Who is Gayle Rankin? Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Net Worth

Gayle Rankin


Gayle Rankin is a Scotland-based TV actress who has risen to fame with her dedication and talent in the entertainment industry. At present, she works in movies and TV series. Most probably, she is popular for her roles in Netflix and HBO series premiered in 2017 and 2020 respectively. She is soon to appear in more such series and movies. We will learn more about her career, height, personal life, net worth, and more through this article.   


Attributes Details 
Full Name Gayle Rankin 
Date of Birth 1 September 1989 
Age 34 Years 
Profession Actor 
Birth PlacePaisley, Scotland 
Religion Christianity
Nationality British 
SiblingsNot known 
Educational QualificationGraduation 
Parents Not known
Boyfriend Not known 
Eye color Grey
Hair colorBlonde 
Height 5’4 feet 
Weight 51 Kg
Net Worth $1.5 Million
Instagram @____gaylerankin_____ 

Physical Appearance 

Gayle Rankin


Gayle Rankin is a bright personality in the American entertainment industry, known for her acting and charming allure. She has a straightforward demeanor and a compelling figure that suits her personality. Gayle stands at 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs around 51 kg, embodying a slim and elegant presence. She has attractive facial expressions with gray eyes and blonde hair.   

Early Life and Education 

Gayle Rankin was born to a Scottish family in Paisley town of Scotland on September 1, 1989. She then moved to other cities and grew up in villages like Eaglesham and Kilmaurs. For her primary schooling, she went to Mearns Castle High School. Further, Rankin completed her sixth standard at Dance School of Scotland, a unit of Knightswood Secondary School. 

Impressed with her academics, she was offered a scholarship at the age of 17 to study at Juilliard School in New York City. This way she became the first Scottish student to train at this institution. Later on, she was also offered a fellowship to complete her studies in Sydney, Australia. Gayle completed her Bachelor of Arts in the year 2011.

Career Journey

Gayle Rankin



  • Gayle Rankin first made her debut in 2012 through a TV series episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. 


  • Later in 2017, she became popular for her role of She-wolf as Sheila in GLOW, which premiered on Netflix. 
  • Gayle also appeared in The Meyerowitz Stories, a film directed by Noah Baumbach, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and was released on Netflix.
  • Moreover, she was also recognized for her appearance in The Greatest Showman alongside Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams.


  • Next year, Gayle appeared in another Netflix series Irreplaceable You which was released on 16 February 2018. The series was directed by Stephanie Laing where she acted opposite Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Michiel Huisman.
  • She was also seen in another series In a Relationship, directed by Sam Boyd which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. 
  • Moreover, she also appeared opposite Elisabeth Moss and Agyness Deyn in Her Smell, directed by Alex Ross Perry.   


  • In 2020, Gayle starred in a major series of her career Perry Mason. Here she played the role of a mother to a 1-year-old child Charlie Dodson who was mysteriously kidnapped in the series


  • Rankin played the character of Alys Rivers in House of the Dragon Season 2. 

Theatre Productions 

Gayle Rankin


Other than TV series and shows, Gayle Rankin has worked in several Theatre productions including Tribes, Hamlet, Cabaret, The Taming of the Shoes, etc. Among these, she earned acclaim and was also nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actress for her role in Cabaret in 2024.   

Personal Life 

Gayle is unexpectedly very secretive about her personal life and keeps it out of the spotlight. Nothing is known about her parents. She is claimed to be the younger one of the two sisters. Furthermore, Rankin is single and has not married yet. She does not have any children either.  

Some of the rumors claim her to be a lesbian while others say that she is secretly dating a man who is a director. But no evidence is provided proving the thoughts. Thus, nothing can be said about her sexuality or love life. 

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Net Worth

Gayle Rankin


Gayle Rankin is living in New York City and supporting her passion for acting and entertainment. Her net worth is currently valued at $1.5 Million which she earns by working in major productions and various television series and shows. 

Social Media Presence 

Gayle Rankin keeps posting about her professional and daily life on her social media handles like Instagram. It is evident from her posts on the platform that she is not just a good actress but also a perfect model. 

Other Interests

Like everyone needs a vacation from work, Gayle Rankin enjoys traveling. She’s been in Europe, visiting countries like Germany, Italy, and France. She loves visiting Europe frequently but has also been to various other countries. 

Gayle is an animal lover and has had pet cats and dogs during the early years of her career. She even volunteered at an animal shelter in her hometown during her childhood. 

Gayle is also a music and book lover. She also enjoys watching movies starring her favorite actors.