Percy Gibson (58), a Peruvian of Irish-Scottish descent, is married to 90-year-old Joan Collins, a renowned English actress and writer. They tied the knot in February 2002, after both of them had divorced their previous spouses.
Gibson’s first wife was Cynthia Bauer, while Collins had four ex-husbands: Maxwell Reed, Anthony Newley, Ron Kass, and Peter Holm. She also has three children from her previous marriages: Tara, Alexander (Sacha), and Katyana.
As regards his career, he is a theater director and producer. He was involved in projects such as The Time of Their Lives (2017), Banksy’s Coming for Dinner (2009), and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1998). Here are some more facts about him:
Early Life And Family Background Of Joan Collins’s Husband, Percy Gibson
Percy Gibson’s full name is Percy Jorge Gibson Miguel Monaghan Mueller Parra del Riego. He was born on October 14, 1965, in San Isidro, a suburb of Lima, the capital of Peru. He is currently 58 years old, as mentioned.
His father, Mr. Jorge Gibson Sr. came from a wealthy and noble Peruvian family. On the other hand, his mother, Bridget Monaghan, is an Irish-Scottish teacher, born and raised in a humble background in Glasgow, Scotland, by her parents. Her father, that is, Gibson’s maternal grandfather, was a railway worker. She relocated to Peru to teach, and that’s how she met and fell in love with Percy’s father.
At the moment, it is not known if he is the only child of his parents or if he has other siblings. He grew up in San Isidro and attended one of the best schools in the country.
A tragedy struck in 1990 when Gibson’s father died. He was 25 years old at the time. He sold his family home for £150,000 and gave half of the money to his mother and the other half to his lawyer. His relatives were angry with him for doing this.
He left Peru with his mother and his wife, Cynthia Bauer, whom he married in 1989 when he was 24. They moved to New York, the United States.
Some reports say that he moved to the US when he was 17. That would be in 1982.
A Brief Look At His Career
Details regarding Percy Gibson’s career are sketchy at the moment, but loveohlust.com gathered he tried acting and failed before moving to theater management and film production.
He previously served as an assistant company manager for the play Crazy For You in 1992, then as a production coordinator for Tango Pasion in 1993, and as an associate company manager for On The Town in 1998.
While his film production credits include Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? (1998), Banksy’s Coming For Dinner (2009), and The Time Of Their Lives (2017), a comedy starring Joan Collins.
Before Joan Collins, Percy Gibson Was Previously Married To Cynthia Bauer
Percy Gibson has been married twice. He got married to his first wife, Cynthia Bauer in 1989. According to the Daily Mail, she was an actress. They moved to the US, as established, where she took a job as a waitress in New York while looking for work in show business.
After 9 years of marriage, Percy and Cynthia were legally separated in 1998. In October 1999, he filed for a no-fault divorce, which was finalized either in 2001 or in early 2002. They had no children together.
Shortly after his first marriage ended, the Peruvian-born married Joan Collins. They got married on February 17, 2002, in London.
Collins was previously married to four men: Maxwell Reed, Anthony Newley, Ron Kass, and Peter Holm. She also welcomed Tara and Alexander (Sacha) with her second husband, Anthony Newley, and Katyana with her third husband, Ron Kass.
At the moment, Gibson and Collins have been married for 22 years, and it looks like forever. They first met in San Francisco in April 2000 while Gibson was producing the play Love Letters by A.R. Gurney, in which she also starred. The English actress said she was in a long-term relationship and had no intention of getting married until she met him.
They immediately started dating after the play’s 2-month tour ended. And two years after meeting, they tied the knot, as established.
They also have no children together, as the film producer and the actress agreed not to have any.
It is interesting to note that her husband is 2 years younger than her oldest daughter Tara, who was born on October 12, 1963, and he is the same age as her son Alexander (Sacha), who was born on November 8, 1965.
The 32-year age difference between them has always been a topic of media attention even before they got married. The English actress has always defended their relationship and repeated the phrase “Age is just a number.”