Richard Rankin Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

Richard Rankin Biography

Richard Rankin was born on 4 January 1983, in Glasgow, Scotland. He is a Scottish actor. His birth name is Richard Harris and he actually used the named Rankin from his mother’s maiden name to avoid confusion with the other actor Richard Harris. Similarly, he is best known for his role as Roger Wakefield in the historical drama series Outlander and many other TV and theatrical productions.

Age, Height, Weight & Measurements

As per his birth date, he is 38 years old as of 2021. He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 74 KG. Additionally, he has a well-maintained physique with 38 inches of the bust, 32 inches of waist, and 12 inches of biceps. Rankin has dark brown hair and attractive blue eyes.

Relationship Status

Though the actor is frequently linked with actress Cara Theobold as well as with actress Sophie Skelton, there are no facts besides it. Since he is quite private about his affairs and life, his past affairs and present relationship are unknown.


Full information regarding his parents is not available but as per some sources, his father was a police officer whereas his mother worked in the hotel industry. Besides, he has four brothers, and one of his brothers Colin is also an actor.

Education, School/College University

Addressing his educational profile, he completed his high school education at Stonelaw High School. He then attended Glasgow Caledonian University to complete his dream to study Information technology but shifted his career to acting dramatically after a producer asserted him to have an actor look. Rankin eventually auditioned at Langside College and later graduated in acting.


Richard Rankin first started his career as an actor appearing in the computer games TV show VideoGaiden in 2006. He also made his theatrical debut in the play Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off in 2008 while attending Langside College. Similarly, he gained good recognition for his performance in the Scottish sketch show Burnistoun from 2009 to 2012. Since then he has appeared in numerous TV productions and some of the notables include, The Crimson Field, The Syndicate, Thirteen, The Last Kingdom and Trust Me.

Richard Rankin Biography
Richard Rankin Biography

Rankin achieved further success starring in the role of Roger Wakefield in the historical drama series Outlander, which he is portraying since 2016. In addition, his other theatrical performances include in the plays The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Black Watch, Most Favoured, among others.

Richard Rankin’s Social Media

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Richard Rankin’s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Richard Rankin.

Net Worth

What is the earning of Richard Rankin? How much is his net worth and How rich is he in 2021? He has accumulated a good amount of net worth of $ 1.5 million, which he has earned from his acting career.


  • Birth Name: Richard Harris
  • Profession: Actor
  • Age: 38
  • Date of Birth: 4 January 1983
  • Birth Place: Glasgow, Scotland
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Nationality: Scottish
  • Height: 5 feet 11 inches
  • Weight: 74 KG
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • School: Stonelaw High School
  • College/University: Glasgow Caledonian University and Langside College
  • Father: N/A
  • Mother: N/A
  • Sibling: Colin Harris (Brother) and 2 other brothers
  • Net Worth 2021: $ 1.5 million
  • Source of Income: Acting