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What is Hannah Waddingham’s net worth and salary?
Hannah Waddingham is a British actress and singer who has a net worth of $4 million. Waddingham is best known for playing Rebecca Welton in the critically acclaimed Apple TV+ series Ted Lasso (2020-present), a role that earned her a Primetime Emmy in 2021. She has more than 30 film and television appearances. including Les Misérables (2012), The Hustle (2019), Game of Thrones (2015-2016), Krypton (2018-2019) and Sex Education (2019-present). Hannah played the Lady of the Lake in Broadway and West End productions of Spamalot, and she has also appeared in West End productions of The Beautiful Game, A Little Night Music, The Wizard of Oz and “Kiss Me, Kate.” In 2000, Waddingham released the single “Our Kind of Love” and it peaked at number 41 in the UK Singles Chart.
Hannah Waddingham was born on July 28, 1974 in Wandsworth, London, England. Her mother is former opera singer Melodie Kelly and her maternal grandparents were also opera singers. Hannah, who has a vocal range of four octaves, told The Mirror in 2014, “Singing was in my blood. Mum went back to work in the English National Opera choir when I was eight and was there for 27 years, would sit on the stalls of the Royal Coliseum, listening and absorbing everything like a sponge. It’s the best way to learn.” Waddingham attended the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts and began her acting career in the interactive play Joni and Gina’s Wedding.
From 2000 to 2001, Hannah played Christine in a Cambridge Theater production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Beautiful Game, then in 2002 she played Starbird in Space Family Robinson at London’s Pleasance Theatre. From 2006 to 2007, she starred as Lady of the Lake in a Palace Theater production of Spamalot, based on the 1975 comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and reprized the role on Broadway in 2008. Waddingham received critical acclaim for her performance as Desirée Armfeldt in a 2009 Garrick Theater production of Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music, with one critic calling her “the Joanna Lumley of musical theatre”. In 2010 she played the witch in Sondheim’s Into the Woods at Regent’s Park Open Air Theater in London and in 2011 she took on the roles of Miss Gulch and the Wicked Witch in a London Palladium production of The Wizard of Oz. .” In 2012, Hannah starred as Lilli Vanessi / Katharina Minola in Kiss Me, Kate at The Old Vic.
film and television career
Waddingham made her television debut in a 2002 episode of Coupling, then guest-starred on My Hero (2003; 2006), William and Mary (2005), Footballers’ Wives (2005), and Hollyoaks: Letting Go (2005). She appeared in the 2006 TV movie The Only Boy for Me and co-starred with Simon Pegg, Kirsten Dunst, Gillian Anderson, Megan Fox and Jeff Bridges in the 2008 movie How to Lose Friends & Alienate People. ‘ and began with four episodes on the BBC One series ‘Doctors’. Hannah has had guest roles on MI High (2009), Marple (2010-2011), My Family (2010-2011), Not Going Out (2011), and Bad Education (2012). and she played a factory worker in the Oscar-winning 2012 film Les Misérables. In 2014 she played Tonya Dyke in the ITV series Benidorm and in 2015 she played Blonde Assassin in the mini-series Partners in Crime. From 2015-2016, Waddingham portrayed Septa Unella, the “Shame Nun,” on seasons five and six of the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, and in 2017 she had a recurring role as Magdalene on Syfy’s 12 Monkeys. “
Hannah appeared in the 2018 film Winter Ridge and co-starred in the 2019 comedy The Hustle with Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson. From 2018 to 2019 she played Jax-Ur / Sela-Sonn in the Syfy series Krypton and in 2019 she joined the cast of Netflix Sex Education as Sofía Marchetti. In 2020, she began starring as Rebecca Welton in Ted Lasso, created by Jason Sudeikis, Bill Lawrence, Brendan Hunt and Joe Kelly. Waddingham has received multiple awards and nominations for her performance, and the show won a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2021. She appeared in the film The Fishwife of Grimsby and had a guest role in 2021’s Midsomer Murders. In October of the same year, it was announced that she had been cast in the Disney+ film Hocus Pocus 2.
Hannah has a daughter named Kitty who suffers from Purpura Schönlein-Henoch, an autoimmune disease. Waddingham keeps her Emmy in Kitty’s bedroom to remind her daughter that “Mommy won’t be gone unless there’s a really good reason”. Hannah is close friends with her Ted Lasso co-star Juno Temple, and when Waddingham won her Emmy (Temple was nominated in the same category), Juno cried tears of joy. While accepting the award, Hannah said, “Juno Temple! I swear to god if I could break off one of her arms and give it to you because that’s you to me. There is no Rebecca without Keeley. And if you ever leave my life, I’ll stalk you.” In May 2022, Waddingham had to pull out of “Old Friends,” a one-night tribute to Stephen Sondheim, due to an upper respiratory infection. She shared the news on social media He tweeted, “It’s a decision I’m sure everyone knows I didn’t take lightly after months of being desperate and so excited to say hello to Stephen in the best possible way I am truly disappointed and can’t quite believe the timing My love and support for all who perform and my unwavering, never ending thanks and love to Stephen for letting me into his world and blessed me with his unprecedented approval.
Awards and Nominations
In 2021, Waddingham won a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Ted Lasso. The series also earned her a Critics’ Choice Television Award, a Hollywood Critics Association TV Award, an International Online Cinema Award, a Gold Derby Award, an Online Film & Television Association Award, Pena de Prata, and two Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards and nominations Conferred by the Golden Globes, Satellite Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Television Critics Association Awards. The cast of “Ted Lasso” won a 2022 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series and a 2021 Pena de Prata for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series. Hannah also received a Pena de Prata nomination for Best Guest Actor or Actress in a Comedy Series for Sex Education in 2021 and Winter Ridge won the Audience Award for Best Feature at the International Film Festival of Wales in 2018. For her stage work, Waddingham has received Laurence Olivier Award nominations and WhatsOnStage Awards nominations for Best Actress in a Musical for Spamalot, A Little Night Music and Kiss Me, Kate.