Quick Facts of Michelle Fairley

  • Full Name Michelle Fairley
  • Net Worth$3 Million
  • Date of Birth11 July, 1963
  • Nickname Michelle
  • Marital Status Unmarried
  • BirthplaceColeraine, Northern Ireland
  • Ethnicity Irish
  • ProfessionActress
  • Nationality Irish
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Red
  • Height5 feet 5 inches (1.65m)
  • Weight55 Kg
  • EducationUlster Youth Theatre
  • Online PresenceInstagram
  • Horoscope Cancer
Michelle Fairley Net Worth, Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband & Children

Have you ever watched the American HBO series, Games of Thrones (2011-2013)? If yes, then you might be familiar with the character of Catelyn Stark, right? Well, the role is starred by the American film and television actress, Michelle Fairley.

Further, Fairley has put her career to the first priority, and till date, she has not even thought of marrying anyone. To know all the details about Michelle Fairley’s life including her net worth, bio, wiki, age husband and children, read the article till the end. Stay tuned.

Michelle Fairley’s Bio, Wiki

Michelle Fairley was born on 11 July 1963 in Coleraine, Northern Ireland. As of 2019, she is 54 years old. She grew up with her parent’s Brian Fairley (Father) and Theresa Fairley (Mother). Michelle belongs to white ethnicity and holds an Irish nationality. She has a sister named Simone Fairley.

In her early childhood, Fairley went to a Roman Catholic grammar school and later, she joined Ulster Youth Theatre. After her graduation, Fairley decided to move to Belfast to further her career and soon got involved with the company Fringe Benefit.

Michelle Fairley Age & Body Measurements (Height & Weight)

Even at the age of 54, Michelle Fairly still keeps a dit and a slim body. Looking at her figure, it seems that age is actually not required to get appear younger. Further, she weighs around 55 Kg i.e. 121 pounds. She stands at a tall height of 5 feet 5 inches i.e. 165 cm.


In addition, her body measurements are 34-24-32 inches which include the sizes of her bust, waist, and hips.

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Is Michelle Fairley Married? Who is her Husband?

Michelle Fairley had once come into the headlines for being rumored on dating a mysterious guy in 2016. Now it seems like she has cleared all those rumors. Further, she has also rejected the fact of dating someone currently. However, she was in a relationship with a man with whom she lived together for seven years. Unfortunately, the former duo broke up in 2012.

Also, during an interview, Michelle clarified that she did use to live with a partner and added:

“There are times when you have to face the truth, you have to face reality in your life and you either go in with someone or you go, ‘No, I want a change, I need a change. It’s my life’. It was a voice in your head that you can’t no listen to. Though you ignore it for a long time.”

Well her fans are very curious to know who is going to be the lucky guy who is going to steal her heart. Also, there is a rumor of Michelle being a lesbian as she has no history of dating and having a boyfriend which lead to speculation of her being a lesbian. Until she openly clarifies herself being a lesbian, the rumors will only fly all over the town.

Michelle Fairley’s Career

Michelle Fairley has appeared in numerous British TV shows, including The Bill, Holby City, and Casualty. Some of her earlier roled were as Cathy Michaels on ITV1’s Inspector Morse in the episode titled The Way Through The Woods and as Nancy Phelan in Lovejoy, in the episodes 9 of Season 3 titled Smoke Your Nose. Similarly, she also appeared in the HBO series Game of Thrones as the role of Catelyn Stark replacing Jennifer Ehle. There, she has played the character of an ideal wife.


Apart from her TV series, Michelle has also made her appearances in few movies including The Others, The Duel, The Invisible Women, and Ironclad: Battle for Blood. Further, she has even embraced her career in stage, and her notable theater credits include Dancing at Lughnasa, The Wild Duck, and Splendour.

Later, in 2018, Fairley played Cassius in Julius Caesar at the Bridge Theatre along with David Calder, David Morrissey, and Ben Whishaw.

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Michelle Fairley’s Awards

From her successful career, Michell has won and nominated for several awards. She was nominated for Irish Flim & Television Award, Scream Award and Screen Actors Guild Award in the year 2011. These awards are nominated through the role of Catelyn Stark in the series Game of Thornes.


Back in 2013, Michelle won the Irish Film & Television Award for the Best Actress- Television. Same years she also nominated for the Saturn Award and also for Screen Actors Guild Award. Moreover, for her film Rebellion, she was nominated for the Irish Film & Television Award in the year 2016.

Michelle Fairley’s Salary & Net Worth

Michelle Fairley has amassed a good amount throughout her successful career. Fairley has maintained her net worth of $3 Million as of 2019. The main source of income is from her acting career. As she has played a famous character in numerous movies and television series as well as theaters, she has gathered a lot of earnings from different fields.

Some of her movies with total budget and its box office collection are listed below:

S. N Movies Budget  Box office collection
1. Plot $17 Million $209.9Million
2 In the Heart of the Sea $100 Million $93.9 Million
3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1  $250 Million
(Shared with Part 2)
$960.3 Million
4. Philomena $12 Million $100.1 Million

With enormous success and earning, Michelle Fairley lives a lucrative lifestyle for sure.