Piers Cameron: Facts About Mary Austin’s Ex-husband

Piers Cameron

Piers Cameron 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.

Piers Cameron: Profile Summary

Full NamePiers Cameron
Famous as Ex-partner of Mary Austin
Age73 Years Old
Date of Birth1949
Place of BirthEngland, The United Kingdom
Birth NationEngland
Marital StatusUnknown
ChildrenRichard Frederick and Jamie Alistair

Piers Cameron (Born 1949) is a British painter and businessman. He is also popular for being the ex-husband of Mary Austin. As of 2022, he is 73 years old. Piers and Mary were first met in 1978 and fell in love with each other. They dated for more than 12 years after getting together in 1978. Piers Cameron and Mary Austin never got married.

After being together for so long the couple called their relationship a quit. The reason behind their separation was never made public. But then it was reported that Piers was worried about the amount of time his ex-wife, Austin was spending with her ex-boyfriend, Freddie Mercury. They had 2 children, Richard Frederick (31) and Jamie Alistair (29).

Piers Cameron became famous after he got into a relationship with Mary Austin. Before getting into a relationship with Painter Piers Cameron, 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 Piers Cameron’s ex-Partner 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 Piers Cameron’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,” Piers Cameron’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.’”

Freddie Mercury was homosexual and he was in a relationship with Jim Hutton. Mercury died in 1991, at the age of 45 due to AIDS-related “Bronchopneumonia”. 

She later explained: “I lost my family, really, when Freddie died. He was everything to me, apart from my sons. He was like no one I had met before.”

Piers Cameron’s ex-partner, Mary, now 71, is said to live a private life behind the spiked walls of the London mansion, where fans still make regular visits to pay their respects.

Piers Cameron Wikipedia and Photos

Unfortunately, Piers Cameron’s ex-partner Mary Austin doesn’t have a Wikipedia page up till now. Piers Cameron also has no photos on the internet. His former partner has not shared any photos of them together.

A few years after she broke up with Piers Cameron, Mary Austin got married to Nicholas Holford. Find out more about Mary Austin’s husband.

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