Anne Hegerty Wiki, Married, Husband, Children, Partner or Lesbian

Date: 18 Jun, 2018

Anne Hegerty Wiki, Married, Husband, Children, Partner or Lesbian

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1958-07-14
Nationality English
Profession TV Personality
Marital Status Married
Husband/Spouse Jake Hester (m. 2015)
Divorced/Engaged Not Yet
Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity White
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Social Media Twitter
Children/Kids Not Yet
Height 5 Feet 7 Inches (171 cm)
Education Edinburgh University
Siblings No
Parents Shirley Brereton Hegerty (Mother), Kenneth Hegerty (Father)

English TV quiz personality Anne Solway Hegerty formerly worked as a journalist and an academic proofreader and a freelance editor.

Hegerty has been continuously associated with ITV from the year 2010. In her glorious career as a TV personality, Anne has received compelling recognition. Besides, her up-close fans and well-wishers are tempted to have a glance at her off-screen bio.

Anne Solway Hegerty’s Wiki-Like Bio 

British TV personality Anne Solway Hegerty was born on 14 July 1958, in Westminster, London, to parents, Kenneth Hegerty (father), and Shirley Brereton Hegerty (mother). Anne stands at the average height of 5’6”. Hegerty is of British nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

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Anne grew up in Wood Green with her younger brother Jonathan, who was born in 1963. From her early childhood, she was close to her family and carried a lot of memories with them.

Anne struggled with the high-functioning autism, which is a developmental disorder, in 2005. Her uncanny condition had left her with crippling debts. However, her life got a new turn when the social worker Jeff Mackenzie helped her to get her finances, and at the same time, secured her audition for The Chase.

Anne Solway Hegerty's Career, Net Worth

Since her association with the ITV daytime quiz show The Chase in 2010, Anne has been continuously appearing as one of the chasers on the show. Meantime, she is currently serving as a Chaser on the Australian version of the show from 2015.

Before that, Hegerty made appearances on various quiz shows in the past including Mastermind, Fifteen to One, Are You an Egghead?, and Brain of Britain. Besides, as of October 2016, Anne was ranked 55th in the World Quizzing Championships representing as the second among women.

Furthermore, Hegerty competed in the Bolton Premier Quiz League in November 2013 and was titled as the Brain of Bolton for the second time.

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Since the start of 2018, Hegerty has been the presenter of Britain's Brightest Family, a family reality show airing on ITV.

At the age nearing 60, Hegerty has achieved an applauding success in the TV industry despite struggling with the developmental disorder in the past. Besides her global popularity, Anne enjoys a riveting net worth thanks to her compelling salary at ITV. However, her exact earning remains confined on social media.  

Is The Veteran TV Personality Married?

Unlike her professional career, Anne Hegerty likes to keep her secluded details far from anyone’s reach. The veteran TV personality has frequently faced the queries regarding if she is married or single.

The rumors most often hit the internet relating that Anne is married and is happily living with her husband and children.

However, the British celebrity has denied the rumors somewhat related to her confined relationship life. She has firmly stated that the children can ruin the peace and privacy of an individual. Also, she thinks they are chaotic and are expensive to take care of. 

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Besides, many of her fans and followers assume that she was married in the past but had to go through a divorce with her partner. At this age, the assumptions are right to take a steering pace.

Anne Hegerty opens up on lesbian rumors on 8 October 2014 (Photo: Anne Hegerty's Twitter )

Apart from that, the questions regarding Anne’s sexuality had hit the internet four years ago.

Back on 8 October 2014, Anne was asked whether she had a boyfriend or even a girlfriend on her twitter. She retweeted immediately stating that she was not a lesbian and didn’t want a girlfriend. Furthermore, she added that she liked to keep her private life confined.

As of now, Anne hasn’t confessed anything regarding her relationship life which makes the viewers believe she is single and focused on her professional career. 

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Speaks On Rumored Husband Jake Hester

The Wikipedia has been informing that Anne Hegerty is married to some man named Jake Hester. In addition, some of the websites have mentioned the wedding date to be 2015.

However, Anne seems to have had enough of the false rumors.

Replying to Abby Holme’s Twitter status posted on 14 July 2018, Anne put the on-going gossip to the rest. When Abby posted the google search picture which showed Anne’s spouse as Jake Hester, she replied,

Is that nonsense still on Wikipedia? I’ve never knowingly met a Jake Hester!

Don’t know how the rumor got its place for the first time, but after hearing enough from Anne it is quite sure that she doesn’t even care if Jake Hester exists or not.