Amanda Hearst is getting public attention for being a socialite and activist. Hearst is the contributing editor of her great grandfather’s mass media and business information conglomerate, Hearst Communications. Similarly, Amanda is involved in several charitable works. She co-founded the non-profit organization Well/Beings, focusing on environment conservation, animal welfare and other humanitarian works.

The beautiful socialite was born Amanda Randolph Hearst on January 5, 1984, as the only daughter of philanthropist Anne Hearst and her ex-husband Richard McChesney. Her great maternal grandfather William Randolph Hearst was a business mogul. The New York City native Amanda received a Bachelor’s Degree in Art History, Criticism, and Conservation from Fordham University, Bronx, New York.

Besides making a presence in philanthropic works, Amanda has also experienced working as a fashion model. Hearst has modeled for various brands and featured on GQ Magazine, Vanity Fair, and Town & Country covers. Everyone pretty much knows about Amanda’s professional life. Now, let’s discuss her marital life. Who is Hearst’s husband? Know about her wedding and family life in the following sections.

Amanda Hearst’s Filmmaker Husband, Joachim Ronning

The 50 aged Joachim Ronning is a Norwegian filmmaker. Ronning is the director of the 2019 fantasy film Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. Famous actresses Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning have portrayed their roles as mother and daughter in the film. The movie grossed $491.7 million in box-office under a budget of $185 million.

The American activist Amanda Hearst's husband Joachim Ronning is the Norwegian film director, producer, and writer
Image: The American activist Amanda Hearst’s husband, Joachim Ronning, is the Norwegian film director, producer, and writer
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Joachim’s other directorial credits include Doomsday (2017) and Kubisten (2007). The 6-feet-2-inch (190 cm) tall Ronning is working on his next project Young Women and the Sea, Origin, and the sixth installment of Pirates of the Caribbean; its name is untitled yet.

Similarly, he has worked in collaboration with another Norwegian filmmaker Espen Sandberg. For their directed film Kon-Tiki (2012), Joachim and Espen received the People Choice Award. Ronning and Sandberg’s (Roenberg) other directorial works include Marco Polo, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man Tell No Tales, Max Manus: Man of War, and Bandidas.

Amanda Hearst And Joachim Ronning’s First Encounter

The Maison De Mode co-founder Amanda and director Joachim first met in the Los Angeles hotel Chateau Marmont. After the meeting, Joachim and Amanda build a romantic connection.

The Norwegian filmmaker Joachim Ronning proposed to his girlfriend Amanda Hearst in December 2018
Snap: The Norwegian filmmaker Joachim Ronning proposed to his girlfriend, Amanda Hearst, in December 2018
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Following a year-long dating, Joachim proposed to Amanda during their vacation in the Maldives in December 2018. Amanda wrote on her Instagram, sharing images flaunting a diamond ring, “The best thing I did in 2018 was say yes. #engaged.”

Similarly, Joachim publicly announced their engagement news via Instagram on January 2, 2019, writing, “Ringing in the new year with my love. I’m so grateful you’re in my little gang.”

Their Wedding Life Since 2019

Joachim and Amanda, media personalities, shared their wedding vowed on August 2, 2019. They walked down the wedding aisle in a beautiful ceremony at The Hearst Castle, San Simeon, California. Their wedding details are featured in Town & Country Magazine, and Douglas Friedman handled their wedding photographs.

 Amanda Hearst and Joachim Ronning tied the wedding knot on August 2, 2019, in The Hearst Castle
Photo: Amanda Hearst and Joachim Ronning tied the wedding knot on August 2, 2019, in The Hearst Castle
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The bride Amanda chooses an off-shoulder sustainable Oscar De La Renta floor-length ball gown with a long veil for her big day. She did a low bun hairstyle wearing a beautiful hairpiece and pearl drop earrings by Fred Leighton. On the other hand, Joachim decided to wear a white shirt, coat, black pants and a black bow tie to exchange the vows with Amanda.

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As of now, Mr. and Mrs. Ronning are living a blissful marital life. Amanda and her husband Joachim celebrated their 3rd wedding anniversary.

Amanda Hearst walks down the wedding aisle with her longtime boyfriend Joachim Ronning wearing Oscar De La Renta sustainable gown
Picture: Amanda Hearst walks down the wedding aisle with her longtime boyfriend Joachim Ronning, wearing Oscar De La Renta sustainable gown
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On August 3, 2021, she shared pictures with her spouse to wish him on their 2nd anniversary, captioning, “Happy anniversary, my love! Our first 2 years of marriage have been filled with laughter, hugs, and kisses and I can’t wait for a lifetime of that with you! I love you beyond words, Joachim.”

Amanda Hearst And Joachim Ronning Welcomed A Baby Boy

The 38 aged Amanda and Joachim are parents to their newly born baby boy. The husband-wife duo welcomed their first child on Haakon Hearst Ronning, aka Hawk, in June 2022.

 Amanda Hearst gives birth to her first baby, a son, Haakon Hearst Ronning in June 2022
Photo: Amanda Hearst gives birth to her first baby, a son, Haakon Hearst Ronning, in June 2022
Source: Instagram @amandahearst

Amanda shared the picture of newborn Haakon on her Instagram, saying, “He’s finally arrived! Please say hi to our son “Hawk” (full name Haakon Hearst Ronning). He’s a half-Norwegian, half-American world traveler who currently resides in London. Hawk is only a few days old but Mamma and Pappa already love him so much.” As of now, Joachim and his wife Amanda are jointly parenting their son Haakon.

Amanda Hearst Has Two Step-Daughters

Haakon is only biological child of Amanda, but she has two step-daughters. Joachim is the corporal father of his daughters Jo Hannah Emblem Ronning, born in August 2004 and Holly Emblem Ronning, born in May 2006. However, the information regarding Jo Hannah and Holly’s mother is unclear.

Picture: Joachim Ronning with his daughters Jo Hannah Emblem Ronning (left) and Holly Emblem Ronning (right)
Source: Instagram @joachimronning

Whether Joachim shared two adorable girls with her former partner or wife is mysterious. Joachim’s daughters appear in his directed movie Maleficient: Mistress of Evil.

Jo Hannah and Holly feature on their father’s Instagram post. Also, they share a close bond with their stepmother Amanda and half-brother Haakon. Like, Bailey Linda Olwyn Willis, the Ronning kids are also gaining stardom as celebrity kids. Additionally, the Ronning family of five travels to beautiful places together.

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