Celebrity Spouses

The Untold Truth Of John Barrowman’s Husband – Scott Gill

Scott Gill

Scott Gill is mostly famous for being the husband of the popular actor and TV host, the star of such series as “Doctor Who” and “Torchwood”, John Barrowman.

Early life and family

Sheridan Scott Robert Gill was born on 2 April 1963, in Swansea, Wales – his zodiac sign is Aries, and he holds British nationality. He was born into the family of Sterling and Sheila Gill, who have three more children besides Scott. Sterling Gill was born in Sydney, Australia, and served as an Australian Navy sailor. Sheila Gill was born in England and worked as a nurse. He has a very close relationship with his parents, who always supported him at all stages of his life.

Scott still spends as much time as he can with his parents, and recently took them to the Crystal Cove State Park, in Orange County, California, where his parents had taken him when he was only 11 years old. Besides his multiple relatives from his family, including sister, brothers, cousins, nieces and nephews, he has Jane Shemilt as his sister-in-law; Jane is the author of the books “The Playground” and “Little Friends”.

Educational background

Scott matriculated from his local high school in Wales in 1981, and then enrolled in one of the universities of England (he never mentioned which one exactly) and graduated with a BA in architecture.

Career

Scott has worked as an architect since he graduated from his college. After marrying John Barrowman, Scott appeared in several TV shows, sharing his side of the story of his relationship with John. Thus, he could be seen in such talk shows and programs as “The Making of Me” (2008) mini-series documentary, “Danielle LoPresti: Holy” (2016), “Loose Women” daytime TV show (2018), and “I’m a Celebrity… Extra Camp” (2018).

Scott and John also appeared in the show “I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!” in 2018. In 2013, Scott became a licensed pilot, as it was his life-long dream.

Personal life, husband John Barrowman

Scott met John Barrowman in 1993, when he came the Chichester Festival Theatre to see his future husband in the production of “Rope”, in which he had a major role. Scott managed to meet John in person after the performance, and they kept in touch for a couple of weeks, until they decided to meet again, and eventually started dating. On 27 December 2006 Scott and John found an opportunity to officially sign the papers of their civil partnership at the commitment ceremony in Cardiff Bay. On 2 July 2013, the couple officially married in California. John Barrowman has always been openly gay, which made it easier for him to arrange his personal life the way he wanted to.

Both Scott and John share a lot of mutual pictures on their Instagram account, posting photos from their trips, vacations and other moments their family enjoy together. Scott always accompanies his husband on every social event he is invited to.

Who is John Barrowman?

Born on 11 March 1967, in Glasgow, Scotland, John Barrowman is mostly famous for his numerous works on TV, including hosting such popular shows as “Dancing On Ice”. Starting his acting career with roles in such musicals as “Hello, Dolly!”, “Anything Goes” and “Camelot”, John proved his performing skills, and attracted the attention of famous theatre directors, who offered him more and more roles in their productions.

John Barrowman

After graduating from United States International University (USIU) in San Diego, to where he moved in pursuit of his acting career, John landed the role in one of the productions of the Prince Edward Theatre in 1989. After that his career took a twist and lifted him on the new level, and he then appeared in multiple productions at the Queen’s Theatre, Her Majesty’s Theatre, the Old Vic Theatre, and many more.

John Barrowman’s further successful acting and TV hosting career

In 1993 John started his TV presenting career, hosting the children’s variety program “Live & Kicking”, which was aired on Saturdays. In 1996 he was invited to become one of the hosts of the reality music show “How Do You Solve a Problem like Maria?”, working with Zoe Tyler and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

In 2007 he was a judge on “Any Dream Will Do”, and in 2012 co-hosted Live Comic Con in San Diego, then in 2020 John was named to be one of the judges for the popular show “Dancing On Ice” for its Series 12.

As to his acting career, he’s starred in such popular TV series as “Torchwood” (2006 – 2011), in which he played the role of Captain Jack Harkness, “Arrow” (2012 – 2019), landing the role of Malcolm Merlyn, the Dark Archer, and “Legends of Tomorrow” (2017, 2019). John also appeared opposite Kevin Kline in the comedy “De-Lovely” which was later nominated for a Golden Globe Award.

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Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts

Scott likes dogs more than cats, though he once mentioned he would not be against having a cat if his husband wouldn’t mind it. Scott and John have a Jack Russell terrier, who is named for John’s character in “Torchwood”, Captain Jack Harkness. Scott and John own three houses, one in California, one in London and another in Cardiff, Wales. Along with his husband, Scott became the ambassador of the clothing line Dobell Clothing.

Appearance, clothing style

Scott has short dark brown hair and blue eyes. He is 6ft (1.83m) tall and weighs around 182lbs (83kgs); his vital statistics are unavailable.

As to his clothing style, Scott likes wearing pullovers of light shades, such as light-blue, pastel lemony-yellow, beige. He enjoys wearing smart suits and cardigans.

Net worth and salary

As of 2020, Scott’s annual income as an architect is reported to be around $80,000. As to his husband, John Barrowman, his net worth is estimated to be around $4 million.  Since John has an impressive following on his Instagram account and has signed several commercial contracts with various brands and companies, he also earns from the sponsored posts he publishes on his social media profiles; one post may cost up to $5,000.