Annie Potts is one of the most recognizable faces in the entertainment industry. A package of her own accord, she can act on anything, being anyone. Potts is an American film and television actress who also acts fabulously on the theatrical stage. She has been in the game for a very long time.
We widely know her for her roles in blockbuster movies like Ghostbusters (1984), Pretty in Pink (1986), Toy Story (1995), Toy Story 2 (1999), and Toy Story 4 (2019). Her effortless charm is clearly visible in the television series Young Sheldon where she portrays the role of cheeky grandmother “Meemaw”.
If you have ever laid your eyes on Annie, you know how beautiful and naturally charming she is. You can’t get your eyes off of her and she still garners much attention from the media. Likewise, Annie Potts’ spouse topic is evergreen in popular media. During the long course of her life, she has been in many relationships and married more than once. She has had multiple husbands.
Potts’s relationship with her partner and her married life has been as thrilling as her life. There were happy moments and some tragic ones too. So, let’s get started.
Who is Annie Potts Spouse?
Yes, Annie Potts is a married woman. She is happily married to James Hayman. She has been in a conjugal relationship with James for over three decades. They began dating around 1989. They married each other on September 02, 1990.
Josh is a director and producer. In addition, he also works as a cinematographer. He is a multiple Emmy award-nominated director famous for his work in different types of dramas like Desperate Housewives, The Sopranos, Ugly Betty, and Judging Army.
In addition to that, Hayman is also a photojournalist who has traveled throughout the world doing his work. Back in 2020, one of his works, ‘The Connected World’ was displayed at an exhibition at the LA Center of Photography.
How many children do they share?
The lovebirds are proud parents of two kids. They have two boys, Doc (born in 1992) and Harry (born in 1996). Apart from these two, Annie also has another child, Clay, from her previous relationship.
Talking about her kids’ careers, two of them, Clay and Doc are involved in the entertainment industry. Clay works as a screenwriter and an executive producer. He works at Rain Management Group and also worked for FX Networks, Warner Bros. Television, and Netflix’s animated movie, “Arlo The Alligator Boy.” Besides, Clay Hayman is married to an author, Anna Carey.
Apart from him, the second-born Doc is involved in sound production. He went to Muhlenberg College where he studied Sound Designing. He worked in the sound utility team for ‘NCIS New Orleans.’
Annie shares a deep and intimate relationship with her hubby, James
Annie surely loves her husband. She does not shy away from flaunting her love and appreciation for her partner on her Instagram account.
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Recently she posted a pic of her husband on the beach in the Caribbean. She captioned the photo as “My Hubby playing in the sandbox”.
Her Instagram account is full of similar posts. This only proves how strong their bond is.
Annie was previously married four times: She first marry at 20
It may seem like a huge number to get married in one life to us but it’s quite common in Hollywood and our Annie is no exception. She fell in love, married, and got out of it many times in her life.
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Her first marriage was at the age of 20. Love came early for Annie. She exchanged vows with her college sweetheart Steven Hartley on August 26, 1973. They were both fresh out of college and madly in love with each other.
Potts’s near-fatal car accident with her first husband and arthritis
Shortly after their marriage, they got into a car accident. Their car collided with another two cars, which were drag racing. Steven lost his leg in the accident. Annie had many broken bones below her waist.
She still suffers from arthritis induced by the accident. Some times later, they divorced each other in 1978.
Annie’s other two marriages
In the same year 1978 on June 21, Annie married Greg Antonacci. It feels like it was a sort of rebound marriage. It did not last very long. The couple divorced two years later in 1980.
The following year, on February 28th, 1981, she tied the knot with Scott Senechal. The now-former pair shares a kid whom they named Clay. Unfortunately, her third marital relationship didn’t work either and they divorced each other in the year 1989.
The reasons for any of her divorces remain non-disclosed. So we can not pinpoint exactly why the divorce occurred.
Is Annie Potts gay/ lesbian?
There have been a lot of mysteries surrounding Annie’s sexuality. But the fact is Annie Potts is not gay or a lesbian. We think all her marriages and children listed above prove that she is in fact a straight woman.
Annie Potts is in favor of plastic surgery
Many celebrities outright deny plastic surgery. Or they just stay neutral when asked for their opinion. But not Annie Potts she has always voiced in the favor of plastic surgery.
When asked if she would ever consider plastic surgery in Entertainment Tonight in 1973, she commented, “Hey, I am a girl in her late 30s; you bet when it starts to slip, I would certainly jack it back up.”
As a result, her comment made her a staunch supporter and face of plastic surgery. The newspapers heavily covered her after the show aired.
She also made a witty and humorous comment saying, “when her face falls, by God she’s going to be at the Beverly Hills surgeon within 24 hours.”
Annie is still active in the acting scene
She is beautiful as ever. Even in old age, she looks enchantingly beautiful. She has aged like a fine wine. With the love of her spouse and children, she seems to flourish even more.
Surely the plastic surgery she mentioned can still wait.