Ed Skrein, named Edward George Skrein at birth, is a prominent English rapper and actor famed for portraying the fictional character Daario Naharis in Season 3 of the universally acclaimed television series, Game of Thrones.
Skrein actually started out as a singer in the year 2004 when he released three hit tracks – EP under Dented Records (a popular record label). He dropped his first album titled Eat Up in 2007, after which he released another EP, which he performed along with A State of Mind.
Ed Skrein Bio
The English rapper was born on March 29, 1983, Camden, London, England. His father is a professional doctor while his mother is a homemaker. The two, according to reports, divorced shortly after Edward was born.
Born as the youngest child of his parents, Ed Skrein was raised in London, and in other London boroughs such as Islington and Haringey. He attended a public tertiary art school called Central Saint Martins, from where he was awarded a BA Hons degree in fine art painting.
As for more details about his family background, early life, siblings and parents, they are hard to come by at the moment. However, we gathered that the A-lister has Jewish Austrian and English ancestry.
The hunky superstar stormed the movie industry after he was assigned a role in the short film Michelle. He later got an opportunity to act as a lead character in the film Ill Manors, which was also directed and written by popular recording artist Ben Drew (nickname Plan B). Skrein had his big break in the year 2013 when he was cast as a member of the universally acclaimed television series Game of Thrones. He portrayed the fictional character Daario Naharis in the third season of the series and was replaced by actor Michiel Huisman in the fourth season.
The actor clinched another lead role in the movie The Transporter: Refueled, which was released in 2014. He bagged the envious role after Jason Statham, who was the lead left. His other film credits include Gateway 6 (2015), In Darkness (2015), and Deadpool (2016).
He also played the lead villain, Ajax, in Deadpool and starred alongside Stacy Martin and Natalie Dormer in In Darkness. His little time in the industry has also seen work with a handful of notable artists such as Asian Dub Foundation, Foreign Beggars, Dubbledge, Plan B, and Doc Brown.
Beyond being an actor and a singer, he also banks as a swimming coach at popular leisure centers like Gym and Archway Pool and Caledonian Road Pool. The actor began making money from his coaching business right from the age of 15.
Family – Wife, Son, Girlfriend
Edward Skrein is one of Hollywood’s few stars who love keeping information about their personal lives away from the public. Inasmuch as he is a household name in the music and movie industries, he doesn’t really like talking about himself so much and this makes it difficult to tell who he is outside the spotlight. However, we gathered that he has a partner and a son whose name is Marley Skrein. The actor reportedly lives in London with his family.
After a frantic search, we couldn’t lay our hands on the name, ethnicity, nationality, and profession of Ed’s partner. Likewise, the names of her parents, her educational achievements, and whatnot are also missing online.
From what we’ve seen so far, it is difficult to tell if the Game of Thrones actor has tied the knot with his partner/girlfriend as he seems to be doing a good job keeping a tight lid on his personal affairs.
Height & Body Measurements
Ed Skrein belongs to the class of English rappers who have a great height on their side. In addition to his talent, the hunk is blessed with a charming physical physique that keeps attracting ladies to him. He is also famed on social media sites for his shirtless pictures which he uploads mainly on his Instagram page.
The English celebrity actor is 6 feet 1 inch tall, which translates to 185 centimetres while his weight is said to be 87 kilograms or 192lb. According to information available online, the actor’s other body measurements are Breast size – 42 inches; Waist size – 30 inches; Arms/Biceps – 15½ inches; Chest – 43 inches. The London-born star flaunts light brown hair and a pair of dazzling blue eyes.