Gael Anderson

Andrew Lincoln’s Wife – Gael Anderson Wiki (Bio, Age, Kids, Family, Net Worth, Height)

Everyone was in love with the role played by “Rick Grimes” as the leader of the people who fought against the zombies in Walking Dead. The life of Andrew Lincoln had changed from a person who no one knew to the celebrity of pop culture, the series put him on the top of the celebrity list which he could never have thought. In 2018 he left the show which had given him all the stardom an actor could only dream about.

You might be thinking about the reason why he had quit the show which was very famous, as people loved the show, Walking Dead.  The reason he gave to leave the show was that he left it was for his family. In one of his interviews, he told them that he wanted to spend time with his young kids. The show had taken over his time which he wanted to dedicate to his personal life, at that point in time he thought it was the best thing to do. Most of the living dead fans were angered by the behavior of the actor as they did not want him to leave the show but the actor had already chosen to be the “hero” to his children.

Due to the actor’s decision, many fans wanted to know about his family, which included his wife mainly. The name of Andrew’s wife is Gael Anderson, she is the daughter of Ian Anderson, Jethro Tull’s vocalist. Everyone wanted to know how these two had got their relationship to last more than two decades. This article would give you all the information.

Born with a Silver Spoon: Gael Anderson

Gael Anderson came from a very renowned family. Ian Anderson, her father is the guitarist & lead vocalist of Jethro Tull, the 60s Rock Band. You would know that as she has a top spiky hairstyle which tells you much about her father.

Her father did all the earning for the family, her mother was also from a very famous family. Shona Learoyd, was Gael’s mother. A magazine once told its readers that she is a: ‘beautiful convent-educated daughter of a wealthy wool manufacturer.’

Gael’s brother, James Duncan mainly worked as an agent with his father and also as a co-manager. He was a drummer since the age of 13 and also worked in “running elbows” US tour with Ian in 2002.

Andrew: Love at First Sight

In one of his interviews, Andrew revealed when he saw his wife he fell for her head over heels when he met for her first time. According to the tabloids, they had met on a British TV series, ‘Teachers.’ Gale was the lead actor and she was the PA of the director. Andrew was fascinated by Gael’s pretty look & her green eyes which were big and mesmerizing. He said:

“I just saw her silhouette – she had this crazy mullet with spiky hair – she looked like Sonic the Hedgehog. I saw this crazy looking girl with these beautiful green eyes and I just went, “Who the **** is that?” I was spellbound.”

Gael’s Marriage to Andrew in 2006

They dated for some time and then the duo decided to get married. It was a star-flooded marriage that had many celebrities such as actress Gwyneth Paltrow & singer Chris Martin invited. The bridesmaid was their own daughter Apple Martin. The couple had been together since then and now have been married for 14 years.  During an interview he was asked Andrew when and how did he decide to settle down, He had a very nice thing which he told about his wife.

“I saw someone that I just fell for, it was amazing. You can’t really quantify or explain emotions. Ours is a very ordinary love story, I suppose. We met, we spent time together, and then I proposed and we got married and had children. “

Well, you can’t call a relationship that lasts for 14 years, ordinary. They have been happily married for 14 years.

He always gives credit to them being together, to his parents. He said that both their parents are together and they are happy with each other and hence they have always inspired them.

Matilda and Arthur: Children

After she got married to Andrew, Gael was already pregnant. Matilda was born in 2007 and three years after Matilda she had given birth to Arthur.

Andrew loves his kids, he is a loving and adorable father to his children. Hence you can understand that why he wants to be with his family.

“I have two young children, and I live in a different country, and they become less portable as they get older. It was that simple. It was time for me to come home”

You might see that the family is on holiday or surfing on the beach. Andrew is one of the best husbands and fathers.

Andrew & Gael’s Chemistry

If anyone writes a novel about Andrew’s affection for Gael. They would run out of words.

Andrew loves to talk about his wife. While talking to a magazine reporter, he gave all the credit for his success to his wife, Gael.

“She’s the reason I’m able to do this mad job. She has built a life in Atlanta while I’m away filming.”

He said that that he does not use any smartphone and relies on information on his wife. He said once:

‘My wife is my app. She’s magnificent. She’s in the most honorable profession in the world – she’s a full-time mum,’ said Lincoln, talking to the guardian.

Gael is surely managing her family life with great ease.


Gael had a rather a very small career in the entertainment industry as she had come from an influential family it did make sense that she would choose her career in showbiz. However, she did not have a successful career like her husband.

Most parts of the acting career had cameos and backup roles. In 1972, she got a small role in the TV movie “Gone up North for a While.” She also appeared in the movie “Landfall” where she was cast in the role of Elizabeth.

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