Hugh Laurie reveals he and his Wife, Jo Green, could've divorced due to Laurie's Career

Updated On 13 Jul, 2019 Published On

James Hugh Calum Laurie is a British actor, writer, director, musician, singer, and comedian. Best known as one-half of an English comedy double act Fry and Laurie. Hugh was listed in The Guinness World Record for the highest-paid actor in TV series and most watched leading man on TV in 2011.

Actor Hugh married theater administrator Joanne Green in 1989. Even though they have spent more than 29 years of their married life together, their journey has not been easy. They were even in a state of getting a divorce.

Stick with us, to know about Hugh's married life and divorce rumors.

Hugh and Jo Green's Relationship And Children: Married after the birth of Charles

Hugh met Green in the 1980s through a mutual friend and the couple instantly started dating each other. Though the couple was not married, by 1988, Green was pregnant. At the end of the year, the couple welcomed their first baby, Charles Archibald Laurie.

After the birth of Charles, Hugh married his long-term wife Joanne in June 1989 in the church in Oxford, England. This loving couple built their marriage again and is still together till date.

CAPTION: Hugh Laurie and his wife Jo Green SOURCE: Biographyz

Later on, Hugh and Joanne gave birth to their second child Wiliam Albert Laurie in Jan 1991. In 1993, the couple gave birth to their third child Rebecca Augusta Laurie.

 Their eldest son Charlie played a cameo part in A Bit of Fry & Laurie, in the last sketch of an episode, entitled Special Squad, as baby William while his daughter Rebecca had a role in the film Wit as five-year-old Vivian Bearing.

Hugh Lurie and Jo Green Had To Live Separately: Nearly Caused Divorce

Hugh Laurie used to live with his wife and three children until he started working on his TV series House. It was for the 'House' that Hugh moved to Los Angeles while Jo decided to stay at their home in North London with their kids.

Video: George Clooney and Hugh Laurie Revive 'E.R.' and 'House' Doctors on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

For the professional reason, Hugh and his wife Green had to stay apart from her husband for about eight years. 

Such a long time! Despite being away for years, Hugh and his wife's relationship stood still. Probably, many would have divorced, but their relationship came out safe from the point-blank range of divorce.

Let's know more.

Hugh Laurie and Jo Green's Divorce Rumors Got High: Saved In Time

The main reason behind their nearly devastated marriage was Hugh's tight-scheduled career and long-distance.
For almost nine months of each year, Hugh could not get to see his family. This separation was creating a lot of problems in Hugh and Jo’s married life.

In order to cease this problem, Hugh even decided to move his whole family to Los Angeles in 2008. But, due to some unknown reasons, this plan got canceled.  

The issue became more viral after the rumors of the couple Hugh-Jo's divorce got headlines.

Husband and wife: Hugh Laurie and Jo Green

Husband and wife: Hugh Laurie and Jo Green

Source: Daily Mail

However, later in 2012, Hugh moved back to the capital and reunited with his wife and kids. And since then they are living happily.

Wise and let's say lucky too!

Did Hugh Laurie Have an extra-marital affair?

During the 8 years of living apart, Hugh was fully loyal to his wife. He was never rumored to have had any other affair or girlfriend.

Hugh seems to be one of the rare breeds of celebrities who value their marriage. That is the reason behind the unconditional love that he has for his wife. Thus, he never did anything shallow.

Instagram: Hugh and his beloved wife, Joanne.


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This loving couple has survived a long-distance relationship. We seriously do believe that there’s nothing that can separate them now. We hope they stay together forever.