Ruth Negga
Ruth Negga (Pic Source: Ruth's Instagram)

An Ethiopian-born Irish actress, Ruth Negga is well known for her portrayal as the Tulip O' Hare in the AMC televisions series 'Preacher' alongside Dominic Cooper. She has been giving marvelous performances in many movies and television series since 2004. She also got recognition through the film 'Loving' as Mildred Loving at her initial stage and as Claire Kendry in the movie 'Passing'. 

39 years old, Ruth Negga has been balancing her career from performing in theaters to appearing on screens as an actress. She has come a long way in her career with a lot of success along with failures. Here is an insight into evergreen Ruth Negga's personal life as well as a professional career which has always been a matter of interest to her fans.

What Is The Age Of Ruth Negga?

In 1992, Ruth Negga was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She was raised in the country during her early childhood. She celebrates her on January 7 so her zodiac sign is Capricorn. She doesn't share any siblings as she is the only child of her parents. Moreover, she holds Irish nationality and is comprised of mixed ethnicity. She is also a Tigrayan through her father. Furthermore, she is 39 years old in terms of her age.

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Talking about her parents, she is the daughter of an Irish mother, a nurse, and an Ethiopian father, a doctor. Her parents fell for each other when they were working in a hospital in Ethiopia. Sadly, at the age of seven, Ruth had to lose her father in a car accident. Then she moved to Limerick, Ireland with her mother and later moved to London for her secondary school. 

What Are Her Educational Qualifications?

Negga studied in her home country during her early childhood and moved to Limerick, Ireland after her father's tragic death. After the completion of her primary school studies, she moved to London, England for her secondary school studies. Then she joined Trinity College Dublin at Samuel Beckett Centre. From that particular college, she graduated with a BA in Acting Studies to pursue her dream career. 

When did Ruth Negga Begin Her Career?

Ruth Negga first debuted through the Irish film 'Capital Letters' in the role of Taiwo in 2004. In the same year, she also played a lead role as Mary in the movie 'Isolation'. Her acting fascinated the director Neil Jordan that imposed him to change the script for her appearance in 'Breakfast on Pluto'. Moreover, she has appeared in many movies like Colour me Kubrick, World War Z, Loving, Warcraft, and Passing.

Ruth Negga

Initially, Ruth used to work in theater most. Her theater works include Duck in Traverse theater, Phèdre and Hamlet as Ophelia in National theater London, 'Playboy of the Western World' in Old Vic theater, and again 'Hamlet' as Hamlet in Gate theater. Recently, it was announced that she will perform in Shakespeare's Macbeth as lady Macbeth in Lyceum theater in 2022. She has also provided the voice for the videogame 'Dark Souls II'. 

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Likewise, she has also performed in many tv shows that include Criminal Justice, Personal Affairs, Love/Hate, Misfits, Shirley, Agents of S.H.E.L.D, Preacher, and many more. Among them, she got enormous recognition through the AMC televisions series 'Preacher' for her role as Tulip O' hare. Furthermore, she has gained multiple awards for her performance like 'Best Actress in Lead Role' in Shirley, ' Irish Film and Television Award' for Best Actress in Loving, and 'Best Supporting Actress' in Loving.

Is Ruth Negga Married?

Looking back in the past, Ruth Negga had dated two men, Tadhg Murphy, and Dominic Cooper. Tadhg Murphy, a former Irish sportsperson was her college sweetheart whom she met while studying drama at the university and began dating afterward. After dating for some years, this pair got engaged in 2006. However, they split up for some reasons which are unfolding until now but they are still good friends.

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In 2010, Ruth began to date an actor Dominic Cooper. This pair first met in 2009 in the stage adaption of the National Theatre's production of Phèdre. While dating they worked together on some other projects. That project includes the short film 'Hello Carter' in 2011, the film 'Warcraft' in 2016, and AMC's Preacher from 2016 to 2019. They also lived together in London's Primrose Hill.

However, this pair decided to separate after six years of relationship. After the separation, Dominic Cooper has been dating his partner, Gemma Chan since 2018. She is also an actress by profession. But there are no rumors regarding Ruth's love affairs. Ruth Negga is probably single at the moment. Thus, in the conclusion, she doesn't have a husband as of 2021. 

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Ruth Negga?

Ethiopian-Irish actress, Ruth Negga is a successful actress who has been amazingly performing in various movies and television series. Alongside performing on Screens, she also works in theaters. So, we can assume that she has been living her lavish life from her source of income through movies, tv shows, and theaters. Thus, Ruth's net worth is estimated to be around $4 million, according to

How tall is Ruth Negga?

Preacher's star, Ruth Negga stands at the tall height of about 5 feet 3 inches that is around 1.60 m and weighs about 52 kg that is around 115 Ibs. She has light brown eyes along with dark brown hair. Furthermore, Ruth's body type is an hourglass that requires dress size 4 (US).

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