Laura Brand: Sister of Kirsty Gallacher and Russell Brand’s wife

April 18, 2024
4 mins read

Who is Laura Brand?

Laura Brand (nee Gallacher) was born on 28 June 1987 under the zodiac sign of Cancer, in Virginia Water, Surrey, England. She is a 34-year-old illustrator, blogger, and former restaurateur, but is probably best recognized for being the wife of the famous comedian, actor, TV host and author Russell Brand.

How rich is she, as of now? Laura Brand Net Worth

As of early 2022, Laura Brand’s net worth is estimated at over $2 million; acquired through her involvement in various business endeavors. Moreover, it’s believed that she enjoys the wealth of her famous husband, Russell Brand, whose fortune is estimated at over $20 million.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background

Laura Brand spent her early years in her hometown of the Wentworth Estate in Surrey, where she was raised by her father, Bernard Gallacher, who was a professional golfer and Ryder Cup captain, and her mother Lesley Gallacher, a homemaker. Her elder sister is TV presenter and model Kirsty Gallacher, and she also has a brother named Jamie Gallacher. She holds British nationality, belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group, and is a Christian. Regarding her education, Laura attended St George’s School in Ascot, Berkshire.

Professional Career

At the beginning of her professional career, Laura was involved in the hospitality industry, working at the Moral Fox restaurant; furthermore, she helped with the opening of Electric Diner, which is a posh restaurant for the Soho House Group.


She is now an illustrator and author, who shares her creative idea and experiments in her books – so far she’s published three, entitled “The Joy Journal For Magical Everyday Play: Easy Activities & Creative Craft For Kids And Their Grown-Ups” (2020), “The Joy Journal For Grown-Ups: An Invitation To Create, Connect And Craft” (2022), and “The Joy Journal For Grown-ups: 50 homemade Craft Ideas To Inspire Creativity And Connection” (2022).

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Laura Brand has long blonde-dyed hair and blue eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 6ins (1.68m), her weight is around 120lbs (55kgs), and her vital statistics 34-26-34, bra size 32B, dress size 4 (US), and shoe size 8 (US).

Personal Life

Laura Brand and Russell Brand had been in an on-going, off-going relationship from 2007 until 2015, when the two became seriously involved. They welcomed their first child, a daughter named Mabel Brand, in November of the following year, while they tied the knot at a wedding ceremony on 26 August 2017 at St Nicholas Church in Remenham, near their home in Henley-on-Thames. She gave birth to their second daughter, named Peggy Brand, in July 2018. The family resides in the countryside with their two dogs, two cats, and chickens.

Who is her husband? Russell Brand Short Wiki/Bio

Russell Edward Brand was born on 4 June 1975 under the zodiac sign of Gemini, in Grays, Essex, England.


He’s the son of Ronald Henry Brand, who worked as a photographer, and Barbara Elizabeth (nee Nichols) – his parents separated when he was only six months old, so he was raised by a single mother. During his childhood, his mother had to undergo treatment for both uterine cancer and breast cancer, so he lived with his relatives. At the age of 14, he suffered from bulimia nervosa, and two years later left home and became a drug addict. He attended Grays School, where he made his debut stage appearance in the production of “Bugsy Malone”, so developed his love for acting, and started working as an extra in films. He then enrolled in the Italia Conti Academy, but was expelled for illegal drug use and poor attendance.

Image source

He was also expelled from the Drama Centre of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).

Acting Career

Russell Brand launched his acting career in 1994, when he made his debut TV appearance as Shane in the CBBC drama series “Mud”, after which he worked on such TV titles as “White Teeth”, “Cruise Of The Gods”, and “A Bear’s Christmas Tail”. His feature film debut came in 2006, when he played Sam in the British-American fantasy romantic comedy film “Penelope”, next to Christina Ricci and James McAvoy, and his first major role came in the 2007 comedy film “St Trinian’s” in which he featured as Flash, next to Rupert Everett and Colin Firth. The same year, he did the voice-over of Earth Guardian in the BBC One animated comedy film “Robbie The Reindeer In Close Encounters Of The Herd Kind”.


In 2008, he played Mickey in the Disney fantasy comedy film “Bedtime Stories”, alongside Adam Sandler, and had the part of Aldous Snow, the boyfriend of the title character portrayed by Kristen Bell, in the comedy film “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”, which he reprised in its 2010 spin-off sequel “Get Him To The Greek”, next to Jonah Hill.

Thereafter, Russell voiced Dr. Nefario in the “Despicable Me” franchise, which consists of the 2010 film of the same title, followed by two sequels, “Despicable Me 2” (2013) and “Despicable Me 3” (2017), and its two spin-off prequels, entitled “Minions” (2015) and the upcoming “Minions: The Rise Of Gru”, which is set to be released in 2022. The franchise is one of the highest-grossing of all time, raking in more than $3.7 billion worldwide.

Besides that, he landed the title role in the 2011 remake of the romantic comedy film “Arthur”, directed by Jason Winer, and portrayed Lonny in the 2012 film adaptation of the jukebox musical “Rock Of Ages”, in which he shared the screen with Alec Baldwin, Tom Cruise, and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

In 2016, he provided his voice to Creek in the animated musical comedy film “Trolls”, directed by Mike Mitchell, and played God in the comedy film “Army Of One”, alongside Nicolas Cage. Recently, he played Lance Klians in the HBO comedy-drama series “Ballers” (2018-2019) and featured as Windlesham in the mystery film “Death On The Nile” (2022).

Stand-Up Comedy and Other Projects

In addition to his acting career, Russell Brand is a stand-up comedian.


He’s toured internationally several times, and even performed his comedy for Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. He’s released several DVDs, such as “Russell Brand: Live” (2006), “Russell Brand: Doin’ Life” (2007), and “Messiah Complex” (2013). He also filmed “Russel Brand: Re:Birth” for Netflix in 2018.

Besides that, he is known as a political activist; in 2014, he created the YouTube political comedy web series “The Trews” and published the book “Revolution”. Furthermore, he’s written other books, including his autobiography “My Booky Wook” (2007) and its sequel “My Booky Wook 2: This Time It’s Personal” (2010), the children’s book “Russell Brand’s Trickster Tales: The Pied Piper of Hamelin” (2014), and “Recovery: Freedom from Our Addictions” (2017), among many others.

Russell has also hosted various TV shows, such as “Russell Brand’s Got Issues” (2006), “Russell Brand’s Ponderland” (2007-2009), “Brand X With Russell Brand” (2012-2013), to name a few.

Olivia Wilson

As the Freelance Writer at Net Worth Post, I steer producing riveting stories about the lives and triumphs of influencers. With an unwavering commitment to precision and a flair for weaving compelling tales, I guide our content creation, from the depths of research to the pinnacle of narrative excellence. My responsibilities encompass the full spectrum of editorial management, including the meticulous investigation, narrative development, and upholding the integrity and high standard of our output.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Don't Miss