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20 November 2019 00:35

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Ian Wright admits wife ‘mugged him off’ on first date: ‘I knew she was the one’

However, tonight's edition of the ITV reality show saw the former England footballer talk about his wife, Nancy Hallam. The pair married in 2011 and together they have two children; daughters Roxanne and Lola - although the details of their first meeting have been off the record until now. Following another full day in the jungle, the sports pundit was seen talking with his fellow camp mates about relationships. As X Factor star Myles Stephenson, 28, voiced his concerns about whether potential love interests like him as a person or his status. Offering some perspective, Ian told the singer how his now wife "mugged him off" during their first date as she knew nothing about his sport.

Ian Wright admits wife 'mugged him off' on first date: 'I knew she was the one' Ian Wright and Nancy Hallam married in 2011 and have two daughter's together READ MORE I'm A Celeb: Caitlyn Jenner gets even more ITV air time Giving some dating advice, the Match Of The Day presenter said: "You have to go to places that are more obscure, you can't be going to places where the girls all like your music." Turning discussion to Nancy, Ian recalled of their first date: "My missus didn't know anything about football. I'm A Celebrity 2019: Ian Wright spoke with Roman Kemp and Myles Stephenson about love life She mugged me off so beautifully Ian Wright Following his discussion with Ian, Myles praised the former footballer and stated he saw his camp mate as a "big brother" figure in the jungle. Ian's my big brother, he's my family." Nancy isn't the sportsman's first wife however, as back in 1995, he tied the knot with Deborah Wright and they had two children together before they split. "I speak to my missus every day and it's going to be a test," he added, but it seems like he could be in the competition until the end. Get the biggest I'm a Celebrity stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email I'm a Celebrity star and former footballer Ian Wright opened up to his camp mates about the first time he met his wife - and revealed it was a disaster.

He was chatting to radio presenter Roman Kemp and boy band member Myles Stephenson about relationships. He added that when he first met his wife Nancy Hallam, who he married in 2011, she had no idea who he was. Myles was clearly touched by the chat, and said in the Bush Telegraph: "When we was in the creek, we got speaking about our love lives and how we adjusted to fame. Myles wasn't the only one who is a big fan of Ian. Roman has been one for a very long time, as he supports Arsenal, where Ian played for seven years. He also showed Ian his Arsenal tattoo on his leg, with Myles calling it his "super fan moment".

Roman confessed to Ian he had a plastic toy of him which he'd signed for him when his Dad Martin, from Spandau Ballet, appeared on Ian's show when Roman was about seven years old. Ian Wright is known for being one of the most bubbly, hilarious football pundits on the telly. Having played for the likes of Arsenal and Crystal Palace, the sports star certainly knows his stuff when it comes to the game. Ian Wright was born in London in 1963 and is best known for being a footballer during the 90s, most famously playing for Crystal Palace and Arsenal. Ian celebrated his 56th birthday in 2019, and shared a snap of his big day on Instagram.

The former Arsenal player married his wife Nancy Hallam in 2011 and the pair share two children, Lola and Roxanne. Before meeting Nancy, Ian was married to Debbie Wright and the exes also share two kids, Stacey and Bobbi. Ian has another four children from previous relationships, including professional footballers Bradley and Shaun Wright. Ian Wright's footballing career He signed a contract with the team in 1985, when Ian was 21 years old. To this day, Ian remains Crystal Palace's third-highest scoring player of all time.

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Ian signed to Arsenal in 1991 and appeared on the pitch 288 times for the club, scoring an incredible 185 goals. Of course, Ian also played for England's national team before retiring from football in 2000. MORE: I'm a Celebrity's Caitlyn Jenner shares a look inside her lavish Malibu home But these days, Ian is perhaps best known for being a football pundit, and can often be seen on popular shows such as Match of the Day offering his opinion. What has Ian said about being on I'm a Celeb? Roman Kemp's Girlfriend & Jacqueline Jossa's Husband Revealed This year's jungle line-up includes Capital Breakfast host Roman Kemp, reality TV icon Caitlyn Jenner, EastEnders star Jacqueline Jossa and Arsenal football legend Ian Wright. Capital Breakfast host Roman Kemp has a girlfriend - he's been dating Sophie-Anne Flury, a neuroscientist, since 2018. Girls Aloud singer Nadine Coyle is thought to be single, after splitting from her partner Jason Bell in September this year. Nadine had been dating the American football player for 11 years, after meeting in America way back in 2008. Myles had been dating the Love Island star since September 2018 and the pair had even moved in together. The 40-year-old celebrity has been dating Kate for a number of years and the pair are believed to share a flat together. Ian Wright is not single Ian Wright has a wife - he's been married to Nancy Hallam since 2011. Ian has eight children in total (four daughters and four sons). Kate and Derek married in 2005 and have two children together - daughter Darcey and son Bill. The 52-year-old presenter was previously married to Ian Rumsey from 1998 to 2002. Comedian Andrew Maxwell is married, although not much is known about the star's wife. I'm A Celebrity star Ian Wright has revealed how he nearly threw away his career by smoking marijuana before a football match. Writing in a column for The Sun in 2017, ex Arsenal player Ian penned: "Not long after I'd got myself into the first team at [Crystal] Palace at 21 I came far too close to throwing it all away, when the drug testers came to our game against West Brom. The Match Of The Day star revealed that he preferred smoking to drinking when he went out. The drugs test scare made Ian realise how much he would have let his friends and family down if he had been caught.