Barry Keoghan, who is best known for playing roles in films like “Dunkirk” and”The Killing of a Sacred Deer,” is an Irish actor who has been active in the industry since 2011. He made it to the 27th position in the list of “Ireland’s greatest film actors” curated by The Irish Times in 2020. He is to appear as Druig in the upcoming MCU film titled “The Eternals.”
|Full Name||Barry Keoghan|
|Date of Birth||17 October 1992|
|Birth Place||Summerhill, Dublin, Ireland|
|Siblings||Eric Keoghan (Brother)|
|Height||5ft 7inches (1.7 meters)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Relationship Status||In a Relationship|
|Partner(s)||Shona Guerin (present)|
|Net Worth||US $12 million|
Early Life and Bio
Keoghan was born on October 18, 1992, in Summerhill, which is in Dublin. At the age of 12, his mother passed away due to a heroin overdose. As a result, his childhood was precarious, and he was in foster care for about seven years with his brother.
His older brother is named Eric Keoghan. He lived in 13 foster homes. Later on, his grandmother took him in, and he lived with her and his aunt. Barry went to O’Connell Secondary School.
Barry Keoghan stands 1.7 meters tall and weighs approximately 72 kg. as of September 2020, and he is 29 years old.
Movies and TV shows
Barry Keoghan started his career as an actor in 2011. In 2011, he acted in a short film titled “Stand Up,” where he played “Stand up Bully.” The same year, he played Aido in “Between the Canals.” After that, he acted as Dave Donoghue in 3 episodes of “Fair City.” He portrayed the role of Wayne for six episodes of “Love/Hate” in 2013. In 2016, he played the character named Cormac McDevitt in 4 episodes of “Rebellion” alongside Kit Frederiksen. In the critically acclaimed miniseries called “Chernobyl” alongside Michael McElhatton, he acted as Pavel in 2 episodes. In 2019, he made an appearance in “Living With Lucy.”
In 2012, he acted in the psychological thriller film called “Stalker,” where he worked as Tommy. The same year, he acted like a younger version of Dublin Lad in “King of the Travellers.” The following year, he appeared as a pizza guy in “Life’s a Breeze.” The same year, he played Sean Meehan in “Stay” and acted as Ben in a short film titled “Wasted.” In 2014, he appeared in the role of Sean Bannon in “’71”. The same year, he acted as Crusty in “Standby” and Aaron in the short film called “North.”
He acted in the role of Sean in the short film titled “The Break” in 2015. The same year, he played the role of Ken in “Traders.” He was seen as Joe in the drama film titled “Mammal” in 2016. In 2016, he acted as Windows in “Trespass Against Us” and Shane in the short film titled “Candy Floss.” The following year, he worked as Pavel in “Light after that,” as Martin Lang in “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” and as George Mills in “Dunkirk” alongside Brian Vernel and Cillian Murphy. In 2018, he appeared in two films: “American Animals” and “Black ’47”.
In 2019, he acted as Dympha in “Calm With Horses.” He is to appear as Scavenger in “The Green Knight” in 2020. The film is under post-production. In 201, he appears in the role of Druig in “The Eternals” alongside Salma Hayek and Richard Madden. Similarly, as Stanley Merkel in “The Batman” alongside Chris Pratt and Dan Castellaneta.
Awards and Achievements
In 2017, Barry Keoghan won the “Breakthrough Artist of the Year” Award at the Dublin Film Critics’ Circle for his “The Killing of a Sacred Deer.” In 2018, for “The Killing of a Sacred Deer,” he won the Best Supporting Actor in “Chlotrudis Awards” and “Irish Film and Televisions Awards.”
Barry Keoghan is dating Shona Guerin. In 2018, after several years of being in a relationship, they started living together. Barry is also interested in boxing and is an amateur boxer. Shona is a makeup artist and works in Sean Taaffe Hair & Beauty. Unfortunately, their relationship didn’t last. It is rumored that Barry is in a relationship with a blonde beauty Alyson.
How much is Barry Keoghan’s Net worth?
As of 2021, Barry Keoghan has an estimated net worth of US$ 12 million. Additionally, it is stated that he makes US$ 124k yearly from being the ambassador of Dior.
Social Media Presence
Barry Keoghan is active on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram. He has 145k followers on Instagram and 36.8k followers on Twitter as of 2021.
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