighting classes. She made her debut appearance in the series in the third episode of the second season, and since then has featured in 37 episodes, significantly increasing her net worth, as well as her popularity.

The same year, she played Lexi/Lucy in the TV action drama series “Wizards vs. Aliens” (2012-2013), while in 2015 she was chosen for the part of Commander Lyme in the final film in The Hunger Games series, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2”, which further increased her potential net worth, since the film grossed over $650 million. The same year Gwendoline also played one of the antagonists, Captain Phasma, in the new Star Wars trilogy, “Star Force: Force Awakens”, and reprised her role in the sequel “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” in 2017, which added a considerable amount to her net worth, since the films grossed a total of over $3 billion at the box office.

Most recently, she was chosen for the role of Miranda Hilmarson in the TV crime-drama series “Top of the Lake” (2017), while she is now working on several films, including the sci-fi thriller “The Darkest Minds”, and the horror film “In Fabric”, both scheduled for release late in 2018.

When it comes to her personal life, Gwendoline has been in a relationship with fashion designer Giles Deacon since 2013.

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