Ruthie Henshall

Facts About Ruthie Henshall

Celebrated NameRuthie Henshall
Age56 Years Old
Nick NameRuth
Birth NameValentine Ruth Henshall
Birth Date1967-03-07
Profession Actor , Singer
Birth NationEngland
Place Of BirthOrpington, Greater London, England
Famous ForBeing an English actress, singer, and dancer.
Best Known ForFor her work in musical theatre.
Awards1995 Best Actress in a Musical for "She Loves Me".
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseTim Howar
Sexual OrientationStraight
Source of WealthActing and singing career
Net Worth500,000 pounds
Height5 feet and 5 inches
Hair ColorLight brown
Eye ColorDark brown
Body TypeAverage

Ruthie Henshall is an English, singer, stage actor, and dancer who is well-known for her work in musical theatre making her West End debut in "Cats" in 1987. She is well recognized for her work in musical theatre. She was also a part of the original London cast of Miss Saigon in 1989-1990, and even had portrayed Roxie Hart in both the London and Broadway performances of "Chicago".

For her role as Amalia Balash in the London revival of "She Loves Me"(1994), Henshall won the 1995 Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical. Henshall also participated in the 20th series of "I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here", however, she was eliminated on 29 November 2020, finishing in 11th place.

Besides, she is active on social media sites with over 84k followers on Instagram: @ruthiehenshallofficial. 

What is Ruthie Henshall Famous for?

  • Famous for her role as Amalia Balash in "She Loves Me"(1994).
  • Known for her work in musical theatre.

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Where was Ruthie Henshall Born?

Ruthie Henshall was born on March 7, 1967, in Orpington, Greater London, England. Her birth name is Valentine Ruth Henshall. Her nationality is British. Henshall belongs to White ethnicity while Pisces is her zodiac sign. 

Ruthie Henshall was born in a well-to-do family as her father, David Henshall was a journalist and even the editor of the East Anglian Daily Times. Growing up in her hometown London, Henshall began to develop an ambition to become a ballet dancer however she had to give up due to the lack of necessary physique. 

She then decided to pursue a career in acting for which she even got trained at Laine Theatre Arts in Epsom, Surrey.

Ruthie Henshall mother

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Ruthie Henshall's Career Highlights

  • Ruthie Henshall started her career initially as a stage actor making her stage debut in the Cascade Revue at the West Cliff Theatre in Clacton-on-Sea at the age of 19. 
  • She made her West End debut with "Cats" in 1987. 
  • In 1988, at the age of 21, Henshall was cast in Miss Saigon as one of the bargirls, performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. 
  • She then played the role of Aphra in Children of Eden at the Prince Edward Theatre later cast a role in the musical "Valentine's Day" as well. 
  • She starred as Fantine in "Les Miserables" in 1992, later getting her first starring role in the 1993 trans-Atlantic transfer of the Broadway production "Crazy for You". 
  • In 1995, Henshall starred in "She Loves Me", winning her first-ever award as Best Actress in a Musical. 
  • She then went on to play the role of Roxie Hart in the West End transfer of the Broadway revival of "Chicago".
  • Henshall was cast in the title role Peggy Sue of the stage musical adaptation of the film Peggy Sue Got Married in 2001. 
  • She also has made some of her solo recordings which include, "The Ruthie Henshall Album", "Pilgrim", and "Love Is Here to Stay". 
  • She succeeded the role of Marian Halcombe from Maria Freidman in Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Woman in White", from July 2005 until February 2006. 
  • Her first feature film was "A Christmas Carol" aired on NBC in November 2004. 
  • She replaced Natalia Bestemianova as a judge on the ITV1 show "Dancing on Ice" in 2008. 
  • She returned to the role of Roxie in Chicago at the Cambridge Theatre, London, on 14th December 2009 and completed her run on 24th April 2010.
  • In 2011, she took the role of Elvira in the classic play Blithe Spirit in the West End. 
  • She played the role of billionaire Stephanie Gaunt in the CBBC series, "Wizards vs Aliens" in 2012.
  • She became the final actress to take on the role of Mrs. Wilkson before the show's closure in 2014. 

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Ruthie Henshall's Husband

Ruthie Henshall was previously married to actor and singer Tim Howard, who is even her male co-star lead in the West End production of "Peggy Sue Got Married". The couple got married in 2004 and shared two daughters, Lily and Dolly. However, just after 5 years of their marriage, the couple got separated in 2009 and got divorced in January 2010. 

Even before that she was actually in a relationship with Prince Edward, the Duke of Edinburgh for several years until she got engaged to Scottish actor John Gordon Sinclair. They however broke up after Henshall took the role of Velma Kelly in Chicago on Broadway. 

Currently, Henshall is living a single life. Besides, also along with Daniel Bowling(director of musicals), Henshall has written a book, "So You Want to Be in Musicals?", published in 2012. 

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Ruthie Henshall's Net Worth

Ruthie Henshall has quite good earnings from her professional career as a stage actor. Having her career started initially with the Cascade Revue at the West Cliff Theatre, Henshall has managed to come a long way up becoming a popular actress in her decade-long career. 

Her source of income is surely her appearances in plays and movie theatres. Including her income, her net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million.

Ruthie Henshall daughters

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Ruthie Henshall's Height

Ruthie Henshall is a gorgeous lady with a well maintained hour-glass body physique in her 50s. She stands tall with a height of 5ft. 5inches. while her body weighs around 55kg(121 lbs). Her body measurement is around 34-28-34 inches with a bra size of 34B, 4(US) as her dress size, and 6(US) as her shoe size. She has a fair complexion with black hair and brown eyes. 

Trivias About Ruthie Henshall You Need To Know.

    Frequently Asked Questions About Ruthie Henshall.

    Where was Ruthie Henshall born?

    Ruthie Henshall was born in Orpington, Greater London, England.

    Who is the father of Ruthie Henshall?

    The father of Ruthie Henshall is David.

    What is the net worth of Ruthie Henshall?

    The net worth of Ruthie Henshall is 500,000 pounds.

    What is the color of Ruthie Henshall's hair?

    Ruthie Henshall hair color is Light brown.

    What is the color of Ruthie Henshall's eye?

    Ruthie Henshall eye color is Dark brown.

    Ruthie Henshall Biography

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    Celebrated Name Ruthie Henshall
    Age 56 Years Old
    Nick Name Ruth
    Birth Name Valentine Ruth Henshall
    Birth Date 1967-03-07
    Gender Female
    Profession Actor , Singer
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    Celebrated Name Ruthie Henshall
    Age 56 Years Old
    Nick Name Ruth
    Birth Name Valentine Ruth Henshall
    Birth Date 1967-03-07
    Gender Female
    Profession Actor , Singer
    Nationality British
    Ethnicity British-white
    Birth Nation England
    Place Of Birth Orpington, Greater London, England
    Race White
    Horoscope Pisces
    Father David
    Famous For Being an English actress, singer, and dancer.
    Best Known For For her work in musical theatre.
    Awards 1995 Best Actress in a Musical for "She Loves Me".
    Marital Status Married
    Spouse Tim Howar
    Daughter 2
    Sexual Orientation Straight
    Source of Wealth Acting and singing career
    Net Worth 500,000 pounds
    Height 5 feet and 5 inches
    Hair Color Light brown
    Eye Color Dark brown
    Body Type Average