Dialect coach at the Royal National Theatre, Joan Washington worked on Angels in America, Yentle and A World Apart. Besides, her work also includes The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Crimson Peak, and Red Sparrow.
Besides her professional life, her personal life stands proud as well. She has been married to Swazi-English actor Richard E. Grant since 1986, perfectly balancing her busy schedule and married life.
Joan Washington's Wedding With Husband, Children
Joan who stands at an average height was previously married, when she welcomed her first son, Tom Washington. However, she has not mentioned any further details about her past married life.
Later, she married Richard E. Grant, who was born on 5 May 1957 in Mbabane, Swaziland.
From an early age, Richard was enthusiastic towards acting and decided to pursue his career in the entertainment field. When Richard was 11 years old, his parents divorced, and unfortunately, his father Henrik, who was a heavy smoker died due to lung cancer.
A year later after his father's loss, Richard left Swaziland and moved to London where he started working as a waiter until getting work in the theatre. While working in the entertainment field, he met the love of his life.
Joan met Richard in 1983 and worked on a series of regional British dialects together. When she met him, Richard was wearing a boiler suit and had reasonably short, cropped hair and kicker shoes. Richard fell for her cuteness at the first meeting.
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However, Joan was a chain-smoker, which he thought was insane. Eventually, both of them realized their feelings. Richard was scared to express his feelings but initially took the step and returned to London, and at the airport, he bent on his knees, and Joan obviously said yes.
Joan and her husband had a small wedding which took place in a register office. Despite being eight years older than her husband, Joan's relationship with Richard was stronger than ever.
Joan Washington celebrates her 36 years of togetherness with her husband Richard E. Grant on 14 February 2019 (Photo: Richard E. Grant's Instagram)
While they were relishing their married life, a tornado struck them. The duo lost their child, who was born prematurely and buried her not far from their home.
Time went by, and Joan and her husband took the roles of parents as they welcomed her healthy baby daughter Olivia. Her daughter has worked on Atonement, The Theory of Everything, and Beauty and the Beast.
Despite her first failed marriage, Joan successfully found love in Richard; she is living a blissful life with her husband and children. The whole family is successful, in both professions and personal experiences.
Joan Washington Wiki - Age & Birthday
Joan Washington was born in 1949 in Aberdeen, the United Kingdom as per her wiki. Holding British nationality, she possesses a white ethnic background. However, she has not talked about her birthday, parents, and early childhood.
Joan, age 69, attended The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
Joan worked as a voice teacher at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London and later worked as a dialect coach at the Royal Court and the Royal National Theatres.
She worked on numerous productions through which she made herself financially stable. As a dialect coach, she draws an average salary of $53K per annum. However, Joan has not revealed her net worth. As the wife of Richard, she might be enjoying her husband's net worth of $4 million.