Hannah Bagshawe is an English public relations executive and an antiques dealer who is best known as the wife of Oscar-winning English actor Eddie Redmayne. She also serves as the financial publicist for her celebrity husband. She reportedly worked for a prestigious antiques dealer but later set up her own business so that she can have a more flexible schedule and accompany her husband on his travels. In a recent interview with 'E! News', the critically acclaimed actor credited her for keeping him grounded, often with daily chores, which he jokingly added. He also mentioned that she helps colorblind Redmayne choose his outfits for various events. Moreover, she also shows her support by accompanying him to every award ceremony, even during her pregnancy. While she can always be seen beside her husband at prestigious events in the industry, she largely avoids the media spotlight and likes to keep her personal life private.
Childhood & Early Life
Hannah Bagshawe was born on November 30, 1982 in London, England to Nicholas Bagshawe and Caryl Bagshawe. She attended a boarding school during her teenage years before enrolling into the University of Edinburgh, from where she earned her Master's degree in English Literature and French.
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Rise to Stardom
Hannah Bagshawe, who has been working as a public relations executive in the financial industry, came under media scrutiny in 2012 after she was spotted with celebrated actor Eddie Redmayne. It was soon reported that she serves as his publicist as well. This led to speculations as to whether their professional relationship had turned into a personal one in recent times. Since then, the two have been spotted together several times by the paparazzi have dinner dates together. It was later revealed that the two have been friends for a long time before becoming romantically involved. By 2013, Redmayne was crediting her at interviews for her support and for helping him stay grounded. While she usually keeps a low profile and avoids social media, since they made their relationship official, she has accompanied him to almost all award functions and events. The two get regular coverage on the tabloids as one of their favorite couples in the industry.
Relationship with Eddie Redmayne
For a long time, there have been speculations over how Hannah Bagshawe met Eddie Redmayne, with several tabloids reporting that they met as professionals, as she serves as his publicist. However, that is not true. She met Redmayne at a charity event in 2000 while he was a student at Eton College. Redmayne, who was part of a senior boys group which performed as models at a charity events, was performing at a nearby girl’s boarding school, which she attended. They met at a party afterwards, and soon became friends. They kept in touch even after she went to the University of Edinburgh and he attended Trinity College in Cambridge.
By the time they began dating in January 2012, they have been good friends for about 12 years. During the making of 'Les Misérables', Eddie Redmayne invited her to accompany him to a trip to Florence during a shooting break, which is when they began dating formally. They subsequently made their first red carpet appearance together at the London premiere of the movie. According to sources close to the actor, the couple "have a very relaxed and supportive relationship" and seemed to be planning a lifetime together for a long time. The eventually became engaged over Memorial Day weekend in 2014.
He reportedly proposed to her with an estimated £30,000 engagement ring while spending a romantic holiday together. They got married on December 15, 2014 at a secret event at private members’ club Babington House in Somerset, England. According to her husband Redmayne, she "has never been on time for anything in her life", and was half an hour late for her own wedding as well, which had made some of the guest quite worried. While they had to cut their honeymoon short due to his numerous award nominations, they went to the Alps for a skiing trip over Christmas. The couple welcomed their first child together, a daughter named Iris Mary Redmayne, on June 15, 2016. On March 10, 2018, Bagshawe gave birth to their second child, a son named Luke Richard Bagshawe Redmayne.