Isabella Calthorpe Biography

English socialite, actress and model (born 1980)

Isabella Amaryllis Charlotte Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe (born 3 March 1980) is an English socialite, actress and model.

Early life

Isabella Amaryllis Charlotte Calthorpe, known by intimates as Bellie, was born on 3 March 1980 in Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester. She is the daughter of John Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe and Lady Mary-Gaye Georgiana Lorna Curzon. Her paternal grandfather is Brigadier Sir Richard Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe, 2nd Baronet and her maternal grandfather is Edward Curzon, 6th Earl Howe.

She has two full siblings (elder sister Georgiana, an artist, and younger brother Jacobi), and four half-siblings: two from her father's second marriage, including actress Gabriella Calthorpe; one from her mother's first marriage; and one from her mother's third marriage, the actress Cressida Bonas.

Calthorpe was educated at Heathfield School, Ascot, and Bradfield College, before going on to study Cl*ics and Art History at the University of Edinburgh.


After attending the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art from 2003 to 2005, she became a stage actress. She has also appeared in films Stage Beauty and How to Lose Friends & Alienate People, and the television series Harley Street and Trinity.


Personal life

While single, she appeared regularly in the society pages of Tatler, Harper's Bazaar and Hello!

On 6 March 2013, she married Sam Branson, filmmaker, former model, and son of business ty* Sir Richard Branson. The couple married at his father's private safari lodge near Kruger National Park, with guests including Princess Beatrice of York and Princess Eugenie of York.

On 9 September 2014, it was announced on the Virgin website that the couple were expecting their first child, a daughter named Eva Deia Branson, who was born on 19 February 2015. They had their second child, a son named Bluey Rafe Richard Branson, on 18 January 2017.


    External links

    • Isabella Calthorpe at IMDb
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