RHOD Gilbert is a familiar face on television thanks to his long career in comedy.
But some of his fans are wondering about his personal life with his wife Sian Harries.
Who is Rhod Gilbert’s wife Sian Harries and how old is she?
Sian Harries is an established comedy writer and performer who has written for both television and radio.
She was born on June 3, 1981 and grew up in Carmarthen, Wales.
She co-wrote Greg Davies’ Man Down for Channel 4 and the 2018 sitcom The Tourist Trap, starring Sally Phillips, for the BBC.
Sian also co-wrote and starred in her own S4C sketch show O’r Diwedd and co-wrote and starred in the Radio Academy Award-winning sketch show Here Be Dragons (BBC Radio Wales).
In 2018 she co-wrote NeckFace, a short film featuring a number of British comedy talent, which was nominated for a Bafta Cymru Award.
The Welsh star has created radio documentaries such as The Welsh Women Of Patagonia and is developing a series about women’s rights with Whistledown Productions in 2022.
Sian was also previously named One to Watch by the Edinburgh TV Festival.
How long have Rhod Gilbert and Sian Harries been married?
Sian and Rhod Gilbert have been married since 2013.
They split their time between London and.
In June 2020, the two started a podcast called “The Froth.”
The podcast description says it’s “a wellness break for the mind, away from the relentless, depressing seriousness.”Cycle that only deals with the frothiest things in life – the non-news of yesterday, today”.
The couple are also co-owners of the production company Llanbobl Vision.
In 2022, Rhod opened up about his battle with stage four cancer and revealed that he was undergoing treatment.
The comedian battled head and neck cancer and his wife stood by him through it all.
However, he revealed that she did not want to appear in his 2023 Channel 4 documentary, which will show him battling the disease.
In conversation with the Radio TimesRhod explained: “She didn’t want to be at the doctor, it was too much to take care of me and also be in front of the camera.”
“The care for me was enough, which I really appreciate.”
Despite this support, he now admits that these months of treatment were not the easiest.
Rhod said: “I wasn’t even well enough to read or watch TV, there wasn’t a single box set to get me through.”
“A friend texted me to remind me, ‘One day at a time,’ and I was like, ‘Are you kidding? It’s more like one hour at a time. Or ten minutes.’”
Do Rhod Gilbert and Sian Harries have children?
The couple have no children together and speak openly about the difficulties of becoming pregnant.
In 2021, Rhod took part in a documentary series about the stigma of male infertility.
In Rhod Gilbert: Stand Up To Infertility, the comedian said: “I suffer from a disease called sh*tj*zz.”
And he described his low sperm count as “senile swimmers needing Zimmers.”
Rhod also revealed in the documentary that Ms Sian suffered from endometriosis.
According to statistics, up to 50% of women with endometriosis have difficulty becoming pregnant.
In an interview with The Telegraph In 2021, the comedian became more serious about his infertility and the fact that men don’t want to discuss it.
He also revealed how the couple tried multiple rounds of IVF but doctors never questioned whether his sperm could pose a problem.
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Rhod said: “In all this time no doctor has seriously considered that Gilbert’s sperm could be the problem.” “Sian would always be the one sittingTo [the doctor or nurse], and I sat down next to her. The discussion always took place with her.
The comedian added: “Men are not the focusIndustry at all.”