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.

Mark Wright caught ogling semi-naked college girls

Why go out for a burger when you’ve got steak at home? It seems Mark Wright needs to ask himself this after a look at his social media revealed he’s following an account made up of semi-naked American college students – who in some instances are only wearing thongs. We’re…

Is this Lauren Goodger’s response to Michelle Keegan slamming Mark Wright?

They’re happily married now, but it’s been revealed Michelle Keegan wasn’t always Mark Wright’s biggest fan. Writing in her 2011 column with Love It! magazine, Michelle called former TOWIE star Mark, 30, out for his treatment of then-girlfriend Lauren Goodger, commenting specifically on his womaniser ways. Michelle, 29, wrote: ‘I…

‘Baby?’ Michelle Keegan continues to fuel pregnancy rumours

Since Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright’s 2015 wedding fans have been eagerly anticipating them starting a family. Michelle, 29, has insisted on more than one occasion that, right now, she’s putting her career ambitions ahead of her desire to start a family, but could she finally be expecting? Let’s look…

See Georgia Kousoulou in TOWIE long before her official debut!

It’s hard to imagine The Only Way Is Essex without Georgia Kousoulou these days, but she didn’t actually make her first appearance until 2014. Or so we thought. Because it’s emerged that Georgia, 25, had a scene in the Essex based reality show with Mark Wright – and he left…

Michelle Keegan ‘not planning’ a baby with Mark Wright

Earlier this year, Michelle Keegan‘s sister-in-law Jess Wright very publicly revealed how desperate she was for brother Mark Wright and Mich to hurry up and have kids. You and us both, Jess! But it looks as though the Keegan-Wrights are intent on making us all wait. Despite confessing in a new…

Mark Wright trolled over Michelle Keegan’s latest advert

He’s a very proud husband and we’re sure Mark Wright loves Michelle Keegan’s new Revlon adverts – but a Twitter user has managed to turn a clip of it into a joke about the Essex boy’s manhood! It was announced earlier this year that Michelle, 29, was the latest face…

Inside Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan’s cute date day!

We know their busy schedules have been keeping them apart lately, but Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright managed to spend some time together this week – and headed to Westfield in Stratford for a bit of retail therapy! Mark and Michelle, 29, stopped by Topshop on Monday to pick up…

Meet the other man in Michelle Keegan’s life!

Our Girl went out with a bang on Wednesday evening – leaving viewers with mixed emotions over the ending but undoubtedly gagging for more. Luckily it’s since been confirmed Michelle Keegan will return as Corporal Georgie Lane next year… making the MEN in her life very happy. Because it’s not…

Hold on – WHY did Mark Wright call Katie Price?

Earlier this month, while Mark Wright was out in Essex with his mates and his wife Michelle Keegan was out in London with his sister Jess, Katie Price was putting the cat among the pigeons once more. It all began when Katie, 38, finished filming The Xtra Factor at The…