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Better known as the wife of world-renowned English actor Hugh Laurie, Jo Green is a theater administrator. However, Jo Green is mostly in the limelight as a celebrity wife.

Early Life and Childhood

Jo Green was born in 1956 and turns 65 years old in 2021. Born and raised in the United Kingdom, she is not very spoken about her childhood. Thus, there are no details available about her family or early life. Whereas talking about her spouse, Hugh, he was born on 11 June 1959 in the Blackbird Leys. Although known as Hugh Laurie, his birth name is James Hugh Calum Laurie. He is the youngest of four children of Patricia and William George Ranald Mundell “Ran” Laurie.

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Caption: Jo and Hugh spotted shopping in the streets of Paris
Source: Pinterest

Career and Professional life

Jo is an independent woman who serves as a theater administrator. But being the wife of superstar Hugh Laurie, her profession has not been very significant. On the other hand, her spouse is known all over the world for his professional achievements.

Hugh is an English actor, director, singer, musician, comedian, and author. He started his career as a writer and actor in the college annual revue. However, he gained recognition for his work as one half of the comedy double act Fry and Laurie with his friend and comedy partner Stephen Fry. The duo has worked together on numerous projects including Jeeves and Wooster. Similarly, Hugh also appeared in films Sense and Sensibility, 101 Dalmatians, The Borrowers, and Stuart Little.

Outside, acting career, Laurie has released a few albums. His first album Let Them talk was released in 2011. Two years later he dropped his second album Didn’t It Rain. Moreover, he has released a few singles. All his albums and single had favorable reviews. Similarly, his writing has also won hearts. He authored the 1996 novel The Gun Seller and 2009 The Paper Soldier.

Hugh’s success stories are limitless. He gives his all in whatever he does. Thus, he is able to reach out to people and inspire them. He has been awarded multiple awards and honors. He has won three Golden Globe Awards and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. Similarly, he has been nominated for 10 Primetime Emmy Awards. In 2011 he made it to the Guinness World Records as the most-watched leading man on television.

The list does not end here. Beyond the entertainment industry, he has been honored as Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2007 New Year Honours. Similarly, in 2018 the New Year Honours, he was appointed as Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

Net Worth

As her professional life has not been her most recognized platform, it is hard to estimate her salary or net worth. Nevertheless, she is the wife of Hugh, who was one of the highest-paid actors in a television drama. Back in 2011, he earned £250,000 ($409,000) per episode of House. With all the success from acting, music, and writing, Hugh today stands at a net worth of $45 million.

Relationship status

Jo and Laurie met and started dating long before, Laurie rose to fame. They had their first child Charles Archibald Laurie in 1988. In the following year, the couple tied knots on 16 June 1989 in the Camden area of London. He appeared as a child actor in the TV series A Bit of Fry and Laurie. She and Laurie had their second child William Albert Laurie in 1991. Similarly, they were blessed with a daughter in 1993. They named her Rebecca Augusta Laurie. Just like Charles, William and Rebecca also made their debut as child actors. But non of the children stayed in the showbiz.

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Caption: Hugh Laurie and Jo Green visiting Buenos Aires 06.06.2012
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Body Measurement and Social Media

Green, a mother of three is now in her mid-fifties. She has started developing wrinkles in her face and her hair has started turning grey. Nevertheless, she is still healthy and active. She has an average height of 5 feet. Jo appears to be slightly chubby, but her actual weight is unknown. She likes to keep her brown curly hair very short. Apart from this, there are no other data available on her body stats.

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Caption: Jo and Hugh enjoying their holidays
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Boomer does not seem to be up to date with the social media world. The star behind the star keeps a low profile and is not active on any social media platforms. However, her husband Hugh is active on Twitter where he has over a million followers. Similarly, he is also available on Instagram with more than 55k people following him. He often shares photos of his non-professional life where we can see her as well.

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