Nicholas Holford- All You Need To Know About Mary Austin’s ex-husband.

Nicholas Holford

Nicholas Holford is the ex-husband of British celebrity Mary Austin. Nicholas Holford’s ex-wife Austin is an actress and also the ex-girlfriend and fiance of Well-known British singer Freddie Mercury (Born 1946-died November 1991). She is one of the main characters in the movie Bohemian Rhapsody, in which she is played by actress Lucy Boynton.

Mary Austin’s ex-husband Nicholas Holford is a businessman. Mary and Nicholas got married in 1998. They dated for 2 years after getting together in 1996 and married in 1998. They got married on Long Island, without telling anyone. The couple got married with just Mary’s two sons, Richard and Jamie, by their side. 

However, their marriage didn’t last forever, they called their marriage a quit in 2002. The reason behind their divorce was never made public. They were married for 5 years before going their separate ways. It is not clear whether they had any children in their 5 years of marriage.

Before Nicholas Holford, Mary Austin was married to Piers Cameron. They got married in 1990 and divorced in 1993.

Nicholas Holford became famous after he got married to Mary Austin. Before getting married to Piers and Holford, Austin was in a relationship with Freddie Mercury. Freddie and Mary were so close, that at one stage Freddie asked her to marry him, and he also left her half of his £75million estate, including the £25million Georgian mansion in Kensington.

How did Nicholas Holford’s ex-wife and Freddie Mercury Meet?

Freddie first met Mary in 1969, five years after moving to England. When Freddie Mercury first met Mary Austin, he was 24 years old and she was 19. At the time neither could have imagined what the future would hold for them, both as a couple and singularly as friends with a deep love for each other. Their real-life relationship is examined in Bohemian Rhapsody, starring Rami Malek as Mercury and Lucy Boynton in the role of Austin.

“All my lovers asked me why they couldn’t replace Mary, but it’s simply impossible,” Mercury once said of Austin. “The only friend I’ve got is Mary, and I don’t want anybody else. To me, she was my common-law wife. To me, it was a marriage.”

Six years into their relationship marriage was no longer being discussed and Nicholas Holford’s ex-wife Austin begin to think something was wrong. She decided to discuss the matter with Mercury. “I told him, ‘Something is going on and I just feel like a noose around your neck. I think it’s time for me to go,’” she recalled to OK! Mercury insisted nothing was wrong. Austin recalls the relationship cooling after that, at the same time the band was experiencing incredible success.

Returning home later and later most nights, Austin thought Mercury was having an affair with another woman. But in 1976, already an international star, he decided to discuss his evolving sexual feelings with her. “I’ll never forget that moment,” Nicholas Holford’s ex-wife Austin told the Daily Mail. “Being a bit naive, it had taken me a while to realize the truth.

Afterward, he felt good about having finally told me he was bisexual. Although I do remember saying to him at the time, ‘No Freddie, I don’t think you are bisexual. I think you are gay.’”

Nicholas Holford Pictures

Currently, they are no Nicholas Holford’s Pictures Pictures on the internet. Mary Austin also never made any pictures he took with him public. The couple kept their relationship private, far away from the media and their fans.

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