Mark Wright will reportedly make the shocking revelation that his ancestor was a murderer on an upcoming episode of Who Do You Think You Are?
A TV source told the website: ‘After the amazing discoveries that Michelle had during her appearance on the show, Mark was hoping for similar results.
Wow: Mark Wright will reportedly make the shocking revelation that his ancestor was a murderer on an upcoming episode of Who Do You Think You Are?
Famous family: Mark is pictured with sisters Jess and Natalya, and parents Carol and Mark Sr
‘They followed his family history all the way back and traced his roots to Eastern Europe and the travelling community.
“But it was the fact that he had a villainous relative who had committed murder that shocked him. It’s quite an upsetting discovery to uncover.’
Mailonline has contacted Mark’s representative for comment.
Mark will be following in the footsteps of his wife Michelle Keegan, who appeared on the show in 2018 – and discovered she had a a link to suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst.
Shock: According to The Sun , the former TOWIE star, 32, will delve into his family history on the new 16th series of the show – and soon discovers the murderous past of one of his ancestors
Michelle admitted she doesn’t feel the need to ‘give herself up’, after making a conscious decision not to post snaps of her and Mark’s private life on social media.
She told the Sun: ‘We get that we’re in the public eye and have a public relationship, but we’re normal people at the end of the day, and we don’t need to give all of ourselves up.
‘I feel like we’ve regained control and now we don’t read anything in the news anyway. If someone asks if I’ve seen a story, I literally haven’t. A few years ago I would have read it and it would have really upset me and panicked me a bit. Now, honestly, I don’t care.’
Revelation:They said: ‘ But it was the fact that he had a villainous relative who had committed murder that shocked him. It’s quite an upsetting discovery to uncover.’ (pictured 2018 with Jess and Natalya)
Michelle and Mark had a long-distance relationship while he filmed for entertainment series Extra in Los Angeles while she lived and worked in the UK.
However Mark has recently moved back to the UK after quitting his job and Michelle gushed over being able to do everyday things with her beau, including getting takeaways and going for brunch.
She also insisted that it was entirely Mark’s decision to move back across the pond and she never put any pressure on him to choose living with her over his career.
At the time he told The Sun that it ‘feels like the right time’ for him to return home so he can spend more time with his wife.
Smitten: This comes as Michelle, 31, revealed during a candid interview that she has ‘taken back control’ of her relationship with Mark by keeping her marriage private