Rebecca Humphries - Updated May 2024

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Rebecca Humphries

Rebecca Humphries is a popular British actress and writer. Rebecca Humphries gained public attention in 2018 due to her involvement in a high-profile breakup with comedian and television personality Seann Walsh. The incident received widespread media coverage when it was revealed that Walsh had been involved in a romantic relationship with his “Strictly Come Dancing” dance partner, Katya Jones.

Early Life

Rebecca Humphries was born on the 3rd of October 1987, in Norwich, England, the United Kingdom. Currently, she is 36 years old and has a birth sign of Libra. She holds British nationality and belongs to the English ethnicity.

Moreover, she was born to her mother Anne and she has not disclosed the name of her father. She has a younger brother whose name is Jake.

Education and theatre

Talking about her academic qualifications, she attended Thorpe St. Andrew School. Meanwhile, she is a trained stage performer. Rebecca’s mother realized her daughter’s talent for acting. She urged Rebecca to take part in numerous acting projects.

Rebecca enrolled in the ‘Norwich Theatre Royal’ arts course at the age of eight, after her mother’s advice. She finally studied the fundamentals of theatre, which helped her profession later. Rebecca, however, was more drawn toward humour than the other students there.

She went to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and has appeared on stage in productions of Temple at the Donmar Warehouse, Pomona at the National Theatre, and Blackout Songs at the Hampstead Theatre.

Professional Career

Rebecca Humphries started her acting journey, making her TV debut in 2011, with the mockumentary series “Come Fly With Me.” In the series, she appeared in an episode as a mother. She portrayed the role of a showgirl named ‘Sally Bowles’ in the 2012 kitchen-sink drama “I Am a Camera.”

During the same year, she plays various roles in the play “24 Hour Plays.” She was then cast in the play named “Open Court: Primetime.” A series of new short plays written by primary school students was staged at London’s ‘Royal Court Theatre.’

Continued appearing in successful plays and TV series

Rebecca began her full-time television career in 2013. She appeared in two Comedy Central shows: British TV sitcom “Big Bad World” and “Seann Walsh World.” She appeared as a guest in the documentary drama “National Theatre Live: The Kitchen.” Moreover, she portrayed Molly in one of the show’s episodes, ‘The Intern.”

She writes the script for the popular comedy play ‘Dizney Rascal.’ She is a major admirer of ‘Disney,’ which served as her inspiration when writing the screenplay for this play. This also marked her debut at the ‘Edinburgh Fringe Festival,’ the world’s largest arts festival.

Moreover, she was then cast in two plays, ‘Temple’ and the mystery thriller ‘Pomona.’ She played a prostitute named ‘Fay’ in the latter. Rebecca continued her TV career, playing Jennifer in ITV’s post-apocalyptic romantic comedy “Cockroaches.”

She wrote the musical theatre piece ‘Prom Kween.’ The play premiered in 2016 at the ‘Underbelly,’ Cowgate, and told the true story of Matthew Crisson, a student who was named “prom queen” at ‘La Guardia High School’ in New York. This well-received musical added another feather to Rebecca’s crown. She was cast in two plays during that time, ‘Wild Honey’ and ‘The Argument.’ Rebecca also played Racheli in the ‘BBC2 series “The Agency.”

Recent Works

In 2017, she performed Sarah in the play ‘Myth’ and ‘Herta’ in ‘The Earthworks.’ The next year, she made her radio debut. Rebecca portrayed ‘Julia’ in the ‘BBC Radio 2’ comedy pilot ‘The World According to Harry Priest.’ She also portrayed ‘Gemma’ in the radio show ‘Riot Girls,’ which broadcast on BBC Radio 4. Rebecca portrayed a police officer in an episode of ‘BBC’s “Hold the Sunset.”

Her comic television roles include “Friday Night Dinner” and Morgana Robinson’s “The Agency.” In April 2022, she played Julie Fincham in the Amazon Prime Video series “Ten Percent,” a British adaptation of Call My Agent!

Caption: The star cast of Channel 4’s docu-drama, Partygate (Source: Virgin Radio)

Moreover, she played Carrie Johnson in Channel 4’s docu-drama “Partygate.” She previously played Carol Thatcher in the TV drama series “The Crown.” In 2023, she began filming Ben Wheatley’s comedy-horror series “Generation Z.”

Net Worth 2024

According to several online reports, her net worth is estimated at around $1 million-$5 million. Mainly, she makes money through her acting roles and writing plays. However, she has not disclosed much about her salary and earnings at the moment.

Relationship Status

Presently, Rebecca Humphries seems to be single and not dating anyone. But in the past, she was in a relationship with her ex-boyfriend, Seann Walsh, a British comedian. The couple were in a relationship for five years from 2013 to 2018. The couple ended their relationship after Seann’s romantic relationship with his “Strictly Come Dancing” dance partner, Katya Jones.

Caption: Rebecca Humphries with her ex-boyfriend (Source: The Mirror)

Rebecca openly addressed the incident on social media, primarily Twitter, where she posted a statement expressing her thoughts about the betrayal and announced the breakup of her relationship with Seann Walsh. Her respectful approach and handling of the incident drew widespread sympathy and provoked public conversations about problems such as trust and relationships.

Body Measurements

Caption: Rebecca Humphries posing for a photo (Source: The Guardian)

The beautiful actress stands 5 feet 5 inches tall (165 cm) and weighs around 59 kg (130 lbs). In addition, she has a pair of brown eyes with brown hair colour and her body measurement is 34-26-35 inches. She wears a shoe size of 6 US and a bra size of 33B.

Rebecca Humphries – Social Media

On her Instagram page ‘@beckshumps’ there are over 18.6k followers. Likewise, there are over 26.1k followers on her Twitter page ‘@Beckshumps’ and she is not active on Facebook.