Barry Keoghan

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Dublin, Ireland
Birth Sign

Dublin, Ireland

Barry Keoghan is a well-known Irish actor. Barry Keoghan is well-known for his roles on stage and screen, having appeared in both independent and blockbuster films.

Early Life and Childhood

Barry Keoghan was born on October 18, 1992, in the city of Dublin, Ireland. His age is 30 years as of 2022 and he is a naturalized Irish citizen and Catholic by religion.

Similarly, his full name is Barry Keoghan and his birth sign is Libra. He grew up in Dublin’s Summerhill neighborhood and he spent seven years in foster care with his brother Eric, in 13 different foster homes.

He has received a lot of family support in his career. His parents have mutual interests and respect for one another. However, there is no additional information available regarding his parents.


Talking about his educational background, he has done his schooling at Dublin’s O’Connell School on North Richmond Street. Later, he might have skipped college as he started to act at an early age to pursue his professional career. However, his additional academic credentials are unavailable.

Moreover, he participated in several recreational activities and enrolled in numerous training classes during his educational years, which substantially helped his presentation abilities.

Career and Professional Life

Regarding his professional career, he began his acting career in 2011. Also, he responded to an advertisement for “Between the Canals” and played Aido in the film, which was released in 2011.

Moreover, he then went to a local Dublin school, to study acting. He played Wayne on Love/Hate in 2013. The role helped him to gain recognition in Ireland, and he later appeared in the movie 71 in 2014, as well as “Mammal and Trespass Against Us” in 2016.

Similarly, in 2017, he appeared in two films. He co-starred with Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman as George Mills in Dunkirk and Martin Lang in The Killing of a Sacred Deer. He won the Irish Film and Television Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Killing of a Sacred Deer.

The following year, in Black 47, he played Hobson, an English soldier stationed in Ireland during the Great Famine. Also, he appeared in the movie American Animals the same year.

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Caption: Barry Keoghan featuring in a movie. Source: Instagram

More about his Career

Furthermore, in July 2018, he was cast as the lead character Yorick Brown in the Y: The Last Man pilot. But later he left the main series production in February 2020. He was credited as “Unseen Arkham Prisoner” in Matt Reeves’s film The Batman in 2022.

The Hollywood Reporter referred to him as “the next big thing” for his film work over the previous three years in 2018, and he was nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2019.

Brand Endorsements

Barry has not endorsed any brand till now. Also, he is not promoting anything till now and is not collaborating with any brands. No information is available regarding the other brands he has cooperated with or not. Moreover, in the coming days, we may see him being associated with some brands and supporting their products.

Awards and Nomination

He won the Irish Film and Television Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Killing of a Sacred Deer. Moreover, in 2019, he was nominated for a BAFTA Rising Star Award. However, his best form has yet to be acknowledged by his audience. Furthermore, we believe that his talent will earn him several awards in the future.

Barry Keoghan – Net Worth 2022

Barry is a well-known Irish actor who has earned a considerable income from his work. His estimated net worth is around $5 million and his annual salary is $450k and his source of income is mainly his acting profession. However, his monthly and weekly wages are unknown.

Relationship Status

Keoghan is married to  Alyson Kierans. Alyson is a beautiful model by profession. However, he has not revealed how they both met and dated each other. Moreover, it is seen that they both are quite happy being a couple at the moment.

They have one son Brando who was born on August 8, 2022. On the other hand, talking about his past relationship he was in a relationship with Killarney native Shona Guerin. But later they split up in August 2020.

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Caption: Barry Keoghan with his wife. Source: Irish Mirror


Barry was arrested for public intoxication in north Dublin. The Garda issued a public statement regarding the matter after his arrest and subsequently released him with a warning. Also, he always tries to avoid the media and tries to avoid engaging in contentious behavior or situations that can damage his reputation.

Body Measurements

Talking about his height Barry is 5 Feet 9 inches tall and weighs 70kg. Moreover, his eye color is blue and his hair color is brown and his shoe size is 11(US). However, his accurate body measurements are unknown.

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Caption: Barry Keoghan giving a pose. Source: Instagram

Barry Keoghan – Social Media

Blake is very active on Instagram. He has 924k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @keoghan92. Similarly, his Twitter handles @BarryKeoghan is followed by 260.8k followers. His Facebook account is @BarryKeoghanWolf and has 52k followers.