Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie, popularly known as Rose Leslie, is an elegant actress from Scotland. She forayed into entertainment industry when she was 21 in the television film New Town (2009), for which she won the Scottish BAFTA for Best Acting Performance. She grabbed the attention of the people for the portrayal of Gwen Dawson, a housemaid, in the first series of the ITV television drama Downton Abbey. She then appeared in the popular American fantasy television series, Game of thrones as as wildling Ygritte in seasons two, three and four. The series is produced by HBO.
Leslie netted with international acclaim and climbed the ladder of fame soon after that. It was around that time, she has been on-and-off the tabloids, for being romantically linked with Game of Thrones co-star Kit Harington. The couple were recently engaged and will enter into wedlock soon. Leslie was paid a staggering salary for her role in Game of Thrones and her salary figures are more than enough to speak of her impressive net worth.
Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie
Rose Leslie Personal Life
Birthday / Date of Birth
Leslie was born on 9 February 1987, in Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom.
She is currently 30 years old
Rose attended Rayne North Primary School in Aberdeenshire, and then the private school Millfield in Street in Somerset. After schooling, she was enrolled at The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), graduating in 2008.
Scottish, English, Mexican, Irish and French Huguenot
- In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
- In centimeters – 168 cm
- In meters – 1.68 m
- In Kilograms – 53 kg
- In Pounds – 117 lbs
- Measurements – 34-24-35
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 24 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
6 (US) or 36 (EU)
Sebastian Arbuthnot-Leslie (the Aberdeenshire Chieftain of Clan Leslie)
Candida Mary Sibyl “Candy” Leslie (née Weld) (Great-granddaughter of Simon Fraser, 13th Lord Lova)
She is the third of five children – William Arbuthnot-Leslie (born 1982) (Elder Brother), Sofia (born 1984) (Elder Sister), Portia (born 1990) (Younger Sister), John Arbuthnot-Leslie (born 1989) (Younger Brother).
Leslie met Kit Harington on the sets of Game of Thrones and soon they fell in love with each other. They started dating in 2011 and broke-up their relationship after two years and later reconciled a year later. They made their relationship official in 2016 and moved in together in 2017. They got engaged in September 2017 and married on June 23, 2018 at Rayne Church in the village of Kirkton of Rayne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Rose Leslie Favourites
Food – Duck
She debuted in the 2009 television film New Town portraying the role of Rhian. She was awarded BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Acting Performance – New Talent.
She made her first appearance in television series Locked Up Abroad for her role as Kim in an episode titled “Lima.”
Best Known For
Leslie was bet known for portraying the roles of Gwen Dawson in the first series of the ITV television drama Downton Abbey and wildling Ygritte in American fantasy television series, Game of thrones.
Rose Leslie Net worth
Rose Leslie has netted lucrative salary figure for her roles in the Game of Thrones and other television series, making her one of the richest Scottish actresses in recent times. Leslie net worth is estimated to be $4 Million US Dollars in 2017 and her salary saw a staggering growth after GOT.
Cars & Bikes
There are no details about the cars she owns, but Harington has a Jaguar and an infinity.
Leslie and Harington has purchased a £1.75 million exquisitely built 15th century home in East Anglia with plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms, a swimming pool, a tennis course and all amenities that this lovely couple would require.
Connect with Rose Leslie
You can get the insights about the actress by following her on social media.
Facebook – RoseArbuthnotLeslie
This Scottish actress doesn’t has presence on Twitter and Instagram.
Rose Leslie Facts
Leslie is a princess in real life with roots deep in royal legacy. The actress grew up in the 15th century Lickleyhead Castle in the Scottish countryside near Aberdeen. The castle is been with the family for over 500 years.
Her family also owns the 12th century Warthill Castle in Aberdeenshire.
She knows lots of accents. She knows 1912 version of Yorkshire accent, Scottish accent, English accent, American accent, Welsh accent, Irish accent, etc.
Rose Leslie once jokingly said that she had a ‘Middle child Syndrome’ and being the family’s only redhead and “the sole ‘ginger’ in a 40-mile radius at school”.
Leslie is scared at velvet because of “the sound it makes.”
She knows various types of dance forms like historic, ballroom, tap, flamenco, and jazz.
Rose enjoys doing horse riding, skiing, tennis, rock climbing, and stage combating.
Rose is skilled archer before establishing herself as one in Game of Thrones.
She currently stars as Maia Rindell in the CBS All Access legal drama The Good Fight.
Rose is very close with Emilia Clarke.
She is very fluent in French as well.
In 2015, she starred alongside Vin Diesel and Elijah Wood in the action fantasy film The Last Witch Hunter and played DS Emma Lane in the BBC detective drama Luther with Idris Elba in the show’s fourth season in the same year.
Rose is not on Instagram. However, if you are still looking for Leslie’s hot pictures, you can scroll through fan accounts.