Gerald Scarfe's wife Jane Asher: Bio, Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts

May 18, 2018Gerald Scarfe's wife Jane Asher: Bio, Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts

Who is Jane Asher?

Jane Asher is English citizen who by profession is an actress, author and also an antrepreneur. Jane was born on 5th of April 1946, Willesden, London, England. She is white by ethnicity, a Christian by religion. Jane is known for her iconic red coloured hairs, she has blue eyes slim built and is about 5 feet and 6 inches tall (1.68m).

How did Jane Asher start her Career(Movies)?

Jane’s career took off pretty early, she was a child actress. Asher Appeared in movie such as “Mandy” (1952) and “The Quatermass Xperiment” (1955) followed by “Through the Looking-Glass” (1958) and so on. She was seen in Disney Tele Show, "The prince and the Pauper". “Goodies”, “The Stone Tape”, “Wicked Women”, “Rumple of the Bailey”, “The Mistress” were some TV shows that featured Asher during the beginning of her career.

Jane has a lot of experience in theatre as well, she played in the World’s Biggest Diamond at the Royal Court Theatre (2005) and Festen at the arts Theatre (2004). In the year 2007 she played a widow in the Frank Oz movie “Death at the Funeral”, in the same year she was seen in the Drama, Holby City, she portrayed the character Lady Byrne. Furthermore, she represented the character called “Sally” in BBC comedy series named “The Old guys” from year 2009 to 2010. After a year, she played the character Margaret in Waterloo Road followed by her work as Lady Catherine de Bough in the famous movie, “Pride and Prejudice (2013)”. She then went to depict a role of Madame Baurel in “An American in Paris (2017)”.

She has also written a number of books like "Cakes for Fun", "Beautiful Baking", "Jane Asher's party cakes" and many more.  

What can be the Net Worth of Jane Asher?

Reflecting upon her Net Wealth, the 72 years-old brilliant actress has earned a riches of approx. 20 million Dollars. As per Jane, the first car she ever drove was a ford popular, which was way back in time, it only cost her £50.

Most of her earnings were gathered from her acting career and her books as well. Jane has mention that her had an amazing experience throughout her career and she desires to inspire new comers in the business.

Who is in the Personal Life of Jane Asher?

Moving on to her personal life, after interviewing the Beatles on the 18th of April 1963, she started seeing the band member Paul McCartney, they both moved to Paul’s house in the year of 1966 and they announced that the couple is engaged and they were to tie nuptial knot on the March of 1968. Howsoever, Asher went to declare publicly to the BBC that their engagement had been called off. This action of Jane shocked a lot of people including Paul himself. She then added that Paul was heavily into drugs and was a womanizer and additionally, Paul wanted Asher to give her professional career after they get married.   

Later on, she met Gerald Anthony Scarfe, a Cartoonist and illustrator, whom she met in the year 1971 and then married each other in 1981. 

How was the Early Life of Jane Asher?

She was born to Richard who was a consultant in Blood as well as Mental disease at the Central Middlesex Hospital who wrote many medical articles and her mother, Margaret Asher who was a professor at music and drama school. Jane joined the Queen’s College I the Harley Street of London. She is the middle child of her parents. Her younger sister is Clare Asher, Radio Personality and her elder brother Peter is a Record Producer.  

Facts about Jane Asher

She speaks Latin and French language. She is an atheist and although she has history with Paul McCartney, Beatles remains her favourite band. Songs such as “And I love Her”, “You won’t see me”, “Here, There and Everywhere”  were written for her.


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