Gwendoline Christie - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 1, 2020

Gwendoline Christie
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Game of Thrones, Star Wars
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $3 million

Personal Details

Born on : October 28, 1978 (age 42)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Gwendoline Tracey Philippa Christie
Birth Place: Worthing, England
Horoscope: Scorpio
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 2

older half-brothers

High School: Warden Park School
University: Drama Centre London
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (English, Scottish)
Nationality: British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Giles Deacon

Body Measurements

Height: 1.91 meter (6 feet 3 inch)
Weight: 84 kg (185.19 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: 12.5 US
Dress Size: 10 US
Breast Size: 37 inch
Waist Size: 30 inch
Hip Size: 38 inch
Bra Size: 36
Cup Size: A

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Who is Gwendoline Christie?

Gwendoline Christie is an actress, model by profession and British by nationality. She is best known for her role Brienne of Tarth in Game of Thrones, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

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Gwendoline Christie: Age, Parents, Siblings

Gwendoline Christie’s birth took place on 28 October 1978 in Worthing, England. She was born as Gwendoline Tracey Philippa Christie. Her mother is a homemaker while her father worked in sales and marketing. She has two siblings, both older half-brothers.

Other facts on her parents, childhood, siblings are all unknown.

Education, Ethnicity

For education, she attended Warden Park School and later Drama Centre London, graduating with a First Class BA (Hons) in 2005. Growing up, she was a gymnast but due to spine injury, she had turned to acting.

Her ethnicity includes English, Scottish.

Gwendoline Christie: Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Gwendoline Christie has never been married and is sans husband, children. As she is unmarried, divorce is out of context. But she is not a single lady.

Christie has been dating fashion designer Giles Deacon since 2013. The two are yet to get married and start a family.

Source: People Magazine (Gwendoline Christie, Giles Deacon)

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Gwendoline Christie: Career

Before fame

Starting out as an actress, Gwendoline Christie did struggle to find the perfect role, mostly due to her towering height. Even her agent told her "well, good luck with that" when she stated she would like to act. But she felt encouraged after watching Tilda Swinton's performance in Orlando.

In 2002, she used to work in a boutique. The same year, she had attracted the attention of photographer Polly Borland. Between 2002 to 2008 she was featured in the series of photographs titled Bunny, which mostly featured her nude.

Gwendoline Christie began her professional career in 2006 in theatre plays. She had landed a minor role in the film The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus and in the TV series Seven Ages of Britain Teaser (2010).

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Worked in

Finally, in 2012, Christie landed the role of Brienne of Tarth in Game of ThronesShe has appeared in the series from season 2 to season 8. 

Since her breakthrough role, she has starred in film The Zero Theorem (2013), The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (2015), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), Welcome to Marwen (2018) while films The Personal History of David Copperfield and The Friend are soon to be released.

In TV series, she has appeared in Wizards vs Aliens (2012–2013), Top of the Lake: China Girl (2017), Star Wars Resistance (2018). Moreover, she has lent her voice in video games Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2016) and Star Wars Battlefront II (2017). 

Source: Digital Spy (Gwendoline Christie, Daniel Portman in Game of Thrones)

Worked with

Christie has starred alongside Natalie Dormer, Rory McCann, Max von Sydow, Kristofer Hivju, Jacob Anderson.

Gwendoline Christie: Awards, Nominations

For her role in Game of Thrones, Gwendoline Christie has won 2015’s Empire Hero Award along with the cast.

She has also been nominated for 2013’s Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television and 2013-2015’s, 2017’s Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series along with Game of Thrones cast.

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Gwendoline Christie: Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Christie is estimated to be around $3 million. Her salary is not known.

Gwendoline Christie: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Facebook Gwendoline Christie is absent. She is active on Twitter and Instagram. She also has an official website -

List of Game of Thrones cast

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