Who Is Tom Hiddleston’s Wife, Zawe Ashton? Meet the MCU’s New Star

  • November 11, 2023

British actor Zawe Ashton recently entered the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Dar-Benn, a Kree warrior and central villain in the female-led sequel. Miracleswhere he will face Brie Larson’s Carol Danvers, Teyonah Parris’s Monica Rambeau, and Iman Vellani’s Kamala Khan.

But in real life, Ashton has been connected to the MCU for several years now, and is no stranger to the life of a supervillain. She has been in a relationship with Tom Hiddleston, aka Loki, the God of Evil, since 2019.

Here’s what we know about Ashton’s career and relationships.

He is a huge TV star in the UK.

As a child actor, Ashton had roles in several popular TV shows including Demon Principal and medical dramas Injured again Holby City. His big break on the screen came Fresh Meatis a British sitcom that follows six university classmates from 2011 to 2016. She played the foul-mouthed, strong-willed Violet “Vod” Nordstrom, who became the most popular character to come out.

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At the same time, she played Deborah in a BBC mystery drama Case Historiesbased on the detective novels by Kate Atkinson. Since then, Ashton has led a workplace sitcom Unsafe for Workmarked with an asterisk and Toni Collette in the miniseries Wanderlustand played Oona in three episodes of The Handmaid’s Tale. He also appeared in the 2014 episode Doctor Who-a trend of passing for many British TV actors.

His film career is also impressive.

While Miracles He’s certainly the biggest writer on Ashton’s resume to date, having worked with some of the biggest names in Hollywood, appearing in sports thrillers. Nocturnal Animals with Amy Adams and Aaron Taylor Johnson, The Velvet Buzzsaw and Jake Gyllenhaal, as well Greta with Isabelle Huppert and Chloe Grace Moretz.

His latest film was Mr. Malcolm’s lista Regency romance starring Oliver Jackson Harper.

He met Hiddleston while walking the boards.

Ashton is a certified thespian, having acted in stage thespian plays Othello, Salome, again Girls. Most notably, she played Emma in the 2018 West End and 2019 Broadway revivals. Betrayal. The game was also there Daredevil actor Charlie Cox, when They don’t take revenge starTom Hiddleston, then at the height of his Marvel fame, played Ashton’s husband on stage.

In the case of acting, the two started dating, and got engaged in 2022.

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They became parents in 2022.

In June 2022, the couple announced that Ashton was pregnant, and in October they welcomed their first child together. However, like their relationship, they have kept the details of their family life a secret.

“I feel that everyone who does this work should find ways to keep their work life and personal life as separate as possible,” Ashton said. Cosmopolitan in August of that year. “I think, like anything, it starts with intention. Everything I do in my career is intentional… I try to make everything I do in my life as intentional as possible, which just means I’m conscious.”

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Philip Ellis is the News Editor at Men’s Health, covering fitness, pop culture, sex and relationships, and LGBTQ+ issues. Her work has appeared in GQ, Teen Vogue, Man Repeller and MTV, and she is the author of Love & More Scams.