Who Is Louise Newbury? Untold Details on Late Bill Paxton’s Widow

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Who Is Louise Newbury? Untold Details on Late Bill Paxton’s Widow

Louise Newbury is famous for being the wife of late American actor and filmmaker Bill Paxton (aka William Paxton). Her husband is best known for the HBO drama series Big Love and his appearance in the movies like Titanic (1997), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), and Night Crawler (2014).

Now, moving on to her marital life with her husband Bill Paxton, the couple were together for 30 years. Their 30 years of marriage got broken out following the unfortunate death of her husband in the year 2017, and now she is living as a widow to her deceased spouse. In that case, how did her husband, Bill die? Where is Louise Newbury today?

To know everything about Bill Paxton’s now-widow wife, Louise Newberry, stick with us till the end. The article will cover the full bio of Louise, including her birthday, children, marriage with her late husband, net worth, and many more.

How Old Is Louise Newbury? Know Her Age and Wiki

Bill Paxton’s wife Louise is 68 years of age as of 2022. She was born to her parents in the year 1954 in London. As she rose to prominence after she became wife to an actor Bill, very little about her early days is known in the media.

However, it is certain that she spent most of her childhood in her hometown alongside her loving parents. She had a decent upbringing until she fell in love with the actor while she still was a teenager.

Besides, she belongs to the caucasian ethnicity and is British as per her nationality.

Career Detail: What Does Louise Newbury Do For A Living?

Despite being a celebrity wife, very little is known about her life and it is unclear what exactly she does for a living. Whatever the profession she is into, it is sure that she has enough finance to live her life luxuriously as her late husband had earned a huge amount from a successful film career.

Louise Newbury is the Bill Paxton
Louise Newbury is a wife of successful American actor

As aforementioned, her husband, Bill Paxton had a successful career. A texas native actor and filmmaker started his Hollywood career as a production assistant and later became a set dresser for an American film director, Roger Corman.

After a year, he made his debut with a small role in the movie Crazy Mama in the year 1975. Since then, Bill showed his presence in the American Entertainment industry for over 35 years, till his death.

Louise Newbury Has Appeared In A Few TV And Movies

As a celebrity wife, she has had a handful of appearances on television. As per IMDb, she was seen at the TV special, The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards.  Later, as an actress, Newbury was spotted in a Music Video for Bill Paxton’s band Martini Ranch: Reach in 1988.

Apart from these, her name as Louise Paxton was specially mentioned in her husband’s movies Traveller and Frailty.

Louise Newbury Was Married To Bill For Nearly 30 Years

On 12 May 1987, Louise tied the knot with American actor Bill Paxton. The couple was in a marital life till the death of Bill in 2017. The married couple for the first time met on the bus in London. In this regard, in one interview, Bill said,

I met my wife on the number 37 bus on the Twickenham High Street, in London,” “I saw a gal in a bus queue… She looks my way as she gets on the bus, and that was all the incentive I needed.”

In the meantime, Louise was a school student while Bill was a struggling actor. After that, they eventually started seeing each other which later turned into a lifetime committed relationship by sharing vows in 1987.

Louise Newbury and Bill Paxton were married for 30 years
Young Louise Newbury with her late husband Bill Paxton

Prior to that, Louise’s spouse was briefly married to a Canadian actress Kelly Rowan, from the year 1979 to 1980.

Her Husband, Bill Paxton Was In Multiprofession

As said before, Louise’s late spouse, Bill was an actor and filmmaker. He first rose as a film/TV actor. He has acted in series, and movies like The Terminator, Commando, Hatfields & McCoys, and several others. Besides acting, he has also worked as a director in the music video titled ‘Fish Heads’.

Further, he was also in production works and also served as a writer and producer on several projects. With all his incredible skill as a multi-professional, he was nominated by more than 15 award associations. Among these, he won Saturn Awards, the USA film festival, and the Screen Actor Guild Awards.

Bill Paxton Died At The Age Of 61: What Was The Cause Of His Death?

On February 15, 2017, Louise’s hubby Bill died due to complications during his heart surgery. He had problems with his heart where his aortic heart valve was damaged and underwent surgery to fix that damage at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles. His first surgery went correct but a day after his first surgery, he had to undergo second surgery during which he experienced a fatal stroke and died.

Louise Newbury Has Two Children

From her marriage to her partner of 30 years, she welcomed a son named James Paxton and a daughter named Lydia Paxton.

James was born on February 23, 1994, in Ojai, California. As of 2022, he is 28 years of age and has already started his career in Hollywood. Till today, he has been a part of many movies, TV series, music videos, and short films. Louise’s son is best known for co-starring in the drama series Eyewitness.

Louise Newbury is a mother of two
Louise Newbury with her Children. Source: Her daughter’s Instagram

Likewise, her second child Lydia came to this world on December 19, 1997, which marks her 24 years of age in 2022. Well, she also finished her graduation from Duke University a year ago.

Louise Newbury Is Not Active On Social Media

In spite of being the wife of a public figure, Louise prefers to maintain a low-key life. As per our research, she is absolutely not active on any of the social networking sites, neither on Facebook, Twitter, or on Instagram.

Having said this, it does not mean that we cannot watch her on social media. She sometimes appears on her children’s Instagram accounts. Her son has his verified Insta under the username @thisisjamespaxton while her daughter uses Instagram with the username @lydia_paxton.

As per her children’s social media account, in 2022, she is living with her children in Ojai, California, the United States.

Louise Newbury’s Net Worth

As per several online tabloids, she has a net worth of $40 million. Though we are unknown about her profession, she, for sure is doing something privately for her children as a single mother. Besides, before departing, her late husband also left a net worth of $25 million for his family.