Ed Skrein, who was Edward George Skrein at birth, is a well-known English rapper and actor known for his portrayal of the fictional character Daario Naharis in season 3 of the acclaimed television series Game of Thrones.
Skrein actually started as a singer in 2004 when he released three hit tracks – EP under Dented Records (a popular record label). He dropped his first album, Eat Up, in 2007, after which he released another EP, which he performed with A State of Mind.
Ed Skrein Bio
The English rapper was born on 29 March 1983 in Camden, London, England. His father is a professional doctor, while his mother is a housewife. The two are said to have been divorced shortly after Edward’s birth.
Ed Skrein was born as his parents’ youngest child and grew up in London and other London boroughs such as Islington and Haringey. He attended a public art school called Central Saint Martins from which he received a BA Hons degree in Fine Arts Painting.
Further details of his family background, early life, siblings, and parents are difficult to find at present. However, we have determined that the A-lister is of Jewish-Austrian and English descent.
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The handsome superstar stormed the film industry after being assigned a role in the short film Michelle. Later he was given the opportunity to star in the film Ill Manors, which was also shot and written by popular recording artist Ben Drew (nicknamed Plan B). Skrein’s big breakthrough came in 2013 when he was cast as a member of the 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 was given another leading role in the film The Transporter: Refueled, which was released in 2014. He bagged the envy role after Jason Statham, who had the lead role, left. His other films 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. In his short time in the industry, he has also worked with a handful of well-known artists such as Asian Dub Foundation, Foreign Beggars, Dubbledge, Plan B, and Doc Brown.
Aside from being an actor and singer, he also works as a swimming coach at popular recreation centers such as Gym and Archway Pool and Caledonian Road Pool. The actor began making money from his coaching business at the age of 15.
Family – Wife, Son, Girlfriend
Edward Skrein is one of the few Hollywood stars who love to keep information about his private life away from the public. Since he is a well-known name in the music and film industry, he does not like to talk about himself, which makes it difficult to recognize who he is outside the spotlight. However, we have learned that he has a partner and a son whose name is Marley Skrein. The actor allegedly lives with his family in London.
After a desperate search, we were unable to find out the name, ethnicity, nationality, and profession of Ed’s partner. Also missing online are the names of her parents, her school achievements, and whatnot.
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From what we’ve seen so far, it’s difficult to tell if the Game of Thrones actor has tied the knot with his partner/girlfriend since he seems to be doing a good job and has his personal affairs well in hand.
Height & Body Measurements
Ed Skrein belongs to the class of English rappers who have a lot of height on their side. In addition to his talent, the chunk is blessed with a charming physique that attracts ladies to him time and again. On social media sites, he is also known for his shirtless pictures, which he uploads mainly on his Instagram page.
The English celebrity actor is 6 feet 1 inch tall, which is 185 centimeters, while his weight is said to be 87 kilograms or 192 pounds. According to information available online, the actor’s other body measurements are chest size – 42 inches; waist circumference – 30 inches; arms/biceps – 15½ inches; chest – 43 inches. The London-born star boasts light brown hair and a pair of bright blue eyes.