Ruth has been in love with an English actor Dominic Cooper since 2010. They are living together in London since that time on. He is an actor and has appeared in television, film, theatre and radio. They are still having romantic love affairs as a loving boyfriend and girlfriend. Her nationality is Irish and Ethiopian and she also has mixed ethnicity. She is five feet and three inches in her height.
At the age of four Ruth moved to Limerick, Ireland with her parents. Her father who had Ethiopian descent died in a car accident when she was just seven years old. She was then raised by her mother in Limerick, Ireland. After her high school, she joined Samuel Beckett Centre at Trinity College, Dublin. There she majored in Acting Studies and she finally earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from there in 2004. In 2003, she got nominated in 2003's Most Promising Newcomer at the Olivier Awards. She made her feature film debut in 2004 by starring the role of Taiwo in the movie Capital Letters. That year, she also starred the role of Wanda Harrison in a British medical soap opera Doctors. Next year, she appeared in the movies like Stars, 3-Minute 4-Play, Breakfast on Pluto and Isolation. She got her rise in fame in 2010 after she began portraying the role of Rosie in an Irish dramatic television series Love/Hate. There she appeared in about eight episodes. She is also critically acclaimed for starring the role of Lady Taria in an American fantasy film Warcraft. Her net worth is $4 million.