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Rima Horton is an English politician and former councilor of the Labour Party at Kensington and Chelsea London Borough Council. She is well-known as the wife of late English actor and director, Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman, popularly known as Alan Rickman. Her husband was a member of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and was a Tony Award nominee for his Broadway performance.

Rima has been leading a silent life since the demise of her husband. Let us learn about her in detail.

Quick Info
Birth Name
Rima Elizabeth Horton
Birth Date
31st January 1947
75 years old as of 2022
Birth Place
Bayswater, London, England
Current City
London, England
Wilfred Stewart Horton(1905-2003)
Elice Irene(1906-1984)
St. Vincent’s City of London School for Girls
University of Southampton
Zodiac Sign
5 Feet
Alan Rickman (2012-Till Death)
Social Media
Retired Politician, Professor
Net Worth$10 million


Bio & Nationality

 Rima Horton was born on 31st January 1947 in Bayswater, London, England. Her full name is Rima Elizabeth Horton and she was born to Wilfred Stewart Horton(1905-2003) and Elice Irene(1906-1984). Rima grew up with her three siblings whose names are not disclosed yet. Rima has British nationality and white ethnicity. 

Rima Horton with her parents
Rima Horton with her parents Source: Fan Instagram

Is Rima Horton still alive?

Rima is 75 years old as of 2022. She is alive and doing well in her life. Rima is healthy and talking about her physical description, she is known for her uniquely red hair.



Rima Horton attended a private school in her hometown called St. Vincent’s City of London School for Girls. She then graduated from the University of Southampton. While in high school, Rima was an active participant in Brook Drama Club. At the age of 15, Rima got the opportunity to attend Paris as she used to perform at theatrical performances.


Wedding with Alan Rickman

Rima Horton tied her knot to her longtime boyfriend, Alan Rickman. She met him when she was only 18 years old and started dating ever since. The couple eventually tied their knot in a private ceremony in 2012 after dating for 47 years. Her husband revealed their wedding three years later publicly. The couple was married in New York. Unfortunately, they didn’t have any children.

Rima Horton and her husband, Alan Rickman
Rima Horton and her husband, Alan Rickman Source: Fan Instagram

Rima and Alan remained happily married until their death of Alan. Her husband, Alan was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in August 2015. After a year in January 2016, her husband took his last breath. Alan was 69 years old at the time of his death.


Instagram and other social media accounts

Rima Horton does not fancy social media platforms so does her late husband. Hence we cannot find her on any social media platforms. However, there are several fan accounts of her on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter where we can find her pictures.

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In 1986, Rima Horton was elected as a councilor of the Labour Party in The Kensington and Chelsea London Borough Council. She served in the party for 20 years. She lost the position in 2006 and since then Rima tried two times but failed to gain the position back. Rima then started working at Kingston University as a senior economics lecturer and retired in 2012.

Rima Horton for the press night in London 2020
Rima Horton for the press night in London 2020 Source: Getty Images

Apart from being an active hardworking woman, Rima was also highly participative in charities. She has also served at The Making Place on a board of directors. Additionally, Rima was also a board of trustees of Gate Theatre.

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What is Rima Horton doing now?

 Rima Horton has a net worth of $10 million as of 2022 which she accumulated from her professional career. Her husband, Alan Rickman had a net worth of $16 million at the time of his death. Since the couple doesn’t have any children, Rima is the sole owner of the property and the millions that the couple accumulated throughout their careers.

Rima currently resides in London, United Kingdom. She is living a retired life away from any unnecessary spotlight and public appearances.


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