The British actor, Russell Tovey is famous for his role as George Sands in the BBC television series Being Human. He also won Cult Hero SFX Award for his outstanding role in the series. Russell is also renowned for his notable role in Him & Her and The History Boys. He stars as a Harry Doyle in the ABC network's drama-thriller series Quantico.
What Is The Net Worth Of Russell Tovey?
Russell Tovey has a net worth of $4 Million which he derives from his career as an actor. He obtained his wealth from his acting debut in the movie 'The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!' that has the box office collection of $123 million. The film had a budget of $55 million. Russell also made good earnings from his performance in the BBC television series Being Human.
Russell started his acting stints at the age of 11 and has appeared in numerous movies and TV series. He gathered a considerable amount of money from films like Effie Gray, Moomins on the Riviera, The Hippopotamus, and few more. He also increased his fortunes from his long-running TV series like Little Dorrit (10 episodes), Him & Her (from 2010 to 2013), The Job Lot (2013 to 2015 ), Looking (2014-2015), and Quantico (2016-present).
As of now, Russell is working on his upcoming movie The Good Liar.
Is Openly Gay Russell Engaged To His Boyfriend?
The Hollywood actor, Russell is openly gay. He came out as gay at the age of 18. After Russell came out of the closet, his father opposed his lifestyle. However, Russell didn't regret his decision.
Russell even has performed a gay role in Quantico where he portrayed the role of Harry Doyle. Well, the portrayal of a gay character in the series helped him to uplift his career. In an interview with The Guardian in December 2016, he said,
“It wasn’t a conscious decision and it was only the other day that I realized it had been important somehow. For so long, as a young actor, I had this anxiety about making sure I could get straight roles, and now I know that’s not necessary. The gay roles are the best for me. Being gay has made my career.”
As Russell is gay, he has been dating a boyfriend behind the camera. He is in a relationship with his Rugby player boyfriend named Steve Brockman. Russell was in a secret relationship with him but later opened up about his love-affair. The exact date when the couple started dating is a mystery.
The couple is often seen together enjoying their time together. Previously in November 2017, Russell and Steve attended the Elton John AIDS Foundation’s 25th-Anniversary Gala.
Russell and his boyfriend at Elton John AIDS Foundation’s 25th-Anniversary Gala (Photo: Instagram)
Russell has now surprised his fans about his engagement with his boyfriend, Steve. Russell got engaged to his beau in February 2018. The two are enjoying the cherishing time together and are yet to get married.
Russell Tovey was born as Russell George Tovey on 14 November 1981 in Billericay, Essex, England. Holding a British nationality, Russell is a now residence of London, England, United. He stands at the height of 1.77 m (5' 9¾"). He attended Harold Court School in Harold Wood and later joined Shenfield High School. Russell took acting workshops at the Royal National Theatre in London. During Russell's childhood, he wanted to become a history teacher.