Who is Richard Armitage Wife? Is He Married?

Last updated: March 4, 2021
Richard Armitage wife

Richard Armitage (born 22 August 1971) is an English film, television, and voice actor. His breakthrough role in the UK was as John Thornton in a British tv program named North and South in the year 2004. He is also known for his remarkable acting by playing the character of Thorin Oakenshield in the three-film production of The Hobbit.

The movie also set fire to the rumors that stated him to be gay. They claimed that he had an affair with his Hobbit co-star Lee Pace, who played Thranduil. Together, they were seen walking together along the street and attending red carpet. Also, they had dinner together along with their family. But, of course, it can be just a friendship.

Is Richard Armitage married?

Currently, Richard Armitage is not married or in a romantic relationship with anyone. However, in the year 2014, he met his girlfriend Samantha Colley on the set of the theater play The Crucible. He played the role of John Proctor, and Samantha played the role of a girl who was love struck by his character and the on-screen romance made its way to their real life. Both actors dated for about 2 years until June 16, 2016, when they got engaged.

Richard Armitage and ex wife Samantha Colley
Richard and Samantha Colley

Richard Armitage and his girlfriend stayed engaged for a while, and then split somewhat unexpectedly. On December 2018, Samantha took to Instagram to reveal that she got married another man.

He also dated Annabel Capper

Previously, Richard had a long-term relationship with Annabel Capper. She is a British actress. Her acting career never really took off — she appeared in minor productions such as, a documentary called Operation Mincemeat, and a short film called Macbeth No More.

Richard Armitage and ex girlfriend Annabel Capper
Richard Armitage and Annabel Capper

According to Hollywood Mask, they often talked about starting a family together, but due to undisclosed reason, they broke up.

Daniela Denby-Ashe

Long before Annabel, he dated Daniela Denby-Ashe in 2004. She is also a British actress. They met first met on the set of the television drama North & South in 2004. Both actors were rumored to be dating for several years until 2007.


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