/assets/images/headerlogos/OK-logo.svg
Celeb News

EXCLUSIVE: Anna Heinrich opens up on making long distance work with hubby Tim Robards

The OG Bachelor golden couple are tackling long distance as they pursue their dream careers.

By Jess Pullar
Anna Heinrich has added a number of titles to her name in recent years - lawyer, TV personality and ambassador, for starters.
After Australia fell in love with the stunning blonde on the very first season of the The Bachelor (along with the Bachelor himself!) in 2013, it was all go for the criminal lawyer.
Now adding "wife" to her long list of titles to none other than Tim Robards, the 32-year-old is smashing goals - despite being put to the ultimate relationship test: Long distance.
Tim and Anna are living in separate states, but they're making it work. (Image: Instagram / @annaheinrich1)
Anna and Tim might be miles apart, but the newlyweds, who were married in an enviable ceremony in Italy last year, are proving that distance doesn't have to be a barrier when it comes to relationships.
After scoring a dream acting gig on Aussie TV show Neighbours in 2018, Robards moved to Melbourne, leaving his life - and wife - behind in Sydney.
But it seems the pair's relationship can withstand the test of terrain (and miles of it), Heinrich tells Now To Love exclusively.
"People think its an issue but it's not," she said.
"[Tim] comes back every weekend and we speak to each other four to five times a day. It's really not an issue and I think it's only an issue if you want to make it an issue."
The former Bachelor couple are paving their own successful paths. (Image: Instagram / @annaheinrich1)
And while a long distance relationship isn't exactly the ideal scenario, Heinrich said the pair do what they can to make it work.
"You just roll with it and do what you can," she said.
"I'm not going to sit at home and be upset about it, I'm going to be happy that he's doing what he loves to do, and I'm doing what I love to do."
Hear hear! And there's no denying Anna is doing exactly what she's passionate about.
Currently filming TV show Trial By Kyle, hosted by renowned Aussie presenter Kyle Sandilands, Anna has kept a busy schedule for the first quarter of 2019.
"A lot of prep goes into it and there's a lot of cases involved," the lawyer said.
"But I love working with Kyle, he's so good at what he does. He's so quick witted but he's also a really nice guy."
WATCH: Anna Heinrich appears in advertisement for health bars. Story continues after video...
The blonde television star is also using her profile for the greater good, most recently becoming an ambassador for Wichery's annual White Shirt Campaign, which raises funds for Ovarian Cancer Research.
Speaking at its official launch event in Sydney on April 10, Heinrich said she hoped to spread the message to her female following.
"Probably around 80 per cent of my audience is women, so I know I can get that message out there [to get an early detection test]," she said.
The campaign is based around a collection of white shirts by the Aussie clothing brand, which are sold with all proceeds going towards the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation.
Anna said the connection to fashion was key, especially given the initiative is focused on women.
Anna is an ambassador for Witchery's annual White Shirt Campaign. (Image: Getty)
Indeed it's clear that fashion is a big part of Anna's life, with the stunning blonde wearing a heavenly custom-made Steven Khalil wedding dress for her nuptials to Tim last year.
Her bridal squad, which consisted of her friends Elissa Griffin and Caroline Matson as well as her sisters Andrea and Charlotte Heinrich, also wore white.
The wedding itself seemed like something out of a fairy tale, with a guest revealing to NW that Anna looked "beautiful and totally at ease".
"She took Tim's breath away - he froze the moment he laid eyes on her!"

And while the pair are still doing long distance at present, it seems the pitter-patter of tiny feet mightn't be so far away!
While attending a New Year's Day party in Rose Bay, Anna revealed to The Daily Telegraph that she and Tim were already thinking about kids.
"A family has always been part of our life plan... It will probably be towards the end of this year that we start trying," she said.
With chiropractor Tim and criminal lawyer Anna as parents, this little one is in for the full package!

read more from

/assets/images/headerlogos/OK-logo.svg