Mark Wright QUITS job in US and moves back to Essex to reunite with Michelle Keegan – Heat World

Mark Wright QUITS job in US and moves back to Essex to reunite with Michelle Keegan – Heat World


After making a name for himself in the US, Mark Wright has returned to the UK to be reunited with Michelle Keegan and his family.

The former TOWIE star revealed the news, admitting his time in America has come to an end after quitting his job as a TV presenter on Extra.

“I’m no longer living in LA,” he said, “I was there for nearly two years and had the most amazing time.

“It just feels like the right time to come back to the UK and live here with my wife and family.”

Despite quitting his presenting role, he said, “I’ll always be grateful to the show Extra for the amazing opportunity they gave me.

“I loved my time at Extra and I love my bosses, who I’ve left on great terms with, so I look forward to working with them more in the future.”

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Fortunately for Mark the work definitely hasn’t dried up and he’ll be working full-time on the new series of The Bachelor on Channel 5.

To celebrate the new beginning, former Corrie star Michelle cooked a slap-up meal for her hubby, which he lovingly shared on Instagram.

“Home to a nice homemade dinner by my @michkeegan,” he wrote alongside the snap.

Here’s to a fresh start!

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