5 feet and 7 inches Barry Keoghan is an Irish actor. Who is famous for his films Dunkirk, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, for which he won an Irish Film and Television Award for Best Supporting Actor; and Trespass Against Us. Further, the handsome hunk is famous for his role “heartless cat killer” Wayne in the RTÉ drama Love/Hate. To know more about him scroll below our pages.
Birthday, Age and wiki of Barry Keoghan
The handsome and Gifted Irish actor celebrates his birthday every year on 18 October. In 1992, he had opened his eyes to Summerhill, Dublin. Belonging to the Caucasian ethnicity while he holds an Irish Nationality. Sadly, Barry has lived a very tragic life. When he was at his tender age his mother was a heroin addict, who was not able to care for her children: Barry and his younger brother Eric.
Caption : 15 years today. On my mind every day. Always with us! Look’n dwn – PROUD of yah. Love you Ma! We made eh 😉(Credit: Instagram)
Thus he and his sibling brother had grown in foster homes. From the Young age of five to age twelve, the handsome hunk lived in thirteen foster homes. While there are no details on his father’s name and their profession. later when he was 12 years old, his mother died of a heroin overdose and he was then raised by his maternal grandmother and aunt.
There is also no information on his educational background including his academic qualification and school name.
Barry Keoghan’s wife, wedding and Girlfriend
The handsome hunk is currently dating a girlfriend Shona Guerin. Barry has been dating Shona since the beginning of 2017, credits a huge portion of his success to his lady love. Further, the duo is spotted in almost every red-carpet premieres and events.
Caption: HAPPY BIRTHDAY to a most special person to me ❤️😘 I love this adventure we are on!! You really are my everything, my lady. Love you to bits and let’s have a good one ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ @shona_guerin
During some interviews, Barry made his love for Shona pretty clear by saying that he would be lost without her. As stated on independent ie on 2019, September 22, he said,
I would be lost without her. With this game, rejection comes as well, and that can be very hard. It’s draining. I can be down on myself and she will just pick me back up and remind me what I am doing. She really has made me a man. She is the girl I want to be with for the rest of my life.
Further, on the occasion of Shona’s birthday in September, Barry took to social media to gush about his love for her.
Barry Keoghan’s Career
Talking about the career of Barry he had started his career journey from a very young age. He had also appeared in school plays, but was banned for “messing about”. In 2011, he made his debut in the film industry. Further, he had studied acting at The Factory, a local Dublin school and in the same year, at the age of 18, he appeared in Fair City.
After a year, he had worked as the “infamous cat killer” Wayne on Love/Hate. For this work, Keoghan got recognition in Ireland, and he went on to feature in ’71 in 2014 and Mammal and Trespass Against Us in 2016. In 2017, he was featured as George Mills in Dunkirk and starred as Martin Lang in The Killing of a Sacred Deer alongside Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman.
Caption: Barry speaks about his career in Dunkirk World Premier, 2017 July 14. (Credit: You Tube)
He also became the winner of the Irish Film and Television Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work in The Killing of a Sacred Deer. In the following year, he had also worked for Black ’47 as Hobson, an English soldier stationed in Ireland during the Great Famine. In the same year, he had appeared in American Animals. Where he had portrayed the role of Spencer Reinhart in the film, based on a real-life robbery of rare books from a university library.
He had also featured in the 2019 mini-series Chernobyl and he had starred in an episode of Living With Lucy in September 2019. In the same months, his Calm With Horses premiered at the Toronto International Film Festiva as well.
Net Worth and Salary of Barry Keoghan
As a Versatile actor, he had earned a huge name and fame in his lifetime career. It is believed that the net worth of Barry Keoghan has been estimated at around Millions of US dollars. While he makes an average salary of $50,000 per year. There is no doubt that his net worth and salary will sure increase in the upcoming years.