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Falkirk,, Scotland
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Falkirk,, Scotland

Ruth Connell

Ruth Connell is a Scottish actress, producer, and former dancer and choreographer. Ruth Connell is best known for playing the recurring role of Rowena in the  CW series “Supernatural” (2014-2020).

Early Life

Ruth Connell was born on the 20th of April 1979, in Falkirk, Scotland. She holds a Scottish nationality and practices the Christian religion. According to the astrological chart, she has a birth sign of Taurus and is currently 44 years old. Her full name is Ruth Fiona Connell and belongs to a mixed ethnicity of British-Scottish descent.

She was born to her parents David Connell (father) and Fiona Connell (mother). By profession, his father is a football manager and coach. On the other hand, her mother is a teacher by profession. She grew up near her father’s farm, Bonny Bridge.

During her childhood days, she was sent to ballet classes along with her cousins and she performed in Scottish Ballet. Furthermore, during her early years, she participated in ballet plays and was once featured as Clara in The Nutcracker.

Ruth Connell – Education

At an early age, she trained in dance in the Scottish Ballets Vocational Dance Education Scheme. She won Scottish Junior Ballet Champion and Scottish Senior Ballet Champion in Scotland. Later, she went to the Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama, earning a BA (HONS) in Acting in London.

Professional Career

Ruth Connell made her acting debut in the legendary, “Soldiers Leap” while her role was a brief one. Moreover, she played the lead role of Grusha in Bertolt Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle, which toured for The Palace Theatre in Watford in 2004.

She played the leading role in Faust at the Royal Lyceum Theater in 2006 as a Gretchen and Helen of Troy. Moreover, she appeared as a ballroom dancer in Alex Norton’s “No Mean City,” a sell-out production at the Citizens Theater in 2007.

The following year, at the Royal Lyceum Edinburgh, she played the dual roles of Mrs. Beaver and Mrs. Mcready in “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.” In 2009, she was cast as a series regular in the ITV sitcom pilot “Above Their Stations,” alongside Denis Lawson, Ashley Madekwe, Andrew Brooke, and Simon Dudley, which aired on BBC Three.

She has had lead roles in the award-winning independent film “Folklore,” as well as the feature films “The Cursed Man,” based on the cult novel by Keith Rommel, and Hara-Kiri, a punk-infused love story of two street skaters directed by Aitch Alberto, since moving to the United States in 2011.

Recent works, and producer

Ruth provided the voice of Merida in the video game “Disney Infinity 3.0.” She appeared in the Sofia the First episode “The Secret Library” again.

Since 2014, she has played Rowena, the mother of demon Crowley (Mark A. Sheppard), in the popular TV series “Supernatural,” beginning in season 10 and continuing until the show’s fifteenth and final season. She is one of the show’s longest-running female characters.

Ruth Connell

Caption: The poster of the CW series, Supernatural (Source:

In 2021, she provided her voice for several characters in the animated musical comedy film “The Loud House Movie.” Recently she appeared in a guest role of Rowena MacLeod in the dark fantasy drama series “The Winchesters” in the year 2023

Besides acting, Ruth is also the producer of the films “Sapphire Strange” and the web series “John and Jane” at the Avenue Theater Company, as well as “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “Hansel and Gretel.”


This talented Scottish actress has not won any major awards or recognitions. However, she was nominated for the Best Leading Actress in Broadway World Los Angeles Awards at the Black Theatre, L.A. in 2013.

Ruth Connell – Net Worth 2024

As of 2023, this actress has a net worth of $1.5 million while her annual salary and income are under review. The majority of her earnings come from her acting and dancing career.

Relationship Status

Currently, Ruth Connell has not shared about her relationship status. Meanwhile, she probably seems single and unmarried.

However, according to some online sources, she is having an affair with Misha Collins of Supernatural. But neither has made their relationship public. However, they are frequently seen together at events. Their chemistry indicates they have something special between them.

People used to refer to Ruth as a lesbian, but she denied it. There are also rumors that she was married to her co-star Mark Sheppard in real life. However, they did not marry, the rumors were false, and she is still single.

Body Measurements

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Caption: Ruth Connell posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

This beautiful actress stands 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 50 kg. Moreover, she has a pair of green eyes with red hair color. Similarly, her body measurement measures 34-24-35 inches, wears a dress size of 2 US and a shoe size of 7.5 US.

Ruth Connell – Social Media

On her Instagram page ‘@ruthie_connell’ there are 1 million. Likewise, there are over 408.4k followers on her Twitter page ‘@RuthieConnell’ and over 274k followers on her Facebook page.