Richard Alwyn

by doveclove Sun Feb 28 2021 Updated On Thu Jun 23 2022

Richard Alwyn is known as the father of a well-liked actor Joe Alwyn.

A filmmaker

Richard is a professional documentary filmmaker. He has made several documentaries. His father, William Alwyn, was a composer and his mother was a homemaker. 

Married a psychotherapist:  

Richard married a woman named Elizabeth Alwyn. She works as a professional psychotherapist. They both have three children together. The famous Joe is one of them. Besides Joe, Patrick Alwyn and Thomas Alwyn are their other children. 

Son’s Education and Movie Career 

Joe graduated from the University of Bristol Royal Centre School of Speech and Drama.  
Joe was an introverted child growing up. He was shy. But coming from a family full of artists, he secretly wanted to become a movie star.  

During his late teens, he became part of the National Youth Theatre. He got to work in the movie within two weeks of his graduate showcase in 2015. 

He was cast as the lead actor of the war drama “Billy’s long halftime walk.”  

He has also worked on other various drama projects such as The Sense of an Ending, the Favorite, Boy erased, Mary Queen of Scots, and many more. 

He has been involved in the award-winning biological drama Harriet. He has co-starred as slave owner Gideon Brodess

He has also received Trophee Chopard alongside another actress Elizabeth Debicki at Cannes Film Festival. 

He has also starred in a British dark fantasy television series called A Christmas Carol. He played the character Bob Cratchit. This television drama was aired on BBC One. 

Joe’s relationship with Taylor Swift 

Since 2017, Joe has been in a romantic relationship with the famous worldwide singer Taylor Swift.

The actor and the singer first met in 2017’s Met Gala. Taylor has mentioned this in her song ‘Dress.’ 

Later, they were spotted together at Kings of Leon’s concert. Likewise, they were seen at various events together. 

Joe’s siblings and parents have also been to Taylor Swift’s concert. He says his family is supportive of his relationship with the singer. 

Joe has been referred to many other songs of Taylor. Exile is one of them from the album released in 2020 Folklore. 

Not only this, he has been referenced in albums such as Reputation, Lover, Evermore.

Joe says that it’s flattering that she writes songs about him.  They have been dating for the past four years, but they have kept their relationship out from the public eye. 

Joe often posts the picture of Taylor’s cat named Benjamin on his Instagram stories. 

They were also on quarantine together in 2020 since April. 

Joe often gets invited to lots of shows and interviews because of his relationship with the singer. 

One of the reasons for his rise in fame was because of Taylor Swift. 

He often remains on the news and headlines due to the close attachment with her.  

Net worth and earnings: 

Richard is a normal citizen. That’s why his net worth and earnings have not been revealed. 

But the average earning of a documentary filmmaker in England is $61,500 per year. 

Nevertheless, his son’s net worth has been revealed. It is given in the table below: 

Net WorthSources

Age, height, nationality: 

1. Richard’s nationality is British. 
2. He is a documentary filmmaker. 
3. His body stats are not disclosed. 
4. His birthplace is Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom. 
5. He is a secretive person and doesn’t share his personal life with the media. 
6. His education and income sources are under review.  

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