Edward Abel Smith is a British businessman best known as Kate Winslet’s third husband.
Edward Abel Smith was born in 1978 to Lindy Branson and Robert Abel Smith. He is also known as Ned Rocknroll. His parents, on the other hand, divorced when he was a child.
Edward Abel Smith was raised in Parsons Green, South-West London, among four brothers by his mother and stepfather, Robin Brockway. Edward is also the nephew of Virgin Galactic’s wealthy CEO, Richard Branson.
Edward Abel Smith’s educational background and academic credentials are unknown. He changed his name to Ned RocknRoll in 2008 but then reverted to his real name.
Edward Abel Smith gained notoriety after being seen with Kate Winslet in late September 2011 during Richard Branson’s father Ted’s funeral ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society’s headquarters in Kensington, London.
Edward Abel Smith resides in New York City with his wife and children.
Edward Abel Smith Prominence
Edward Abel Smith is 5 feet 10 inches tall (1.90 m).
Edward Abel Smith Employment
Edward Abel Smith is currently employed as the Head of Marketing Promotion and Astronaut Experience at his uncle’s firm, Virgin Galactic, where he specializes in the development of commercial spaceships for the future transportation of visitors to space.
Edward Abel Smith’s net worth
Edward Abel Smith is believed to have a net worth of $25 million.
Wife of Edward Abel Smith
Edward Abel Smith is married to Academy Award-winning actress Kate Winslet at the moment. The two became close after Winslet reportedly rescued Richard Branson’s 90-year-old mother from a fire at Necker Island’s Great House on August 22, 2011.
Edward and Kate married in December 2012 in New York. Edward previously married British socialite Eliza Pearson in September 2009. Two years later, the couple split.
Children of Edward Abel Smith
Bear Blaze Winslet is the son of Edward Abel Smith (7 December 2013). He is also the stepfather of Kate’s former marriages’ children, including Mia Honey Threapleton (born 12 October 2000) and Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes (born 22 December 2003).
Films starring Edward Abel Smith
In contrast to his wife Winslet, who has won three British Academy Film Awards, Edward Abel Smith is not an actor and hence has no films to his credit.