Two years after separating from her long-time husband, Eastenders actress Rita Simons reportedly found love again, with a new man. The TV actress turned the theatre star was spotted with this beau of hers as she bagged up the essentials for a weekend away during 2020’s mid-September. And between then and now, people have not once stopped inquiring about Rita’s new love interest who goes by the name Ben Harlow.
So here’s what you may need to know about the man who has been causing such uproars in the town.
Ben Harlow Age, Birthday, Zodiac
On the 11th of June every year, Ben Harlow’s friends and family shower him with lovely birthday wishes. So, her zodiac sign is Gemini.
Although his precise age was not reported, Ben is in his early 50s or late 40s.
Ben Harlow Wiki — Family, Nationality, Early Life
Ben Harlow was born in the United Kingdom and thus held a British nationality.
Ben’s mother, Sue Gavin, who according to her Twitter profile, is a collector of beautiful, well-crafted objects and ideas and a Museum Trustee.
Although not much was known about his family and early life, at the time of this writing, his social media, especially Twitter did reveal something.
Ben, in addition to having a very close bond with his older sister, also dearly loves his other family members including his nephews and aunt. Even on his grandparents’ birthdays, who are no longer alive, he reminisces them with good old memories-story he lived with them.
Height, Weight, Distinct Features
From what it seems, so far, people have not seen much of him in the media or public.
Maybe people will get to see more of his public appearances in the future not that he has been linked with Rita who has been now and then making headlines.
In the meantime, Ben Harlow stands to a height of above 6 feet and his weight was listed to be around 80 Kgs or 176 lbs.
Ben Harlow Job, Net Worth, Education
Ben Harlow, for his education, got trained in Middlesex University for a BA (Hons) in Performing Arts. Also, he received training from the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.
The Midlands native is a British theatre actor who appeared in many west end and British shows.
So far, his biggest roles would be as Sam Carmichael in the stage adaptation of Mamma Mia!, Gaston in Beauty and the Beast, the Butler in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Kyle in Legally Blonde amongst a few others.
Ben, as per his only social media profile, is an actor represented by Tildsley France Associates. Plus, it says, Ben works as a voiceover artist in affiliation to Voicebank.
In the meantime, the man with a friendly, sunny, charming, and confident voice is yet to talk about his net worth.
Ben Harlow Rita Simons, Dating, Girlfriend
Ben Harlow and Rita Simons co-starred in the Legally Blonde The Musical from September 2017 until June 2018. In the production, Ben starred as a UPS delivery driver Kyle also Rita’s love interest, and she played salon owner Paulette Bonafonte. Although we are not sure if their real-life romance started ever since.
What we know is, circa 2020, Rita had called it quits with her hairdresser husband Theo Silverston.
A source told the Daily Star Sunday Rita and Theo had been separated for almost two years before 2020’s September. And that Theo moved out of the family home “some time ago”. Further, it said the exes were “currently” finalizing their divorce, and “amicably” co-parenting their two daughters.
Earlier in September 2020, Rita eventually announced of her split from her husband of 14 years. And sometime later, she was seen heading away for a trip with Ben and her dog Harry. They stopped at a service station in Birmingham to grab some supplies before heading off again to their secret destination.
But, they were cautious about speaking on their relationship as a man and woman.
Ben’s alleged girlfriend Rita happens to be the niece of billionaire businessman Lord Sugar. She became a household name in 2007 when she teamed up for EastEnders. And according to networthpost.org, she hoarded more than £10 million net worth.
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Last modified: September 20, 2020