Ruthie Henshall is an English musician, stage actress and dancer, best known for her work in musical theatre. Ruthie Henshall made her West End debut in 1987 in Cats. She is known for her contributions to musical theater. Similarly, she was a member of the original London cast of Miss Saigon from 1989-1990.
Early Life and Childhood
Ruthie Henshall was born in Orpington, Greater London, England March 7, 1967. Valentine Ruth Henshall is her first name. As of 2021 is her age 54 years old and her zodiac sign is Pisces.
Similarly, she was born into a wealthy family, as her father David Henshall was a writer and editor of the East Anglian Daily Times. Raised in her hometown of London, Henshall developed a desire to become a ballet dancer, but was forced to give up due to a lack of physical ability. She then wanted to pursue a career in acting and also received training at the Laine Theater Arts in Epsom, Surrey.
Ruthie Henshall began her career as a stage actress and made her stage debut at the age of 19 in the Cascade Revue at the West Cliff Theater in Clacton-on-Sea. In 1987 she made her West End debut in Cats. At the age of 21, Henshall was cast as one of the bar girls in Miss Saigon, played at the Theater Royal, Drury Lane in 1988. She then played Aphra in Children of Eden at the Prince Edward Theater and was then cast in the musical “Valentine’s Day”.
Similarly, she played Fantine in 1992’s Les Miserables, and her first supporting role was in the 1993 transatlantic transmission of the Broadway musical Crazy for You. In 1995 she won her first Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in She Loves Me. She later played Roxie Hart in the West End adaptation of the Broadway production of Chicago. In 2001, Henshall was cast as the title character Peggy Sue in the musical stage version of the film Peggy Sue Got Married.
She has also released solo material such as The Ruthie Henshall Album, Pilgrim and Love Is Here to Stay. From July 2005 to February 2006 she took on the role of Marian Halcombe from Maria Freidman in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Woman in White. A Christmas Carol, her first feature film, premiered on NBC in November 2004. In 2008 she took over from Natalia Bestemianova as a judge on the ITV1 show Dancing on Ice.
She also returned in the role of Roxie in Chicago at the Cambridge Theater in London on December 14, 2009. The play ended its run on April 24, 2010. In 2011 she appeared in the West End as Elvira in the classic play Happy Ghost. In 2012, she portrayed billionaire Stephanie Gaunt on the CBBC series Wizards vs Aliens. She was the last actress to play Mrs. Wilkson until the show’s cancellation in 2014.
Ruthie Henshall’s professional work as a stage actress has earned her a decent living. Henshall’s career began with the Cascade Revue at the West Cliff Theater and she has worked her way up to become a successful actress over her decades-long career.
Her earnings undoubtedly come from her performances in plays and cinemas. Her net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million, considering her salary.
Ruthie Henshall recently married the actor and musician Tim Howard, who also happens to be her male co-star in the West End production of Peggy Sue Got Married. Lily and Dolly, the couple’s two daughters, were born in 2004. However, after only 5 years of marriage, the couple separated in 2009 and divorced in January 2010.
She was previously in a relationship with Prince Edward, Duke of Edinburgh. Several years before she became engaged to Scottish actor John Gordon Sinclair. They broke up after Henshall was cast as Velma Kelly in the Broadway production of Chicago.
Also, she now works alone. She also co-authored a book with Daniel Bowling called So You Want to Be in Musicals?, which was published in 2012.
body measurement and social media
Ruthie Henshall is a stunning woman in her fifties with a neat hourglass figure. she has a height by 5ft. 5 inches and a body weight of 55 kg (121 lbs). Her body measurements are approximately 34-28-34 inches with a bra size of 34B. Your dress size of 4 (US) and a shoe size of 6 (US). She has light skin, black hair and blue eyes.
She is also active on social media such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. She has gained more than 83.1k followers Instagram under the username @ruthiehenshallofficial. She even has more than 26,000 followers on Facebook under the username @RuthieHenshall. Additionally, she has gained more than 8.8k followers under the @RuthieHenshall username.