Alexander Matthew Wright is a British Television presenter and former tabloid journalist. He was born on July 8, 1965 in Richmond, United Kingdom. As a journalist, Matthew has worked for The Sun and showbusiness gossip columnist for The Daily Mirror.
Matthew started presenting the Channel 5 topical debate show “The Wright Stuff” from 2000 to 2018. He was already much famous but after marrying Amelia Wright he became the lime light of news as well as social media. According to astrology, Matthew’s zodiac sign is Cancer.
As of November 2022, Matthew Wright’s net worth is estimated to be $5 Million USD.
Some Quick Facts about Matthew Wright!
|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
|Full Name:||Alexander Matthew Wright|
|Famous Name:||Matthew Wright|
|Age:||57 Years Old|
|Date of Birth:||July 8, 1965|
|Birth Place:||Richmond, London, United Kingdom|
|Current Residence:||Richmond, London, United Kingdom|
|Profession:||Television Presenter, Journalist, Actor, and Radio Personality|
|Height:||Feet & Inches: 6' 0".|
Centimeters: 183 cm.
Meters: 1.83 m.
|Weight:||Kilograms: 81 kg.|
Pounds: 179 lbs.
|Monthly Income:||$41,666 +|
|Weekly Income:||$10,416 +|
|Daily Income:||$1,388 +|
|Wife/Spouse:||Amelia Wright (m. 2010)|
|Children:||Daughter: Cassady Frances Wright|
|School:||Roman Catholic Boys School|
|University:||University of Exeter|
|Qualification:||Graduation in English and Drama|
|Favorite Color:||Blue and Black|
|Favorite Pets:||Cats and Dogs|
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Early Life & Biography
Matthew was born in Richmond, United Kingdom on July 6, 1965. He was born and raised in Richmond by his father Jonathan Wright and her mother whose name is not revealed yet.
He was educated at the voluntary-aided Roman Catholic boys’ school, The John Fisher School in Purley, Croydon, Surrey and was in the same class as the artist and sculptor Diarmuid Bryon O’Connor and DJ Gilles Peterson.
When joining the school, he began as a grammar entrant, having passed the 11-plus, but the school only remained (officially) as a grammar school for one more year, so he saw the gradual transformation into a comprehensive school.
He also attended Croydon Youth Theatre. Following school, Wright attended the University of Exeter, graduating in English and Drama.
Wright’s was a divorced person who fought legal battle against her ex-wife Caroline Monk that made him said “made me wary of relationships”. He started dating Monk in 2003 and got married in few years. But the couple couldn’t last longer than 2010.
He met his second wife, Amelia Gatte whose name is now Amelia Wright. The couple met at the garden party held by their mutual friend Miriam Stoppard. They married in 2010. In 2013, they revealed they were trying to conceive a baby with the help of in vitro fertilization but three of their IVF pregnancies so far had ended in a miscarriage.
In September 2018 it was announced they are expecting their first child. Their daughter, Cassady, was born in January 2019. Despite his relationships with women, Wright has said that he is “a slightly camp man. I can’t be any other way, so if people want to imagine that they’re my gay lovers, more power to them.”
Age, Height & Weight
Matthew Wright was born on July 8, 1965 in Richmond, United Kingdom. He is 57 years old as of September 2022. Matthew is 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) tall and weight around 81 kg (179 lbs). There is not much information regarding his body measurements including (chest-waist-hip). We will update it here once it is public.
Wright started his career at the age of 14, appearing in the Children’s Film Foundation production Big Wheels And Sailor (1979).
Wright became a showbusiness correspondent with The Sun and later wrote a column for the Daily Mirror in the 1990s, with future 3AM girl Polly Graham as his assistant.
In 1998, Wright and the Daily Mirror were successfully sued for libel for £20,000 by actor David Soul, after Wright referred to the play The Dead Monkey in a review as being “without doubt the worst West End show I have ever seen”, despite not having seen it.
Wright left the Daily Mirror in 2000 to pursue a television career and launch the website mykindaplace.com. He was chosen to front Channel 5’s daily topical discussion series The Wright Stuff, which started broadcasting in September 2000 and ended in 2018.
In 2007, Wright was announced as the lead presenter on BBC One’s Inside Out programme in the London area. He left the programme in 2017 and was replaced by Sean Fletcher. In September 2011, Wright joined the Daily Star Sunday as a columnist.
In November 2013, Wright appeared in the 13th series of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!. In February 2014, Wright hosted The Big Benefits Row: Live on Channel 5. After leave from The Wright Stuff in 2018, Wright joined national speech station talkRADIO presenting weekday afternoons. He left the station in March 2020. Currently he is worked at LBC after 20 years.
- The Wright Stuff (2000 – 2018) – 1709 episodes
- Showbusiness correspondent with The Sun
- Columnist for the Daily Mirror (1990)
- Lead presenter on BBC One’s Inside Out programme (2007)
- Columnist at Daily Star Sunday (2011)
- Appeared in 13th series of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! (2013)
- Hosted The Big Benefits Row: Live (2014)
- Joined talkRADIO (2018)
Matthew Wright Show “The Wright Stuff”
Net Worth of Matthew Wright
Matthew Wright (July 8, 1965) has an estimated net worth of $5 Million USD. He is famous for being the husband of Amelia Wright.
Wright has worked as Television presenter and journalist for many years in different news and TV shows. The longest he worked was for The Wright Stuff from 2000 to 2018.
According to our reports, he is currently earning around $500,000 annually. His monthly income is around $41,666 more or less. There is no endorsement yet revealed but as we get the update we will update it here.
Matthew Wright Social Media Profiles
|Social Platform||Profile Links|
|Facebook:||Matthew Wright Facebook|
|Twitter:||Matthew Wright Twitter|
|Website:||Matthew Wright Official Website|
|IMDb:||Matthew Wright IMDb|
|Wikipedia:||Matthew Wright Wikipedia|
FAQs about Matthew Wright
Is Matthew Wright joining LBC?
Matthew has decided to return back to LBC after 20 years. You can tune into the UK’s best radio station right on 30th May at 10am to listen Matthew’s voice again on LBC.
How old is Matthew Wright?
Matthew was born on July 8, 1965. He is 57 years old as of September 2022.
What does Matthew Wright do now?
He has been hosting The Wright Stuff from 2000 to 2018. He is currently returning back to LBC after 20 years.
Is Matthew Wright married?
Yes, he is married to Amelia Wright a famous English TV celebrity since 2010.
Do Matthew and Amelia succeed in having baby?
After 8 long years of IVF treatment, the couple has finally gave birth to baby girl named Cassady Frances Wright.
How much Matthew Wright worth?
As of 2022, Matthew’s estimated net worth is $5 Million USD.