James Watt seems to be single at the moment. His wife Johanna Basford, during February 2021, announced on social media that they are separated the previous year. So, since 2020 they are not together.
There is no information on Watt’s marriage after they separated. He must be leading a single life which might lead him involved in the allegation currently he is facing of inappropriate behavior to female staff.
Johanna Basford is a Scottish illustrator. Her Illustrations are hand-drawn, predominantly in black and white, with pencil and pens. Her works can be found in different products such as coloring books, beer labels, etc.
James Watt is the co-founder of the craft beer-maker in Aberdeenshire. He formed his company with his friend Martin Dickie in 2007. Before that, Watt was studying for a BA degree in Law & Economics at the University of Edinburgh between 2000 – 2004.
James Watt Brewdog and Wife Johanna Basford
James Watt is 39 years of age as of now. He celebrated his birthday in May. His wife Johanna Basford was born in 1983, however, her exact birth date is now known. She could be either 38 or 39 years of age.
Watt and his spouse might have a year of gap or a few months. However, the couple is not together anymore. They have two daughters together. Basford announced their separation on social media.
None of them have spoken about the reason why they got separated. Anyway, even if they were together, Basford might have been bombarded with the accusation Watt is facing at the moment.
He is accused by his former employee of inappropriate behavior. The media is covering his story at the moment. He is still trying to defend himself maintaining his innocence. But many ex-employee of BrewDog have spoken against his attitude towards the female employees.
James Watt’s estimated net worth is around £262 million. His company, BrewDog has been valued at around £2 billion with over 100,000 “equity punk” investors in the business. Watt is believed to have 25% holding in the company.
Johanna Basford’s estimated net worth is ranging between $1 million – $5 million. She was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2016 Birthday Honors for services to art and entrepreneurship.
In May 2013, Basford opened her first solo exhibition at Dundee Contemporary Arts called Wonderlands, which was one of DCA’s most successful exhibitions, with a total audience of over 8K.