Matthew Rhys bio: Latest news, Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts
Who is Matthew Rhys?
English Artist Matthew Rhys stands as one of the sparkling actors in the British movie world. Welsh Actor Matthew who loves to play diverse act, is also a director. He is known for his movies as well as awards won.
In the Early life of Matthew Rhys
Matthew Rhys Evans is actually the full name of Welsh artist Matthew Rhys, whom we usually know the name with. Matthew lived his early life in his birthplace Cardiff Wales of UK, before moving to US New York for his acting career. Matthew was born on November 4, 1974, but celebrates his born day on November 8. Along with Welsh Nationality & ethnicity, Welsh linguistic is also Matthew’s first language.
Sharing childhood & living family life with elder sister Rachel, dad Glyn a headmaster & mom Helen a teacher, Matthew’s early life reads fine. On education part Matthew attended Welsh- medium schools i.e. studied in the Welsh language at Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Melin Gruffydd, & Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf in Cardiff. Matthew loved historical dramas since his early age and got acting instinct at the age of seventeen on playing a role as Elvis Presley in a school musical. Then got accepted in the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) on applying, and where he appeared in Back-Up a BBC police series & also in House of America. These paved his career on the acting field, where Matthew still continues today.
In the Career of Matthew Rhys
Fig: Matthew Rhys in the TV series The Americans
The Americans (2013 - 2018) a television series heighten Matthew’s popularity in his acting career, where he played a role as Philips Jennings; as this series made him won a Primetime Emmy Award 2018 as well as was in a nomination of Golden Globe Award. Along with this award, Matthew was also tagged in BAFTA Cymru or Welsh BAFTA as the Best Actor in the movie Bydd yn Wrol (Be Brave). Here this movie got more focus as Matthew acted it again in his native language on returning to Cardiff.
Despite the awards and career of Matthew highlights on television series and movies, Matthew Rhys actually stepped acting field from a stage performance of Cardiff East, in 1997. Then went to New Zealand where he worked in TV drama The Greenstone in 1998 as the first series and then entered movie world acting in Titus in 1999. The Graduate a stage production was a breakthrough in his stage work. Movies & TV series were on flow along with many nominations. Along with BBC drama on Charles Dicken’s novel, Matthew has played varied roles from legend war story to horror & many more. Moreover, along with the act, Matthew’s work also reads on giving a voice of Spiderman in a Welsh cartoon show in 2006.
How much is the net worth of Matthew Rhys?
Fig: Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys during a show
Actor Matthew Rhys’ net worth estimates around $2 million dollars till date. But adding to his wife Keri’s the net worth reaches around $10 million. Besides the estimation, all sources of earning are not open in media, except the main source of the acting profession. Matthew’s career is still going on great, reflecting more wealth fortune ahead. Wealthy Matthew is not only aimed at earning, as he is seen active on charitable activities too.
In the Personal life of Matthew Rhys
Fig: Keri Russell with her husband Matthew Rhys
Cheerful actor Matthew Rhys is usually seen joyous on sets. Currently, Matthew is living happy family life with wife Keri Russell an actor, along with son Sam Evans born on 2016. Although Matthew & Keri met first at a kickball party in 2000, the couple fell in love since 2013 while working together as a co-star on the set of TV series The Americans & got married the following year. The reel couple in the Americans turned real-life partner.
Latest news of Matthew Rhys
Latest news on Matthew reads on his new animated movie Heart of Darkness, as well as about his role in an HBO drama, along with the news of awards made with series The Americans. The news on Matthew comes attached with wife Keri name too when it’s on Awards connected to the series The Americans. Either it is SAG or Golden Globe Award or Emmy awards show, the couple is seen together mostly.
Facts about Matthew Rhys
- Patagonia: Crossing the Plain is Matthew’s photographic travel memoir released in 2011.
- Matthew Rhys is the first recipient to get the Lady Rothermere Award.
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