John Harington Has A Same Name As His Ancestor Who Invented The First Flushing Toilets

John Harington

John Harington is the successor to the Baronetcy held by his father, Sir David Richard Harington. He is most known as Kit Harington’s elder brother in ‘Game of Thrones.’

Quick Facts About John Harington

Full NameJohn Harington
First NameJohn
Last NameHarington
Professioncelebrity siblings
Birth CityLondon
Birth CountryUnited Kingdom
Father NameSir David Richard Harington
Father ProfessionBusinessman
Mother NameDeborah Jane Catesby
Mother Professionformer playwright and artist
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
SibilingsKit Harington

Relationship Status

He is not yet married. He may be dating a lovely lady, but no information about his love life can be found on his wiki pages. He’s also not stated anything about his wedding plans.

Same name as his ancestor who invented the first flushing toilets

His name was inspired by his legendary progenitor, John Harington. In the 16th century, his grandfather John Harington developed the world’s first flushing toilet in Britain for Queen Elizabeth I. John Harington was also a poet, novelist, and inventor. Several historical accounts indicate that the toilet was known as ‘The John’ before John Harington developed it.

Wonderful parents and siblings

He is fortunate to have wonderful parents. Deborah Jane Catesby, his mother, is a former dramatist and artist, and Sir David Richard Harington, his father, is a well-known businessman. He is an eight times great grandfather’s descendant of King Charles II of England. In terms of siblings, he has one, Kit Harington.

John Harington
John Harington (Source: Google)

Father has the title of Baronet.

Sir David Richard Harington, the 15th Baronet of Harington Baronetcy, is his father. His father, on the other hand, never longer attends Royal Courts. He has the distinction of being the eldest son of the Harington family. He will be the 16th Baronet of the Baronetcy of Harington.

Kit Harington, the younger brother

Christopher Catesby Harington is Kit Harington’s birth name. He is a well-known English actor who became notoriety after playing Jon Snow in the blockbuster drama series ‘Game of Thrones.’ He was born on December 26, 1986, in Acton, London, England. Christopher had a strong desire to be an actor since he was a youngster. He stands 5 feet and 8 inches tall. Rose Leslie, an actress, is his lovely wife.

He served as the best man at his brother’s wedding.

At his brother Kit Harington’s wedding, he served as the best man. It was a happy day for him since his younger brother was marrying his life’s love. Kit Harington said in an interview that his brother made a nice, amusing best man speech on his big wedding day that he will never forget. ‘But looking at the lady you’re marrying, Jon Snow, it shows you do know something,’ John added in his last sentence.

John Harington
John Harington (Source: Google)

Net worth

Because his occupation is unknown, estimating his net worth and income is difficult. His sibling has a net worth of $14 million as of January 2024. He charges 1.1 million dollars for each episode. John is a brilliant actor, and his net worth will improve shortly. He made $30 million before taxes on ‘Game of Thrones.’

Height and age

  • He’s in his 80s, kids. He was born on January 7, 1984, in London, England. He is of English nationality.
  • He is now 39 years old. He is a tall guy, standing at least 6 feet tall.