Ruth Negga Wiki, Biography, Age, Height, Family, Education, Personal Life

Ruth Negga Wiki, Biography, Age, Height, Family, Education, Personal Life

Ruth Negga Wiki- Biography

Ruth is an Ethiopian-Irish actress well-known for her performances in TV plays. Alike Criminal Justice (2008), Misfits (2010), Love/Hate (2010-2011), and Preacher (2016-2019) and films like Breakfast on Pluto (2005), Noble (2014), and Loving (2016).

Honoring her appearance, she has chosen for many awards including the Rising Star Award (2017) by BAFTA Film Awards. Olivier Awards for Most Likely Newcomer in an Affiliate Theatre (2004), and an Oscar for Best Performance by a Star in a Best Role (2016). Negga was born on seven January 1982, in Addis Ababa, the biggest and capital city of Ethiopia.

Ruth auditioned for a character in Neil Jordan’s Breakfast on Pluto. Observing her performance, Jordan extremely impressed that he turned the part so she could perform it. Negga has been cast being the Irish Shooting Star for the Berlin Film Festival. Ruth shot for 12 Years a Worker but her character was ultimately deleted from the movie.

Ruth Negga Age & Height

She is 38 years old, And Her Height is 5 feet and three inches (1.6 meters).

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Negga’s dad was a Doctor in his home country, and her mom, Norra, an Irish, served to be a nurse. Both joined each other at Black Hospital in Addis Ababa.

When political confusion, during the Ethiopian Civil War, left out in the country.
Ruth and her mom went to Limerick, Ireland—at that time, she was 4 years old. Both waited for their father to meet them in Ireland. However, in 1988, they received the news of their father’s death in a car accident in Addis Ababa. Consequently, raised by her single mom.


Negga finished her secondary school study in Limerick, Ireland. Next certified from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, with a Bachelor in Art. in Acting education.

Ruth Negga’s Personal Life

Negga was in a relationship with Dominic Cooper. The couple 1st met in 2009 while both performed in the play Phèdre for the National Theatre in London. Next, in 2010, both began dating. Both finished their relationship, break up shown in August 2018.

Although of their departure, Ruth and Dominic kept a certain post-breakup friendship as both of them co-starred in the TV display, Preacher for a long time.

He was born as Dominic Edward Cooper on two June 1978, in Greenwich, London, England, the UK to a class instructor and enthusiastic theater-goer mom, Julie and auctioneer dad, Brian Cooper.

He visited Thomas Tallis School in Kidbrooke and next finished from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art in 2000.