Name Mark Wright

Birthday 20 January 1987

Star sign Capricorn

Birthplace Buckhurst Hill, Essex

Marriages Michelle Keegan, May 2015 – present

Mark Wright was born to father Mark Sr and mother Carol in Essex in 1987. He has an older sister, Jessica, and younger siblings Joshua and Natalya.

Before finding fame, Mark was a semi-professional footballer and played for teams including Southend United and Bishop’s Stortford.

After working as a club promoter, Mark found fame in 2010 on reality show The Only Way Is Essex.

He’d already been in an on-off romance with co-star Lauren Goodger for 10 years and their fiery relationship had viewers hooked.

He later proposed to Lauren but they split following a short-lived engagement in 2011.

Mark quit TOWIE after three series that year. He then became a contestant on I’m A Celebrity and finished runner-up behind McFly’s Dougie Poynter.

In 2012, Mark landed his first presenting job on ITV2’s Take Me Out: The Gossip. Mark has also reported for ITV’s Surprise Surprise.

At the end of 2012, Mark got together with actress Michelle Keegan. Mark Wright met her on holiday in Dubai over New Year’s Eve.

A smitten Mark proposed in September 2013.

Wanting to move in with Mark Wright, Michelle Keegan relocated to Essex from her home city of Manchester in 2014.

Mark appeared on Strictly Come Dancing in late 2014 and progressed right through to the final.

There was further happiness for Mark in May 2015 when he married Michelle in Bury St Edmunds.

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