Ruth Wilson made her name in the field of acting not only with her on-screen appearance but also her performance in the theatre. The English actress is the recipient of Golden Globe Awards in 2014 and movie critics applauded her role in The Affair. Well, Ruth knows how to stay in headlines whether it's from her power-packed performance or her romantic ties with some of her co-stars.
How Much Is Ruth's Net Worth?
Ruth Wilson has accumulated a net worth of $3 million. The Affair actress summoned her wealth through her career in the entertainment industry. The recipient of Golden Globe Awards in 2014 earns a splendid amount of income for her role in TV series.
Ruth made her on-screen debut in 2006 appearing as Jane Eyre in the TV adaptation of the novel, Jane Eyre. She has also performed in theatre starring in the title role of Anna Christie in 2011. Ruth firstly appeared in a short movie Get Off My Land in 2007. Her notable works in movies include Suite Française (2015) and Dark River (2017).
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Ruth rose to the fame from the 2014 drama series The Affair. In the TV series, she was portraying the role of Alison Bailey alongside her castmembers including Joshua Jackson, Sanaa Lathan, Omar Metwally and few more. However, the actress has an unexpected exit in the series. As per the plot of the series, Alison, portrayed by Ruth was killed in the episode “Secondary Drowning."
While in an interview with “CBS This Morning” in August 2018, she was asked about the end of her role in The Affair. She then replied saying that she did want to leave the series, but Ruth was not allowed to talk about why she was leaving the TV series. The Affair’ former star Ruth Wilson indeed had an awkward exit.
Not only that, in an interview with the Little Stranger on Thursday night on 17 August 2018, she told that she had nothing to say about how her character end in the show. However, the director of The Affair told that she wanted to leave the show, so they decided the scene without writing a script.
Dating With Co-stars
Ruth has been linked with several names throughout her career. In 2012, Ruth reportedly dated Jude Shaw. Jude shared the screen with Ruth in London production of drama, Anna Christie in 2011. The rumors received a boost when they were spotted relaxing the Venice beach in March 2012. Previously the duo was seen kissing at London's Groucho Club earlier in the same month.
Jude, who is ex-husband of an English actress Sadie Frost, accompanied Ruth at The Box third anniversary in Soho, London in 2014. However, Ruth reportedly broke her ties with her boyfriend, Jude in late 2014.
Ruth and her ex-boyfriend Jude spotted together in Venice beach in March 2012. (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)
After her break-up, she had a fling with Jake Gyllenhaal, who is her co-star in the Broadway play Constellations. The pair was spotted arm-in-arm together numerous times in Manhattan as they prepare for the show. Further, the couple reportedly shared a passionate kiss after taking part in Barry's Bootcamp in New York in May 2015. But after several weeks, Ruth denied the dating news with Jake in an interview.
Moreover, Ruth again appeared cozying up with The Affair co-star Joshua Jackson in August 2016. They spend eight hours drinking together at The Bowery Hotel's Gemma Restaurant in New York City. Nevertheless, she insisted to him that Joshua is just a close companion.
It shows that her on-screen chemistry is also perpetuated outside the screen. In spite of her many dating relationships, she is unmarried and is focused on her career.
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The talented actress was born on 19 January 1982 in Ashford, Surrey as the daughter of a probation officer, Mary, and an investment banker Nigel Wilson. She is accompanied by three brothers in the family, Toby, Sam and Matthew.
Ruth attended Notre Dame School, and later went to Esher College for high school education. She got graduated with a degree in history from the University of Nottingham in 2003. She then graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) in 2005.