Who is Hannah Waddingham and is she married?

Hannah Waddingham is a talented singer and actress

Who is Hannah Waddingham and is she married?

HANNAH Waddington has seen her star dream ever since she landed one of the lead roles in the hit comedy, Ted Lasso.

The highly sought-after star is now riding high as co-presenter of Eurovision.


Hannah Waddingham is a talented singer and actressCredit: Rex

Who is Hannah Waddingham?

Hannah Waddingham was born on 28 July 1974 and is a singer and actress.

She is known for her work on screen and stage.

The actress was born in Wandsworth in London and her mother, Melodie Kelly, was an opera singer.

A graduate of the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts, Hannah has an impressive vocal range of four octaves.

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She started out in dinner theater and performed in the interactive comedy Joni and Gina’s Wedding.

What role did Hannah Waddingham play in Game of Thrones?

In 2016, Hannah hit the big time when she was cast as Septa Unella in the fifth season of Game of Thrones.

Her character appears in the infamous scene where Cersei Lannister takes revenge on Septa by waterboarding her.

During an appearance on the Collider Ladies Night podcastHannah opened up about the challenging filming process on Game of Thrones.

She said: “Apart from giving birth, it was the worst day of my life.

“Because Lena (Headey, who played Cersei Lannister) was uncomfortable throwing liquid in my face for so long, and I was beside myself.”

What other roles is Hannah Waddingham known for?

These days, Hannah is best known for playing Rebecca Welton, owner of Richmond FC, in the blockbuster series, Ted Lasso.

She proved so popular on the Apple TV show that she won two Emmys for the role.

Benidorm fans will also remember her from the fifth series of the hit ITV show playing Tonya Dyke.

In an interview with The mirror In 2021, Hannah said: “I’ve never been groped in my life, but I’ve been groped three times in one week in Benidorm.

“To get on set, I had to walk around the hotel dressed as Tonya in some non-existent bikini and high heels with guys looking at me… or rather groping.

“I had to stop myself from doing what I would instinctively do – knock down their blocks – because I was working.”

Hannah also has a recurring role on Netflix’s Sex Education as Jackson Marchetti’s mother.

She also played Lady Bellaston in the Tom Jones miniseries, and was seen in the sequel to the Hollywood hit Hocus Pocus 2, playing The Witch.

How tall is Hannah Waddingham?

Hannah is known for her incredible stature and impressive physique

Because of this, fans often wonder how tall the actress really is.

We can confirm that Hannah stands at an impressive 5ft 11in (1.8m).

Is Hannah Waddingham Married?

As of 2023, Hannah is a single lady, but was previously in a relationship with hotelier Gianluca Cugnetto.

During their relationship, they welcomed a daughter together in 2015.

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It is not clear when Hannah parted ways with the father of her child.

But the former couple are now co-parenting daughter Kitty together, with Hannah juggling roles to ensure she is close to home.

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Who is Hannah Waddingham and is she married?

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