Dominic Monaghan Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Dominic Monaghan Quick Info
Height5 ft 7 in
Weight67 kg
Date of BirthDecember 8, 1976
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Eye ColorBlue

Dominic Monaghan is a British-German actor best known for playing the role of Meriadoc Brandybuck / Merry in the Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–2003) and Charlie Pace in Lost (2004–2010).

Born Name

Dominic Bernard Patrick Luke Monaghan

Nick Name

Dom

Dominic Monaghan in an Instagram selfie as seen in February 2019
Dominic Monaghan in an Instagram selfie as seen in February 2019 (Dominic Monaghan / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

West Berlin, West Germany

Residence 

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

German, British

Education

Dominic graduated from St Anne’s Roman Catholic High School and studied English literature, drama, and geography at Aquinas College.

After regularly participating in school plays, Dominic joined the Manchester Youth Theatre where he was scouted for his first acting job in a British crime-drama called Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1996–1997) when he was 20 years old.

Occupation

Actor, Producer (Owner of Monkey Spunk Production Company)

Family

  • Father – Austin Monaghan (Science Teacher)
  • Mother – Maureen (Nurse)
  • Siblings – Matthew Monaghan (Older Brother) (Co-lead vocalist of the indie band Radiosepia)
  • Others – LukeTwardowski-Reid (Half Brother)

Manager

He is represented by –

  • Agency for the Performing Arts (APA), United States
  • Dallas Smith, United Agents, United Kingdom
  • Don Buchwald & Associates (Law Firm)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

67 kg or 148 lbs

Dominic Monaghan as seen in November 2013
Dominic Monaghan as seen in November 2013 (David Chau / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Dominic Monaghan has dated –

  1. Evangeline Lilly (2004–2009) – Dominic had only one publicized romantic relation. He dated his Lost (2004–2010) co-star for 5 years. In reply to a fan comment on Twitter, he hinted the actress cheated on him that caused the end of their relationship.

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has English and Irish ancestry.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Dominic Monaghan in an Instagram post in March 2019
Dominic Monaghan in an Instagram post in March 2019 (Dominic Monaghan / Instagram)

Distinctive Features

  • Tattoos on the right forearm (drawn by Kat Von D), right shoulder, and upper back
  • Frequently spotted wearing bracelets, wrist bands, and rings

Shoe Size

7.5 (US) or 6.5 (UK) or 40.5 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

  • Monaghan appeared in several live-action teasers for the promotion of the science fiction video game called The Bureau: XCOM Declassified (2013).
  • He was the voice of Sightseeing Manchester’s bus tour, recorded in March 2016.

Religion

He was raised a Catholic Christian.

Dominic Monaghan Favorite Things

  • Video GamesUncharted series, FIFA, Skyrim, Medal of Honor and the original Halo, Kentucky Route Zero and mobile title Virus Inc.
  • Creature – Ants
  • Horror Movies – Let the Right One In (2008), Don’t Look Now (1973), The Exorcist (1973)
  • Bands – Radiohead, Coldplay, The Beatles, and The Smiths
  • Sports Team – Manchester United (Soccer)
  • Sports Players – Roy Keane, Ryan Giggs, David Beckham, Eric Cantona, Ruud van Nistelrooy
  • Cocktail – Tequila, club soda, and fresh lime on the rocks
  • Word To Use In A Conversation – Insane
  • TV Guilty Pleasure – Chopped, Survivor
  • Food – Sushi
  • Food Guilty Pleasure – Nutella
  • Movies (Comedy) – This Is Spinal Tap (1984), Monty Python’s Life of Brian (1979)
  • Curse Word – W*nker
  • Emoji – Purple Devil
  • Countries For Vacation – New Zealand, India, Thailand, Palau, and Spain
  • Cities (Other Than LA) – Berlin, Wellington, Bangkok, New York, Sydney
  • Cuisine – Malaysian
  • Romantic Destination – Paris
  • Place In The British Isles – Penrith, Cumbria, and Glasgow in Scotland
  • Hotels – George V in Paris, The W in San Diego, Casa de Carmona in Spain
  • Drive Route – From LA via Big Sur to San Francisco

Source – Mashable, Travel And Leisure, TheHollywoodNews.com, IMDb, BuzzFeed, Jaehakim.com, Independent

Dominic Monaghan in a selfie as seen in November 2019
Dominic Monaghan in a selfie as seen in November 2019 (Dominic Monaghan / Instagram)

Dominic Monaghan Facts

  1. Before getting his first break as an actor, he formerly worked sorting mail at a post office, followed by a job in British home stores, and lastly served as a Sauté chef at a place called Quincey’s in Didsbury, Manchester.
  2. In 2003, he purchased a forest in India to help protect the environment.
  3. Dom learned karate in childhood and speaks fluent German.
  4. Dom’s parents returned to live in Stockport, England when he was 11 years old.
  5. The actor mentioned in an interview that one of the primary reasons he moved to Los Angeles was that he fell in love with surfing and wanted to live near a beach.
  6. He has a habit of writing on his hands.
  7. Dom is also a gaming fanatic and claims to be good at karaoke.
  8. He frequently trains with producer, writer, and personal trainer Ryan Farhoudi at Eastern Gym Co of Hollywood.
  9. Monaghan was cast as a model opposite actress Megan Fox in the music video of Eminem’s hit single Love the Way you Lie ft Rihanna (2010).
  10. The actor holds a deep love for wildlife and nature. He had insects and reptiles as pets since the age of 10 and continues to look after an assortment of lizards, spiders, and snakes at his home.
  11. While filming Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan in 2012, Dom’s guide, Dr. Peter Jäger, discovered a new species of a spider in Laos and chose to name it Ctenus monaghani to recognize the actor’s enthusiasm for nature.

Featured Image by Dominic Monaghan / Instagram

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