Who is Jane McDonald’s partner Eddie Rothe and who is her former husband Henrik Brixen?

Who is Jane McDonald’s partner Eddie Rothe and who is her former husband Henrik Brixen?

January 12, 2019 0 By Today news

HENRIK Brixen is the former husband and manager of singer-turned-Channel 5 presenter Jane McDonald.

Following Jane’s revelations they split for the sake of her career, here is everything you need to know about him…

Jane McDonald and Henrik Brixen
Jane met Henrik whilst filming The Cruise
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Who is Henrik Brixen?

Henrik Brixen is from Denmark.

He is the second husband and former manager of Jane Mcdonald. 

They were married from 1998-2002.

Jane’s first marriage was to a man called Paul from 1986-87.

How did Henrik Brixen meet Jane McDonald?

Henrik and Jane met whilst she was filming the BBC documentary The Cruise.

The programme focused on the crew, passengers and entertainers on board The Galaxy Cruise ship.

At the time Jane was a singer on board the ship and Henrik was working as a plumber.

Their wedding in the Caribbean was filmed by the BBC.

Henrik Brixen and Jane McDonald
Henrik and Jane had a fairytale wedding

Why did Henrik Brixen divorce from Jane McDonald?

Jane McDonald has revealed that Henrik divorced from her as he feared he would prevent her from being successful.

Speaking to The Mirror she said: “Henrik tried his very very best and he was brilliant at what he did but he didn’t know the industry.

“We’d come to a point where Henrik had made quite a few enemies and he said ‘If I don’t leave, you are never going to have a career.’

“And this is why I never talk about Henrik in a bad light at all because he was the one that walked out of the marriage to save my career.”


Who is Jane McDonald’s current partner Eddie Rothe?

Eddie Rothe is Jane McDonald’s current partner.

He is the former drummer of the 60s band The Searchers.

They first dated for a few months back in 1980 when Jane was just 17.

They got back together in 2008 and are now engaged.