Everything You Need to Know About Tadhg Murphy

Tadhg Murphy is an Irish actor and former sportsperson renowned for his roles in Boy Eats Girl (2005), Wrath of Man (2021) and Alexander (2004). Before becoming an actor, he was a dual player and used to play Right corner-back in both Football and Hurling. 

Who is Tadhg Murphy?

Tadhg was born on May 30, 1979, in Dublin, Ireland. When he was 13, he got in an accident that caused him to lose his right eye. Thus, he has an artificial eye now. Murphy completed his bachelor’s degree from Trinity College, Dublin where he studied drama. 

Before making his career as an actor, he used to be a dual player.  He used to play Hurling and Gaelic football with his local clubs Sarsfields and Glanmire. He used to play the same position, Right Corner-back in both sports. 


Tadhg Murphy in Game of Thrones
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Murphy has been part of numerous movies and TV shows. He played the role of Arne in Vikings. Similarly, he has played the role of Ned Low on Black Sail and Ph Pearse on 1916 Seachtar na Cásca. 

His most notable work includes Boy Eats Girl (2005), Wrath of Man (2021) and Alexander (2004). 

Murphy was Engaged Once

Tadhg Murphy calling
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At present, the actor is not in a relationship. However, he was previously a committed man. He was engaged to his high school sweetheart and an actress, Ruth Negga. 

Ruth Negga is an Irish-Ethiopian actress who was nominated for Best Actress for her role in Loving. The couple first met when they studied at Trinity College. Then, after graduation, they got engaged. However, due to certain reasons, they split up. Although even after breaking up, the duo’s relationship is great and are quite good friends. 

Irish-Ethiopian actress nominated for Best Actress for her role in Loving, 

Tadhg Murphy Net Worth

As of 2020, Murphy has an estimated net worth of $1.3 million. The actor has been active in the showbiz industry for nearly two decades. He has also been part of hit series like Vikings. 

Body Measurements

As a former athlete, Murphy still has maintained an athletic body figure. He stands at a height of 5ft 8 inches and weighs around 75kg. 

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