Some of you know her as Irene in the movie Drive, released in 2011. Others discovered her as Daisy Buchanan in the Great Gatsby, in 2013 with Leonardo DiCaprio, or, more recently, as Inspector Kip Glaspie, in the Collateral miniseries airing on Netflix. Regardless, Carey Mulligan is one of the most talented British actresses of her generation. On the occasion of the broadcast of Drive, this Monday, November 23 on Arte, Closer invites you to know a little more about her private life and to discover in particular who is her husband, Marcus Mumford.
After a short relationship with Shia LaBeouf in the late 2000s, Carey Mulligan met, in 2011, Marcus Mumford, frontman of Mumford & Sons, a British rock group. Between them, it is love at first sight and they get married in April 2012. Since then, Carey and Marcus have become parents of two children: Evelyn Grace, a girl born in September 2015 and a boy born two years later, in September. 2017. Since the beginning of their relationship, the actress and the singer have opted for discretion. Their public outings as a couple are, in fact, very rare. But one of them was very noticed …
Carey Mulligan was invited to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding
In May 2018, Carey Mulligan and Marcus Mumford were among the prestigious guests at the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. The latter is very friends with the singer. In 2013, when he was dating Cressida Bonas, he notably attended a concert by the group Mumford & Sons and then joined his friend backstage after the show. Dressed in a long floral dress, Carey Mulligan keeps a very special memory of the royal wedding. “I was pretty dehydrated. It was a crazy day and I was super focused on not falling,” she says.
Marcus Mumford and Carey Mulligan © Agence