Becky Southwell is a well-known name in Hollywood. She is a writer and producer who is known for some of her works including Relic Hunter (1999) and The Gourmet Detective (2015). More than that, she is also known for her long-lasting marriage to Canadian/American actor, Dylan Neal whom she tied the knot to in 1996.
Unlike many other marriages in Hollywood, Becky and Dylan have been able to stick together for many years without so much of the drama surrounding relationships in the American movie industry. Here’s all to know about Becky and her husband.
Interesting Facts About Becky Southwell
1. The movie producer is an American
A very private person, Becky Southwell was born and brought up in the United States. She is a New Yorker. Her husband, Dylan Neal, on the other hand, was born in Richmond Hill, Canada. He was also brought up in Canada before he later moved to the United States. He currently holds dual citizenship for both the United States and Canada.
2. Becky Southwell and Dylan Neal dated for five years
The beautiful couple has been married for more than two decades now. They got married o September 21, 1996. Before then, they dated for five years before finally walking down the aisle. In an interview many years ago, Dylan revealed that at the time, he was married to Becky for 18 years even though they had been together for 23 years.
3. Their marriage has lasted this long because of their love and understanding
According to Dylan, one of the main reasons why their marriage has lasted as long as it has is because his wife is a very patient and understanding woman. He reveals that even though his work mostly takes him away from his family, Becky still understands and supports his career.
His advice to married couples is for everyone to do the best one can and take the leap of faith together.
4. Becky and Dylan have worked on different projects together
Apart from being lovers, Becky and Dylan are also working together. They have co-written and sold many projects including the script for The Gourmet Detective movie franchise for the Hallmark channel. They have also written a romantic comedy, Disorderly Conduct. Both of them are also movie producers.
5. They own the Southwell Neal Entertainment (SNE)
Both in the entertainment business, Becky and Dylan have co-founded their production company known as Southwell Neal Entertainment (SNE) which obviously combines their surnames. Founded in 2014, the company has partnered with The Hallmark Channel as well as Muse Entertainment on different projects,
6. Their union is blessed with two kids
The marriage between Becky Southwell and Dylan Neal is one that has been blessed with two kids. Although they are very private about their kids, it is known that they have a daughter, Bella Neal, who was born on January 21, 2007. Their older child is Griffen Sayer Neal. He was born on July 25, 2005.
Dylan made it known that because of his very busy schedule which takes him to Canada most of the time, his wife has mostly been a solo parent, even though the family has also hired a full-time nanny to assist with the kids when his wife is busy.
7. Her daughter seems to also be interested in the entertainment business
Following in the path of her parents, Bella Neal has shown interest in becoming an actress. Dylan revealed that she was set to start taking acting lessons even though she was a little shy at the time. Griffin, on the other hand, seems not to be interested in the show business.
When both kids were much younger, they were not allowed to see the performance of their father on TV since he was mostly taking roles he considered to be slightly inappropriate since he was always playing romantic roles.
8. She may soon move to Portugal with her husband
In July 2021, Dylan took to his Instagram to announce that he might soon be leaving the United States to Portugal with his wife and kids. The actor revealed that he would relocate to Lisbon where the family which is now living in Los Angeles would live by the ocean.
9. The couple is rich
Considering how much work they put in, it is not surprising that Becky and Dylan are doing well for themselves. While the net worth of Becky is not known, it is revealed that her husband has a net worth that is estimated to be over $2 million USD. He makes his fortune from his career as an actor, producer, and writer, as well as from his entertainment company.
10. They have not dated anyone publicly before they met
While it is not known if before their paths crossed they dated other people privately, they have never been romantically linked to anyone openly. Hence, neither of them has a known lover from the past.