• Hannah Gibson was born in Los Angeles, California and is an actress, daughter of Mel Gibson and wife of Kenny Wayne Shepherd.
• Hannah became interested in acting and modelling in high school but ultimately decided to pursue neither.
• She worked as a make-up artist and production assistant for various films starring her father.
• Hannah met her husband Kenny Wayne Shepherd in the early 2000s and they have three children together.
• She enjoys travelling, reading, watching movies and her husband's music.
Hannah Gibson Wiki Bio
Hannah Gibson was born in Los Angeles, California USA in 1980 – her exact date of birth is unknown, but her zodiac sign is believed to be Aries, and she holds American nationality. She is an actress, but who might be known best for being the daughter of the famous actor Mel Gibson, as well as for being the wife of American guitarist and singer Kenny Wayne Shepherd.
Childhood and education
Hannah was raised in Los Angeles alongside her six brothers – Edward, Christian, William, Louis, Milo and Thomas – by their father and their mother Robyn Denise Moore, who back then worked as a dental nurse. Hannah’s father is known for his wealth of $425 million, earned for his starring roles in movies such as the franchise “Mad Max”, another franchise “Lethal Weapon” and the historical war movie “Braveheart”.
Motivated by her father who occasionally took her to watch him shoot for his movies and TV series, Hannah became interested in acting as well, and started working on her skills, but soon accepted that she wasn’t talented enough to become an actress. She then became interested in modelling while attending high school, and played various sports as to stay fit. Upon matriculating in 1998, Hannah didn’t to enroll at a college, but to start working and hopefully launch either a modelling or acting career.
Career as an actress
In 2000, Hannah worked as a make-up artist on the romantic comedy film “What Women Want” which starred her father, and she worked as the production assistant on the historical action drama film “The Patriot” which once again starred Mel.
Hannah has indeed managed to launch her acting career in 2014 when she was cast to play Arja in two episodes of the drama mini-series “Toisen Kanssa” which starred Krista Kosonen, Miko Leppilampi and Laura Malmivaara, and won one award while it was nominated for one other.
Love life and marriage with Kenny
Hannah met her future other half Kenny Wayne Shepherd in the early 2000s during one of his concerts, and it’s speculated that it was love at first sight for the two. They dated for several years, and Kenny became friends with Mel who liked him for his music. On 16 September 2006, Hannah and Kenny married in a private ceremony attended by their wide circle of friends and family, and in October 2007, Hannah gave birth to their daughter – in 2009, she gave birth to their first son while their second son followed in March 2011.
Shepherd married Hannah Gibson, the oldest daughter of actor Mel Gibson, on September 16, 2006. The couple has five children: three daughters and two sons.
Hannah hasn’t talked about any men she might have dated before meeting Kenny and neither has he talked about his previous girlfriends, however, being a famous guitarist, it is believed that Kenny dated many girls before meeting Hannah.
As of November 2020, she is married to Kenny and has three children.
Hobbies and other interests
Hannah is keen on travelling, and has been all around the US with her husband to his concerts – the two have also vacationed in various European countries, including England and Greece, and her dream travel destination is Venice in Italy.
She is keen on reading books – her favorite is “Dear John” by Nicholas Sparks, while the book has been turned into a movie starring Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried. Hannah also enjoys reading history and comedy books, such as “Sarah’s Key” and “The Girl Who Saved The King of Sweden”.
In her spare time, Hannah is keen on watching movies – a few of her favorite actors and actresses are her father, Will Smith and Meryl Streep, and a few of her favorite movies are “The Passion of the Christ”, “Apocalypto” and “I, Robot”.
Age, height and net worth
Hannah is 40 years old. She has brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.68m) and she weighs around 130lbs (59kgs). As of November 2020, Hannah’s net worth is estimated at close to $1 million, while her husband’s net worth is reputedly over $10 million.
Who is Kenny Wayne Shepherd?
Kenny Wayne Shepherd was born in Shreveport, Louisiana USA, on 12 June 1977 – his zodiac sign is Gemini and he holds American nationality. He is a singer-songwriter and a guitarist, who has released a couple of solo albums and is known for mostly playing blues.
He was raised in Shreveport as an only child by his father who was a radio personality, and his mother who was a housewife – he was four when he received his first, plastic guitar, bought by his grandmother. Kenny was seven when he had an opportunity to meet the famous American singer and songwriter Stevie Ray Vaughan, and their encounter motivated him to learn to play the guitar – he is entirely self-taught. At the age of 13, Kenny was invited by the blues singer Bryan Lee to perform on-stage – around the same time he enrolled at Caddo Magnet High School, and later signed his first contract with Giant Records.
Since 1995 to this day, Kenny has had seven songs reach the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart, and his second album “Trouble Is…” released on 7 October 1997 holds the record for being the longest-running album on the chart Billboard Blues. In 2000, Kenny was invited to play the end title theme on his guitar for the animated superhero mystery movie “Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker”.
His album “Lay it On Down” was released in January 2017, and topped the chart Billboard Blues.
His following album “The Traveler” came out on 31 May 2019 and it won the AllMusic’s Favorite Blues Album Award. On 16 July 2019, Kenny performed at the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, and most recently in 2020, he performed at the Mahindra Blues Festival.
Kenny was also a member of the blues band The Rides, which he formed together with Barry Goldberg and Stephen Stills – their first album “Cant’ Get Enough” came out on 27 August 2013, and they went on to tour the US in the same year before disbanding. In 2015, the three reunited and released their second album “Pierced Arrow”, before disbanding once again.