Robert Carlyle Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

Robert Carlyle Biography

Robert Carlyle was born on 14 April 1961, in Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland. He is a Scottish actor. Similarly, he is best known for his role as Rumplestiltskin or Weaver in the fantasy drama series Once Upon a Time and for his performances in numerous film productions.

Age, Height, Weight & Measurements

As per his birth date, he is 59 years old as of 2021. He stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 66 KG. Additionally, he has a well-maintained physique despite his age and has dark brown eyes and salt and pepper hair.

Relationship Status

The actor is in a marital relationship with make-up artist Anastasia Shirley. The couple had tied the knot back in 1997 and also have three children together, a daughter born in 2002, and two sons born in 2004 and 2006.


Regarding his family, his father’s name is Joseph Carlyle whereas his mother’s name is Elizabeth Carlyle.

Education, School/College University

Addressing his education details, he dropped out of his school at the age of 16 and began working as a painter and decorator for his father. But, he later continued his education attending night classes at Cardonald College. He also later graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD), where he learned acting and drama skills.


Robert Carlyle first started his career in the industry, establishing a theatre company Raindog in 1991 and also made his acting debut the same year appearing in Tv series The Bill and film Riff-Raff (1990). Similarly, after gaining good recognition for appearing as Albie Kinsella in the crime drama series Cracker in 1994, he gained further popularity for starring in a titular role in the mystery drama Hamish Macbeth from 1995 to 1998. Furthermore, on TV, he is well-recognized for his performances as Doctor Nicholas Rush in the sci-fi series Stargate Universe from 2009 to 2011 and as Rumplestiltskin / Mr. Gold / Weaver in the fantasy drama series Once Upon a Time from 2011 to 2018. He currently stars as Prime Minister Robert Sutherland in the drama series Cobra since 2020.

Robert Carlyle Biography
Robert Carlyle Biography

Likewise, he is equally popular in films as he has starred in numerous films and some of the notable include, Trainspotting (1996), The Full Monty (1997), Face (1997), The World Is Not Enough (1999), Angela’s Ashes (1999), The Beach (2000), The Legend of Barney Thomson (2015), and T2 Trainspotting (2017).

Robert Carlyle’s Social Media

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Robert Carlyle’s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Robert Carlyle.

Net Worth

What is the earning of Robert Carlyle? How much is his net worth and How rich is he in 2021? He has accumulated a good amount of net worth of $ 10 million, which he has earned from his successful acting career.


  • Full Name: Robert Carlyle
  • Profession: Actor
  • Age: 59
  • Date of Birth: 14 April 1961
  • Birth Place: Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Nationality: Scottish
  • Height: 5 feet 7 inches
  • Weight: 66 KG
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Salt and Pepper
  • School: N/A
  • College/University: Cardonald College and Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD).
  • Father: Joseph Carlyle
  • Mother: Elizabeth Carlyle
  • Sibling: N/A
  • Net Worth 2021: $ 10million
  • Source of Income: Acting