Ruth Post- Tragedy Of Ian McShane Ex-Wife

by kusang Thu Mar 09 2023 Updated On Wed Apr 12 2023
Ruth Post- Tragedy Of  Ian McShane Ex-Wife

Ruth Post is a model. She is famous for being the former second wife of the renowned actor Ian McShane.

Failed Marriage

Ruth is the second wife of Ian. They met for the first time in Manchester through Ian’s friend football star George Best.

They were in a long-distance relationship for two years before deciding to get married. 

Their wedding took place on June 8, 1968, at Kensington Registry Office.

Ruth Post with her ex-husband, Ian McShane.
Ruth Post with her ex-husband, Ian McShane. Source: Pinterest

After marriage, they welcomed two children named Kate McShane and Morgan McShane.

Unfortunately, their relationship didn’t last long, and the couple, filed for divorce in March 1977

The reason behind their divorce was his relationship with Dutch model and actress Sylvia Kristel.

Currently, it is reported that Ruth is single. The couple has talked a few times about one another on media but prefers low-key life.

The former duo doesn’t seem to be active on social media.

Ruth Post with her ex-husband, Ian McShane and their children.
Ruth Post with her ex-husband, Ian McShane, and their children. Source: Pinterest

Ruth's Life After Divorce

After the divorce, Ruth has left the spotlight and lives a private lifestyle with her children. 

However, on the other hand, Ruth’s ex-husband seems to be living a comfortable life. 

After divorcing Ruth, Ian is happily married to Gwen Humble. In addition, he reportedly left his habit of drinking and is living a sober life with his wife in Venice, California.


Ruth's ex-husband Ian was born on September 29, 1942, and is currently 80 years old as of 2023.

Net Worth

Ruth's ex-husband, actor Ian has a net worth of $ 8 million. Ian is best known for his television roles on "Lovejoy," "Deadwood," and "American Gods." 

He appeared in all 36 of "Deadwood's" and the 2019 "Deadwood" movie. 

For his work on "Deadwood," he won a Golden Globe Award and Emmy Award, and SAG nominations. 

On the big screen, McShane has appeared in many films such as "Villain," "Sexy Beast," "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides," and the "John Wick" series.

About Ian 

The ex-husband of Ruth, Ian, is one of the most recognized celebrities in Hollywood.

He is famous for being one of the best English actors, producers, and directors.

He is best known for his TV performance, especially as the lead role in the BBC series Lovejoy (1986-1994).

From 2004-2006, he played the lead role of AI Swearengen in the series Deadwood. Later he reprised his role in the film Deadwood(2019).

He starred as Mr. Wednesday in the series American Gods (2017–2021). 

McShane won the Golden Globe Award in the category of Best Actor – TV series for the original series of Deadwood

He was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor for the Primetime Emmy Award.

Ian was nominated as a producer for the film “Deadwood” for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding TV Movie.

McShane joined the film industry in 1962. He made his first film debut as Harry Brown in “The Wild and the Willing” (1962).

His Married Life

McShane has been married multiple times. He married and divorced Suzan Farmer in the 1960s.

After that, he married model Ruth, with whom he had two children, Kate and Morgan.

After that, he married Gwen Humble on August 30, 1980, and they are still together.

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