Who Is Annaleigh Ashford Husband? Married Life Details & Facts
American actress Annaleigh Ashford is someone who has worn many hats throughout her career. She is an actress, singer, and dancer best known for her role as Margo in the Broadway version of Legally Blonde in 2006.
Further, she also gained huge acclamation for her portrayal of Essie in Broadway production of You Can't Take It With You. For her role in the Broadway play, she also won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play in 2015.
Is Annaleigh Ashford Married?
Annaleigh is married to Joe Tapper.
Annaleigh and Joe first met in 2006, when Annaleigh's manager, Beth Rosner, introduced the two over lunch. From the first moment, the two shared a strong connection, and they started dating shortly after.
The couple tied the knot on 29th July 2013 at Devil’s Thumb Ranch in Tabernash, Colorado.
Annaleigh Ashford with her husband Joe Tapper on their wedding day (Photo: Annaleigh Ashford's Instagram)
The wedding ceremony was an intimate affair with close friends and family.
On her big day, the bride, Annaleigh, donned a light peach tube design gown whereas, the groom wore a classic suit.
Further, the intimate ceremony was officiated by the groom's close friend actor Happy Anderson.
Annaleigh's husband, Joe Tapper, is an actor, who has appeared in TV series like American Odyssey (2015), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2006-2018), Blue Bloods (2016), and Masters of Sex (2013). Apart from the TV series, Joe is also involved in Broadway plays.
He completed his Masters of Fine Arts from the prestigious Yale School of Drama.
Annaleigh is a mother to a son with her husband, Joe Tapper.
Annaleigh Ashford with her husband Joe Tapper and son Jack Clark in July 2019 (Photo: Annaleigh Ashford's Instagram)
She gave birth to her first baby, son Jack Clark Tapper, at the age of 31 on 8th September 2016.
Movies & TV Shows
Annaleigh started acting professionally at age nine. She made her big broadway debut in 2006 from the Broadway production of Legally Blonde.
After that, she has appeared in hit plays like Wicked and Kinky Boots.
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Apart from theatre acting, Annaleigh has also appeared in many TV shows like Submissions Only (2010-2012), Masters of Sex (2013-2016), American Crime Story (2018-2020), and Younger (2019) to name a few.
Further, she has also appeared in movies like Unicorn Store (2017), A Rainy Day in New York, and Bad Education (2019).
Some Other Facts
- She was born Annaleigh Amanda Swanson on 25th June 1985 in Denver, Colorado, USA.
- She stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 meters).
- Annaleigh completed her high school in three years and graduated from Wheat Ridge High School, at the age of 16.
- She also completed her college in three years from Marymount Manhattan College with a degree in Theater.