Yvonne Ball Wiki – Yvonne Ball Biography
Yvonne Ball is the wife of English comedian, actor, and singer, Bobby Ball who has sadly passed away after testing positive for coronavirus. Yvonne shared an emotional tribute, saying: “I will always miss him, he was so joyful, full of fun and mischievous.”
On her Twitter @vonvonball, Yvonne Nugent describes herself as “wife, mother, grandma, and CEO of the Harper family.” She regularly shares comments praising Bobby and his work. Together with Bobby, Yvonne is a Blue Skies patron.
In January 2020 the couple unveiled a new fundraising office in the main entrance at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. In 2016, Bobby revealed to BBC that he would often wake Yvonne up at 2 am after performing at a club to share an idea with her, much to her annoyance.
When Bobby went into the jungle on I’m A Celebrity he notably kept calling out Yvonne’s name on the bridge. Clearly devoted to one another, the first thing Yvonne said to Bobby when they were reunited is “You don’t know what I’ve been through”.
Yvonne Ball Age
Yvonne Ball’s age is unknown.
Yvonne Ball & Bobby Ball
The couple first encountered each other at Stockton Fiesta club night in County Durham. Bobby had been performing and had noticed her in the club where she had been working as a waitress, known in the club as a Fiesta Fawn.
Speaking to BBC Tees, he said: “We were playing there … she came downstairs in a little mini skirt, looked at me and Tommy, shook her head and walked away. I thought, ‘I’d spend my life with her.’” Bobby said it was love at first sight for him, while she referred to him as “little fella” when they first got talking.
The couple married in 1974, but some reports claim it was 1971.
The couple has one daughter, Joanne, and lived together in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire.
Bobby Ball Ex-Wife
Bobby had been previously married to Joan Lynn from 1964 to 1970. Bobby’s sons Darren and Robert are from his first marriage. They are now a comedy double act in their own right, performing under their surname ‘glen’. Ball and Lynn separated in 1970.
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Yvonne Ball Confirmed the news of his Husband’s Death
In the official statement on 76-year-old Bobby’s death, Yvonne mentioned how “wonderful” hospital staff were.
The statement read: “It is with great personal sadness that on behalf of Yvonne Ball, and the family, and Tommy Cannon, I announce that Bobby Ball passed away at Blackpool Victoria Hospital on the 28th October 2020 approximately 21:30.
“Bobby had been taken to the hospital for tests as he started with breathing problems. At first, it was thought to be a chest infection but a test proved positive for Covid-19.
“His wife Yvonne said the hospital and staff could not have been more wonderful, as they were outstanding in their care of duty and they did everything possible for him and she cannot praise them enough.
“She said that the family and Tommy would like to express their sincere thanks to the many, many people who have been fans of Bobby and they know that they will all share in part the great loss and total sadness that Yvonne, the family and Tommy all feel.
“Yvonne added that their need for privacy at this time has to be a priority. No further announcements or statements will be made.”