Birth name Michelle Elizabeth Benson Keegan

3 June 1987

Star sign Gemini

Birthplace Stockport, Greater Manchester

Marriages Mark Wright, May 2015 – present

Michelle Keegan was born to parents Michael and Jacqueline in 1987. The couple divorced when she was 10.

The actress – who has Spanish ancestry on her mother’s side – has a younger brother called Andrew.

Growing up, Michelle studied at St Patrick’s RC High School in Salford before enrolling at the Manchester School Of Acting.

She had a part-time job at Selfridges and also worked as a check-in agent at Manchester Airport before finding fame on Coronation Street.

Michelle Keegan landed the role of Tina McIntyre in 2007.

In 2013 Michelle revealed she’d be leaving the show the following year. In May 2014 viewers saw Tina attacked by Rob Donovan, who pushed her off a balcony and beat her with a metal pipe. The character later died from her injuries.

During her time on Coronation Street, Michelle enjoyed a relationship with The Wanted singer Max George.

They got engaged in 2011 after seven months together but parted ways in 2012, the same year she met Mark Wright.

Michelle Keegan started dating the TOWIE hunk that December and he popped the question the following September during a holiday to Dubai.

Michelle launched her own fashion line for Lipsy London in July 2014. She continues to act and has landed roles in shows including Ordinary Lies and Our Girl.

In May 2015 Michelle married Mark in a lavish ceremony held in Bury St Edmunds.


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…

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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…

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Is Michelle Keegan the reason Luke Pasqualino and Perrie Edwards split?

Now recently reported that Michelle Keegan had stopped all contact with her Our Girl co-star Luke Pasqualino. But now, we can reveal the pair are back in touch. Our close source tells Now: ‘There’s been some communication because Luke’s filming scenes for his new TV series Snatch in her hometown of…

In 2014 Katie sparked huge speculation with a simple tweet during Strictly Come Dancing. She wrote: ‘Watching @bbcstrictly funny how he became arrogant v quick and can’t say hi yet 2 years ago wanting to meet me at a hotel and at his house.’ Many jumped to the conclusion Katie meant Mark Wright, who later denied her claims.

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…

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Viewers spot embarrassing mistake in Michelle Keegan’s Our Girl

Michelle Keegan has stunned fans and critics alike in BBC One drama Our Girl, but eagle-eyed viewers spotted a bit of a mistake in the acclaimed show. While the acting and drama is top-notch, there was a bit of a continuity error last night with Michelle’s character, Georgie Lane. Georgie…


‘Mark Wright can’t watch Michelle Keegan with co-star Luke’

It can’t be easy watching your missus snogging the face off another man, let alone acting out a sex scene. But, that’s exactly what Mark Wright had to do last week, as Michelle Keegan hit our screens as Lance Corporal Georgie Lane in Our Girl. Just minutes into the BBC…

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'Our Girl' TV series screening, Manchester, UK - 05 Sep 2016

Michelle Keegan talks Mark Wright and THOSE sex scenes…

We just love hearing about all the little things in the life of Michelle Keegan– from her choice in breakfast cereal to her favourite type of sock. And, do you know what we love *even* more than finding out that Mich like Shreddies?! Finding out *all* the nitty gritty stuff, from the speculation over her marriage to…


Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan: Worlds Apart

For Michelle Keegan it was just another typical day: 10 hours on set,  then out into Manchester town to eat, drink and be merry with her mates. Meanwhile, her hubby Mark Wright was living it up in his  own way. Which means being  the best part of 200 miles away,…


Michelle Keegan? Her husband Mark Wright or Hollywood?

It hasn’t been the easiest first year of marriage for Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan. Working miles apart and, by their own admission, spending very little time together, the situation is understandably tricky. But, are things about to get even trickier? Now understands that Michelle is considering a move to…