Kit Harington born on 26 December 1986 in Acton, London, England as Christopher Catesby Harington is an English actor who got famous playing the role of Jon Snow in HBO television series Game of Thrones (2011–present) and nomination to Primetime Emmy Award. Kit Harington net worth is of $12 million.
Kit Harington became the highest paid actor in 2017 after earning US$1.1 million per episode of series. Before acting Kit Harington wanted to be a cameraman or journalist but during his drama school after he played the role of Albert in the National Theater’s adaptation of War Horse he changed his mind and started his career towards acting landing another role in play Posh, a dark ensemble comedy about upper-class men attending Oxford University.
Game of Thrones was Kit Harington’s first ever big production and when he was signed for the show in 2010 he knew little what was ahead and when the show aired in spring the critical acclaim and reviews changed the whole scenario and he was a star overnight.
Harington’s part of Jon Snow which was mostly filmed in Ireland and Northern Ireland landed him his first ever professional, Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor on Television. He made his Hollywood debut with Silent Hill: Revelation 3D in 2012 and was awarded with Actor of the Year at the Young Hollywood Awards 2013. but his first major movie with major lead role was in Pompeii.
Though the film was not a commercial hit but the review and critics liked his acting. Same year Harington voiced Erer in How to Train Your Dragon 2, which was a hot in all means and won him his first Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film and received an Academy Award nomination.
In 2014 his movie, Testament of Youth along-with Alicia Vikander and Emily Watson which was premiered in The Centrepiece Gala, at the British Film Institute London Film Festival. While his another short serial with HBO, 7 Days in Hell will run in spring of 2017. He replaced Robert Pattinson in Martin Koolhoven’s upcoming western thriller film Brimstone.
While starring in video game Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. While in february it was announced by BBC that Kit Harington would be in their real story of the Gunpowder Plot tv series, playing the role of Robert Catesby alongside with actors Mark Gatiss, Liv Tyler and Peter Mullan.
On 12 September 2016, Harington, as well as Cate Blanchett, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Peter Capaldi, Douglas Booth, Neil Gaiman, Keira Knightley, Juliet Stevenson, Jesse Eisenberg, and Stanley Tucci, featured in a video from the United Nations’ refugee agency UNHCR to help raise awareness of the global refugee crisis.
In 2017, Kit Harington became one of the highest paid actors on television and earned US$1.1 million per episode of Game of Thrones. In 2016 announced that he has been dating his Game Of Thrones co-star Rose Leslie since 2012. Kit Harington is Anglican by faith, Kit Harington height is 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) tall, has dark brown hair and eyes and has weight of 77 kgs.
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