• Anna Chancellor


    Anna Chancellor

  • Facts of Anna Chancellor

    Name Anna Chancellor
    Birth Name Anna Theodora Chancellor
    Date of Birth April 27, 1965
    Zodiac Sign Taurus
    Gender Female
    Birth Country Richmond, United Kingdom
    Nationality English
    Profession Actress
    Net worth $1.5 Million
    Marital Status Married
    Spouse Redha Debbah (m. 2010), Nigel Willoughby (m. 1993–1998)
    Children Poppy Chancellor
    Hair Color Blonde
    Eye Color Blue
    Height 1.79 m
    Weight 56 KG
    Father John Chancellor
    Mother Mary Alice Jolliffe
    Siblings Edward Chancellor, Katherine Sylvia Anthony Chancellor, Isabel Rose Chancellor
    Education St Mary's School, Shaftesbury
    Movies What a Girl Wants
    TV Show The Hour


    Anna Chancellor is an English actress, who garnered millions of recognitions for her prominent role, Henrietta in the romantic comedy-drama series, Four Weddings and a Funeral. She then gained attention by her characters in The Dreamers, What a Girl Wants, and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

    Chancellor was born as Anna Theodora Chancellor on 27th April 1965 in Richmond, London, England, United Kingdom. Her late father, John Paget Chancellor was a barrister, and her mother, Mary Jolliffe was a homemaker. She hails from Scottish descent because her paternal grandfather, Sir Christopher Chancellor lived in a small village, Quothquan in Libberton Parish.

    Anna grew up in Somerset, South West England with her three siblings, Edward Chancellor, Katherine Sylvia Anthony Chancellor, and Isabel Rose Chancellor. Besides, she attended a Roman Catholic boarding school, St. Mary’s School, Shaftesbury. She later joined the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, where she found her true passion for acting.

    Salary & Net Worth

    Anna Chancellor made her debut with a prominent role of Barmaid from a comedy movie, Killing Dad or How to Love Your Mother under the direction of Michael Austin in 1989. She later featured in films like Century, Staggered, Fairy Tale: A True Story, etc. His other television appearances are in Pride and Prejudice, Jupiter Moon, The Vice, Pennyworth, and so on.

    Chancellor is currently appearing in the recurring role, Melanie Aickman in the British television legal drama series, The Split since 2020. He earns $45,000 per episode from the popular show. He also grasped $40,000 per episode from Netflix’s series, Trust alongside David Bamber, Amanda Drew, and Sophie Winkleman, among others in 2018. Her net worth is $1.5 Million.

    Apart from the Chancellor’s acting career, she is a philanthropist, who donates 10 percent of her income to the needy ones. She is also raising money for the underprivileged communities as a patron with the London children’s charity, Scene & Heard. Also, read about Sophie Winkleman‘s biography.

    Relationship Status

    The 55-year-old, Anna is twice married and reportedly living with her second and current husband, Redha Debbah. The couple tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in 2010 in Notting Hill, London.

    Before the Chancellor’s marriage with Debbah, she was in a romantic affair with a late Scottish poet, Jock Scot, when she was running in her early twenties. They also welcomed a beautiful daughter, Poppy Chancellor (born in 1988). However, their relationship did not last long because of some personal differences.

    Anna Chancellor and Redha Debbah Wedding
    Anna Chancellor and Redha Debbah Wedding
    Image Credit: thesun.co.uk

    Following the breakup, Anna met a cinematographer, Nigel Willoughby, and became romantically involved. They then exchanged their wedding vows in a low-key ceremony in 1993. After staying five years together in marriage, they separated and finalized their divorce, citing irreconcilable differences in 1998.

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