Russell Watson is one of the new arrivals of the I’m A Celebrity 2020 series, arriving in the castle in the fourth episode on November 18th. Let’s get to know his background and who his wife is!
He will be joining the 10 celebrities currently living in Grwych Castle, who have no idea that him and another new star is entering their bubble.
The well-known performer is set to take on the trials of being on I’m A Celebrity, so it’s likely he will face creatures and critters during his journey.
So who is Russell Watson’s wife? We explored his love life to find out more about the new star of the show!
Who is Russell Watson?
Russell, 53, is a tenor (meaning he has the highest of the ordinary adult male range) who has released both opera and pop songs.
The father-of-two has been singing since he was a child, and started to become known after performing at a working men’s club.
Russell also caught people’s attention in 1999, when he sang God Save the Queen at the Rugby League Challenge Cup Final at Wembley Stadium.
The I’m A Celebrity star was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2006, before he was diagnosed with a second brain tumour in 2007. After going through rehabilitation, he was able to return to singing and performing.
He has two daughters, Rebecca, 26, and Hannah, 20, with his first wife Helen Watson. Russell now lives in Cheshire with his second wife and their four dogs.
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Who is Russell’s wife?
- Louise Harris
Louise, 32, is Russell’s wife. The married couple recently celebrated their 5-year wedding anniversary together.
They met while he was having pictures taken with fans! His assistant reportedly asked Louise if she wanted to go for dinner and she said yes.
Louise spoke to Hello! magazine about Russell on I’m A Celebrity: “I think he’d be amazing at it.” She added:
“Russell’s profession is very serious but doing I’m a Celebrity… would let him showcase his funny side.”
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Russell and Louise: Relationship timeline
Russell and Louise were together for 5 years before getting engaged in 2014.
Then in August 2015, Watson and Louise became newlyweds in Spain, which means they have been together for 10 years overall!
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