Joan Washington is a British dialect teacher and voice artist. Joan Washington is best known for being the wife of popular Swazi-English actor Richard E. Grant.
Joan Washington was born in the year 1949. From 2021 she will age 72 years old. However, she has not revealed her exact date of birth, so her zodiac sign remains unknown. She is also originally from Aberdeen, UK. Unfortunately, she hasn’t revealed the details of her family members either. She also attended Aberdeen Girls’ High School. In addition, she follows Christianity and holds British citizenship.
Joan’s career began at the age of 18. So she moved to London to attend drama school, where she trained as a voice teacher at the Central School of Speech and Drama. Therefore, she has specialized in the voice coach study. After starting her career as a singing teacher, she later switched to theatre.
Then she soon shifted her focus towards Hollywood and started working as a dialect trainer. She has worked with many well-known celebrities and on many famous projects. She also worked as an argot teacher at the Royal Court and later at the Royal Nation Theatre.
Also her film works are ‘Titanic’, ‘Stars Wards Episode-I’, ‘Stars Wards Episode-II’, ‘101 Dalmations’, ‘Crimson Peak’, ‘Charlotte Gray’, ‘River Queen’, ‘Lords of The Apes and YentI’, ‘The Weather Man’, ‘Greystoke The Tarzan Legend’, ‘Breaking and Entering’ and ‘Schindler’s List’.
Joan is widely known for her great work on The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Highlander and Red Sparrow. Joan’s stage work includes The Goat, All My Sons, Ride Down Mount Morgan, Guys and Dolls and Calico, Suddenly Last Summer and His Dark Material. Besides, she has also spread her hands in television jobs across multiple sectors.
Joan married her husband Richard E Grant on November 1, 1986. They were married in a private ceremony. They first met during a Belfast accent training session. The beautiful couple has a daughter named Olivia Grant and a son named Tom Washington.
Also, Tom is her son by Joan’s first husband. According to Joan, she was in an abusive marriage to her then-husband. However, she has not revealed any other details about her past married life. Also, she had lost her baby before Olivia was born.
So Joan doesn’t appear to be much taller, she is 5 feet 5 inches high. And she weighs around 60 pounds. Despite her age, she appears to be fit and in good and healthy condition. Therefore, her chest-waist-hip measures 33-24-34 inches respectively. She also wears shoe size number 6. She also has hazel eyes and her hair is brown.
Social Media and Wealth
Speaking of social media availability, Joan is only available on Instagram. There she goes under the username ‘@joandialect’. She might have made a decent fortune as a dialect coach. However, she appreciated net worth is around 3 million dollars.