Who Is Ruth Kearney?
Ruth Delia Kearney was born on 10 November 1984, in London, England, and is an actress probably best known for her role in the TV series “Primeval” in which she played Jess Parker. She also had roles in the series “The Following” and the Netflix series entitled “Flaked”.
The Net Worth of Ruth Kearney
How rich is Ruth Kearney? As of early-2018, sources estimate a net worth that is over $2 million, mostly earned through a successful career as an actress. She’s also appeared in various television movies and web series, and as she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
A Career on Television
While she was still young, Ruth’s family relocated back to Dublin, where she subsequently attended Trinity College, studying Classics and Drama and graduating with honors. She then attended the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School to continue her training, and would complete her studies in 2009. She began her acting career performing in theatre in various productions including “Man of Mode”, “On the Razzle” and “Three Sisters”, with other actors such as Theo James and Antonia Thomas.
— Ruth Kearney Brasil (@kearneybrasil) August 18, 2017
Eventually, she landed her breakthrough leading role in the science fiction series “Primeval” which she joined in 2011, for the fourth and fifth season. The British television program follows a team of scientists sent to investigate temporal anomalies which bring in creatures from both futuristic and prehistoric times. After her leading role in the show, she would then become a part of “Holby City”, and the television movie “Fast Freddie, The Widow and Me”. In 2014, she had a starring guest role in “Tyrant” playing the role of Katharina; the series focuses on the son of an infamous Middle-Eastern tyrant.
01.02.18 | 📸: Ruth Kearney at Xpose Benefit Awards – Dublin, Ireland pic.twitter.com/mfe91bSXSv
— Ruth Kearney Brasil (@kearneybrasil) February 1, 2018
In 2015, Kearney then had a recurring role of Daisy Locke in the final season of the series “The Following”, which follows a former FBI agent trying to recapture a serial killer. She would then have another leading role, in the Netflix original series released in 2016 entitled “Flaked”, starring alongside Will Arnett playing a character who gets caught in a love triangle in Venice. This marked her first major television comedy series. She then reprised her role in the second season in 2017. The series was developed by Will Arnett alongside “Arrested Development” creator and executive producer Mitch Hurwitz, and focuses on a self-help guru named Chip who is struggling despite lying about the status of his life through his work. She also made a guest appearance in the first season of “Get Shorty” in the role of Becca Morgan, based on the 1999 Elmore Leonard novel of the same title.
PHOTOSHOT | 📸: Ruth Kearney to 1883 Magazine pic.twitter.com/jcyuSAcZTr
— Ruth Kearney Brasil (@kearneybrasil) October 7, 2017
She has attracted a lot of media attention due to her looks, and due to the fact that she is one of the few Irish actors to make it onto the international acting scene.
Dating and Relationships
It is known that Ruth is in a relationship with actor Theo James, who is best known for being a part of “The Divergent” film series as well as the recent “Underworld” films. They’ve been together since 2009, having met while they were both students at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. There were rumors that their relationship was in a bit of trouble due to Theo’s on-screen chemistry with Shailene Woodley during their run with “The Divergent” film series, but they have since been shut down, although many are asking if there are any plans for Theo to wed Ruth any time soon. There are even rumors that the two are engaged, though there has been no confirmation.
Ruth Kearney on Social Media – Instagram
Ruth is known to be very active on social media through her Instagram page. She posts several pictures of her daily endeavors as well as some of the advocacies she supports. There are also picture of her travels and appearances at red carpet events. She often appears in various parts of California, though also spends time returning to her home in Ireland. There are also numerous fan pages of her on both Twitter and Instagram, which mainly posts some of her recent projects and pictures. There are no pictures of her with Theo who is well-known as not having any social media accounts. He has expressed in front of the media that he has no interest in making any online profiles.
There are also Ruth Kearney named social media pages in Facebook, however, they are not from her as they showcase different people and pictures. Interestingly, a website was also created to support Ruth, which links some of her pictures, articles, interviews, news, and even a short biography.