When it comes to passing time in the I’m A Celebrity camp, Anne Hegerty will be the queen of trivia.
Famous for her role as the ‘Governess’ on The Chase, the robotic brainbox probably knows every past winner of I’m A Celeb since the series launched in 2002!
But how old is Anne Hegerty? And what is her professional background?
Who is Anne Hegerty?
Anne Hegerty is a TV personality, famous for her role ITV gameshow The Chase.
She joined the series – hosted by Bradley Walsh – in 2010 and has been a mainstay of the show ever since. Prior to her TV stints, she was a journalist, editor and proofreader.
Anne also presented Britain’s Brightest Family in 2018 and has appeared on panel shows such as Celebrity Juice.
Anne Hegerty: Age
Anne was born on July 14th, 1958.
This makes her 60 years old and the second oldest contest in the Jungle, behind Harry Redknapp (71).
Is Anne Hegerty Married?
Anne is not married and heads into the Jungle a single lady.
Admitting that she often struggles to pick up signals from the opposite sex, Anne is adamant that she is not looking for love on I’m A Celebrity 2018.
Anne told ITV:
I sort of managed to establish in my life that relationships aren’t really a thing I can handle. And so it’s probably best not! (to look for love on I’m A Celeb)
The Governess has never revealed if she was married in the past.
She doesn’t have any children and once tweeted to fans explaining that she “wasn’t a lesbian”.
Anne Hegerty: University
The 60-year-old quiz master ranked second in the womens category of the 2016 World Quizzing Championships.
She’s also the Chaser with the highest percentage of victories, winning 79% of her mental duals according to The Chase stats in 2016.
However, Anne doesn’t boast her encyclopedic knowledge from education.
Although she studied journalism at Edinburgh University over 40 years ago, Anne has said that her Asperger Syndrome condition is what makes her a phenomenal quizzer.
We do not know her current net worth and it is likely to significantly change depending on her popularity on I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!
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