Who Is Helena Bonham Carter’s Husband?

Helen Bonham Carter is an actress best known for performing in independent and blockbuster movies, especially period dramas. 

The actress won various awards like the International Emmy Awards and the British Academy Film Award.

She was also nominated for various British Academy Television Awards, Academy Awards, Primetime Awards, and Golden Globe Awards.

The actress became popular after acting as Lucy Honeychurch in the 1985 movie, A Room with a View and Lady Jane in the 1986 movie bearing the same name. 

She is best known for her quirky trait, dark aesthetic, and eccentric fashion.

Let us look at her previous and current relationships.

The actress dated actor, writer, director, and producer Kenneth Branagh in the 90s.

The two met in 1988 when they participated in a poetry reading session on a boat in the Thames.

Helen stated that they had never had a proper conversation until five years later when she acted in Frankenstein, which Kenneth directed. 

He was also the movie’s main character, and one year after its release, Branagh separated from his wife, Emma Thompson, and started dating Bonham. 

Many speculated that the relationship was the reason for Branagh’s divorce.

Despite being famous, they maintained a low profile on matters about their relationship since they confirmed they were an item in 1997.

Even though their affair was good for the tabloids, they separated in 1999, and Helena told the press that she and the actor were no longer together and the decision was mutual.

Even though they separated, they remained friends to date.

A year after the breakup, Helena supported Kenneth during the launch of his movie, Love’s Labour’s Lost.

Fifteen years later, they worked together in the movie Cinderella, where Kenneth was the director. 

Tim Burton

Helen and Burton first met when he was the director of the 2001 movie Planet of the Apes.

Since then, they have worked together on many blockbusters like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Dark Shadows, Alice in Wonderland, and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

While at the Universal Orlando Resort for the Wizarding World of Harry Porter, the actress revealed Burton represented love. 

The couple went their separate ways but continued to be friends and co-parent their kids.

Their representatives asked that they be granted their privacy at the time. 

When referring to her relationship with Burton, Hellen stated that she was not married to him since they had a long-term relationship.

The couple was famous for living in interconnecting houses, with each section according to their preferences and personalities. 

Rye Dag Holmboe

The actress is currently in a relationship with Rye Dag Holmboe, an art historian. 

The two met at a wedding ceremony in 2018.

During an interview with the Daily Mail, the actress revealed that she felt lucky to have met him but went on to state she was not in a hurry to get married. 

It was revealed that the two moved in together and went on to adopt rabbits.

While talking about how they met, the actress revealed it was a random encounter they did not expect they would attend.

She described it as one of the moments that come by chance but lead to a lot. 

She said it was a happy accident that felt amazing.

When talking about the huge age gap, the superstar revealed to the Times that everybody ages differently.

She praised her boyfriend as unbelievably mature and an old soul who was in a young body.

She also talked about how people are afraid to date older women, but Rye was not.

The actress has two kids with Burton, Nell, and Billy.

Helena and Rye made their relationship public five years after her separation.

In an interview, she revealed, “You break up, you grieve, you get bored of grieving.

I’m very happy with someone else, and it’s been a bit of unexpected magic in my life.”