Diarmaid Murtagh - Biography

Last Modified: Jun 10, 2022

Diarmaid Murtagh
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Vikings (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : July 28, 1982 (age 40)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Diarmaid Murtagh
Birth Place: Kingscourt, Republic of Ireland
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: Noel Murtagh
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 5

Cian Murtagh (older brother)
Dara Murtagh (older brother)
Aisling Murtagh (older sister)
Triona Murtagh (older sister)
Michelle Murtagh (older sister)

University: Dublin City University
Ethnicity: Irish
Nationality: Irish


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.93 meter (6 feet 4 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Blond
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Diarmaid Murtagh?

Diarmaid Murtagh is an actor by profession and Irish by nationality. He is best known for starring in the TV series Vikings, and the films Dracula Untold, The Monuments Men.

Diarmaid Murtagh – Age, Parents, Siblings

Diarmaid Murtagh was born on July 28, 1982, in Kingscourt, Republic of Ireland. His father’s name is Noel Murtagh who turned 80 in December 2020 while his mother’s name is not known to the public, although he often features her on his social media. 

He is not the only child of his parents and has four siblings- older brother Cian Murtagh, Dara Murtagh, and older sisters Aisling Murtagh, Triona Murtagh, and Michelle Murtagh.

Diarmaid Murtag with his father, brothers (right) and mother in 2021 (left) (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

After high school graduation, Diarmaid Murtagh went on to study at Dublin City University. His ethnicity is Irish.

Diarmaid Murtagh – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Like most of his personal life, there are no details of his romantic days. There are no records of Diarmaid Murtagh’s dating history, or previous girlfriend(s). He is unmarried, sans wife and children. He is however a godfather to young godson Aris Georgeson and goddaughter Lauren Ní Fhionnbharr who is now a doctor after graduating from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences in June 2022.

Diarmaid Murtag in Vikings (Image: Pinterest)

Diarmaid Murtagh – Career

Early Days

After graduating from college, he went on to work in theaters such as Abbey Theatre. He eventually made his debut screen debut in an episode of the TV series Ros na Rún in the year 2007. This was followed by appearances in episodes of the TV series Seacht (2008), The Roaring Twenties (2008), The Clinic (2008-2009), Camelot (2011), Rásaí na Gaillimhe (2009-2012), among others. Finally, in 2013, he was cast as Leif in six episodes of TV series Vikings which is considered his breakthrough role.

Films, Series

In the last decade, Diarmaid Murtagh has appeared in the episode(s) of TV series The Wrong Mans (2013), Dominion (2015), Troy: Fall of a City (2018), Quantico (2018), Devils (2020), The One (2021), Young Wallander (2020-2022), Bloodlands (2022), among others

He has also starred in the films The Monuments Men (2014), Good People (2014), Dracula Untold (2014), American Renegades (2017), Age of Summer (2018), The London Mob (2019), Bruno (2019), Uncharted (2022), Against the Ice (2022), to name a few.


On the set of Uncharted, Diarmaid Murtagh has worked with Sophia Ali, Tati Gabrielle, Rudy Pankow, Sarah Petrick, Alana Boden.

Diarmaid Murtag in Dracula Untold (Image: IMDb)

Diarmaid Murtagh – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth and annual salary of Diarmaid Murtagh are under review.

Diarmaid Murtagh – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram and Twitter, Murtagh is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook.

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