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Born Name

Ruth Negga

Nick Name

Ruth

Ruth Negga at the 2017 Film Independent Filmmaker Grant and Spirit Award Nominees Brunch
Ruth Negga at the 2017 Film Independent Filmmaker Grant and Spirit Award Nominees Brunch

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Nationality

Irish, Ethiopian

Education

Ruth has done Bachelor of Arts degree in acting from the Samuel Beckett Centre at Trinity College in Dublin.

Occupation

Actress

Family

  • Father – Dr. Negga (Doctor at Black Lion Hospital in Addis Ababa)
  • Mother – Norra Negga (Nurse)
  • Siblings – None

Manager

Ruth Negga is represented by Markham, Froggatt & Irwin.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 3 in or 160 cm

Weight

52 kg or 115 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Ruth Negga has dated –

  1. Dominic Cooper (2009-2018) – Ruth Negga met actor Dominic Cooper while working in a stage adaptation of Phedre, in which they co-starred with Helen Mirren. They started dating within months of meeting each other and started living together in London in 2010. They separated in April 2018 after 9 years of dating.
Ruth Negga and Dominic Cooper at the Warcraft premiere in June 2016
Ruth Negga and Dominic Cooper at the Warcraft premiere in June 2016

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial

Ruth Negga is of Irish descent on mother’s side, while, has Ethiopian ancestry due to her father.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Short curly hair
  • Doe-eyes

Measurements

34-24-33 in or 86-61-84 cm

Dress Size

4 (US) or 36 (EU) or 8 (UK)

Ruth Negga at the 2017 Palm Springs International Film Festival
Ruth Negga at the 2017 Palm Springs International Film Festival

Shoe Size

8.5 (US) or 39 (EU) or 6 (UK)

Brand Endorsements

Ruth Negga has not endorsed any brand.

Religion

Judaism

Best Known For

  • Playing the role of Mildred Loving in the 2016 historical drama film, Loving.
  • Having starred in ABC series, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. from 2013 to 2015.

First Film

Ruth Negga made her film debut in 2004 with Capital Letters as Taiwo.

First TV Show

Negga first appeared in 2004 medical soap opera series Doctors in the role of Wanda Harrison in just 1 episode.

Personal Trainer

Ruth Negga had to undergo training for Israeli martial arts form, Krav Maga to prepare for her role in the Preacher.

She loved her Krav Maga training so much that it became her preferred mode of workout and tries to regularly visit Krav Maga studio to hone her self-defense skills and to remain in best shape.

Ruth Negga Favorite Things

  • Painter – Jean-Michel Basquiat

SourceVogue

Ruth Negga at 2017 Golden Globe Awards Post-Party
Ruth Negga at 2017 Golden Globe Awards Post-Party

Ruth Negga Facts

  1. In 2010, she became the first black actress to portray the famous historical character, Ophelia in the National Theater of London’s production.
  2. She moved with her mother from Ethiopia to Ireland at the age of 4 after the break out of political violence. However, her father got stuck in his native country.
  3. Her father died in a car accident when she was 7. She had to undertake therapy in her early 30s to psychologically come to the terms of her father’s death.
  4. She got an urge to pursue an acting career after she watched one particular scene in the 1986 fantasy movie. That particular scene had David Bowie walking down the stairs.
  5. Ruth Negga is not on social media.

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