Keri Russell Married Status After Divorce, Who Is her Husband?

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Keri Russell Married Status After Divorce, Who Is her Husband?

Keri Russell is best known for playing the iconic character of Felicity Porter in the famous TV show, Felicity (1998). Her performance in the show even led her to win the Golden Globe Award in 1999 for the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series.

Apart from her work on several TV shows, Keri has appeared in iconic movies as well.

Her acting credits include films such as Mission: Impossible III (2006) and August Rush (2007).

Moreover, the actress even landed the role of Zorii Bliss in Disney's high grossing movie Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019).

Keri Russell's Relationship With Boyfriend

Keri is dating Matthew Rhys, her co-star from the show, The American (2013).

Their relationship first made headlines in December 2013 after the two were spotted at Brooklyn Heights neighborhood shopping together. 

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Finally, a year later, the actress confirmed that the two had already taken their onscreen romance offscreen as well. 

Interestingly, Keri and her boyfriend were well acquainted with one another prior to working on their show, The American (2013). In 2019, when one of the fans of her partner asked about their first meeting on Watch What Happens With Live Andy Cohen, Matthew replied,

We actually met a long, long time ago, I very drunkenly asked her for her number when she was a young, single slip of a thing. So I sort of knew then, when I was 26.

But their encounter was very short, and the actress met Matthew ten years later during table reading of their show.

Keri Russell and boyfriend Matthew Rhys attend the premiere of movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker(2019) on 16th December 2019 (Photo: justjared.com)

Today, Keri and Matthew share a son named Sam Evans, who arrived in their world in May 2016.

Past Relationship, Divorce & Kids

The Mission Impossible actress was previously married to Shane Deary for almost seven years. She had been married to her contractor husband since 14th February 2007 on the occasion of Valentine's Day. 

Keri Russell as pictured with her ex-husband Shane Deary back in 2008 (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)

Their marriage resulted in the birth of two children. Keri's son, River Russell Deary, was born in 2007, whereas her daughter, Willa Lou Deary, arrived in the world in 2012.

Keri Russell as seen with son River Russell Deary at Manhattan in October 2013 (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)

Through her relationship with Shane, she managed to keep a very low profile on her married life. Moreover, she and her then-partner quietly divorced in the summer of 2013, and the news was only confirmed by their representative a few months after their split.

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As per the former flame's spokesperson, their divorce was amicable, but other details were kept under wraps. 

Facts About Keri Russell Including Age:

  • As per official records, Keri's place of birth is Fountain Valley, California, whereas her birthdate is 23rd March 1976.
  • Interestingly, her decision to cut her winning curled long hair in 1999 was considered as the main reason for the rating drop of 2nd season of her TV show Felicity (1998). It turned out that people were really into her beautiful hair.
  • Talking about Keri's other physical attributes, she stands at the height of 5 feet & 4 inches (1.63 meters).
  • The actress has peaked financially as well since her net worth is $8 million. Also, she receives a salary of $100K per episode from her TV shows.
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