Mark Wright (TV personality)
20 January 1987 |
Buckhurst Hill, Essex, England
|Occupation||Television and radio presenter, television personality, model|
|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)|
|Relatives||Jess Wright (sister)
Josh Wright (brother)
Mark Wright (born 20 January 1987) is an English television and radio presenter, television personality and model, who is known for appearing as a cast member on the first three series of The Only Way is Essex.
|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.
In October 2010, Wright was one of the original cast members in the ITV reality programme The Only Way is Essex. He announced his departure from the show on 23 October 2011, near the end of the third series. He later returned for a cameo appearance in the sixth series and also, for the 2012 Christmas special. He briefly returned again in 2014.
Since January 2012, Wright and Laura Jackson have co-presented the Take Me Out spin-off programme Take Me Out: The Gossip for ITV2. He also appeared as a fitness expert on the ITV Breakfast programme Daybreak for two weeks, to front its mini series Downsize in Dubai.
From 20 June to 7 July 2012, Wright presented and starred in a new ITV2 show, titled Mark Wright's Hollywood Nights. It was later dropped after one series. He was due to co-present with Melanie Sykes on a new entertainment series 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.
In September 2014, Wright was one of the celebrities competing in the twelfth series of Strictly Come Dancing. He was paired up with professional dancer Karen Hauer. The couple made into the final, where they landed 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. .
Since December 2012, Wright has been in a relationship with former Coronation Street actress Michelle Keegan. On 9 September 2013, it was announced that he and Keegan were engaged. They married on 24 May 2015.
|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 (2011) – Guest, 2 episodes
- Celebrity Juice (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) – Guest, 6 episodes
- Paddy's Show and Telly (2011) – Contestant, 1 episode
- All Star Family Fortunes (2011, 2012) – 2 episodes
- Loose Women (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) – 4 episodes
- This Morning (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) – Hub presenter/guest, 6 episodes
- Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (2013) – Guest, 1 episode
- The Cube: Celebrity Special (2013) – Contestant, 1 episode
- Tricked (2014) – Guest, 1 episode
- Alan Carr's New Year Specstacular (2014) – Guest, 1 episode
- Through the Keyhole (2015) – Panel member, 1 episode
- "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
- '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.
- "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.
- "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.