Who Do You Think You Are is back for a brand new series, as celebrities like Dame Judi Dench, Joe lycett and Joe Sugg delve into their family trees.
However, the first is the comedian and Last step co-host Josh Widdicombe, who discovers a shocking connection to Henry VIII in tonight’s episode.
The royal bond is due to his 13-time great-grandmother, Lady Catherine Knollys, who is said to have been the loving child of King Tudor and Anne Boleyn’s sister, Mary.
But what about Josh Widdicombe’s current family members? Here’s everything you need to know about the comedian’s wife and producer family.
Who is Josh Widdicombe’s wife?
Josh Widdicombe has been married to Rose Hanson since 2019.
Like Josh, Rose also works in the comedy television world, not as a comedian but as a producer.
She has worked behind the scenes as a producer on some of television’s biggest comedy and documentary shows including Live at the Apollo, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and Paul Chowdhry: What’s Happening White People?
Rose has also been a researcher for Never Mind the Buzzcocks and an assistant producer for shows such as Alan Carr: Chatty Man and Would I Lie To You?
How many children does Josh Widdicombe have?
Josh and his wife Rose have two children.
They welcomed their daughter Pearl in October 2017 and had their second child, a son named Cassius, in May earlier this year.
The 38-year-old comedian and Last Leg co-host opened up about his wife’s miscarriage in a recent episode of Parenting Hell, a podcast he co-hosts with fellow comedian Rob Beckett.
He said: “The reason I haven’t mentioned it is because when Rose was pregnant after the miscarriage you feel like – I know it sounds crazy – but you don’t want to try. destiny.
“I was just like, ‘I just wanna get through this.’ I didn’t want to say, “but now we have a happy ending because we’re pregnant again”, because you still feel like you are a part of it.
“When you are pregnant after a miscarriage, every day is perilous, as if it could go wrong like you never felt it before. “
Who do you think you are? airs on BBC One Tuesdays at 9 p.m.
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