Who Is Julian Ozanne ? Ex-Husband Of Gillian Anderson

by Manisha Mon Apr 25 2022 Updated On Wed May 04 2022
Who Is Julian Ozanne ? Ex-Husband Of Gillian Anderson

Julian Ozanne is a director, actor and social activist. He was born in Kenya. He used to be a photojournalist too. 

He is the ex-husband of X-files actress Gillian Anderson.

Julian Ozanne's ex-wife Gillian Anderson
Julian Ozanne's ex-wife Gillian Anderson Source: Instagram

Married And Divorce   

Julian tied the knot with Gillian Anderson. They started dating in 2002

They decided to exchange their wedding vows two years later and became husband and wife in 2004

Gillian was married once before she met Julian. She has a daughter Piper Maru Klotz from her previous marriage with Clyde Klotz

Their wedding took place in the village of Shella on Lamu's Island, where her daughter was her bridesmaid. 

Their marriage was short-lived. It did not last for three years also they got officially divorced in 2007

They never confirmed the main reason behind their broken marriage. 

However, there was a rumor that they seemed to have differences in their relationship, and Julian did not get along with Gillian's daughter. 

The couple could not reconcile their differences, so they parted ways. 

Julian Ozanne with his ex-wife Gillian Anderson
Julian Ozanne with his ex-wife Gillian Anderson Source: The Sun

Past Relationship Of His Ex-Wife Gillian

Gillian was married once before she got hitched to Julian

Anderson was married to X-files assistant art director Clyde Klotz. They tied a knot in 1994 on New Year’s Day

She was also linked to her co-star David Duchovny, and it was very difficult for her to deal with that rumor. 

They were married for three years and got divorced in 1997. 

Gillian also dated Mark Griffiths, after her divorce from Julian, and they have two kids together named Oscar Griffiths and Felix Griffiths.

Gillian Anderson with her daughter Piper Maru Klotz
Gillian Anderson with her daughter Piper Maru Klotz Source: Pinterest


Ozanne is 57 years old. He is 5 feet 10 inches tall. He weighs around 158.7 lbs.

Net Worth

Ozanne's net worth is estimated between $1 to $5 million.

He has managed to earn this hefty from his prominent career as an investment banker. 

He has earned chunks by being an accomplished filmmaker, director and producer.

Gillian Threw The Script Of Sex Education In Dustbin

When Gillian first got the script, she threw it in the dustbin as she read some of it and thought it was too bold for her. 

Her former boyfriend Peter read it and convinced her to read it repeatedly as she thought that the storyline was very funny. 

Finally, after reading it several times, she loved the storyline and could not resist doing the show. 

She appreciated the writers and director for being bold. 

It was hard for her to imagine how people would react to the show. 

She knew that people would love it but was still a bit unsure about how the audience would react to it.

Gillian Met Queen Elizabeth 

Anderson shared her experience of meeting the Queen. 

She talked about her photo giving a huge expression watching the Queen. 

She revealed that the black ribbon draped on Queen’s shoulder was attached to the man behind the Queen.

When she was going to present trophies to the polo winners, it seemed like he was captivating her. 

She did not do anything but gave a huge reaction through her expression, which was quite funny.

Lesser known facts about Julian

He had graduated from The London School of Economics.

Before putting his step into the entertainment industry, he worked with many banks as an investment banker. 

He is considered one of the boldest critics of the Zimbabwean government. 

His birthday is on November 30. 

He was associated with a charitable organization where he served as a spokesperson. 

He worked to uplift the lives of poor and underprivileged people of Zimbabwe

He is multitalented and has made documentary films. He is still single and is not married to anyone.

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