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Hannah Waddingham Husband Gianluca Cugnetto Is A Businessman

Hannah played the role of Rebecca Welton in the comedy series Ted Lasso
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Hannah Waddingham husband Gianluca Cugnetto is a hotelier and food and drink guru. The couple met in 2012 and has a daughter together.

Hannah's partner hails from a family of restaurateurs. Hannah is a British actress and singer.

From 2020 until the present, she is most known for her character as Rebecca Welton in the comedy series Ted Lasso, for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2021.

She has also played the Wicked Witch of the West in several West End productions, including Spamalot, the 2010 Regent's Park revival of Into the Woods as The Witch, and The Wizard of Oz, for which she has garnered three Olivier Award nominations.

Gianluca Cugnetto Is A Hotelier

Hannah Waddingham husband Gianluca Cugnetto is the general manager at Chateau de Codignat. He previously worked at Hotel Du Vin.

Hannah and Gianluca are not married but are in a committed relationship since 2012. The couple met through their mutual friend. 

Gianluca was born on Janurary 2, 1974. He is currently 49 years old. He is Italian and has work permits in European Union. He is multilingual and speaks four different languages.

He is fluent in English, French, Spanish, and Italian. He completed his diploma from London Hotel School from September 2001 to July 2004. Gianluca received his bachelor's degree in Revenue Management from Cornell University in 2015.

He is an outlier hotelier with multiple areas of expertise driving business transformation, boosting multimillion-dollar income, and delivering the finest customer service in the international hospitality sector.

Gianluca works as a general manager at Chateau de Codignat
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He is a passionate and commercially intelligent entrepreneur. His expertise is mainly in Food and Beverage, but he is well-versed in the overall Hotel and Resort business, as per LinkedIn.

His confidence and moves are helpful for strategic planning, new ideas, and high-profile event management to increase revenue streams while delivering the highest degree of extravagance and client benefit.

From 2007 until 2010, he was also the Director of Food and Beverage at Starwood Hotels and Resorts. The food and beverage expert was selected as Director of Food and Beverage at Antara Hotels in Bangkok in November 2010.

Cugnetto worked at the hotel until 2015, when he moved to the United Kingdom to work for Hotel Du Vin, a premium and boutique hotel brand.

Gianluca is the hotel's current general manager. He has also worked and held major roles at Dubai's Le Meridian, Sheraton, and Chateau de Codignat, as per Hosco.

Gianluca and Hannah however, are not together. Hannah is raising her child all by herself as a single mother, as per Daily Mail.

Her Daughter Was Born In 2016

Hannah daughter Kitty Cugnetto was born to Gianluca and Hannah in 2016. Kitty suffered from an autoimmune disease Henoch Schonlein Purpura.

Hannah said in an interview with Huff Post that it shocked her since she had reproductive problems.

Nevertheless, the Ted Lasso star claims she auditioned for a role in Speta Unella while eight and a half months pregnant. 

Kitty was born in the year 2016. She was diagnosed with HSP a few months after her birth.

The illness is characterized by significant inflammation of the tiny blood vessels. Hannah and her partner were upset about the disease.

Waddingham with her daughter Kitty
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When asked about the problems they experienced while their kid was unwell, Hannah said that being a mother was her first concern. She was still enthusiastic about furthering her profession.

As a result, even though the filming site was 30 minutes away from her residence, she took the chance to play Ted Lasso. As a result, her job permitted her to be around her kid.

The British actress even kept her Emmy Award in Kitty's room as a reminder that she is never far from her unless there is a reliable explanation.

This shows that the pair loves their adorable kid and spends much time together. Despite their difficulties in parenting their kid, Gianluca and Hannah are thankful to have Kitty in their lives.

Hannah Was Born To A Musical Family

Hannah was born to Melodie Kelly in Wandsworth, London on 28 July 1974. Her mother and her maternal grandparents were opera singers.

Waddingham was introduced to the theater as a kid when her mother joined the English National Opera when she was eight years old. She was born and raised in London. Her mother is quite close to her.

Hannah and Kitty feeding Giraffe
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Waddingham is a graduate of the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts. Her vocal range spans four octaves. She made her theatrical debut in the dinner theater interactive comedy Joni and Gina's Wedding.

Hannah is the only child of her parents and has no siblings.