Mark Wright (TV personality)
20 January 1987 |
Buckhurst Hill, Essex, England
|Occupation||Television presenter, television personality, radio host, model|
|Home town||Brentwood, Essex, England, UK|
|Television||The Only Way Is Essex (2010–11, 2012, 2014)
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! (2011)
Take Me Out: The Gossip (2012–13, 2015–)
Mark Wright's Hollywood Nights (2012)
Surprise Surprise (2013–)
Party Wright Around the World (2014)
Strictly Come Dancing (2014)
|Spouse(s)||Michelle Keegan (m. 2015)|
|Partner(s)||Lauren Goodger (2001–12)|
|Relatives||Jess Wright (sister)
Josh Wright (brother)
Natalya Wright (sister)
Carol Wright (mother)
Mark Wright, Sr. (father) Nanny Pat (grandmother)
Mark Wright (born 20 January 1987) is an English television presenter, television personality, radio host, and an original cast member of The Only Way Is Essex. On 23 October 2011, Wright announced that he would be leaving the show at the end of the third series. He made a cameo appearance in the sixth series and returned for the 2012 Christmas special and made a brief appearance in 2014.
|Date of birth||20 January 1987|
|Place of birth||Buckhurst Hill, Essex, England|
|2005–2006||→ Lewes (loan)||7||(0)|
|2006–2007||→ Crawley Town (loan)||9||(1)|
|2007||→ Rushden & Diamonds (loan)||3||(0)|
|2007||→ St Albans City (loan)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:05, 12 January 2012 (UTC).
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, it was reported that he rekindled his semi-professional footballing career, by signing for St Neots Town, but this was denied by Wright on his Twitter account.
From 20 June to 7 July 2012, Wright presented and starred in a new ITV2 show titled Mark Wright's Hollywood Nights. ITV2 agreed with viewers that the show was not compelling viewing. It was dropped. Wright was due to co-present a new entertainment series with Melanie Sykes named My Man Can. After filming one series, ITV made the decision not to air the show.
On 26 February 2014, Wright fronted his own ITV2 reality show entitled Party Wright Around The World.
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!
Strictly Come Dancing
On 20 December 2014, the pair finished in fourth place.
In June 2013, Wright was signed by online retail giant, Littlewoods, as its new face of menswear, which sees him style and model a capsule collection each season for Littlewoods' own-brand menswear line, Goodsouls. .
Wright was in a relationship with Lauren Goodger for 11 years from 2001 to 2012. They got engaged in 2012 but later split.
|2010–2011, 2012, 2014||The Only Way Is Essex||TV||Himself||TV Series|
|2011||I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!||TV||Contestant, Runner-Up, Series 11|
|2012||Daybreak||TV||Health-Expert - Two Week Stint|
|2012–2013, 2015–||Take Me Out: The Gossip||TV||Host/Presenter|
|2012||Mark Wright's Hollywood Nights||TV||Host/Presenter|
|2014||Party Wright Around The World||TV||Host/Presenter|
|Strictly Come Dancing||TV||Contestant|
- Britain's Got More Talent (June 2011) - 2 Episodes
- Paddy's Show and Telly (December 2011) - 1 Episode
- All Star Family Fortunes (December 2011/April 2012) - 2 Episodes
- Loose Women (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) - 4 Episodes
- This Morning (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) - 6 Episodes (Hub Presenter/Guest)
- Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (2013) - Guest
- The Cube (30 June 2013) - Guest
- Tricked (October 2014) - Guest
- Alan Carr's New Year Specstacular (December 2014) - Guest
Wright has made appearances on Celebrity Juice.
- "Academy Hotseat - Mark Wright - News Articles". Tottenhamhotspur.com. 2012-03-05.
- Manning, Jenny. "Mark Wright and Myleene Klass to host Heart FM shows". London: The Sun. Retrieved 5 January 2013.
- "The Only Way is a brand new motor for Jessica and Mark Wright as they both drive away with matching convertible Mercedes", Daily Mail, 12 Jan 2012. Accessed 22 Dec 2014
- TV star Mark Wright quits Heybridge Swifts having played twice The Maldon Chronicle
- Unreal confusion over reality star Mark Wright Cambridge News
- 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.
- "Mark Wright’s Hollywood Nights axed after one series". Metro. 25 August 2012. Retrieved 22 April 2014.
- "Mark Wright, Melanie Sykes relationship show 'My Man Can' 'axed' by ITV". Digital Spy. 5 June 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2014.
- '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
- "Mark Wright confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014". Digital Spy. Retrieved 22 August 2014.
- Manning, Jenny (18 December 2012). "Mark Wright and Myleene Klass to host Heart FM shows". London: The Sun.
- "Mark Wright proves he’s a natural in front of the camera as he poses for his first modelling campaign". Mirror. 25 June 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2014.
- "Michelle Keegan discovers the dangers of a thigh-high split as she accidentally flashes her underwear at Mark Wright's birthday party". Daily Mail (London).
- "'It's true.... we're SO happy!' Excited Michelle Keegan confirms she and Mark Wright are engaged after his romantic beach proposal in Dubai". Daily Mail (London).
- "Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright get married in Bury St Edmunds". BBC. May 24, 2015. Retrieved May 25, 2015.
- Sharda, Angela (May 24, 2015). "Coronation Street star Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright marry in £1m ceremony". International Business Times. Retrieved May 25, 2015.