First, it was the Beckhams taking Netflix by storm, now it's Robbie Williams and wife Ayda Field's turn.


The pair are the subject of the streamer's latest documentary, Robbie Williams, which takes a deep dive into the pop icon's life, from his rise to fame as a 16-year-old with Take That, to his struggles with mental health and addiction.

Director Joe Pearlman told the doc was "one of the most raw and honest portrayals of a celebrity's life".

As well as conversations with the singer himself, the footage includes testimonials from those who are closest to him, including his wife, actress Ayda Field. The couple tied the knot four years after they met in 2006, and went on to have four children and appear on TV together.

Wondering what Ayda Field is known for and how their whirlwind romance, brief split and subsequent marriage played out? Read on to find out.

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Who is Ayda Field?

Ayda Field attends the launch of the Robbie Williams pop up in Covent Garden to celebrate his Netflix documentary, “Robbie Williams” at the London Film Museum on November 1, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by StillMoving.Net for Netflix)
Ayda Field. Netflix

Ayda Field is an actress who first rose to prominence as Angela Moroni on Days of Our Lives.

Over the course of her career, Field was a regular on Blue Collar TV, starred as Jeannie Whatley on Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and made her UK TV debut in Fresh Meat.

Following her move overseas to British television, Ayda Field became a guest panellist on Loose Women and in 2018 and was part of The X Factor UK's judging panel alongside Robbie Williams.

Ayda and Robbie have been married since 2010 and have four children together.

How old is Ayda Field?

Ayda Field is 44 years old.

She was born on 17th May 1979.

What nationality is Ayda Field?

Ayda Field is American.

She was born in Los Angeles to a Turkish father and American mother. As per reports, Ayda was born to a Jewish mother and a Muslim father.

What TV shows has Ayda Field starred in?

Ayda Field made her TV debut in 1998 as Girl #2 in City Guys, and two years later she starred as Angela Moroni in Days of Our Lives.

Her other roles include Barbara in Will & Grace, various characters in Blue Collar TV and Montana Diaz Herrera in Back to You.

In more recent years, Field starred in Netflix mini series Paranoid and comedy series Power Monkeys.

Her latest acting credit is as Cecile in The Bold and the Beautiful, as per her IMDb page.

Has Robbie split up from Ayda Field?

Fans of the couple will be happy to hear that Robbie Williams and Ayda Field are still together.

The couple celebrated their 13-year wedding anniversary in August 2023.

The pair did call time on their relationship for a period of time.

In the documentary, Ayda recalls one morning before Robbie's 33rd birthday when he called her and said he was being sent to rehab by his team.

She said: “I remember it was 2am and I called him and I was like, 'I am just getting on the highway' and he's like, 'Are you driving? Call me when you get home.'

"And he is like, 'I can't be in a relationship, I have to get better and I can't be with you. I have to break up with you."

She added: "And it was like, I understood it because I saw that he was unwell and I remember thinking, 'I just want you to get better.' He was my soulmate and then he was gone."

The couple eventually got back together and now live in LA together with their four kids Teddy, 10, Charlie, eight, Coco, four, and Beau, three.

How did Ayda Field and Robbie Williams meet?

Robbie Williams and Ayda Field at "Chopard Art Dinner" Arrivals - The 76th Annual Cannes Film Festival
Robbie Williams and Ayda Field. Lionel Hahn/Getty Images

In the documentary, Ayda Field opens up about the first time she and Robbie met, and there being zero chemistry.

She told the cameras: "We're just sitting there talking. We have nothing in common."

In another room, Robbie says: "And I was like, 'Oh, this is not working out. I'd better take her back to the party she's just come from.'"

However, things soon turn around for the couple as after a while they begin to click.

"There was just this moment where we were laughing and I cannot even tell you what happened. It was like the universe opened up," Ayda said.

"I had this moment where I felt I'd known her forever," Robbie explained.

However during this time, Robbie was dealing with addiction, something he speaks about candidly in the documentary. Robbie went into rehab and cut things off with Ayda.

Reflecting on that moment, Ayda said: "And he is like, 'I can't be in a relationship. I have to get better and I can't be with you, I have to break up with you.' I understood it because I saw that he was unwell. I just want you to get better. Whatever you need to do and I was just so crestfallen. He was my soulmate and then he was gone."

Once Robbie left rehab he reunited with Ayda as the pair and friends went travelling, and they were married a year later!

The pair now have four children together.

What has Ayda Field said about the Robbie Williams documentary?

Speaking to ITN ahead of the documentary's release, Ayda explained she wished she could have met Robbie sooner in times of struggle.

"There were moments where I saw him struggling, where I wish I could have come in sooner to stop that. I became quite protective watching it, wanting him to not hurt like that. It was painful to watch him in pain and I cried too," she said.

Within the documentary there are moments where Robbie reflects on his past relationships, most notably with Geri Halliwell.

Ayda told the publication she was "super uncomfortable" at times when watching footage of Robbie with other women prior to their relationship.

She explained: "It's different when you're actually talking about an ex and then you have to watch. It took me by surprise. I didn't have any warning that I was going to see this or that. I had a normal female response."

Is Ayda Field on Instagram?

Yes, you can find Ayda Field's Instagram profile with the handle @aydafieldwilliams.

At the time of writing, she has one million followers.

Is Ayda Field on X/Twitter?

At present, Ayda Field is not on X, formerly known as Twitter.

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