Name: Christopher Catesby Harington
Born: December 26, 1986
Occupation: Actor and philanthropist
Kit Harington was born in London, England on December 26, 1986. He is the son of Sir David Richard Harington, a businessman, and Deborah Jane Catesby, a former playwright. He has one sibling, John.
Kit attended the Southfield Primary School and later the Chantry High School. Following his secondary studies, he attended Worcester Sixth Form College to study drama and theater. He returned to London and enrolled in the Central School of Speech and Drama.
He has been in a relationship with Scottish actress Rose Leslie since 2012 and they moved in together in 2017.
Although he considered becoming a journalist in his youth, Kit became an instant acting success. He appeared in the award-winning play, “War Horse,” and garnered immediate recognition among critics. Kit later auditioned for the part of Jon Snow in the HBO smash hit television series, “Game of Thrones.” He has become a pop culture icon and has won plenty of Emmy awards.
He has started to transition into motion pictures as he has appeared in “Pompeii,” “Silent Hill: Revelation 3D,” and “Seventh Son.” He is announced to star in “The Death and Life of John F. Donovan.” Kit has also lent his voice to video games and has starred in television commercials.
Outside of the entertainment industry, Kit has worked with the United Nations refugee agency to promote awareness of the refugee crisis. He has worked with Stanley Tucci, Keira Knightley, Cate Blanchett and several other Hollywood celebrities.
We estimate that Kit Harington’s net worth is $12 million (2017).
So how much is $12 million really?
$12 million can pay for the production costs of a handful of “Game of Thrones” episodes. $12 million can also buy thousands of copies of George R.R. Martin’s books.