This year’s Strictly Come Dancing line-up has been released over the past few days – with Greg Wise being the 10th confirmed contestant.

Greg Wise is a known English actor and producer from Newcastle upon Tyne and is set to take the Strictly stage this autumn on September 25th.

He is known for many iconic films, such as Last Christmas, Sense and Sensibility, and Johnny English.

It’s been said that behind every great man there is a woman, so who is Greg Wise’s wife? Keep reading as we explore this!

Who is Greg Wise’s wife?

Greg Wise’s wife is the one and only Emma Thompson.

If you’ve been living under a rock and don’t know who Emma is – here’s everything you need to know!

Born in Paddington, Emma Thompson is a 62-year-old famous British actress and screenwriter, known for many famous films including Matilda, Nanny Mcphee, Love Actually, and multiple Harry Potter movies.

Greg Wise and Emma Thompson – and their children!

Greg Wise and Emma Thompson tied the knot back in 2003 – and have been happily married ever since.

The iconic pair have two children together. Gaia Romilly Wise was their firstborn child in 1999 (21 years old) and has decided to follow in her parent’s footsteps in becoming an actress of her own. She has featured in films such as A Walk In The Woods, Last Chance Harvey, and The Lost Girls.

Greg and Emma’s second child is called Tindyebwa Agaba Wise, who they adopted in 2003. Tindyebwa was previously forced to be a child soldier, after being kidnapped in Rwanda.

However, since being adopted by the famous couple, he now runs his own charity which aims to assist African refugees by providing them with guidance financially and in finding jobs.

Strictly fans react to the Greg Wise announcement!

Strictly fans are quick to say if they’re happy or not about the lineup every year, and here’s what they have to say about Greg Wise!

I think you could say @HertsSid is pretty excited to see Greg on their screen next month…

Fans have also reacted to Greg Wise’s reason for going on Strictly, as he’s doing it for his sister who died 5 years ago, and it has brought some to tears.

Emma Thompson is also the reason why many fans are excited about Greg appearing on Strictly!

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Brooke Harrison
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Brooke is a PR and Brand Communication student at Leeds Beckett University. She loves all things social media, writing, and anything which allows her to be creative.

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