Rebecca Gleeson is an Australian TV publicist and wife of the Australian actor, Eric Bana. Prior to being associated with Bana, Rebecca worked in the entertainment sector for local TV networks in Australia. She is credited as a publicist for two series in the 1990s, ‘Newlyweds’ and ‘Blueheelers.’ She also worked in the same role for the ‘Eric Bana Live Show’ in 1997. She met Eric when she was working with Seven Network and he was filming for the series ‘Full Frontal’ in Australia. The duo started dating in 1995, and Rebecca decided to focus on her relationship. She became a known name in the media as Eric was an upcoming actor. Eric later proposed to her on a trip to the U.S., he won from Cleo Magazine as part of their ‘Bachelor of the Year’ contest. The whole affair was widely covered by the media as they found the couple to be adorable and honest. She went on to marry him in 1997, and they continue to remain happily married to each other even today. They are often spotted visiting local stores, watching tennis matches, and attending international film festivals together.
Rebecca Gleeson’s earliest known career history is that of her association with the Australian network channel, Seven Network, in the role of a publicist. She has been credited for working in two full-fledged TV series. In 1994, she was among the publicity crew for ‘Newlyweds’, a comedy series starring Annie Jones and Christopher Gabardi. She next worked for ‘Blueheelers’, the crime drama series, as their publicist for 5 episodes. Her last credited work is her role for the comedy show ‘The Eric Bana Live Show’ in 1995.
Since 1995, Rebecca has mostly worked on projects that interest her. Her coverage in the media has increased over the years as she and her husband constantly attend major events and ceremonies. She was seen at the last Australian open along with Bana. Despite being a publicist, Rebecca does not maintain any public social media accounts. Though she is comfortable talking to the press about her life, she prefers her star husband to do the talking. Their marriage continues to amaze the public, and the duo still retain the same sparkle. She continues to support her husband in his career and is actively involved in his choices.
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Family & Personal Life
Rebecca Gleeson was born in 1971 to Murray Gleeson and his wife Robyn Gleeson. Her father is the former Chief Justice of Australia, Rebecca has been married to Eric Bana since 1997. They met while working for the same network and hit it off. They dated for two years before deciding to tie the knot. The couple has a son, Klaus Banadinovich (1999), and a daughter Sophia Banadinovich (2002). In her spare time, Rebecca is often spotted attending tennis matches and watching movies at international film festivals along with her husband. The couple is often talked about in the media for their long-standing marriage and how they continue to keep the sparkle alive. The easy relationship they share is often spoken of fondly by Eric’s fans. The family currently lives in Australia.