Who is Mark Wright? Michelle Keegan’s husband, former Towie star and former Strictly Come Dancing contestant?

MARK Wright has become a household name thanks to his stint on Towie, which led to him becoming an international TV presenter.

Here’s all you need to know about the Essex lad…

Mark is now married to Michelle Keegan after breaking up with Lauren in 2011
Mark is married to Michelle Keegan – a former Coronation Street actress

Who is Mark Wright and how old is he?

Mark Charles Edward Wright was born in Essex to Carol Wright and Mark Wright Sr. on January 20, 1987.

Mark is a reality star, model, club promoter, TV presenter and radio DJ.

He is the eldest of four, brother to Jess Wright, Natalya Wright and Josh Wright.

Mark shot to fame when he appeared in the first three series of The Only Way Is Essex as part of the original cast, but left after the third.

During his time on the show he was considered a ladies man, flitting between romances with Lauren Goodger, Sam Faiers and Lucy Mecklenburgh.

Mark first shot to fame when he appeared on Towie, along with best friend James ‘Arg’ Argent

What has Mark Wright done since Towie?

Mark Wright took part in the 2011 series of I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.

He was a runner-up on the jungle-based celebrity show, losing to McFly star Dougie Poynter.

Mark has also been a co-presenter on Take Me Out: The Gossip since 2012 and fronted several not-so-successful series.

They include; Mark Wright’s Hollywood Nights, My Man Can (with Melanie Sykes) and Party Wright Around The World.

In 2014 he came fourth in Strictly Come Dancing, with partner Karen Hauer.

Mark landed the entertainment correspondent role on US showbiz programme, Extra in 2017, appearing alongside American co-star Mario Lopez.

The role has seen him interview the likes of Mariah Carey, Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton.

A talented footballer in his day, Mark turned out for England in the 2018 edition of Soccer Aid.

The ex-Towie star came fourth in Strictly Come Dancing in 2014
The ex-Towie star came fourth in Strictly Come Dancing in 2014


When did Mark Wright marry Michelle Keegan?

Mark began dating TV star Michelle Keegan in December 2012.

On September 9, 2013, they announced their engagement and they were married on May 24, 2015.

Due to their filming commitments on different sides of the Atlantic, the pair have to endure periods away from each other.

Michelle got her big break playing Tina McIntyre in Corrie between 2008 and 2014 before landing the lead role of Corporal Georgie Lane in BBC drama series Our Girl.


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