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Meet Professional Chess Player Gia Olimp-Actor Anthony Carrigan's Wife

Published Tue Jun 21 2022 By Riley
Meet Professional Chess Player Gia Olimp-Actor Anthony Carrigan's Wife

Gia Olimp is a professional chess player. Among audiences, she is most famous as the wife of American actor-writer Anthony Carrigan.

He is most known for roles in movies and television shows like Barry, The Forgotten, The Flash, The Blacklist, Parenthood, and Bill & Ted Face the Music.

The couple tied the knot on June 22, 2018. So how did the pair first meet? How's their married life going? Get all her personal and professional details of Olimp here.

Gia Olimp's Age, Height & Profession

Gia Olimp is extremely private and far from the spotlight. Her date of birth and age is not yet disclosed. 

However, if we the online sources, she is in her late 30s. Reportedly, she is of Serbian descent.

Similarly, Gia is also not active on social media, making it harder to track her personal life, including family, parents, siblings, age, and height.

According to Anthony Carrigan's Wikipedia, Gia Olimp is a professional chess player. However, there are no further details available.

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Personal Life-Married To Anthony Carrigan

Living life in the public eye is one of the hardest things for celebrities. Whether the paparazzi lurk around every corner or their name shows up in every tabloid, some find it very difficult to live privately. 

There are, however, quite a few celebs who seem to have that whole privacy thing on lock. And both Olimp and Carrigan are definitely among them.

The pair is very private and lives a life away from the limelight. They had an intimate wedding on June 22, 2018, and it is believed that they have lived a very blissful conjugal life ever since.

Source: Anthony Carrigan Facebook
Gia Olimp and Anthony Carrigan's wedding announcement 

Olimp shared their wedding news on her Facebook account with a heartwarming caption that read:

"Three years ago, I met him at the subway in New York. It was summer solstice, wrong station, wrong train, but right moment. I didn't know I could love this much."

The caption continued:

"@carriganagain you are the man of my dreams, amazing inspiration, and now my HUSBAND!!!! I'm excited for our new adventures and many Green Thursdays that we are gonna have! Volim te! πŸŒžπŸŒΉβ˜€οΈπŸΎπŸŒŠπŸ·πŸŒΈπŸ–€πŸ–€πŸ–€πŸ’πŸ’‹πŸŒΊ"

During his interview on NBC's Late Night With Seth Meyers, Anthony revealed that he met Gia on the train in New York in 2015. To be specific, it was the Broadway-Lafayette Street train station.

They were on the same train, and while he was checking her out, he got off at the wrong station. At the same time, Olimp also got off at the same stop coincidentally.

Source: Anthony Carrigan Facebook
Power Couple Gia Olimp and Anthony Carrigan 

Anthony went straight to her and started a conversation, and the rest is history.

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Gia Olimp And Anthony Carrigan's Blissful Relationship

As mentioned earlier, Anthony and Gia rarely make public appearances, but it becomes the talk of the town when they do. 

Back in 2019, the pair attended the Screen Actors Guild awards event and had nothing but good things to say about each other.

They both looked smitten in love, and when an interviewer asked Carrigan about his relationship with his wife Gia, he stated his married life is wonderful. 

He still feels surreal that he wakes up next to his beautiful spouse every morning.

Source: YouTube @The Hollywood Reporter
Anthony Carrigan and Gia Olimp together give an interview.

Likewise, Gia also made her husband blush talking about him. She shared how she felt about his performance in Barry.

" I am beyond proud. Have you not seen him? Come on, so proud. I am a little too much proud and cry a little sometimes."

Also, she confessed that she didn't know she could love anyone before meeting Carrigan- he is the man of her dreams and an amazing inspiration.

Furthermore, the couple admits they often spend time together playing chess.

The pair certainly have an emotional connection; the Barry star has frequently admitted that his partner has helped him cope with his condition-alopecia areata. 

She helped him build confidence in himself and pushed him to accept his reality in a better way.

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Anthony Carrigan: Short Bio

Anthony Carrigan was born on January 2, 1983, in Boston, Massachusetts. Currently, he is 39 years old and stands at 5 feet 11 inches(180 cm).

He is diagnosed with alopecia areata-an immune disease that causes severe hair loss. Carrigan had struggled with the disease most of his youth life mainly because he felt ashamed of it.

Source: Anthony Carrigan Facebook
American actor-writer Anthony Carrigan

He, however, has come a long way since then. The actor is now confident and has beautifully accepted his disease.

Carrigan is a very successful actor; he is most famous for his role as a relatively positive and naΓ―ve member of the Chechen gang NoHo Hank in the American black comedy crime drama Barry. He received his first Emmy nomination for the role.

Similarly, the actor is popular for roles in movies and tv shows like The Forgotten, The Flash, Gotham, and The Blacklist.

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Gia Olimp?

There are not many details of Gia Olimp's riches and income sources. We know that she is a professional chess player and as per the sources, in the USA, the players, on average, earn $3k to $5k monthly.

The income mainly comes from playing for clubs, sponsorships, appearances fees and competing in tournaments.

On the other hand, Olimp's husband Carrigan is worth $1 million to $5 million.

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