Ant Middleton is a former British soldier who rose to prominence after he appeared as a chief instructor in the Channel 4's reality show, SAS: Who Dares Wins. At the age of 16, he joined the Royal Engineers, and at the age of 21, he enlisted in the Royal Marine. He has also served in Special Boat Service as a point man and sniper for four years.
Ant's Life Changed After Meeting Wife: Has Five Children, Four With Wife
Ant Middleton's life began to change when he met his wife Emilie Middleton, 38. She is the woman whom Ant praises for keeping things together while he toured Afghanistan during his military career. His wife, Emily encouraged the British soldier to join the Royal Marines. With her support, he also entered the Special Boat Service as a sniper.
The author of 'First Man In Leading from the Front' took his Instagram on 3 May 2016 and shared a throwback picture of his wedding. He also wished his wife 'Happy 10th Wedding Anniversary' and hinted that he tied the knot with Emile in May 2006.
Their family is composed of their four children. Their two boys and two girls children names are Shyla Middleton, Gabriel Middleton, Priseis Middleton, and Bligh Middleton.
Ant Middleton and his wife, Emilie Middleton on their wedding in May 2006 (Photo: Instagram)
Ant and his wife, Emile welcomed their first child, Shyla in 2008. A year later, in 2009, the couple embraced their second kid, Gabriel. Likewise, they celebrated the birth of their children, Priseis in 2016 and Bligh in 2017.
The military veteran also has one child, a son from his previous relationship. The SAS: Who Dares Wins instructor resides in a three-story house in Chelmsford, Essex with his wife and five children.
Family Life: Bullied By Stepfather After Father's Death
Ant's father, Peter Aaron died of a heart attack during the New Year's Eve in 1985. The military veteran was just at the age of five and had to learn the family lessons in a tough way after his father passed away. Peter used to work as a computer programmer and also played chess for Great Britain.
Ant's mother remarried just after the two weeks of his father's death. His step-father was not gentle as Peter. Well, he used to bully him and tried to rule the family with an iron fist. The SAS: Who Dares Wins presenter remembered his vivid memory and opened up that he was surprised when he saw a man who he never saw before standing next to his mother after the death of his father.
In his family, he has three sibling brothers, Peter Middleton, Michael Middleton, and Daniel Middleton. When his mother told him to meet his tall stepfather, the military veteran realized his stepdad was much younger than his mother. His new dad bullied him and his siblings with some beatings, and they never talked about their dad Peter again. They were also not allowed to visit Peter's graveyard and his funeral.
How Does Ant Middleton Assemble His Net Worth?
Ant Middleton, 37, has accumulated his net worth as a military veteran and television presenter. According to The Guardian, basic salary in the amphibious light infantry of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines ranges between £12,070 to £35,420 below officer level. During his stint on Royal Navy, Ant likely received more than these mentioned amounts as he was above officer level.
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The Armed force pension also includes attractive 32 percent of final salary. As a former-veteran of Royal Marines, he is drawing some decent amount of allowance. His military work on 9 Parachute Squadron RE and Special Boat Service (SBS) has further served to elevate his net worth. As a television presenter, he has gathered revenues from Channel 4's hit series SAS: Who Dares Wins.
Besides his military career, he has authored several books. The former British soldier first co-authored his book, SAS: Who Dares Wins: Leadership Secrets from the Special Forces in 2017. He published an autobiography First Man In: Leading from the Front in 2018. In his second book, he shares lessons he learned about the leadership during his time in the military.
Ant Middleton was born in 1981 in Portsmouth, a naval base on England’s south coast. He moved towards the rural part of France with his family and grew up alongside them. From the young age, Ant wanted to work with the armed forces. According to his wiki, he his dream at the age of 16 and joined the Royal Engineers in Chatham, Kent, England.
Ant stands at the height of 1.72 m (5' 8") and posses British nationality. He is all set to talk about his time in the British force on his upcoming tour on 31 August 2018 at the St. David's Hall Cardiff. Ant's voyage also includes Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, King George's Hall Blackburn, and various parts of England during September 2018.