Jack Gleeson is mainly known for his famous role as the Game of thrones character, Joffrey Baratheon. This Irish actor became famous after playing the controversial role of the king in the award winning HBO television series called Game of Thrones. As of 2020, Jack Gleeson has the net worth of $6 million.
Following article is about the Jack Gleeson Net Worth, Biography, Family, Background, Character in Game of Thrones, Social Accounts, Retirement and works of this versatile personality.
Biography and Background
His full name is jack Gleeson.
Jack Gleeson is an Irish.
He was born on May 20, 1992.
Professionally he was an actor and a performer before he opened his own touring theatre company.
His zodiac sign is Taurus.
Jack Gleeson was born in Cork, Ireland. But he was raised Ranelagh, Dublin. He attended college there and got involved in theatre. He actually studied psychology and theology in college.
Gleeson began acting at the age of eight. He actually started attending drama classes with his sisters, who were also in theatre. His Dublin based theatre company is called Collapsing Horse.
He was also a member of the DU Players, where he met his future co-founders of his theatre company.
Gleeson has two sisters, named Rachel and Hannah, who are also into theatre.
This 28-year-old actor is currently single.
Gleeson doesn’t have any children.
Jack Gleeson began acting in the Independent Theatre Workshop at the age of eight. The very first film he acted on was in 2002 in a movie called Reign of Fire. Later on he went and acted on Batman Begins, Shrooms and A Shine of Rainbows.
After that Gleeson started acting on his role as Joffrey Baratheon at Game of Thrones. While doing so, he also indicated that he would retire after his work on Game of Thrones was finished to pursue his academic career.
He did retire from acting on 2014 after the completion of his role in the series. Though he never pursued his academic career after that, he founded the Collapsing Horse Theatre company.
Where he is not only the co-founder, but also a company member and a producer.
Jack Gleeson Net Worth
Jack Gleeson has the net worth of 6 million dollars as of 2020. Most of which he has amassed by his infamous role in the HBO television series Game of Thrones and by launching his own theatre company called Collapsing Horse.
Awards and Nominations
He was nominated for IGN People’s Choice Award for Best Villain in both 2011 and 2012.
Gleeson was also nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series in 2013.
He was nominated for Scream Award for Best Ensemble in 2011.
He got nominated for Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in both 2011 and 2013.
Lastly he was nominated for Young Hollywood Award: We Love to Hate You in 2014.
Works Throughout the Years
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Social Media Presence
Jack Gleeson only has a Twitter account available. The link is provided below.
Some Lesser Known Facts
- Gleeson likes to bake bread while he is free.
- Despite his character as Joffrey, he is actually a pretty funny guy in real life.
- He once played an ukulele while being surrounded by puppets.
- He is a very humble guy.
- He wanted to have Hodor on the throne.
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