Leah Delaney is an English stylist. She is best known as the wife to the Irish-American comic Rob Delaney. She is also the mother of the children of this renowned writer and actor who became famed after he co-wrote the TV show, Catastrophe (2015). Rob Delaney has had a number of small roles in hit movies like Deadpool 2 (2018) as well as the spin-off Fast and Furious presents; Hobbs and Shaw (2019).
The closely-knit family has had their fair share of tragedy. They lost one of their sons; Henry in his infancy (2 years and six months) sometime in January 2018, from complications that arose from cancer of the brain.
Thankfully, the family’s sadness was reduced months after when Leah Delaney birthed another cute son in August 2018. Who really is the wife of the funniest man on Twitter? Learn all we know about Leah Delaney below.
Who Is Rob Delaney’s Wife, Leah Delaney?
Leah Delaney’s Background
The British stylist hails from London where she was birthed on the 2nd of April, 1978. Leah is quite the discrete type and is not one to be outspoken about her early years, hence facts about her parents and siblings are not known in the public space.
She attended a reputable university where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Sociology. Unlike his wife, Rob is a bit more vocal about his early life. He was born on January 19th, 1977, in the city of Boston, but he was raised in Marblehead, both in Massachusetts, United States. He attended the Tisch School of Arts, in New York University. He graduated in 1999 with a degree in Musical Theatre.
Leah Delaney is a professional stylist and a teacher. However, it is not clear whether she continued working as a stylist after her marriage to Rob, hence, making it quite difficult to track her career timeline.
With the clarity of what she now does still vague, it was not surprising that her net worth is also not publicly known, however, some unconfirmed online sources have pegged her net worth to be between $400,000 and $600,000.
Meanwhile, her famous husband Rob Delaney, whose major source of income is writing comic materials, acting and comedy, is speculated to have amassed a net worth of about $3 million to $4 million.
Leah Delaney’s Family
Although information about Leah Delaney’s immediate family is not a piece of public knowledge, it is quite obvious that she has her own family with her husband Rob Delaney. According to some unverified tabloids, Leah and Rob met in a private ceremony in London, but during a Question and Answer session he had with The Guardian in 2015, Rob mentioned that he met his wife when they both volunteered to teach disabled persons in Massachusetts. He also mentioned that they have been married for more than ten years.
Their union has been blessed with four sons, but unfortunately, they lost one of their sons, Henry, in January 2018 to a brain tumour just when the boy was only two years and six months old. He was their third son. Although he underwent surgeries to remove the tumour in early 2017 and had the best medical care, he, however, succumbed to the illness after it relapsed later the same year. The lost left his parents devasted but they were consoled seven months after his death with the timely arrival of another bouncing baby boy.
The birth of that baby was so remarkable to the family because it lifted Leah out of the trauma and depression that the death of Henry subjected her to. Rob, was the bearer of the glad tidings to his fans. Well wishes poured in at the break of the good news. They called him their ‘magical’ son. Leah Delaney with her lovely family resides in her native country, in the city of London.
Other Facts About Leah Delaney
1. Rob Delaney’s wife, Leah, has been described once by her husband, as the greatest love of his life.
2. She is estimated to be 5 feet, 5 inches tall and weighs about 60 kilograms. This is in contrast to her husband who is about 6 feet, 3 inches tall.
3. Her husband Rob, was involved in a very fatal auto accident in 2002 while he was driving under the influence (DUI). After that, he gave up drinking and substance abuse.
4. Her husband, Rob Delaney, is an atheist and a proactive left-wing political supporter.