Anne Hegerty Bio: From Age, Married, Lesbian, Children To Net Worth
- Date of Birth 1958-07-14
- Age 62 Years 9 Month(s)
- Nationality British
- Profession Television Personality
- Zodiac Sign Cancer
- Ethnicity/Race Mixed
- Father Kenneth Hegerty
- Mother Shirley Brereton Hegerty
- Brother/s Jon Hegerty
- Children/Kids Not Yet
- Relationship Status Single
- Divorce/Split Not Known
- Dating/Affair Not Known
- Net Worth $3 Million (Estimated)
- Career 2010–present
- Height/ How Tall? 5'7" (1.70 m)
- Weight N/A
- Weight Loss Yes
- Feet (Shoe) Size 4.5 (US)
- Hair Short
- Hair Color Golden Brown
- Eye Color Blue
- Lesbian No
British game show host Anne Hegerty is best known as a "chaser," or the permanent opponent of contestants, on the British game show, The Chase.
Apart from that, Anne has also contributed to other quiz programs, like Are You an Egghead?, Brain of Britain, and Mastermind.
Further, in 2014, she was also selected among the top fifty champions in the World Quizzing Championships.
Anne Hegerty's Bio: Age
Anne Hegerty was born on 14th July 1958, in Westminster, London.
Dubbed as one of the smartest women in the world, Anne has established herself as a competitive quizzer.
However, her life has not been the easiest. At one point, she was struggling with piles of debt on her head. It was a social worker who helped her secure an audition for The Chase.
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Since then, Anne's life has been a success story.
Anne Hegerty all dressed up for her appearance on The Chase (Photo: HuffingtonPost)
After spending years as a contestant on the quiz shows, in 2018, Anne stepped up to the role of hostess in the ITV family quiz show, Britain's Brightest Family.
Is Anne Hegerty Married? Children?
Anne is not a married woman. However, there was information on Wikipedia that suggested that Anne was married to a guy named Jake Hester.
When fans on Twitter asked Anne about her husband as per Wikipedia, she replied,
Is that nonsense still on Wikipedia? I’ve never knowingly met a Jake Hester!
From that statement, it is clear that Anne is not married to any Jake.
Since Anne is not married, she also does not have any children. But, she does have an interesting take on children.
According to Anne, children are chaotic, and raising them is incredibly expensive. Further, she also insists that she is glad that she does not have a family of her own.
Is Anne Hegerty Lesbian?
No, Anne is not a lesbian
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She has made her sexual preference pretty clear through a tweet in 2014,
I'm not a lesbian, so wouldn't want a girlfriend, and I keep my private life private :)
Later, Anne also said that she was, in fact, flattered and that she acknowledged the support from LGBTQ+ fans.
Anne Hegerty's decade long career as a quiz show host and contestant has rendered her an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Some Other Facts
- Anne Hegerty stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters).
- After seeing a TV show about autism, Anne noticed some traits in herself, and when she consulted doctors, she was diagnosed with Asperger's in 2005.
- Before gaining massive fame from the reality show, Anne was a magazine writer and an editor.
- In 2018, Anne went through a huge weight loss, after she spent some time in the Australian jungle as a contestant in the reality show, I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!.