Jo Green Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 07 May, 2021
Facts of Jo Green
Date of Birth: 1956
Name Jo Green
Nationality British
Birth Place/City United Kingdom
Ethnicity Caucasian
Profession Theater administrator
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Face Color Fair
Famous for Wife of Hugh Laurie
Married Yes
Married to Hugh Laurie (m. 1989)
Children 3
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A theater administrator, director, and writer by profession, Jo Green is better known as the wife of Hollywood actor & CBE-honored Hugh Laurie. Born and raised in the UK, Green 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.

What Is Jo Green's Age? Her Height?

Green was born in 1956 in London, United Kingdom, which makes her 65 years old in 2021. She is 3 years senior than her actor husband Hugh Laurie who was born on June 11, 1959 (62 years old) in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, to parents Ran Laurie, a physician and Patricia.

As for her height, Jo Green stands 5 feet tall; her husband Hugh Laurie has a height of 6 feet 2 inches (190 cm).

CAPTION: Jo Green, the wife of more than 3 decades to 'House' actor Hugh Laurie SOURCE: Pinterest

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.

Professional Career Of Jo Green

Reportedly, when Hugh Laurie met Jo Green, she was working as a theater administrator. 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.

Moreover, in 2012, she wrote, directed and produced the 15-minute long short film Spirits.

On the other, her actor husband Hugh Laurie, who won three Golden Globes and two Screen Actors Guild Awards, is already an accomplished TV figure.

Many of the TV series lovers, who watched the medical drama House, became fans of on-screen portrayal & acting skills of Laurie. There, he shared the screen with Omar EppsJesse Spencer, Jennifer Morrison, Robert Sean Leonard & others.

Then the Blackbird Leys-born actor would set a path to Hollywood recognition later and landed further fame through works in Veep, Chance, Avenue 5, and Road Kill.

Net Worth In 2021

Jo Green keeps the information regarding her income and salary under the radar which makes it difficult to say the exact figure of her net worth. As per online sources, Green's estimated fortune lies in the 6-digit figure, independent of her millionaire husband's account.

The average earnings for a production assistant start around $33,777 to $36,771 per year, while the payroll of writers is potentially $55, 420 annually. The salary of a director ranges from $30,772 to $183,553.

Green's husband Hugh Laurie, an actor honored with OBE (in 2007) and CBE (in 2018) has a net worth of $45 million as of May 2021. A chunk of his massive fortune came through the TV series House, that even made him one of the highest-paid actors in 2011earning £250,000 ($409,000) per episode.

As per IMDB, Laurie's salary from House was $300K-an-episode in Season 3 and Season 4, working out $7 million per season. Beginning Season 6 through Season 8, his payroll rose up to $400K-an-episode totaling around $16 million in a season.

Mother Of Three With Husband Hugh Laurie- How Did They Meet? When They Married?

Green is a happily married woman and is proud mother of three children with her husband Hugh Laurie. A simple guess that the duo's common platform (acting industry) led them to cross paths. When they met, Jo Green was reportedly working in theater administration, while Laurie juggled for his career break.

Keeping their courtship details low-key, Jo and Hugh married on June 16, 1989, in Camden, London.

CAPTION: Jo Green and her husband Hugh Laurie are married since 1989 and shares 3 children SOURCE: The Sun

They are parents to a daughter Rebecca Laurie and two sons: William Albert Laurie, and Charles Archibald Laurie. Reportedly, their son Charlie got a small role as baby William in A Bit of Fry & Laurie, while daughter Rebecca had a role of 5-year-old Vivian in the film Wit (2001).

 Stephen Fry is Laurie’s best friend, his best man, and godfather to his children.

Currently, they rsides in Belsize Park, London, the United Kingdom.

Tension In Marriage After Being Away For Long

While flming the TV series House, 10-time Primetime Emmy nominated actor would be mostly in the United States, being 9 months (a year) away from his house in North London, the UK. It put his relationship with Jo Green and children in strain and even more, led him to depression.

Reportedly, he tried to move his family to Los Angeles in 2008, but it failed. Later, in 2012, he moved to the UK and reunited with his family.

Did you know? In a 2001 interivew with Evening Standard, Hugh Laurie admitted of a brief extramarital affair with a film director but didn't specify further details. Later, he added that his struggle with depression had the key role in contribution to affair.

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