Joseph Fiennes is an English film and stage actor who came to fame after playing the character William Shakespeare in 1998's romantic Shakespeare in Love opposite Gwyneth Paltrow. More to that, he is also famous for his TV works in biographical drama film Elizabeth (1998) and FX's television series, American Horror Story (2012–2013). Currently, he stars in Hulu's TV series, The Handmaid's Tale, originally released on April 26, 2017.
He was born on 27 May 1970 in Salisbury, the United Kingdom as Joseph Alberic Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes. His dad, Mark Fiennes (1933–2004), was a farmer and photographer, and mom, Jennifer Lash (1938–1993), was a writer. Further, he has two sisters, Martha Fiennes, Sophie Fiennes, and four brothers, Ralph Fiennes, Magnus Fiennes, Jacob Fiennes, Michael Emery.
As per his citizenship, Fiennes is British and is of white ethnicity. Regarding his education, he studied at Bishop Wordsworth's School, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and Leehurst Swan School.
The Beautiful Wedding Ceremony
The Shakespeare In Love star, 50, weds his love of life, Maria Dolores Dieguez on 15 August 2009. She is a Swiss model who was born on 5 January 1982 in Switzerland.
The Roman Catholic ceremony took place in Tuscany Italy in the presence of the groom and bride's friends and family members. Likewise, they started dating in the summer of 2005. So, they had enjoyed their long-distance relationship for nearly four years before moving together.
From their 11 years of matrimony, Joseph Alberic and his wife, Maria, aged 38, have two little children, both of them are girls. On March 8, 2010, the duo welcomed their firstborn daughter Sam Fiennes. Again on December 29, 2011, they welcomed another baby girl Isabel Fiennes.
His Past Love Affairs
Before Maria, Elizabeth's actor has been in a few romantic love relationships with celebrity girlfriends. He first dated a British actress, Josie D'Arby for around two months from March to 2006.
Afterward, Fiennes, the father of two, began dating an actress from Manchester, England named Judi Shekoni. They were together from 2005 to November 2005. From 2005 to 2005, Joseph had a love affair with Joy Bryant and Leonie Casanova in 2003.
Prior to that, he was in a relationship with another actress, Catherine McCormack from 1998 to 1999.
How Much is Joseph Fiennes Worth?
As of early 2020, Joseph Fiennes possesses a quite impressive net worth of $10 million. He has gathered his fortune throughout his successful career as an actor. Well, he earned most of his worth by playing different characters in several hits movies.
His movie is Shakespeare in Love which has become a profitable box office making $289.3 million worldwide against the $25 million budget. And this was 1998 's 9th highest-grossing film. His next movie, Elizabeth, made $82.1 million as well.
Shakespeare in Love- Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush
Hercules is another hit movie of Fiennes earning $244 million on a $100 million budget Currently, Joseph can be seen on the Hulu original series The Handmaid's Tale. The shows cast members include Bahia Watson, Max Minghella, Ann Dowd, Nina Kiri, and others.
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