Mark Wright (TV personality)
20 January 1987 |
Buckhurst Hill, Essex
|Occupation||Reality television star, presenter, footballer and radio host|
|Known for||The Only Way Is Essex (2010-11, 2012)
Take Me Out: The Gossip (2012—)
Surprise Surprise (2013—)
|Home town||Brentwood, Essex|
|Partner(s)||Michelle Keegan (e. 2013)|
|Relatives||Jess Wright (sister)
Josh Wright (brother)
Natalya Wright (sister)
Carol Wright (mother)
Mark Wright, Sr. (father)
Mark Wright (born 20 January 1987) is an English reality television personality and radio presenter best known for being one of the original main cast members in The Only Way Is Essex. On 23 October 2011, he announced that he would be leaving the show at the end of the third series as his best friend from Bury, Greater Manchester, Chris Walker was not given any airtime during all 3 series. He did make a cameo appearance in the sixth series and returned for the 2012 Christmas special. After leaving TOWIE, Wright participated in the eleventh series of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, finishing as the runner-up behind Dougie Poynter.
Wright presents Take Me Out spin-off show Take Me Out: The Gossip alongside Zoe Hardman. He also starred in his own short-lived ITV2 reality show Mark Wright's Hollywood Nights, which followed him and his friends in the United States. Wright is a current reporter on the ITV series Surprise Surprise.
|Date of birth||20 January 1987|
|Place of birth||Buckhurst Hill, Essex, England|
|Current club||St Neots Town|
|2005–2006||→ Lewes (loan)||7||(0)|
|2006–2007||→ Crawley Town (loan)||9||(1)|
|2007||→ Rushden & Diamonds (loan)||3||(0)|
|2007||→ St Albans City (loan)|
|2012–||St Neots Town||?||(?)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:05, 12 January 2012 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).
||This section of a biography of a living person does not include any references or sources. (January 2011)|
Wright is the elder son of Carol Wright and Mark Wright, Sr. and the brother of Jessica Wright, Natalya Wright and Josh Wright, and the cousin of Leah Wright (who also starred in a few episodes of The Only Way Is Essex).
Before his appearances on The Only Way Is Essex, Wright was a semi-professional footballer, with a youth career at Tottenham Hotspur. In January 2012, he rekindled his semi-professional footballing career, by signing for St Neots Town.
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!
- Bushtucker Trials
|Day||Air Date||Trial||Summary||No. of Stars||End Result|
|1||13 November 2011||Scales of Justice||All celebrities participating||N/A||Safe|
|2||14 November 2011||The Greasy Spoon||Was voted for by the public, alongside Freddie||No||Safe|
|3||16 November 2011||Creepy Crypt||Was voted for by the public, alongside Stefanie||Yes||Safe|
|4||17 November 2011||Rat Run||Was not voted for by the public||N/A||Safe|
|5||18 November 2011||Cable Car-tastrophe||Was not voted for by the public||N/A||Safe|
|6||19 November 2011||Crude Awakenings||Was not voted for by the public||N/A||Safe|
|7||20 November 2011||Hell-evator||Was not voted for by the public||N/A||Safe|
|8||20 November 2011||Horrods||Was not voted for by the public||N/A||Safe|
|9||22 November 2011||Head Trip||Was not voted for by the public||N/A||Safe|
|10||24 November 2011||Bushman's Bungalow||Was not voted for by the public||N/A||Safe|
|11||25 November 2011||Coral Grief||Was not voted for by fellow camp mates||N/A||Safe|
|12||26 November 2011||Fair Dunk 'Um||Was not voted for by fellow camp mates||N/A||Safe|
|13||27 November 2011||Fill Your Face Extreme||Was not voted for by the public||N/A||Safe|
|14||28 November 2011||Pits of Peril||Was voted for by fellow camp mates||Safe|
|15||29 November 2011||Mystery Box||Was not voted for by fellow camp mates||N/A||Safe|
|16||30 November 2011||Race Around the Clock||Was not voted for by fellow camp mates||N/A||Safe|
|17||1 December 2011||Splash and Grab||Was not voted for by fellow camp mates||N/A||Safe|
|18||2 December 2011||Celebrity Cyclone||All celebrities participating||Safe|
|19||3 December 2011||The Final Party||Both finalists competing, Wright vs. Dougie Poynter||Came 2nd place|
On 13 December 2011, it was announced that he would co-present Take Me Out spin-off programme Take Me Out: The Gossip for ITV2, which began on 8 January 2012. This is Wright's first presenting role.
He has appeared on Celebrity Juice on 1 September 2011, 13, 20 December 2012, 14 March & 26 September 2013.
- "Academy Hotseat - Mark Wright - News Articles". Tottenhamhotspur.com. Unknown parameter
- "Mark Wright and Myleene Klass to host Heart FM shows". The Sun. Retrieved 5 January 2013.
- TV star Mark Wright quits Heybridge Swifts having played twice The Maldon Chronicle
- 'I'm a Celeb' runner-up Mark Wright: 'It was an honour to be myself' Daniel Sperling, Digital Spy, 3 December 2011
- 9.7m see Dougie Poynter crowned King of the Jungle on 'I'm a Celeb' Liam O'Brien, Digital Spy, 4 December 2011
- TOWIE Mark Wright, Zoe Hardman to front Take Me Out spinoff show Alex Fletcher, Digital Spy, 13 December 2011
- "Daybreak signs up Mark Wright "to keep people fit and healthy"". Metro. Retrieved 2011-12-21.
- Manning, Jenny (18 December 2012). "Mark Wright and Myleene Klass to host Heart FM shows". The Sun.
- and Sam FaiersEssex wideboy Mark Wright strikes gold with Playboy’s Kayla Collins | The Sun |Showbiz|TV
- Michelle Keegan accidentally flashes her underwear at Mark Wright's birthday party | Mail Online