Who is Iwan Rheon?

Iwan Rheon is a well known Wales-based actor, singer, and musician. He is renowned for landing his role in the E4’s “Misfits” as Simon Bellamy. He is also widely famous for starring a role in HBO’s Game of Thrones as Ramsay Bolton. The actor has also made his appearance in the 2019 film named “The Dirt” as Mick Mars. He has been active since 2002 but took a gap of 4 years from 2004.

Quick Info
Full NameIwan Rheon
ProfessionActor, Singer, Musician
Birth DateMay 13, 1985
Birth PlaceCarmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Star SignTaurus
ParentsFather: Rheon Tomos
Mother: Einar Rheon
BrotherAled Rheon
WifeZoe Grisadale
Net Worth$4 million
Height5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)
Weight68 kg (150 lbs)
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorBlue

Iwan Rheon


The actor whose birth name is Iwan Rheon was born on May 13, 1985, in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales. He is currently 35 years old. He is a son to his mother, Einar who served as a social worker, and to his father, Rheon Tomos who served as an accountant. Besides, he grew up along with her younger brother to Aled Rheon. He serves Welsh as his first language.

Nationality and Physical Statistics

Iwan is Welsh by nationality and is of the white race.

Besides that Iwan stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) and weighing about 68 kg (150 lbs).  Additionally, her hair color is dark brown and her eye color is blue.

Early Life

The actor’s family moved to Cardiff when he was five years old and got him enrolled in the Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf. He started acting at the age of 17 in the drama school productions. Then, he went to attend the National Eisteddfod of Wales which he continued by studying in the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.


The actor started his acting career in the teenage at 17. He had started his career by playing in the theatre. He appeared in the soap in the Welsh language named “Pobol Y Swim” as Macsen White but he left it for his further training in LAMDA. The actor had his first notable role in the 2008 play named “Eight Miles High” at the Royal Court Theatre in Liverpool. Eventually, the same year, he made his appearance in the “Spring Awakening” as haunted Moritz Stiefel. Then, he continued his acting career in the theatre by appearing in several shows.

Iwan Rheon

The actor then played Simon Bellamy in the E4’s “Misfits”. This role is considered one of his breakthrough roles in his career which he played for three seasons. Then, he continued his acting career on television by landing his role in the final episode of the series named “Secret Diary of a Call Girl” in 2011. He also followed this by landing his role as a guest in the comedy series named “Grandma’s House” as Ben Theodore in the same year.

Eventually, in the following year, he diversified his skills by starring a role in the HBO series named “Game of Thrones” as the villainous psychopath named Ramsay Bolton in 2013. Actually, Rheons had auditioned for the role of Jon Snow which he had lost to Kit Harington. The same year, he became a cast in the ITV sitcom named “Vicious” as Ash Weston till 2016. However, 2013 has been his year of success, he also landed his role in the philosophical radio play, “Darkside” as a lead which was based on the themes of Pink Floyd’s “The Dark Side of the Moon” album.


Furthermore, in 2014, he followed his career by playing the role of Dylan “Smurf” Smith in the BBC One’s “Our Girl”. The same year, it was also announced that he had joined the cast of the ABC’s series named “Inhumans”. The actor then went on to land his role in the film named “The Dirt” as Motley Crue in 2019.

Apart from acting, the actor is also a singer and songwriter since the age of 16. He used to be a lead singer for the band “The Convictions”. He had released his single named “Tongue Tied EP” which has four tracks in 2010. Then, eventually, he again released his second EP named “Changing Times” in 2011 which he followed with his third EP in 2013 named “Bang! Bang!” along with its music video. The singer then released his first album named “Dinard” in 2015.

Personal Life 

The actor is in a relationship with Zoe Grisadale. The couple has a child who was born in August 2018. The family loved it in London.

Iwan Rheon


Rheon has been associated with the entertainment industry since his teenage and has contributed to many films and series. He has been nominated for several awards and has won one of them. He is the recipient of the Laurence Olivier Award for “Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical” from “Spring Awakening” in 2010.


Iwan has an active Instagram account as @_iwanrheon with 946k followers and a Twitter account as @iwanrheon with 279.2k followers. He also owns a Facebook account as @iwanrheon with 195,848 likes and 194,044 followers.

Net Worth

Iwan is living a luxurious life with her family. He is a famous actor who has earned a lot of money as well as fame. The currently has about $4 million approximately.