How well do you know Ruth Connell? She is a Scottish television personality, theatre and movie actress as well as a filmmaker who is popularly known by her memorable role as Rowena in the CW series titled Supernatural, which has been airing since 2014. Despite starting off as a dancer and choreographer at her very tender age, Ruth Connell has successfully surged her career to an enviable status thus becoming one of Hollywood’s prominent actresses. Here’s everything you need to know about this versatile entertainer.
Ruth Connell’s Biography
Ruth Connell was born on the 20th of April 1979, in Falkirk, Scotland to David Connell – a football manager and coach, and Fiona Murray, a teacher. The American actress is of British and Scottish descent. Although she was born in Falkirk, she was raised outside Bonnybridge.
At a tender age, Ruth Connell was registered in a dancing class in a bid to keep her close to her cousin. At the dancing lesson, she exhibited great potential as a dancer which earned her an outright admission into the Scottish Ballets Vocational Dancing Education Scheme.
Ruth Connell, at her dance school, played pivotal roles as a child as well as the lead role of Clara in the Scheme’s Nutcracker. As a teenager, her contributions earned her the titles of Scottish Junior Ballet Champion and Scottish Senior Ballet champion at Stage Festivals. Ruth Connell would later render her dancing skills to several dance companies some of which include Jazz Art UK, The Curve Foundation, and Leah Stein at Dancebase Edinburgh.
Ruth then relocated to London where she enrolled at Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Acting. After she left the drama college, she landed roles in theatre productions such as The Caucasian Chalk Circle (2004), Men Should Weep (2005), Faust (2006), No Mean City (2007), and The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe where she played double roles of Mrs. Beaver/Mrs. Mcready in 2008.
While she has had many roles in the theatre, she has equally done her fair share in conventional films, and the television industry. Notable movies she has starred in include A Perfect Ending (2012), Hara Kiri (2016), The Cursed Man (2016), and For The Love Of George (2018).
On television, her recurring role of Rowena in Supernatural has continued to earn her accolades while endearing her more to her teeming fans across the globe. She has also appeared in a few other series and short films over the years. Ruth Connell has also produced some plays which include Mid Summer Night’s Dream, and Hansel and Gretel.
Her Personal Life
Ruth Connell is one actress that has successfully kept her private life away from the glaring eyes of the media. Ever since she became a global figure, no person has ever been linked to her as a boyfriend, fiancé or husband.
Interestingly, Ruthie, as she is fondly called, seems to be a friendly celebrity. On 30th May 2019, she uploaded an adorable picture of herself with Mark Sheppard – an English actor, and filmmaker – on her Twitter page wishing him a happy birthday. They two actors worked together in the Supernatural television series.
At the moment, the multi-talented actress is not married. If she is dating anyone, then she has an excellent job of keeping his identity away from the curious media.
Everything You Need To Know About Ruth Connell
1. Net worth
Throughout her many years as a dancer and actress, Ruth Connell has a made a decent amount of money. Having starred in a good number of short films and theatre projects as well as television shows, she has amassed a net worth estimated at $500,000. With her budding career still on the rise, the figure will increase in no distant time.
2. Social Media Status
Ruth Connell is quite active in social media especially on Instagram where she commands a following of over 660,000 followers. She occasionally posts pictures of her personal life and social activities to keep her fans updated.
3. Height and Body Measurements
Ruth Connell is of average height standing 5 ft 3 inches tall with a moderate weight of 50 Kg. Additionally, Ruth has an hourglass body shape that is reported as 34-34-35 inches, for her chest, waist, and hips respectively.