Hannah Waddingham Bio, Net worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Husband

Hannah Waddingham is an English actress and singer, best known for playing Rebecca Welton in the comedy series Ted Lasso. She has also worked in a theater production of The Wizard of Oz, and Spamalot, and in films and shows such as How to Lose Friends and Alienate People and Game of Thrones.

Hannah Waddingham Bio, Net worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Husband

Hannah was honored with the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2021 and the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2021 and 2022.

Early life

Hannah Waddingham was born on July 28, 1974 in London, United Kingdom to her mother, Melodie Kelly, but information about her father is not available. Her mother and her family came from a singing background and were opera singers. She began singing early in her childhood, inspired by her mother and grandparents. She was always great on stage and loved performing. Hannah hasn’t revealed much about her early education, but it is believed that she completed her high school education at a local high school in London. She also attended the Academy of Live and Record Arts where she completed her acting and performance training.

Hannah Waddingham career

Hannah began her career in London theater after graduating from the Academy of Live and Record Arts and in 2002 began appearing in plays and musicals such as Space Family Robinson where she portrayed the role of Starbird. She also played the roles of Suzanne in Lautrec and Lady of the Lake in Spamalot. She also began performing on Broadway. In the early 2000s, she released her first single, Our Kind of Love, on the UK Singles Chart. She began appearing in television shows in 2002 and her first role was on the show Coupling. She then appeared on shows like My Family, My Hero, Marple, Doctors, Partners in Crime, etc. Her most famous role on television was on the show Game of Thrones, where she appeared in the recurring role of Septa Unella from 2015-2016.

Widespread Fame

In 2008, she made her film acting debut in the film How to Lose Friends and Alienate People in the role of Elizabeth Maddox, followed by a supporting role as a factory worker in the 2012 film Les Miserables. Her portrayal of Desiree in the play A Little Night Music and in the musical “Nachtmusik” helped her to a lot of recognition and praise. She later played the role of the witch in the 2010 production of the play Into the Woods. London Palladium Theatre. She is also known for her performance in the play Kiss Me, Kate at the Chichester Festival Theater in 2012.

In 2018 she played the role of Joanne Hill in the film Winter Ridge and in 2019 she played the role of Shiraz in the film The Hustle. In the same year she also appeared in the show Sex Education in the role of Sophia Marchetti. She is also currently set to appear in the show’s 3rd season. Recently, in 2020, she starred in the comedy series Ted Lasso in the lead role of Rebecca Welton and is also expected to appear in the show’s 3rd season. She also starred in one of the episodes in the Midsomer Murders series.

Hannah Waddingham social media

Hannah currently has over 632K followers on her Instagram account and is very active on the platform, sharing pictures from her sets, behind the scenes, with other actors and with her family.

She is also active on Twitter and currently has over 223.4K followers. Apart from that, she is active on both Tik-tok and Snapchat.

Hannah Waddingham biography

Real nameHannah Waddingham
date of birthJuly 28, 1974
Age (as of 2023)48 years
place of birthLondon, United Kingdom
jobActress, theater artist, singer
sun signScorpio

Physical Statistics

heightin feet inches – 5′ 10” – in centimeters – 179 cm
Weightin kilograms – 64kg – in pounds – 141 pounds
body measurements36-25-36
bra size32D
waist size25 inches
hip size36 inches
shoe size8 (USA)
Hair colorBlond
eye colorgreen
body typeSlim

Hannah Waddingham family

fatherNot known
motherMelody Kelly
sisterNot known
BrothersNot known


schoolAcademy of Live and Recorded Arts
UniversityNot known

relationship status

marital statussingle
Who is Hannah Waddingham’s boyfriend?Gianluca Cugnetto (Ex.)
childrenone (sarah)

Personal life

Hannah Waddingham is currently single and recently ended her relationship with Gianluca Cugnetto, a food and beverage guru who works with premium bars and restaurants and on luxury restaurant shows. The two dated for several years before recently separating. The two have not married but have a daughter named Sarah Waddingham who was born in 2014.

Hannah Waddingham Net Worth

Hannah Waddingham has been working as an actress and singer for several years and has experienced great success and fame in life. She has been part of several films, TV shows, and theater productions through which she earned a lot of wealth. Her net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $5 million.

Facts About Hannah Waddingham

  • She was nominated for an Oliver Award for her performance in Lautrec’s production of the role of Lady of Lake and again in 2010 and 2013 for her performance in the musical Night Music and Kiss Me, Kate.
  • She also won the whatsonstage.com Theatregoers Choice Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for her performance in The Wizard of Oz in 2011.
  • Hannah won the 2021 Critics Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on the show Ted Lasso.
  • She was dubbed the Joanna Lumley of Musical Theater by critics.
  • Hannah sang for the role of Starbird on the Space Family Robinson soundtrack recording.
  • She won Best Supporting Actress in the Comedy Series for Ted Lasso at the International Online Cinema Awards.
  • Hannah is also nominated for a Prime Time Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.

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