Kristian Nairn Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Kristian Nairn Quick Info
Height6 ft 10½ in
Weight130 kg
Date of BirthNovember 25, 1975
Zodiac SignSagittarius
BoyfriendUnknown

Kristian Nairn is a Northern Irish actor and DJ who is best known for starring as Hodor in the HBO action-adventure fantasy drama series, Game of Thrones. He is also a well-known DJ and has worked with the likes of pop-rock band Scissor Sisters. Nairn has a massive social media fan base with more than 300k followers on Instagram and over 380k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Kristian Nairn

Nick Name

Kristian

Kristian Nairn as seen in San Diego Comic-Con International for 'Game of Thrones' in July 2016
Kristian Nairn as seen in San Diego Comic-Con International for ‘Game of Thrones’ in July 2016 (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Lisburn, Northern Ireland

Residence

Northern Ireland

Nationality

Northern Irish nationality

Education

The information about Kristian Nairn’s educational qualifications is unknown.

Occupation

Actor, DJ, Guitarist

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Manager

Kristian Nairn is represented by Hatch Talent Ltd., Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.

Genre

Dance

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar

Labels

He has released his music via Radikal Records.

Build

Large

Height

6 ft 10½ in or 209.5 cm

Weight

130 kg or 286.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Kristian Nairn keeps his love life away from the spotlight. Therefore, it is difficult to speculate anything about his relationship status.

Kristian Nairn (Right) with Isaac Hempstead Wright at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con International for 'Game of Thrones'
Kristian Nairn (Right) with Isaac Hempstead Wright at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con International for ‘Game of Thrones’ (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Salt & Pepper

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Distinctive Features

  • Several tattoos
  • Imposing physique

Brand Endorsements

Kristian Nairn has appeared in a couple of commercials for brands like KFC and eToro.

Kristian Nairn as seen in April 2014
Kristian Nairn as seen in April 2014 (GabboT / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Best Known For

  • Having been cast as Hodor in the HBO fantasy fiction adventure drama series, Game of Thrones
  • Appearing in other TV shows like Ripper Street (2012-2013) as Barnaby Silver, Chronicles of Comic Con (2013) as himself, The Wil Wheaton Project (2014) as himself /Hodor, and The Rookie (2018)
  • Playing several roles in films like Our Gay Wedding (2014) as himself, The Four Warriors (2015) as Baliphar, Mythica: The Godslayer (2016) as Tek, The Appearance (2018) as Johnny, and Robin Hood: The Rebellion (2018) as Thomas

As a Singer

He released his single, Bigger, in August 2017 via Radikal Records.

First Film

Kristian Nairn made his feature film debut as Baliphar in the fantasy adventure film, Four Warriors, in 2015.

First TV Show

He made his first TV show appearance as Hodor in the fantasy action adventure series, Game of Thrones, in 2011.

As a voice actor, he made his TV show debut in the comedy talk-show, YoGPoD, in 2011.

Kristian Nairn Favorite Things

  • Fan Encounter – When he visited Perth, Australia and had a group of fans waiting for him
  • Character From Game of Thrones – Cersei
  • Death In Game of Thrones – Ramsay Bolton’s death
  • Episode From Game of Thrones – ‘The Door’
Source – winteriscoming.net, Culturated.com
Kristian Nairn smiling during the San Diego Comic-Con International in July 2017
Kristian Nairn smiling during the San Diego Comic-Con International in July 2017 (Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Kristian Nairn Facts

  1. He used to work as a DJ for a Belfast based gay club named Kremlin.
  2. His character, Hodor, in Game of Thrones became one of the fan favorites.
  3. Neurological experts have stated that Hodor suffered from a disease called Expressive Aphasia a.k.a. Broca’s Aphasia. The patient suffers from a loss to design language and is only able to speak very few words while understanding almost everything that is said to them.
  4. He found out about the death of his character in GoT through one of his friends on the sets.
  5. Nairn has revealed that he is a huge Comic-Con fan and loves reading comic books.
  6. His preferred genres for movies and television shows are sci-fi, fantasy, and horror.
  7. During BlizzCon 2016 anniversary party, Nairn served as the DJ. He also enjoyed DJing for BlizzCon 2018 closing festivities.
  8. Had he not been an actor, he would have been a sign language expert.
  9. Visit his official website @ kristiannairn.com.
  10. Follow Kristian Nairn on Instagram, Facebook, SoundCloud, and Twitter.

Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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