Audra Ann McDonald is an American singer-actress. She is best known for her work on Broadway. She has won six Tony Awards, more than any other actor, and she is the only person who has won in all four acting categories. She has acted in various musicals, operas, and dramas.
She started acting with Dan Pessano and Roger Rocka’s Good Company Players, in their junior company. In a story written about her when she was a child, she said, “When I had my first chance to perform with the Good Company Players Junior Company, I knew I wanted to be in theater.” She also said that “Good Company director Dan Pessano and my mother” have been the most important people in her life.
Audra McDonald has gone through two marriages. Her first marriage ended in divorce and she is currently happily married to her second husband. In this post, we’ll have a look at her current husband and who she was previously married to.
Audra McDonald Is Currently Married To Will Swenson
Audra McDonald has been married for a long time. In 2012, the actress who used to be on “Private Practice” married Broadway star Will Swenson at their home in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, according to People. She wore an Esosa dress. Both of them had been on Broadway for a long time before they met in 2007. They got engaged while on vacation in Puerto Rico over New Year’s.
McDonald and Swenson have children with their first spouses. This is their second marriage. McDonald has one daughter, Zoe Madeline. Swenson has two sons, Bridger and Sawyer.
Know About William Swenson, Audra McDonald’s Husband
American actor and singer William Swenson is best known for his work in musical theater. He has also become a movie star, mostly in LDS movies.
In June 2022, Swenson began playing Neil Diamond in the new musical “A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical” at the Emerson Colonial Theatre in Boston. Later in 2022, the show moved to Broadway, where it opened on December 4, 2022, at the Broadhurst Theatre in New York City. Neil Diamond’s life and music are the inspiration for the musical, and Swenson has said that he grew up listening to and loving Neil Diamond’s music. Swenson has said that his father liked Neil Diamond’s music and that when he was young, he would sing Neil Diamond songs and even attempt to sound like Neil Diamond.
Swenson met his first wife, Amy Westerby when they both appeared together in one of his grandmother’s comedies, Hopsville Holiday. The couple has two sons, Bridger and Sawyer. Then they got divorced.
Know About Audra McDonald’s First Marriage
In September 2000, McDonald got married to bassist Peter Donovan. Zoe Madeline Donovan is their only child. She was named after Zoe Caldwell, a close friend of McDonald’s and a co-star on Master Class, and the late Madeline Kahn. McDonald and Kahn became close friends after working on a TV pilot together. McDonald found out she was pregnant on the same day she sang