Nicholas Galitzine's Age, Movies, Height And More Things You Didn't Know

3 May 2024, 17:29

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Nicholas galitzine is a rising star. Picture: Prime Video/Getty

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Nicholas Galitzine is the actor who plays Hayes in The Idea of You and Prince Henry in Prime Video movie Red, White and Royal Blue – here we answer the internet’s burning questions about the actor.

Nicholas Galitzine is the name you need to get to know if you don’t already. The Prince Henry actor from Red, White and Royal Blue is also known for his roles in Cinderella and Purple Hearts and now he's known as Hayes from The Idea of You in which he stars opposite Anne Hathaway.

In the Amazon Prime original movie Nicholas plays a boyband member of August Moon, a group very similar to One Direction, who falls for Soléne, a single mum and art gallery owner 16 years his senior.

He also recently starred in TV series Mary & George opposite Julianne Moore about "the Countess of Buckingham who moulded her son to seduce King James I and become his all-powerful lover".

Here’s everything you need to know about Nicholas, from how old he is and where to find his Instagram to the movies he’s starred in.

Nicholas Galitzine as Prince Henry in Red, White and Royal Blue
Nicholas Galitzine as Prince Henry in Red, White and Royal Blue. Picture: Prime Video

Who is Nicholas Galiztine?

Nicholas is a rising star who you may already be familiar with, especially after new Prime Video romance drama The Idea of You came out, in which he plays 20-year-old boy band star Hayes who falls for 39-year-old single mum Soléne (Anne Hathaway). He’s also starred in movies like Share, The Craft: Legacy, Cinderella (2021) and Purple Hearts.

Last year he played Prince Henry in Red, White & Royal Blue on Prime Video opposite Taylor Zakhar-Perez.

Nicholas is from London, but now lives across the pond in LA.

How old is Nicolas Galitzine?

Nicholas is 29 years old, he was born on 29th September 1994, making him a Libra.

That makes him 12 younger than his on-screen The Idea of You partner Anne Hathaway, who is 41 years old.

Nicholas Galitzine is the name you need to get to know
Nicholas Galitzine is the name you need to get to know. Picture: Getty

Where is Nicholas Galitzine from?

In The Idea Of You Nicholas plays a British pop star, but is he actually from England?

Yes he is! He is a British actor from London, specifically Hammersmith in West London.

Who is Nicholas Galitzine dating?

It’s not known whether Nicholas is dating anyone as he tends to keep his private life out of the public eye, understandably.

That hasn’t stopped the internet thirsting over him though, with his RW&RB co-star Taylor Zakhar-Perez accurately describing the two of them as ‘Netflix summer dudes’ thanks to their respective histories of romantic movies.

“We’re both heartthrobs,” Taylor said during their joint GQ interview.

Anne Hathaway and Nicholas Galitzine play Soléne and Hayes in The Idea of You
Anne Hathaway and Nicholas Galitzine play Soléne and Hayes in The Idea of You. Picture: Alamy

What movies and TV shows has Nicholas Galitzine been in?

You may already know Nicholas from Purple Hearts on Netflix, Red, White and Royal Blue on Prime Video and 2024 movie Mary & George.

In 2021's Cinderella he played another Prince, Prince Robert, opposite Camila Cabello and was able to show off his musical skills in the regal role. Whereas in Purple Hearts he played Luke, a marine who enters a ‘marriage of convenience’ which turns out to have unexpected results.

Here's what else Nicholas has been in:

  • The Beat Beneath My Feet
  • Legends
  • High Strung
  • Handsome Devil
  • The Changeover
  • The Watcher in the Woods
  • Share
  • Chambers
  • The Craft: Legacy
  • Cinderella
  • Purple Hearts
  • Bottoms
  • Red, White & Royal Blue
  • Mary & George
  • The Idea of You
The Idea of You is streaming now on Prime Video
The Idea of You is streaming now on Prime Video. Picture: Alamy/Prime Video

Who are Nicholas Galitzine's parents?

The actor was brought up in London by his parents Geoffrey Leo Alexander Galitzine, and Lora Maria Konstantina Papayanni. Nicholas is super close with his parents and has often spoken about them during interviews.

His Dad used to work in finance in London, but has transitioned into eco entrepreneurship in recent years. He co-founded Smash & Grab Glass Recycling Ltd which focuses on reducing bottle waste at hotels, restaurants, clubs, pubs and wine bars.

If you couldn't tell by her name, Nicholas' mum is from Greek decent and the RW&RB star told Attitude magazine that because of his heritage he'd like do a TV show or film about Ancient Greece.

Is Nicholas Galiztine on Instagram or TikTok?

You can find Nicholas on Insta @nicholasgalitzine where he’s already amassed over five million followers.

His handle is the same over on TikTok nicholasgalitzine.

How tall is Nicholas Galitzine?

Nicholas is thought to be six foot tall.

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