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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Mark Wright is no stranger to stripping off on social media, but he still managed to send his fans into meltdown over the weekend with a seriously steamy video. The 30-year-old posted a clip from Take Me Out: The Gossip showing him strolling around the Island of Fernando’s in just a…

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Whatever you think 
of him, there’s no denying that 
Mark Wright is an incredibly good-looking man – but is 
all as it seems? His year-round tan, strong jawline and chiselled body 
have won him an army of adoring fans, with women (and men) going wild for his sexy selfies on…

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Michelle Keegan: From Stockport family girl to Essex wife

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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…