|Real Name/Full Name||Ruairi O’Connor|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Ruairi|
|Birth Place:||Howth, Dublin, Ireland|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||July 9, 1991|
|Age/How Old:||32 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 155 cm |
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 73 Kg|
In Pounds – 160 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Brendan Gleeson|
Mother – Lady Elizabeth Frances Charlotte Jocelyn
|Siblings:||Ella O’Connor, Nicola O’Connor, Melanie O’Connor|
|School:||The Lir Academy|
|Net Worth:||Approx. $500,000|
|Last Updated:||October 2023|
Ruairi O’Connor is the youngest and only son of actor Brendan Gleeson and actress, writer, and musician Lady Elizabeth Frances Charlotte Jocelyn. He was born on July 9, 1991, in Dublin. He attended The Lir Academy with his younger sister, Nicola O’Connor. He is best known for his role as Don Egan in the film ‘My Fathers Army.’
He had his first movie appearance in the movie ‘My Fathers Army’ (2014). He played the character of Don Egan in the film. The critics praised his performance. This movie is based on Arthur Travers’ book ‘My Fathers Army.’ Ruairi O’Connor had played this role for five years.
Ruairi O’Connor is currently unmarried and has no girlfriend at present. Ruairi O’Connor has worked with some of the best directors like John Crowley’s, Pat Kelleher’s, and John Crowley’s. John Crowley directed this movie where Ruairi O’Connor made his debut appearance.
Biography and Early Life
Ruairi O’Connor was born on July 9, 1991, the fourth of five children. He is the son of Irish actor Brendan Gleeson and actress, writer, and musician Lady Elizabeth Frances Charlotte Jocelyn.
Ruairi O’Connor had his first movie appearance in the movie ‘My Dads Army‘ (2014). He played the character of Don Egan in the film. The critics praised his performance. This movie is based on Arthur Travers’s book ‘My Fathers Army.’ Ruairi O’Connor had played this role for five years now.
Ruairi O’Connor is currently unmarried and has no girlfriend at present.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Ruairi has perfect height and has good looking body stat with average weight and dressing sense. Ruairi stands tall at height 5′ 10″ (1.79m) with the perfect body measurement of Chest: 40 Inches, Waist: 32 Inches, and Biceps: 12 Inches .
Ruairi went to a national school in Howth, a small village about 5 km outside Dublin, where he was born. Born into a family of good actresses, namely his mother and sisters, Ruairi has always been interested in acting since childhood. When Ruairi was only ten years old, he starred in Brendan Murphy’s film ‘Paint Your Kitchen Black’ as the younger version of Roddy Doyle’s character ‘Lurkey Mick.’
In 2002, Ruairi joined the Lir National School of Acting in Dublin, from where he graduated in 2008 with a degree from The New York Film Academy.
Ruairi is very reserved when it comes to his personal life. He is not open about his love life, not even with his girlfriends. Ruairi is yet to have a girlfriend or wife.
He has never been linked with any other person, neither has he spoken about her.
Ruairi began his career as an actor in 2002 when he was only ten years old. He played the younger version of Roddy Doyle’s character ‘Lurkey Mick’ in the 2002 film ‘Paint Your Kitchen Black.’ The director Brendan Murphy found him on the streets of Dublin and cast him for the part. It was surprising for everyone to see that even at such a young age, Ruairi really understood the role and played it very well, and learned all his lines perfectly. Since then, Ruairi has acted in various films and TV shows.
In 2003, Ruairi starred in a film called ‘The Interpreter,’ which was based on a novel by John Banville. In the film, he played a young boy named ‘Evan Walker’, kidnapped and taken to the middle of a forest. Here he gets trapped between two hostile groups of people from Northern Ireland. The film was directed by Eoin Coughlan and released in May 2003.
In 2006, Ruairi starred in ‘The Blackwater Lightship,’ which is based on a short story written by Colm Tóibín.
In 2007, Ruairi starred in the film ‘Boy Eats Girl, which was based on an original story by Simon Fanshawe.
In 2008, Ruairi starred in ‘The Queen of Ireland’ alongside Kate Beckinsale, Niamh Cusack, and James Cosmo.
In 2009, Ruairi appeared in the film ‘The Ambassadors. He played the role of ‘Ogo’ in the film. The entire cast included Gary Lewis, Tom Rhys Harries, Paddy Cudmore, and Clare Dunne.
In 2011, Ruairi appeared in the popular TV series ‘Love/Hate. In this series, he played the role of ‘Brian Gorman,’ a small-time crook from Dublin.
In 2012, Ruairi appeared in the film ‘A Haunting.’ The director was Dermot Gleeson, and it featured James Cosmo and Kate Beckinsale.
In 2013, Ruairi starred in a film called ‘Forgotten,’ written by playwright David Woods. The entire cast included Michael Fassbender, Tom Vaughan Lawlor, and Damien Kelly.
In 2014, Ruairi appeared in the film ‘A Long Way Down.’ The entire cast included Pierce Brosnan, Toni Collette, Imogen Poots, and Nathalie Poza.
Ruairi has also starred in TV Series like ‘The Blackwater Lightship’ (2006), ‘Boy Eats Girl (2007), ‘Love/Hate’ (2010-11), and ‘The Ambassadors’ (2009). He is well known for his role as Brian Gorman in Love/Hate’s popular TV series ‘Love/Hate.
In 2015, Ruairi played the role of ‘Seamus’ in a film called ‘Adam and Paul.’ It is an Irish drama film directed by Kieran Darcy-Smith, starring Simon Delaney and Barry Ward.
In 2016, Ruairi appeared in a drama film called ‘Sing Street.’ The entire cast included Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Lucy Boynton, and Jack Reynor. It is a musical comedy-drama that John Carney directed. In the same year, he also played the role of ‘Nicky’ in the film ‘The Sunfish,’ directed by Stephen Page.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ruairi O’Connor in 2023
The net worth of Ruairi O’Connor is expected to be growing shortly if he continues to work hard and get more chances. In 2017, his actual net worth was estimated at around 500 thousand dollars.
In 2018, his net worth was increasing steadily due to increasing demands from the fans. By the end of the year, Ruairi O’Connor’s net worth is expected to be around 1 million dollars.
His salary from his career as a successful actor is not revealed yet. Still, it will increase in the upcoming days because Ruairi O’Connor has excellent potential and talent, attracting many directors towards him for movie roles.
Also, he is a famous model for top clothing brands, so that he will get extra income from that.