Kenneth Branagh Married Life With Wife | Children, Net Worth
Irish actor-director Kenneth Branagh is a celebrated member of the show-biz business. Kenneth is mostly known for his work based on Shakespeare’s plays. He was nominated in Oscar’s Best Actor and Best Director category for his work in Henry V (1989).
Moreover, his prominent acting performance includes movies, namely Hamlet (1996), Harry Potter, and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), and Dunkirk (2017). As for his director credits, Kenneth’s filmography includes movies like Thor (2011), Cindrella (2015), and Death on the Nile (2020).
Married Life With Wife
Kenneth is married to art director Lindsay Brunnock since 24 May 2003. The talented pair tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in front of seven close friends in NewYork.
Before their love story and eventual wedding, the Thor director and his wife had quite an interesting first meeting. The pair were introduced by Kenneth’s then-girlfriend, Helena Bonham Carter, in 1997. According to Lindsay, she had a fondness for the director but didn’t confess as he was dating Helena at the time.
Kenneth Branagh with wife Lindsay Brunnock (Photo: thesun.co.uk)
But, when they met again on the sets of the TV show, Shackleton in 2001, sparks flew between a single Kenneth and Lindsay. The pair would date for two years in secret before tying the knot in 2003.
The long-time married pair have no children; they live in Berkshire with their dogs.
Failed First Marriage
Kenneth was previously married to Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson. The acting powerhouse couple remained married from 20 August 1989 until their divorce on 1 October 1995. The relationship and eventual break up was major news at the time as Kenneth and Emma had mesmerized the viewers with their powerhouse performance in Henry V (1989).
Sadly, their personal life couldn’t reciprocate their professional life forever. Post their parting, Emma also moved on like Kenneth. Now, she is married to actor Greg Wise and boasts two children.
Kenneth's Net Worth
Kenneth is a Hollywood powerhouse with his acting and directing talent combined. He has over 60 acting credits and 20 directing credits. Further, he has also acted as a producer for movies, namely All Is True (2018), Murder on the Orient Express(2017), and Thor: The Dark World (2013).
Moreover, he owns Renaissance Theatre Company - whose Royal patron is Prince Charles. With such a sucessful career, Kenneth boasts a net worth of $60 million.
Facts On Kenneth Branagh Including Age, Movies And TV shows
Kenneth was born on 10 December 1960.
The actor-director’s height is 5 feet 9½ inches (1.77 m).
He has worked on TV shows like Thompson (1988) and Wallander (2008-2015).
Kenneth’s upcoming new movie in 2020 is Death on the Nile.
Kenneth directed his ex-girlfriend Helena Bonham Carter in the Disney’s movie Cindrella in 2015; she portrayed the role of the fairy godmother.
He has two siblings, brother Bill Branagh and sister Joyce Branagh. Bill is an IT expert, while Joyce works as a theatre director and writer.