Irish actress Roma Downey attention towards acting got diverted while she was interested in painting. She attended Drama Studio London and had classical training performing in plays by Shaw, Shakespeare, and Chekhov.
Roma has appeared in numerous films and television series for which she is highly recognized and loved. She is best known for her portrayal of Monica on the CBS television show Touched by an Angel. Apart from her acting career, she is an ambassador for Operation Smile.
Roma Downey Husband, Divorce, Boyfriend!
The husband-wife wombo-combo of Roma Downey and Mark Burnett proved out to be successful in the Hollywood industry. The couple has produced the Emmy-nominated miniseries, The Bible as President of Lightworkers Media, a United Artists Media Group banner. The miniseries was for History channel which was seen by over 100 million people solely in the United States.
The power couple has been listed as 'Most Influential People of 2013' by The Hollywood Reporter. Her husband Mark is a British TV producer and found love towards the Irish actress Roma after his divorce with Diane Burnett in 2003. With his ex-wife Diane, he had two sons.
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With the resolution to become a faithful companion for the rest of their lives, Roma and her then-boyfriend Mark tied a knot on 28 April 2007 at their Malibu home. Decade anniversary carries a special meaning for all the couples, and there is no difference for Roma and her British producer husband. During their 11th anniversary on 28 April 2018, Roma shared a throwback picture where Mark carried her in his arms, and she wrote a sweet love poem to him.
Roma and her husband Mark is proud as they have been blessed with three children named James Burnett, Cameron Burnett, and Reilly Anspaugh. Christmas is the time to enjoy some quality family time, and for the Burnett family, they had fun hanging with their friends around the Christmas tree on 25 December 2018.
Roma Downey celebrates Christmas with her husband Mark Bunnet and their kids on 25 December 2018 (Photo: Instagram)
Roma has been married twice before taking Mark as her third husband. In the year 1987, she married Leland Orser with whom she had a divorce in 1989. Again in 1995, the Irish actress married director David Anspaugh who was said to be her boyfriend. With him, she has a daughter named Reilly Marie Downey Anspaugh born on 3 June 1996. Her marital relation with her second husband David ended in 1998.
How Much Is Roma Downey's Net Worth?
The net worth which Roma Downey rallied throughout her career as an Irish actress and producer, is pretty much outstanding, a whopping $20 million. While she has credit in over two dozens of movies and TV series, her stint as a producer in 2010 film Son of God worked like a charm. Just in a production budget of $22 million, it grossed a box office of $67.8 million, according to the Box Mojo Office.
As an actress, she has appeared in the NBC miniseries named A Woman Named Jackie, 1991 Emmy Award-winning miniseries playing the character of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis. For her outstanding portrayal, she has earned multiple Golden Globe and Emmy Best Actress nominations.
Short Bio And Wiki
Roma Downey was born on 6 May 1960. She is a successful Northern Irish actress who grew up in Derry, Northern Ireland with her father Patrick "Paddy" Downey, a school teacher, and mother Maureen O'Reilly Downey, an actress and a homemaker.
Her height is 5 feet 4 inches, and she holds American nationality. As she was interested in painting, she thought of pursuing her career in it and joined Brighton College of Art to earn Bachelor of Arts, as per wiki.