Author Katie Maskell talks about her life with her husband British comedian Alan Davies!
Alan Davies is the UK’s funniest comedian. His wife is Katie Maskell and the two have been married now for over a decade.
Katie Maskell and her married life with Alan Davies
Katie and Alan are married for over 10 years. The couple walked down the aisle together on 13 January 2007. Alan Davies’ friend and comedy partner Bill Bailey served as the best man at his wedding.
Their love story started after they had met backstage when they were taping for QI in the year 2005. Recalling that time, she said:
“I got quite pissed. I was sitting on a bar stool and met Alan. And I wasn’t familiar with his stand-up. I knew of Jonathan Creek but I’d never watched it. So I didn’t have any preconceptions.”
They started dating and Katie said once in an interview:
“How refreshing to have someone entertaining.’ He’s very good company.”
And six months later, Alan proposed to her.
The couple’s children
The couple has three children together. The eldest is daughter Suzie Davies who was born in the year 2009 in December. Stephen Fry had disclosed the news of the delivery on his Twitter handle:
“It’s a girl cub. Little Susie.”
The second child is son Robert Davies who was born two years later in 2011. Their third baby us son Francis Davies whom they welcomed in 2016. Talking about this child, Alan had said:
‘I didn’t want a third child. My wife did so I cracked’
The couple resides in North London with their kids. Katie is credited as having stability in his life which was motherless from the start. His mother had died when he was 6 years old. He and his swings were not allowed to talk about their mother. They could not grieve. He used to be in trouble often in childhood and also later in life. Katie understands him and had expressed:
“He’s got a thing, every few years he does something that he gets in trouble for. There’ll be another one, you know. That’s part of his personality,”
Katie Maskell and her early life, childhood, family, and education
Katie is 40 years old now. Her year of birth is 1978 but the exact date is elusive. She has British nationality and her ethnicity has not been revealed. There is missing g date about her parents, siblings, or other family members. Katie studied at Warwick University. Her subjects were English and Drama. She also successfully completed a one-year postgraduate course at London Drama School, East 15. Additionally, she finished her Young Writers Course at the Royal Court. Remembering her childhood days, Katie had said:
“Given a choice I think I would always have been out playing. I was too sociable to be studious.”
Katie Maskell and her career
Katie is an author and a former literary agent. She used to do a few acting jobs and also worked in a pub. She had played a role in Strange Little Girls in 2004. Talking about her acting, she said:
“I had this audition to play a stripper in an episode of The Vice. I got halfway there and thought: It would be the world’s most awkward strip. There’s probably nothing sadder than a failed strip. I just can’t pull it off.’ And then I got sacked by my agent,”
She wrote for The Idler and The Spectator. Additionally, she did comedy sketches for BBC Radio 4’s One program.
Her book The Great Hamster Massacre won the £5,000 Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize in 2010. She had revealed in 2010 that she was inspired to write this book after she lost her own Russian dwarf hamsters way back in 1989. Her net worth is $ 3 million.
Katie Maskell and her body measurements
Katie is a beautiful blonde. She has a height of 5 feet and 3 inches. She has brown eyes and blonde hair.
Source: my heritage, the sun UK, puzzups.com, standard UK