Who is Ian Wright? I'm a Celebrity 2019 star's age, wife, net worth and more

27 November 2019, 13:34 | Updated: 27 November 2019, 13:36

Ian Wright will be taking part in I'm a Celebrity 2019
Ian Wright will be taking part in I'm a Celebrity 2019. Picture: ITV

By Sian Moore

The former Crystal Palace and Arsenal football player will be taking on the jungle.

Ian Wright made his name playing for some of England's biggest football teams, including Crystal Palace and Arsenal.

But his success wasn't just limited to the pitch – he left the sport behind to present a variety of popular TV programmes. His presenting career kicked off when he was a guest host on Top of the Pops, before he was given his own chat show, Friday Night’s All Wright – interviewing celebs such as Elton John and Mariah Carey.

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He's also presented Gladiators, Big Brother’s Celebrity Hijack and They Think It's All Over, and frequently features on Match of the Day and Match of the Day 2 as a pundit.

Now, the former Gunners striker is taking on the jungle – but before he does, find out all the important facts about him here:

  1. How old is Ian Wright?

    Ian was born on November 3, 1963, and he celebrated his 56th birthday in 2019.

  2. What is Ian Wright's net worth?

    Ian Wright to take part in I'm a Celebrity 2019
    Ian Wright to take part in I'm a Celebrity 2019. Picture: PA

    According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ian Wright's net worth is estimated at around $20 million (£15.5 million).

  3. Who is Ian Wright's wife?

    Ian Wright and wife Nancy Hallam
    Ian Wright and wife Nancy Hallam. Picture: PA

    Ian Wright and Nancy Hallam tied the knot in 2011, and the pair have two kids together, Lola and Roxanne.

    Previously, Ian was married to Debbie Wright. The pair have two children, Stacey and Bobbi.

    Ian Wright has eight children with four women – including Shaun and Bradley, who are both professional footballers.

  4. What is Ian Wright's Twitter?

    Ian's Twitter account is @IanWright0 – and he's currently amassed 1.7million followers on the platform.

    His feed is all things football, including his own commentary on matches and retweeting other footy accounts.