Rima Horton Biography
(Alan Rickman’s Wife)
Birthday: January 31, 1947 (Aquarius)
Born In: Bayswater, London
Rima Elizabeth Horton is an English politician and academic who was married to Alan Rickman. She served as the Labour Party councillor on the Kensington and Chelsea London Borough Council from 1986 to 2006. She twice contested as a Labour candidate for parliament but lost on both instances. A native of London, Horton is a University of Southampton graduate. She spent a considerable part of her adult life working as a senior economics lecturer at Kingston University. Horton drew media attention because of her relationship with actor Alan Rickman. They had been together since they were both teenagers. They started living together in 1977 and it was only in 2012 that the couple exchanged wedding vows. Rickman passed away in 2016, bringing an end to their relationship of 51 years.