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(English actor)

Richard Armitage is an English actor who was named after King Richard III. Richard Armitage is having an affair

Relationship Facts of Richard Armitage

Richard Armitage is having an affair.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Richard Armitage engaged to?

Richard Armitage is engaged to his girlfriend Samantha Colley.

The couple first met each other on the sets of The Crucible in 2014.

They engaged on 16 June 2016 and remained in a relationship for a while.

However, the couple has separated as of now.

Also, Colley has moved on and married according to various sources.

However, she hasn’t yet disclosed the details of her spouse.

Talking about Armitage, he might be single at the moment.

Past Relationship

He was in a relationship with Annabel Capper, an actor in 2013.

She is a British actress. They both had similar behavior and habits.

They worked together in a few movies.

It was almost impossible for them not to see each other after being in the same industry.

Nowadays, they are just friends.

Richard dated Daniela Denby-Ashe in 2004. She is a British actress.

In 2007, there were rumors that they broke up and the rumors were true.

He was also linked with Anabel in 2013, but this affair was temporary.

Relationship History

Richard Armitage was engaged to

  • Samantha Colley (2016 – 2017)

Richard Armitage was dating

  • Annabel Capper (2013)

Richard Armitage is rumored to have dated

  • Lee Pace (2012)

Relationship Timeline

Relationship TypeTotalTime Duration
Engaged12 years, 2 months
Dating19 months, 3 days

Richard Armitage: Biography in Details

Who is Richard Armitage?

Richard Armitage is an English actor who was named after King Richard III.

Armitage works in English movies, TV shows, and theaters.

Richard is a brilliant and dedicated actor and he has remarkable acting abilities.

Richard Armitage: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Nationality

He was born on 22 August 1971 at Huncote, United Kingdom.

His nationality is British and his ethnicity of English. He is the second child of John Armitage(father) and Margaret Armitage(mother).

His name is Richard Crispin Armitage by birth.

His father was an engineer and his mother was a secretary. He has an older brother, Chris Armitage.

Richard Armitage was born in Leicester city but he was raised in a village outside the city.

Education History

Richard Armitage joined Huncote Community Primary School.

At the age of 14, he joined Brockington College where he studied music and learned to play Orchestras and Flute.

Soon, he was transferred to Pattison College so that he could learn dance and drama.

Furthermore, he completed his program at Pattison College in 1988. He did A levels in two subjects, English and Music.

At the age of 17, Richard Armitage joined a circus in Budapest from where he got his Equity Card.

Richard Armitage: Professional Life, Career

After his days at Pattison College, Richard Armitage started his career in musical theaters as an assistant choreographer and performer on various shows such as Nine, Annie Get Your Gun, 42nd Street, and Cats.

Richard has acted in theaters including The Real King and Death of a Salesman.

Later he joined the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art in 1993 to further study acting.

After completing the three-year course in LAMDA.

Richard Armitage came back to the stage in a supporting role in Macbeth, a Royal Shakespeare Company production.

He also performed in Hamlet (1998) and Four Alice Bakers (1998).

Richard Armitage did his first major role in Use Me As Your Cardigan in 2002.

The same year, he did his first major role as John Standring in the BBC drama Sparkhouse (2002).

Richard Armitage also did supporting roles in Between the Sheets, Cold Feet (series 5), and Ultimate Force (series 2).

In 2004, Richard appeared in the drama, North & South in the role of John Thornton.

The drama was based on the novel by Elizabeth Gaskell of the same name.

His work as John in the drama was highly appreciated and he became a star.

He was also cast in the BBC drama series Robin Hood (2006).

Richard Armitage did the role of Ricky in Inspector George Gently (2007) and Geordie biker in Gently Go Man.

Awards, Nominations

He was nominated for WhatsOnStage Best Actor and Olivier Best Actor awards for his role in The Crucible (2014).

He won Saturn Award- in 2016 for his role as Francis Dolarhyde on the TV series Hannibal.

Richard Armitage: Net Worth, Income

Talking about earnings, Armitage has a net worth of 13 million dollars as of 2023, but his salary is not revealed yet.

Richard Armitage: Rumors, Controversy

Rumors were that Richard was in a secret gay relationship with the American actor Lee Pace.

But the rumors ended after his engagement with Samantha Colley.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Richard Armitage has an athletic body with a height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs 93 kg.

His hair color is dark brown and his eye color is blue.

His chest, biceps, and waist size are 43-14.5-33 inches, and his shoe size is unknown.

Social Media

Richard Armitage is active on social media.

He has official Twitter as well as an Instagram account but he does not have a Facebook account.

He has over 227k followers on his Twitter account and over 103k followers on his Instagram account.

On his Facebook fan page, there are around 4.9k followers.

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