Jo Green Biography

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A theater administrator, director, and writer by profession, Jo Green is better known as the wife of TV superstar and on-screen doctor extraordinaire, Hugh Laurie. Born and raised in the UK, she is also known for providing legal services to the film The Oxford Murders. She also worked in the short TV documentary GoldenEye: The Secret Files as a production assistant.

Early Life And Bio Of Jo Green

Jo Green was born Joanna Green in 1956 in London, United Kingdom. She keeps the information regarding her family and her early life away from the media. She is a Caucasian by ethnicity and she belongs to the British nationality. In a similar fashion, there is no information regarding her siblings and her educational background as well.

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On the other side, her husband Hugh Laurie was born on 11 June 1959 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England to parents Ran and Patricia Laurie. His father is a former physician who gained lots of respect from his medical practice.

Jo Green’s Career

Green started her career as a production assistant on the short TV documentary GoldenEye: The Secret Files in 1995.  After initial few years, she stayed out of the media and entertainment world before she returned in 2008 when she worked in the short television documentary The Oxford Murders by providing legal services.

In 2012, she wrote, directed and produced the short film Spirits which is 15 minutes long. Her husband, Hugh Laurie, on the other hand, is an actor with one of the most illustrious careers on TV. He started as a writer for The Cellar Tapes.

He then went on to become one of the most recognizable faces in the industry including Omar Epps and Jesse Spencer in the television series House MD one of the most-demanded TV programs of that time.

Jo Green’s Net Worth

Jo Green keeps the information regarding her income and salary under the radar which makes it difficult to say anything about her net worth. However, the average earnings for a production assistant start around $33,777 to $36,771.

Similarly, the average writer earns around $55,420 per year and the directors can earn anywhere from $30,772 to $183,553.

Meanwhile, her husband Hugh is a very successful actor and multimillionaire with an estimated $40 million net worth. He earned this net worth from his acting career where he ears a lucrative $400,000 salary. At the height of his career, he was one of the highest paid actors on TV.

Jo Green’s Personal Life

Green is a happily married woman with 3 children Rebecca Laurie, William Albert Laurie, and Charles Archibald Laurie. She got married to her husband Hugh Laurie on 16 June 1989, in Camden, London. They live in Belsize Park, London, the UK with their children.

The following video is a clip of Hugh Laurie and Jo Green arriving at LA's international airport.

When Hugh was filming his series, he would be away from his family for around 9 months a year that led to him to depression. In July 2008, the whole family planned to move to a mansion in Hollywood, California, USA in order to reduce the strain of being separated and to help with Laurie’s clinical depression. However, the husband-and-wife later canceled their plan.

Meanwhile, his child, Charlie also acted in one of his shows, A Bit of Fry & Laurie. Stephen Fry is Laurie’s best friend, his best man, and godfather to his children.