Ben Harlow is a British theatre actor who is well recognized for his roles played in various theatrical adaptions of musical rom-com films.
Some of his popular projects are Sam Carmichael in Mama Mia!, Gaston in theatrical Beauty and the Beast, etc. In fact, the artist also played major parts in plays like Butler in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, and Kyle in Legally Blonde: The Musical.
In September 2020, Harlow gained spotlight after news related to his link up with the television actress, singer, and model Rita Simon’s came into the surface.
— Ben Harlow (@thebenharlow) September 9, 2020
Rita Simon is a well-known face in the television world. She acquired popularity through a British soap opera “East Ender” in which she was cast as Roxy Mitchell. She marked her presence in the show from 2007 to 2017 which is for 10 years.
Wiki & Biography
The talented theatre actor was born on 11th June in United Kingdom, Europe. The exact year is 1980 but the place of his birth is unknown to the world but it can be estimated through his middle-aged looks that he is in his 40s.
Ben Harlow is very close to his mother Sue Gavin whereas his father’s name and identity are kept hidden from everyone.
Ben’s mom is a museum trustee and has a great interest in art and craftwork. He is the youngest of the Harlow family and has an elder sister.
Acting and theatre always amazed Ben the most. He always wanted to make a career in the drama world.
He took his first step by taking training from Middlesex University, London. From there he pursued BA (Hons) in performing arts, followed by another training program in the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.
- Full name: Ben Harlow.
- Nickname: Ben.
- Date of Birth: 11th June 1980.
- Birthplace: United Kingdom.
- Current City: London, England, The United Kingdom.
- Age: 40 years old, as of 2020.
- Sun sign: Gemini.
- Gender: Male.
- Sexuality: Heterosexual
- Nationality: British
- Race: White.
- Father: Unknown.
- Mother: Sue Gavin.
- Brother: None.
- Sister: Unknown.
- Highest Qualification: BA (Hons).
- College/University: Middlesex University, London.
Social Media Handle
- Twitter: thebenharlow
Dating Life & Partner
In September 2020, there had been a great buzz about this middle-aged theatre actor Ben Harlow being in a relationship with the 43 years old actress Rita Simons.
The perfect duo met each other for the first time on the set of ‘Legally Blonde: The Musical’, a stage adaption of the 2007 musical romantic comedy film with the same name.
They were cast opposite each other for the tour of this stage play. Rita played a beauty salon owner, Paulette Bonafonte in it whereas Ben was starred as her romantic partner and delivery driver, Kyle.
This tour started in September 2017 and lasted till October 2018. During the entire trip, Ben Harlow and Rita have seen bonding really well and shared a great connection with each other.
Talking about Rita’s past life. In August 2004 she tied knots with Theo Silverton, a hair enthusiast, and owner of the popular Kink hair salon, London.
After 14 years of their marriage, some differences aroused between them, and in August 2020, they finally decided to separate their paths.
However, the ex-couple Rita and Theo still share good terms with each other and are co-parenting their twin daughters Maiya And Jaimee.
- Marital Status: Unmarried.
- Past Affairs: Not Known.
- Wife: Not yet.
- Girlfriend: Rita Simon.
- Eating Habits: Non-Vegan.
- Hobbies: Traveling.
- Brand: Adidas and Nike.
Physical Stats and More
If we put some light on Ben Marley’s physical appearance then he is a well proportioned fit man measuring around 6 feet from tip to toe.
The color of his eyes is brown which compliments his blue eyes and makes him a perfect charm. He truly believes in fitness and follows his workout sessions very strictly. His muscular body weights around 80 kgs.
The theater actor’s extremely fair complexion and full beard enhance his good looks even more.
- In Feet & Inches: 6’0″
- Centimeters: 182 cm
- Meters: 1.82 m
- In kilograms: 80 kg.
- Pounds: 176 lb.
- Eye color: Blue.
- Hair color: Blonde.
- Skin color: Very fair.
- Body type: Muscular.
- Profession: Shows, Club Events, Films, etc.
Bloody, ruddy loved this show 🌹💪 https://t.co/JfnPhutfjU
— Ben Harlow (@thebenharlow) September 11, 2020
- Income Source: Theatre.
- Net worth: £300,000 British Pound, as of 2020.
- House: A lavish apartment in London, United Kingdom.
Other Random Information about Ben Harlow
- Rita Simon’s boyfriend Ben joined Twitter in June 2013 and since then he’s been an active user of it.
- This actor loved his late grandfather the most. On his 116th birthday, he shared a heartfelt note in his remembrance.
- This theatre artist is very close to his nephew and loves him dearly.
- Ben loves animals and traveling the most.
- His favorite drink is coffee and loves to go on coffee dates with his friends.
- Harlow loves to play and watch cricket.
- The theatre actor enjoys having chocolates. KitKat and Wispa are his most loved ones.
- He loves to wear branded clothes. Nike and Adidas are his most preferred brands.