|Full Name||Anthony David McPartlin|
|Birth Name||Anthony David McPartlin|
|Birth City||Newcastle upon Tyne|
|Birth Country||United Kingdom|
|Father Name||Raymond McPartlin|
|Mother Name||Christine Woodhall|
|Relation With||Anne-Marie Corbett|
|Sibilings||Sarha McPartlin and Emma McPartlin|
|Date of Birth||November 18,1975|
The last few years of Anthony McPartlin has been nothing but a rollercoaster ride. But, the TV host and comedian bounced back and has been the happiest as ever, lately, to say the least.
When you think of one of Britain's most famous and admired Television personalities, the name Anthony McPartlin is definitely on the table. And, the professional life that earned him millions of wealth and worldwide fame is clearly prevalent. But, of course, that's not the case with his personal life, especially when he went through divorce procedure with his long-term girlfriend turned wife of more than a decade.
Anthony McPartlin and his wife Lisa Armstrong first met in 1994.
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McPartlin was married to his former wife, Lisa Armstrong, a makeup artist, for a whopping of eleven years before their divorce was finalized in 2018. The duo, however, were together for more than 11 years. Ant first met Lisa in 1994 when both of them were teenagers on the Smash Hits tour at Newcastle City Hall.
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If only they knew they would be walking down the aisle twelve years later. Needless to say, things slowly started to escalate from there when their friendship turned into love.
Basically, following their dating life of several years, Anthony decided it was time to settled down and planned to pop the question on their vacation in Dubai just a year before their wedding on 26th April 2005. And, their wedding was one hell of an event.
Ant McPartlin and Lisa Armstrong married in Buckinghamshire.
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Anthony and his bride walked down the aisle in Taplow, Buckinghamshire where she wore a stunning white bridal gown accompanied with a colossal long veil attached with a crown on her head. Her groom likewise wore grey suits and pants, looking absolutely handsome for his big day.
Ant and his wife went on to celebrate their love for more than ten years before it turned sour in 2017. The duo, however, shares no children together. They did share a dog named Hurley, a Labrador, though.
And, in early 2018 as reported in January, it was revealed that Ant was the one who sought and filed for divorce to Lisa after living separately for months. But, the worst was still yet to come for McPartlin.
Anthony McPartlin was arrested in 2018 for DUI.
In March 2018 just a couple of months later since the divorce news surfaced, Anthony McPartlin was arrested by police for DUI after his car smashed the road traffic where a child was reported to have taken to hospital for a checkup.
Ant was actually fined £86,000, the highest sum of money ever paid for the crime in the UK after pleading guilty at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court.
A couple of days later, Ant took a career break to focus on recovery from the addiction and joined a rehab for treatment. Ant was also forbidden from driving for the next 20 months.
Nearly after ten months of fighting the battle, the divorce was granted a divorce in October 2018 at a court in London, as BBC reported. But, the divorce was only finalized in April 2020. Their divorce settlement wasn't easy at all with constant disputes including for the custody of their dog.
Anthony McPartlin and Lisa Armstrong along with their dog, Hurley.
Anthony, however, didn't want to let go of their pet as it's believed that he wanted Lisa to take anything from him but Hurley. And, it seems like the host indeed won the custody of their dog as the Labrador is often seen with Anthony since their separation. The court also ruled with Lisa being settled with £31 Million.
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On the other hand, although the divorce was concluded, Ant's ex-wife still denied the news of the settlement over the TV presenter's million-dollar wealth. But both Ant and his former partner have moved on from the tragedy of their failed marriage for the best.
During the hardships when McPartlin was dealing with his demons, legal disputes and divorce, it was on his personal assistant Anne-Marie Corbett he found his solace and support. Ironically repped by Ali Astall who is the wife of Dec's wife, she started working for Anthony in 2017.
New starts for Ant McPartlin with girlfriend Anne-Marie Corbett.
The assistance led by Anne later turned into love. Anthony would be then often spotted with his new partner in the public. Speaking of which, Anne had been spotted taking homemade lunch to Ant whilst he was recovering at the rehab.
In addition to Corbett's background, she was also previously married to her former husband, believed to be named Scott, whose further identity isn't disclosed yet. Anne also shares two children with her former partner.
In 2020, several British tabloids revealed that Anthony McPartlin and his girlfriend Anne-Marie Corbett were expecting their first child together. If the rumors turn out to be true, this will, in fact, be the first time Anthony will become a father.
Ant McPartlin spotted with her rumored to be pregnant girlfriend.
Source: The Sun
And, there's no doubt these two won't start a great family. The love birds have also adopted two dogs together named, Milo and Bumble. On the other side, Anthony hasn't made any serious move with Anne like with engagement and wedding.
The several time awards winning and nominee, Anthony McPartlin is believed to have a net worth of more than US $70 million he generated from his successful long-running career as a TV host, singer, producer, writer, and actor.
Born to be in the entertainment industry, McPartlin began his career in the late eighties with his appearances on shows like Why Don't You?, Byker Grove, The Big Breakfast, I'm A Celebrity and Britain's Got Talent where he is best known for his partnership and friendship with co-host, Declan Donnell.
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The duo, known as Ant & Dec, were, offered a deal of £30 million to work for ITV for two and a half years in 2007. Also only in 2016, the two made a contract deal of £29.5 million. Besides, Anthony also earns from brand endorsements. Precisely, it's certain that McPartlin lives a luxurious lifestyle.
And, what better option for these celebrities to invest those hefty of money other than real estates and lavish mansions, right? Speaking of which, Anthony McPartlin currently resides in a £6 million house with her girlfriend.
The new home in Wimbledon he purchased in 2018 had just undergone some renovation and at the time, the TV host lived in a rented six bedrooms, and a games & bar consisting home for £12,000 a month.
Anthony McPartlin purchased a £6 million house in 2018.
The previous house Ant lived in with former wife was purchased at £2.3 million in Chiswick. Now, evaluated at £6 million, McPartlin handed over the ownership of the five-bedroom mansion to Lisa after their divorce. FYI, the mansion lies on the same road where his partner Donnell's home exists.
In addition, Anthony and his TV partner also owned holiday home consisting of a cinema, butler's kitchen, bar, rooftop swimming pool, in Portugal where both of them spent £2.5 million with £430,000 compensation.
The duo, however, suffered losses when the house companies went bust after the associated Portuguese bank dropped the project. Ant & Dec also fought legal disputes to recover their losses.
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