Aidan Gillen is one of the most distinguished actor in the TV series Game of Thrones and has given notable performances in many other popular T.V shows. Aidan has given credit to his wife and kids for his success and has said that they gave him a lot of motivation to perform better.
Aidan and his wife Olivia O’Flanagan have been married since 2001. Aidan first met Olivia in the year 1997 and immediately fell in love with her. They started dating and were soon inseparable. Aidan has said that in the early months of their relationship, he was overwhelmed by Olivia in every way.
Aidan and Olivia had their first child in 1997. They began living together with their child, but had not married yet. In 2000, they welcomed their son Joe. Even after the birth of their second child, Aidan and Olivia had yet to marry.
They contemplated getting married throughout the year 2000 and finally decided to marry in 2001. They have been together since. After their marriage, they moved into a bigger house in Dublin. Aidan and Olivia, at the time, were Ireland’s most famous celebrity couple, though they had yet to make a mark on their careers.
Aidan, over the years, has time and again mentioned that whenever he needs inspiration and motivation to do better in his work-life, he seek help from his wife and children, who have always given him the inspiration that he needs.
There have been many instances when Aidan has dedicated his awards and achievements to his wife and children. The first time he did so was in the year 2009 when he was awarded the best supporting actor for his role in the popular US TV series “The Wire”. He dedicated his award to his family and even stated that “they were a big motivation for him”.
However, Aidan’s personal life has not remained smooth in recent years. Today, in 2015, he and his wife have been separated for over two years now. Aidan currently lives by himself in Dublin.
Aidan is one of the most decorated TV actors to come from Ireland and has made his mark on movies too. He currently has just finished filming for a movie titled “Sing Street” and has already begun filming on another movie set to release early on 2016 titled “Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur”.
Some of Aidan’s most notable performances in recent years have come from movies such as “Calvary” and “Blitz”.
Aidan comes from Irish ethnicity and like all Irish, he is very proud and outspoken about his ethnic background. His net worth has been estimated to be over $60 Million.
Aidan is also a crucial character in the most watch TV show on the planet, Game of Thrones. He plays the character of “Little Finger”.