Most Popular

Elderslie, Renfrewshire
Birth Sign

Scottish actor Richard Madden is well recognized for his role as Robb Stark in the popular American fantasy television series “Game of Thrones.” When Madden was thirteen years old, he made his stage debut as Sebastian Simpkins in the kid-friendly comedy TV show “Barmy Aunt Boomerang.” Playing Young Andy in “Complicity,” he made his feature film debut at the age of 14. In the British TV series “Bodyguard,” Madden played Sergeant David Budd, which made him famous as well. He was the recipient of the Scottish Style Awards’ “Most Stylish Male” title in October 2009. One of the “hottest stars” in the entertainment industry is Richard Madden. He has a large following on social media.

Infancy & Early Years

On June 18, 1986, Richard Madden was born to Pat and Richard in Elderslie, Renfrewshire, Scotland. His father is employed by the fire department, while his mother works as a classroom assistant. Madden’s sisters were reared with him. He went to a nearby Paisley school. He has acknowledged that during his challenging high school years, he was a shy and overweight child. Through the “Paisley Arts Centre,” Madden participated in a youth theater program that helped him get over his shyness.

In 1999, his acting prowess was discovered in BBC1’s “Barmy Aunt Boomerang.” Madden, who appeared in 20 episodes, had a significant role in the show. He starred in the 2000 feature film version of Iain Banks’ novel “Complicity,” marking his feature film debut. He received his degree from Glasgow’s “The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland” in 2007.

Employment of Richard Madden

Following a teenage acting career, 23-year-old Madden returned to the screen as Dean McKenzie in “Hope Springs.” Eight episodes of the British TV comedy-drama series included him. He starred as Kirk Brandon in the TV movie “Worried About The Boy” in 2010 and subsequently as Ripley Collins in the thriller-drama “Chatroom,” which was helmed by well-known Japanese director Hideo Nakata. He portrayed Ashley Greenwick in the TV show “Sirens” in 2011 and later made an appearance as Elliot in the short film “Strays.” That same year, Madden received his big break in one of the world’s most-watched television shows, “Game of Thrones.”

For his role in “Game of Thrones,” Madden received nominations for three major award events between 2011 and 2013. Additionally, he was honored with the 2011 “Screen Awards” “Star of Tomorrow” award. He portrayed Weir and Captain Michael in the two-part British television drama “Birdsong” in 2012. He was chosen to star in the French romantic drama film “A Promise” the following year.

His second-most well-known part came in 2015 when he played Prince Kit in the wildly successful romantic fantasy picture “Cinderella.” He had appearances in two different films that year, “Group B” and “Lady Chatterley’s Lover,” a television movie. He had a significant part in the 2016 French-American action movie “Bastille Day.” In addition, he portrayed the title character of Cosimo de’ Medici in the Italian-British television drama series “Medici: Masters of Florence” in 2016.

In 2017, Madden was cast as Peter Leigh in the British television series’ pilot episode, “Oasis,” which was based on the 2014 novel “The Book of Strange New Things.” He made an appearance in an episode of the science fiction anthology series “Electric Dreams” that same year. The series was based on a collection of short tales by Philip K. Dick. He portrayed Leo West in the romantic comedy “Ibiza” released in the United States in 2018. Netflix launched the movie on May 25, 2018. He was also given the opportunity to play Sergeant David Budd, the primary character, in the British drama series “Bodyguard” in 2018.

The makers of the acclaimed “Bond” film series were so impressed with Madden’s performance in “Bodyguard” that they are now in negotiations with him to take on the legendary role of James Bond, replacing Daniel Craig as the most recent “Agent 007.” Madden is now filming “Rocketman,” the biopic of Sir Elton Hercules John, in which he plays John Reid.

Additional Large Works

In addition to his work in theater, Richard Madden is well-known for his feature films and television shows. While a student at “The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland,” Madden collaborated with theater companies such as “The Arches” and “Glasgow Repertory Company.”

Additionally, he was chosen to perform in the well-known play “Tom Fool,” which took place at “The Citizens Theatre.” The show was moved to London because of its immense popularity. Richard Madden was discovered by the renowned “Globe Theatre” while performing in a London theater as “Tom Fool.” The Globe Theatre then selected Richard Madden to play Romeo in its production of “Romeo and Juliet.”

He portrayed Callum McGregor in the “Noughts and Crosses” stage play in 2008. In addition, Richard Madden has experience doing voiceover work. He provided a voice for the well-liked video game series “Castlevania: Lords of Shadow” in 2013 and 2014.

Critic Praise of Richard Madden

Numerous critics praised Richard Madden’s performance in “Be Near Me,” a production of the National Theatre of Scotland. Both the national British daily The Daily Telegraph and the Scottish tabloid The Scotsman praised his performance as Mark McNulty in “Be Near Me.” He was dubbed “one of the hottest acting talents” by “The Scotsman” in 2010. Additionally, he was listed as one of the 2010 “Hottest Stars” in Esquire magazine. He appeared on the “Stars of Tomorrow” list of “Screen International” magazine in 2011.

Individual Life of Richard Madden

Ellie Bamber, an English actress, and Richard Madden have been dating since 2017. Famously, Ellie portrayed India Hastings in the 2016 psychological thriller “Nocturnal Animals,” an American film. Madden uses social media frequently. His Twitter name has more than 300,000 followers, and his official Instagram page has more than 1.4 million followers.

Net worth of Richard Madden

The estimated net worth of Richard Madden is about $1 million.