If you are into watching period dramas, you better not skip Netflix’s most recent drop Bridgerton. This holiday, wait no longer to make yourself acquainted with a 19th century England story– lots of ball dancings, dashing romances, and the spicing sibling rivalry.
Based on Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels and set in the competitive world of Regency London high society, let us tell you the story gets as much scandalous and entertaining, as it can get.
And while you decide on watching it, here’s everything you need to know about one of its cast, Ruby Barker, who plays, Marina Thompson.
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Biography — Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Born with the strong and pragmatic personality of a Capricon, Ruby Barker turned 24 years of age in 2020.
Some of you even may remember Ruby, aged 11 in a commercial for the Royal Bank of Scotland’s “Money Sense” campaign. This was her first time appearing on television.
Ruby Barker Wikipedia — Family, Education, Ethnicity
Ruby Barker’s mother married her wife Alex about six years ago (from May 2020). Ruby said, there was the most beautiful garden ceremony. “Sadly their marriage didn’t last, but there’s love out there for everyone, no matter the circumstances”, she wrote to an Instagram post, meant in support of her LGBT friends.
Also, regarding ethnicity, Ruby Barker had briefly mentioned on Instagram, her African family, and a Caucasian-appearing Mompa (her grandmother).
Ruby is certain her passion for performance originated out of her fondest childhood memories, which is spending nearly every Saturday at the Elizabeth Murray School of Dance in Glasgow.
Later, she got her education accordingly, studying Drama and Theatre Studies, at school.
While also taking on the roles in the movies and TV shows she was currently (2020) set to get even more involved in community theatre.
Ruby Barker Height, Weight, Distinct Features
Ruby Barker stands to a height of 5′ 6″ inches and a lately listed weight of under 61 Kg or 134 lbs.
Her hair is a natural light-brown, and texture-wise it is corkscrew-coiled kind of curly. Also, her black eyes, fuller lips, and a tattoo on the left-arm have to be some of her distinctive features.
Not to mention, she is also very keen on staying fit. Now and then, she inspires her fans with her workout routines.
Social Media Reach: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
Until late in December 2020, she had almost 9 thousand followers on her Instagram. The numbers seemed to be getting bigger especially post-Bridgeton.
Further, more than 13 thousand people followed her on Twitter. Although, at the time, she did not seem to be on Facebook.
Ruby Barker Net Worth, Movies, TV Shows
Before the recent Netflix Original came her way, Ruby Barker was best known for her role in the CBBC’s fantasy drama, Wolfblood.
The British actress has played her first lead in the yet to released feature film How To Stop A Recurring Dream.
In the year 2020, she also landed an opportunity to work alongside Robert Carlyle in Sky Atlantic’s political drama Cobra.
This way, Ruby Barker, who is also a painter, accumulated over $300 thousand net worth until 2020.
About Ruby Barker Marina Thompson, Bridgerton
Bridgerton is Ruby’s first major role since Wolfblood, and she plays Marina Thompson, a guest at the Featherington household. She is sent by her parents to find a match. And she is believed to have a big secret that will soon turn everything upside down.
Ruby Barker Boyfriend, Girlfriend, Sexuality
Referring to her LGBT friends, Ruby Barker had described her sexuality, in the aforementioned Insta-post,
“I’m not ashamed of my sexuality. Because I don’t really know what it is. But life and love is beautiful so it falls in line there 🌈 thank you to all my friends that are helping me see the light, I love you and miss you.”
Having said that, Ruby never really detailed whether she was dating a girlfriend or boyfriend. However, a look over her social media suggested a possible boyfriend with the name Huw Smallwood.
A theatre-maker, writer, and director working in London and the North East, Huw was seen together with Ruby in a couple of selfies in November 2020.
Had Huw’s Instagram been as public as Ruby’s, maybe then, we could tell the real deal here!
But then, there’s one more person, with the name Josh Armitage, appearing very often on Ruby’s Instagram. Josh, causing a mystery among Ruby’s fans, writes on his Insta-bio: “@rubybarker 2020: “Shut up and let me talk about my struggles!”
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