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(Actor, Director, Producer)

Ralph Fiennes is an English actor, film producer, and director. Ralph is not in a relationship with anyone.

Relationship Facts of Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes is having an affair.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Ralph Fiennes?

From the relationship data of Married Biography, Ralph Fiennes is a divorcee.

Past Relationships

Previously, he was married as well as had affairs.

In the year 1993, Ralph married the British actress Alex Kingston. After two years of their marriage, the couple separated on October 13, 1995. They officially got divorced on October 29, 1997.

Ralph was in relation to the British actress Francesca Annis in 1995. They both were in a relationship for 11 years and separated in 2006.

Fiennes met Amanda in 2006 and since then they have been dating each other from time to time. The same year, he dated an American actress Ellen Barkin for some time.

Fiennes was in a relationship with the American singer, the popular Patti Smith. Their relationship lasted for a short period before they split in 2009.

Relationship TypeTotalTime Duration
Engaged114 years, 1 month
Dating510 years, 1 month
Encounter22 months, 1 day

Relationship History With?

  • Alex Kingston (1993 – 1997)
  • Patti Smith (2009)
  • Ellen Barkin (2006)
  • Amanda Harlech (2006)
  • Francesca Annis (1996 – 2006)

Encounters With?

  • Lisa Robertson (2007)
  • Gina Gershon (2005)

Who is Ralph Fiennes?

Ralph Fiennes is a well-acclaimed English actor and filmmaker. He is renowned for playing mysterious characters, menacing as well as sadistic villains.

Back in the 1990s, he earned critical acclaim for his roles in blockbuster films such as Schindler’s List (1993) and The English Patient (1996).

The talented actor is probably best known to moviegoers for his role as the villainous Lord Voldemort in the highly successful Harry Potter film series.

Who are the parents of Ralph Fiennes?

Ralph Fiennes was born on 22 December 1962. His birth name is Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton- Wykeham- Fiennes. His birthplace is Ipswich, Suffolk, England.

Ralph Fiennes
Caption: Ralph Fiennes and Alex Kingston (Source: Pinterest)

Ralph’s father’s name is Mark Fiennes who is a farmer and photographer. His mother’s name is Jennifer Lash she is a Writer.

He has Joseph Fiennes (Younger Brother), Martha Fiennes (Younger Sister), Magnus Fiennes (Younger Brother), Sophie Fiennes (Younger Sister), and Jacob Fiennes (Younger Brother) in his family.

When he was a child, his family was not well off, and financially challenged.

All of his parents are working in the entertainment field, for instance, Martha is a director, Magnus is a musician, Sophie is a producer and Joseph is an actor.

Education, School/College University

Ralph Fiennes attended St Kieran’s College for a year before he moved to Newtown School in County Waterford.

During his high school years, his family moved to Salisbury, England where he needed to precede his schooling at Bishop Wordsworth’s School.

After graduating, he attended Chelsea College of Art, where he studied painting. He trained in acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art from 1983 to 1985.

Ralph Fiennes: Professional Life, Career

Ralph Fiennes started his acting career at the Open Air Theatre as well as the National Theatre before eventually gaining prominence at the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Fiennes marked his big-screen debut in 1992 as the lead star of the epic film Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights. The following year, he got his breakthrough role in Steven Spielberg’s highly acclaimed historical drama film Schindler’s List (1993), which was a box-office hit.

Ralph Fiennes’s role in the movie as Nazi concentration camp commandant Amon Göth earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor, a Golden Globe nomination, and he won a BAFTA Award for the role.

The talented actor also put up a good show as the lead character Count László de Almássy in the war drama film The English Patient.

Having established himself as a capable leading man, Ralph Fiennes recorded further notable roles in films like The Prince of Egypt (1998), Red Dragon(2002), Maid in Manhattan (2002), The Constant Gardener (2005), as well as the highly acclaimed animated comedy Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005).

Moreover, Ralph Fiennes role as Lord Voldemort in the fantasy film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) remains one of the most notable roles of his career.

He also reprised the role in other installments of the series – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), and both in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (2010) and Part 2 (2011).

Ralph Fiennes also starred in the fantasy film Clash of the Titans (2010) as well as its sequel Wrath of the Titans (2012).

Likewise, he assumed the role of Gareth Mallory/M in the James Bond series Skyfall (2012) and also reprised his role in the subsequent installment Spectre (2015).

The talented actor also delivered in the 2014 comedy film The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) starring as the lead character.

Awards, Nominations

Ralph Fiennes has won most of his awards for ‘Schindler’s List’—BAFTA, the Boston Society of Film Critics Award, and the Chicago Film Critics Association Award.

Moreover, he has won the Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award, London Film Critics Circle Award, etc.

Other accolades include the Evening Standards British Film Award (The Constant Gardener), and Tony (Hamlet).

Moreover, Ralph Fiennes has also received the Gotham Independent Film Award (The Hurt Locker), the People’s Choice and San Diego Film Critics Society Award (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – 2), and The James Joyce Award, etc.

Ralph Fiennes: Net Worth, Income, Salary

Ralph Fiennes had a meteoric rise to fame barely a few years after beginning his acting career. He has since featured in several blockbuster movies in his over 2-decade career.

Ralph has also delved into other aspects of showbiz as a producer and director.

Thanks to his illustrious career and other ventures, the all-around movie star Ralph Fiennes has amassed a net worth of $40 million as of 2023.

Ralph Fiennes: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

Ralph Fiennes has maintained a good relationship with all other people in his personal and professional life. And so he hasn’t been into any rumors and controversies.

How tall is Ralph Fiennes?

The actor Ralph Fiennes stands at a height of 5 ft 11 in (180 cm). Likely, he weighs174 lbs or 79 kg. He has light brown colored hair and blue colored eyes.

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

He doesn’t seem to be active on social media platforms. And his Facebook page holds 4K followers.


  • He has huge anxiety attacks.
  • He was a chain smoker.
  • While flying, he likes watching silly comedy.
  • He prefers stirred vodka martinis, not shaken.


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