British television personality Mark Labbett is famous for appearing in Mastermind as an expert on the Olympics and game show, The Chase as a chaser. He is also recognized as "The Beast" on the show. The Chase's Mark was also listed in the top 100 at the World Quizzing Championships in 2012.
Mark Labbett Married His Second Cousin; Wife Is 27-Years Younger Than Him!
Mark Labbett got married to German-speaking artist and illustrator, Katie Labbett on 11 October 2014. Talking about their children, the pair is parents to a son.
During Mark and his wife, Katie's appearance on ITV's Loose Women in August 2017, Mark revealed about their relationship. In the show, he gushed that the two came together due to a misunderstanding.
Mark Labbett with his wife, Katie at Loose Women in 2017 (Photo: Instagram)
In the show, Mark revealed that he was mistakenly married to his second cousin and he was unaware of it before marriage. He said,
'It wasn't something we were aware of at the time its just one of those things that happened.'
Also, he said that he was single for so long that he was getting used to living as a bachelor. After Mark shared wedding vows with Katie, his one of the tough challenges was adapting himself to being with someone else. Even his couple of friends pointed his biggest challenge as adjusting with his partner.
Mark, who is 27 years older than his wife Katie, said that he is still struggling to adjust his married life and is trying his best. However, Mark's wife is also working to make their relationship even stronger.
What's The Net Worth Of Mark Labbett?
Mark Labbett has accumulated a net worth of $2 million. He supplemented his revenue by winning different quiz and competitions. He won the prize of £500 on the Channel 5 show, BrainTeaser in 2004. He also won £1,500 on BBC One's SUDO-Q. Mark also earned the prize of £32,000 on Millionaire Live, a live version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
He also received a salary as a chaser of a quiz show "The Chase."
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He has been appearing as a chaser in the ITV's quiz show, "The Chase" since 2009. Later, in 2013, he appeared as the only chaser in the U.S. version of the show, Game Show Network's "The Chase."
Prior to TV career, he taught in secondary schools Caldicot Comprehensive in South Wales and Cove School in Farnborough.
As of now, Mark appears in the Australian version of the TV show The Chase. He appeared in the show back in 2016.
Mark Labbett's Weight Loss
Mark Labbett gushed about his impressive weight loss with her Twitter followers on 20 February 2018. In his tweet, he wrote that he lost his four inches of his chest and huge six inches of belly fat in just six months. Further, he mentioned that he completed his first target in the weight loss.
Back in 2017, he confessed with Loose Women that a heavy sugar intake resulted in him to diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.
Son of Carolyn and Jon Labbett, Mark Labbett was born as Mark Andrew Labbett on 15 August 1965 in Tiverton, Devon, England. He grew up along with his younger brothers, Paul, and Philip.
Mark completed his Master of Arts degree from Exeter College, Oxford in mathematics. He also earned his Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in secondary education from the University of Exeter. Mark, who stands at the height of 6' 6" (1.98 meters), belongs to white ethnicity.