Jack Gleeson - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 26, 2022

Jack Gleeson
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Game of Thrones (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $6 million

Personal Details

Born on : May 20, 1992 (age 31)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Jack Gleeson
Birth Place: Cork, Ireland
Horoscope: Taurus
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 3

Hannah Gleeson (sister)
Emma Gleeson (sister)
Rachel Gleeson (sister)

High School: Trinity College Dublin
University: Gonzaga College
Ethnicity: Irish
Nationality: Irish


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: August 27, 2022
Wife's Name: Roisin O'Mahony

Body Measurements

Height: 1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: 86 kg (189.60 lb)
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 Jack Gleeson?

Jack Gleeson is an actor by profession and Irish by nationality. He rose to fame after starring in the HBO TV series Game of Thrones as Joffrey Baratheon.

Jack Gleeson at a press conference (Image: Instagram)

Jack Gleeson – Age, Parents, Siblings

Jack Gleeson was born on 20 May 1992 in Cork, Ireland. The names of his mother, and father and their profession are not known. His parents raised him alongside his three siblings- sisters Hannah Gleeson, Emma Gleeson, and Rachel Gleeson.

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Jack Gleeson attended Trinity College Dublin from 2010 to 2015. There he studied philosophy and theology. He also studied at Gonzaga College.

His ethnicity is Irish.

Jack Gleeson – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Jack Gleeson married his longtime girlfriend Roisin O'Mahony in an intimate wedding ceremony at a church in County Kerry, Ireland on August 27, 2022. The couple has always maintained a low profile from the beginning to date.

He and his wife do not have any children yet and there are no records id he has been divorced which is unlikely.

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Jack Gleeson, Roisin O'Mahony married in Ireland (Image: Twitter)

Jack Gleeson – Career

Early Day

Gleeson began his career at the age of 8, first starring in the plays at Independent Theatre Workshop. After minor roles in short films, he made his screen debut in the 2005 film Batman Begins. This was followed by roles in the films A Shine of Rainbows (2009), All Good Children (2010), and Pa Connors Jr. in the episodes of the TV series Killinaskully.

Finally, Jack Gleeson was cast as Joffrey Baratheon in the HBO TV series Game of Thrones. He portrayed the character from 2011 to 2014, in a total of 26 episodes, and is considered his breakthrough role.

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Films, Series

With the end of his work in Game of Thrones, Gleeson revealed that he is retiring from acting to pursue an academic career. In 2020 he returned to television as Casper in the episodes of the TV series Out of Her Mind. In 2022, Jack Gleeson was cast in the film In the Land of Saints and Sinners.

Moreover, Gleeson has been involved in theatre since the early 2010s. He has portrayed characters in the stage production of The Giant Blue Hand (2009), Monster / Clock (2012), Distance from the Event (2013), Human Child (2013), Bears in Space (2014-2016), The Water Orchard (2017), Science Fiction Radio Hour (2018), etc.

Jack Gleeson in Game of Thrones (Image: NME)


On the set of In the Land of Saints and Sinners, Jack Gleeson has worked alongside Conor MacNeill, Desmond Eastwood, Seamus O'Hara, Kerry Condon, and Sarah Greene.

Jack Gleeson – Awards, Nominations

Gleeson has earned his nominations for the 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series and in 2013Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.

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Jack Gleeson – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Gleeson is estimated to be around $6 million dollars while the figure on his annual salary is under review.

Jack Gleeson – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Jack Gleeson is absent.

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