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Gwendoline Christie

Gwendoline Christie is an English actress. Gwendoline Christie is widely known for her roles as Brienne of Tarth in HBO’s fantasy drama Game of Thrones (2012-2019) and as First Order stormtrooper Captain Phasma in Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) and Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015).

Early Life and Childhood

Gwendoline Christie was born in Worthing, West Sussex, England on 28 October 1978. According to her birthdate, She is 45 years old (as of 2024) under the zodiac sign Scorpio. Christie holds British nationality while her ethnicity is not mentioned.

Gwendoline Christie

Caption: A young Gwendoline source: Eighties Kids.

Regarding her family background, Her mother was a housewife, and her father worked in sales and marketing. She also has two half-brothers who are older than her.

Christie received gymnastics training when she was young and grew up in a small town close to the South Downs. However following a spinal injury, she decided to pursue acting as a career.


Speaking of her educational background, Gwendoline Christie completed her secondary education at Warden Park Academy. Later, she enrolled at Drama Centre London to further her education.


Talking about her career, Christie began her acting career in stage productions such as Shakespeare’s Cymbeline, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus, among many others. She then made her acting debut in the 2007 short film The Time Surgeon, after which she appeared in several films with a similar theme, including Seven Ages of Britain Teaser.

She has worked as an associate producer in various industries such as casting, costumes, props, and make-up. Meanwhile, she made her feature film debut in 2009 with The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.

Her breakthrough came with the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones, where she played the warrior Brienne of Tarth. She put a lot of effort into getting ready for the part, and her performance was highly praised.

For her contributions to the series, Christie was nominated numerous times as well. She also made an appearance in the British scientific fantasy series Wizards vs Aliens, produced by Doctor Who, in addition to Game of Thrones.

Gwendoline Christie

Caption: Gwendoline in HBO’s fantasy drama Game of Thrones source: Hindustan Times.

Following this, in 2015, she contributed to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 2, the series’ concluding episode. She contributed to Star Wars: The Force Awakens in the same year. The following year, in 2017, Christie repeated her part in Star Wars: The Last Jedi while also appearing in the second season of the TV show Top of the Lake. She participated in numerous additional movies, TV shows, and plays.

Gwendoline Christie – Net Worth 2024

Gwendoline Christie has earned a huge amount of money through her hard work and brilliance. The English actress’s estimated net worth is $3 million as of 2024.

Brand Endorsements

Gwendoline Christie owes her fortune to wise stock investments, large real estate holdings, and lucrative endorsement deals with CoverGirl cosmetics.

She also owns several restaurants in London (the “Fat Christie Burger” chain), a football team (the “Worthing Angels”), her vodka brand (Pure Wonderchristie – England), and is attempting to break into the juniors market with a best-selling perfume (With Love from Gwendoline) and a fashion line called “Gwendoline Christie Seduction.”

Personal Life

Regarding her love life, Christie is currently in a relationship with Giles Deacon. They have been dating each other since 2013. Her boyfriend, Giles is a British high-end fashion designer.

As Christie is considered by Deacon to be his muse and also because she consistently wears his creations to red carpet events and sits front row at most of his runway presentations, the two make the ideal couple.

Gwendoline Christie

Caption: Gwendoline with her partner Giles Deacon source:

Body Measurements

Gwendoline Christie is very pretty, undoubtedly. She has a perfect height of about 5 feet 5 inches (1.65m) and weighs about 54 kg (119 pounds). In addition, Christie has pairs of beautiful blue eyes and blonde hair color.

Gwendoline Christie – Social Media

Regarding her social media presence, Gwendoline has 2.1 million followers on her Instagram account @gwendolineuniverse. Moreover, she also has 915K followers on Twitter and 45K followers on Facebook.