Mark Wright, 37
Television personality
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  • Birthday
    January 20, 1987
  • Birthplace
    Buckhurst Hill, England
  • Age
    37 Years

Mark Wright is an English television personality. Mark Wright is best known for appearing as a cast member in the first three series of The Only Way Is Essex. He is also a football pundit, entertainment reporter, and professional footballer who last played for EEL League Two side Crawley Town. He gained more popularity after appearing on the eleventh series of I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!

Early Life

Mark Wright was born on January 20, 1987, in Buckhurst Hill, England. As a child, he enjoyed playing football and then later became a professional footballer. His childhood was decent because he grew up with his two sisters, Natalya and Jessica, and one brother, Josh.

His mother’s name is Carol and his father’s name is Mark Wright, Sr.  Mark was confident since his childhood and that is the reason why he has achieved so much so far. Similarly, his birth sign is Aquarius, he belongs of British nationality.

Mark WrightMark Wright attending an event with his mom (Source: Instagram)

Educational Background

Mark Wright is one of the most successful and talented people. He is surely educated with better educational degrees. But unfortunately, he has not revealed which subject he majored in. So therefore his educational background is not revealed yet. But it is sure that he had a decent education and had got better educational facilities.

Professional life

Mark Wright as a child had a great interest in Football. He used to play football a lot. So later he followed his childhood interest and became a professional footballer. Before his appearance on The Only Way Is Essex, he was a semi-professional footballer, with a youth career at West Ham United, Arsenal, and Tottenham Hotspur.

He started his senior career in football with the team Southend United. However, he moved into a nightclub promoting and playing football only semi-professionally.  It was reported in January 2012 that he rekindled his semi-professional football career by signing for St Neots Town. Mark denied the report on his Twitter account.
Mark Wright celebrating the goal, representing his country (Source: The Mirror)

Similarly, he made his return to professional football in December 2020, signing for League Two side Crawley Town on a non-contract basis. He made his professional debut at the age of 33 in the third round of the FA Cup, coming on as a 90th-minute substitute as Crawley won 3-0 against Premier League side Leeds United on 10 January 2021.

Moreover, he made his first professional start in League Two against Harrogate Town on 6 February and was substituted at halftime in a 3-1 home loss. He was released by Crawley at the end of the 2020-21 season.

Television Personality

Mark is a man of many talents and his professional life includes Tv as well. He was one of the original cast members in the ITV reality program The Only Way Is Essex in October 2010. In that program, the process of departure and return was back and forth.

Likewise, in November 2011, he took part in the eleventh series of I’m a Celebrity. Get Me Out of Here!. He was the runner-up, losing to McFly bassist Dougie Poynter. He has also worked for ITV2 shows like Take Me Out spin-off program Take Me Out: The Gossip, Mark Wright’s Hollywood Nights, and many more.

Likewise, he was also a reporter on the ITV series Surprise Suprise in 2013. Similarly, in 2014, he fronted his ITV2 reality show entitled Party Wright Around The World.  He was one of the celebrities competing in the twelfth series of Strictly Come Dancing. Likewise, he was paired up with professional dancer Karen Hauer, they made it into the final in which they came forth.

He also presented The Dengineers with Lauren Layfield on CBBC from 2015 until 2017. In 2016, he made an appearance on an episode of E!’s The Royals Wright presented on the American entertainment news program EXTRA BY Warner Bros from 2017 to 2020.


He has also performed series 6 of Channel 5’s The Bachelor, based on the US television show of the same name. On 5 July 2019, he made a guest appearance on the show This Morning with Rochelle Humes. Additionally, he signed with online retail giant, Littlewoods, in June 2013. He became the retailer’s new face of menswear, which seems his style, and model a capsule collection each season for Littlewoods own-brand men’s wear line, Good souls.

Later in September 2018, he signed with Matalan as the face of their men’s wear range. Also, he took part in Soccer Aid for the first time in June 2016 and he played “England”. Mark also scored a goal from a direct free kick in the 3-2 victory. He was also named Man of the Match in this game. He later played again in 2018 and 2019.

Awards Achievements and Net worth

He achieved huge success when he was called on to star in ITV’s scripted reality show The Only Way is Essex in 2010. The series won the BAFTA Audience Award in 2011 which was his second achievement first being presenting This Morning as one of the first and highlights of his career.

Talking about the Net worth of Mark Wright, he earned a decent sum of money through his profession as a reality star. Most of his fortune was added through his Television work. He had contact with online retail giant, Little woods as its news face of mess wear.

Further, he has even modeled for Littlewood’s brand of menswear. Mark is living a grand lifestyle through his good source of income. His estimated net worth is around $5 million.

Personal Life

Mark WrightMark Wright with his wife (Source: Instagram)

Discussing the personal life of fellow TV star Mark Wright. He is a married man. He is married to the former Coronation Street actress, Michelle Keegan. They tied the knot together on May 24, 2015. The celebrity couple first met in 2012 and started dating in early 2013. And after nine months of dating, Mark popped the question in September of the same year during a romantic holiday in Dubai.

Couples who dream together make the dream come to reality together, Mark and his beloved wife dreamed together to build their dream house and they did initiate the process of making their dream come to reality by purchasing the property in Essex worth £ 1. 3 million in October 2019.

Additionally, he had a relationship with fellow TOWIE cast member Lauren Goodger from 2001 until 2012. Moreover, they engaged in March 2011 but Godger called off their engagement in August 2011, after claims that he had cheated on her with fellow castmate Lucy Mecklenburgh.

Moreover, in August 2011, he appeared at Redbridge Magistrates’ Court charged with using threatening behavior on a night out. He was not found guilty, while Tweed pleaded guilty to common assault.  In December 2021, Wright underwent an operation to remove a 12cm tumor.

Body Measurement and Social Media

Mark Wright professional footballer and fellow TV star have an amazing personality with an athletic body build. He has a height of 1.78m i.e. 5 feet 10 inches tall and he weighs around 85Kg. Similarly, he has brown eyes color and his hair color is dark brown.

Similarly, he is socially active on various social media like Instagram, Twitter, etc. He has gained many fan followings. He has a massive number of followers on Instagram i.e. 1.8 million, where he shares pictures of himself with his family, videos of playing football, exercising, etc. Likewise, he has around 2.6 million followers on Twitter.

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