Richard Ratcliffe is a British national who has spent the last four years trying to manage a trial for his wife, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s release from prison. Nazanin is not a new name for netizens. After all, she was in the global media back in 2016 after she was detained for plotting to topple the government of Iran.
|Age||around 45 years old|
|Height||5 feet 8 inch approx.|
In September 2016, Zaghari was sentenced to five years of life in jail. On September 12, the media broke the news that Richard’s wife will be put on trial again. The next day, on September 13, BBC published that her trial has been postponed.
While Richard is fighting for his wife’s trial, he has his daughter to take care of as well. Here, find out some lesser-known facts about Nazanin’s husband Richard Ratcliffe.
10 Facts on Richard Ratcliffe
Richard Ratcliffe is an Iranian national who rose to fame as the husband of British-Iranian national, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is a convict who has been in prison since September 2016. She was found guilty of plotting a topple against the government on Iran.
Richard Ratcliffe’s wife as temporarily released in March 2020. She was expected to put on trial in September, but the trial has been postponed.
While Richard restlessly fights for the release of his wife, he has a baby girl to take care of. Nazanin and her husband have a daughter named Gabriella Ratcliffe together.
Richard got married to his wife Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe in the year 2009 and has been together ever since.
While Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe holds dual nationality, British and Iranian, Richard holds British nationality. His ethnicity is white.
Apart from him being related to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, there is nothing much revealed about Richard on the web.
The detail about Richard’s family life, parents are not public. Also, it is not clear what he does for a living. His occupation or job details are also missing.
His wife was born in 1978. She is 42 years old now. We guess Richard is around the same age as his wife. He could be around 45 years old now.
In June 2019, Richard went on a hunger strike outside the Iranian Embassy in London against Nazanin’s imprisonment.