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Joan Washington

Joan Washington is a British Dialect Instructor and voice artist. Joan Washington is mostly famous for being the wife of the popular Swazi-English actor, Richard E. Grant.

Early Life

Joan Washington was born in the year 1949. As of 2024, she is 74 years old. However, she has not revealed her exact date of birth so her zodiac sign remains unknown. Moreover, she is originally from Aberdeen, United Kingdom. Unfortunately, she has also not disclosed the details regarding her family members. Moreover, she attended Aberdeen Girls’ High School. Additionally, she follows Christianity and holds British nationality.

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Caption: Joan Washington’s then and now picture. Source: Instagram


Joan’s career began when she was just 18. Therefore, she moved to London to attend Drama School where she trained as a voice teacher at the Central School of Speech and Drama. Therefore specialized in Voice Coach Degree. After starting her career as a voice teacher, she later moved to the theatre.

Then, soon, she shifted her focus toward Hollywood and began working as a dialect coach. She has worked with many popular celebrities and on many famous projects. Moreover, she worked as an argot teacher at the Royal Court and later at the Royal Nation Theatre.

Likewise, her film works are ‘Titanic‘, ‘Star Wars Episode-I’, ‘Stars Wards Episode-II’, ‘101 Dalmations’, ‘Crimson Peak’, ‘Charlotte Gray’, ‘River Queen’, ‘Lords of The Apes and YentI’, ‘The Weather Man’, ‘Greystoke The TarzanLegendt’, ‘Breaking’, and ‘Schindler’s List.’

Joan is widely popular for her great work on ‘The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou’, ‘Highlander’, and ‘Red Sparrow’. Talking about Joan’s stage work includes ‘The Goat’, ‘ All My Sons, ‘ Ride Down Mount Morgan’, ‘Guys and Dolls and Calico’, ‘Suddenly Last Summer’, and ‘His Dark Material’. Also, Joan Washington has her hands spread over several sectors in television jobs too.

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Caption: Joan Washington and Richard’s cute picture. Source: Instagram

Personal Life

Joan married her husband Richard E. Grant on November 1, 1986. They married in a private ceremony. They first met during a training session on the Belfast accent. The beautiful pair has a daughter named Olivia Grant and a son named Tom Washington.

Moreover, Tom is the son of Joan’s first husband. As per Joan, she was in an abusive married relationship with her then-husband. However, she has not revealed any further details about her past married life. Also, she had lost her baby before Olivia’s birth.

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Caption: Joan Washington’s picture with her husband and daughter. Source: Hello

Joan Washington – Body Measurements 2024

Joan Washington doesn’t appear to be much taller therefore, she is 5 feet 5 inches tall. And, she weighs around 60 kilos. Though her age, she appears to be fit and in a good and healthy shape. Therefore, her chest-waist-hip measures 33-24-34 inches respectively. Further, she wears a number 6 shoe size. Additionally, she has a set of hazel eyes and her hair is brown.

Social Media

Speaking of her social media availability, Joan is available only on Instagram. There, she goes under the username ‘@joandialect’. She might have earned a decent wealth working as a dialect coach.

Joan Washington – Net Worth 2024

However, her estimated net worth sits at around $3 million.

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