Kristian Nairn is an Irish DJ and actor who gained worldwide recognition after he appeared in HBO’s TV series Game of Thrones. If you want to know more about this talented man as well as what is his net worth this year, then take a further read into our article.
Kristian Nairn was born on November 25, 1975, and his zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He was born in Lisburn, which is located in Northern Ireland, but he is currently living in Belfast. Nairn does travel a lot, so he isn’t home as much, but his official residence place is Belfast. There isn’t much information about his family, what are their names, but we do know that his mother is still alive as he used the money he earned on Game of Thrones to buy her a house recently. Regarding his education, it is still unknown, as Kristian Nairn hasn’t revealed anything about his education or family. We can only assume that he has finished a local high school, but that is also unknown.
Kristian Nairn is a successful musician. He is a high-class DJ, and he performs progressive house music. He is well known in his country, and he used to perform in the Kremlin and a nightclub in Belfast.
In 2011 Game of Thrones started, and Kristian Nairn portrayed Hodor, a soft giant who can only say one word – “Hodor.” Game of Thrones is actually a television adaptation of the novel called A Song Of Ice And Fire, and it is written by George R.R. Martin.
Fans all over the world fell in love with this character, as he was gentle and kind, and he was carrying Brandon Stark around after the boy was pushed out of a tower and lost the ability to walk. For the most part of the first half of the series, Hodor, Brandon Stark, and the crew were seen walking in one direction, until it was revealed that Bran is actually a Three-Eyed Raven.
One of the main twists of the series was when it was revealed why Hodor was only saying Hodor, and why is he the way he is. He was intended to protect Bran with his life when danger approached them, and during his young life, Bran visited him through his visions. Bran kept saying to him to hold the door, and he Hodor repeated that so many times it slowly transferred from Hold The Door to – Hodor.
The scene was unbelievably tragic and sad, and everybody who fell in love with the series was crying their eyes out when Hodor saved Bran and others. Hodor appeared in just 23 episodes, but that was more than enough to leave a great impact on the show and its audience. Kristian Nairn gave a great performance and life to the character, and that made his acting career grow. Kristian Nairn even got a nomination for an MTV Movie & TV Award due to his excellent performance.
Kristian Nairn incorporated his DJ and Game of Thrones abilities, and he began a tour around Australia and the United States of America, but he performed in the whole world too. The tour was called Rave of Thrones, and it was a very successful tour in 2013 and in 2014 as well.
Kristian Nairn’s portrayal of the Game of Thrones’ character named Hodor brought him more acting roles. In 2014 he appeared in Out Gay Wedding and Treasure Trapped. In 2015 he appeared in Mythica: The Godslayer, and the following year, in 2016 he got a role in Ripper Street. He was portraying Barnaby Silver in two episodes of the show.
Kristian Nairn is 6 feet and 10 inches tall, which is equal to 208 cm. He is weighing 168 kg, and he has a blue eye color. During one interview with a Game of Thrones fan website, Nairn discussed his sexuality, “When you talk about the gay community, you are talking about MY community… I AM aware of it, yeah, and I think it’s really lovely. Again, it’s a privilege and I really mean that.” He further explained, “My sexuality is a very small part of who I am on the whole, but nonetheless, in this day and age, it’s important to stand up and be counted.”
On his Facebook page, the Irish actor and DJ revealed that he is engaged to Trevor Brannen.
Kristian Nairn Net Worth 2020
For his appearance on the Game of Thrones, Kristian Nairn received a total sum of $10,000 per episode, and given his music career, as well as acting one, his estimated net worth in this 2020 year is around $500,000.