Following the divorce from his second spouse Caroline Burt, Brian Cox met his subsequent romantic curiosity in Hamburg, Germany. The actor was on the town to play the titular character in Shakespeare’s tragedy “King Lear” when he first met Nicole Ansari. “I met Brian at a celebration and there was simply an immediate connection – It was like assembly a soulmate. He understood me. We had been simply speaking, speaking, speaking,” she advised The Herald Scotland. To indicate her assist, Ansari even went eight totally different instances to see Cox’s theatrical efficiency. Practically a decade later in 1999, she moved to London to reside with Cox.
In 2002, the couple determined to get married in Las Vegas on the well-known White Chapel. Ansari’s mother was in attendance and even performed the piano through the ceremony. “She knew I used to be Scottish, so she performed the theme from ‘Braveheart,'” Cox mentioned on “Stay with Kelly and Ryan.”
Whereas Cox and Ansari have been fortunately married because the begin of the brand new millennium, some individuals touch upon the age hole as she is 23 years youthful than the actor. To that, Cox is undeterred. “What do they need me to say? Love is love, and Nicole is the love of my life,” he wrote in his memoir “Placing the Rabbit within the Hat.” Cox added about his spouse, “Nicole was in her thirties once we met, and he or she’d already had a fairly superb life. She’d been everywhere in the world.”