Ainsley Harriott Biography


More about the relationship

Ainsley Harriott at present time is a married man and is the father of two children. He exchanged vows with his Clare Fellows but their wedding date is unknown.

His wife used to be a costume designer and now is living without her spouse. They separated in Nov 2012 on good terms but are not yet divorced.

This former couple has two kids, a daughter Maddie Harriott and a son Jimmy Harriott.

Relationship Facts of Ainsley Harriott

  • Ainsley Harriott is married to Claire Fellows {Compare Couple}.
  • He is father of Two (Maddie Harriott, Jimmy Harriott).
  • Ainsley Harriott is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Ainsley Harriott?

Ainsley Harriott is a British chef as well as a TV presenter. Ainsley Harriott is popular for his game shows Can’t Cook, Won’t Cook, and Ready Steady Cook.

As a writer, he has written a total of 18 books out of which 12 of them are considered best-selling.

Ainsley Harriott- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

His full birthdate is 28 Feb 1957 and he was born in Paddington, London, England as Ainsley Denzil Dubriel Harriott. The name of his mother was Peppy and his father’s identity was Chester Leroy Harriott.

His dad was a singer while his mom was a homemaker.

Further, Ainsley’s ancestry is Jamaican and has a sister named Jacqueline Harriott. His brother’s name is Chester Harriott

As per his academics, he passed out from Wandsworth Comprehensive School. He then went to Westminster Kingsway College to get training in culinary art.

Ainsley Harriott- Professional Life, Career

Ainsley Harriott started his career after joining Verrey’s restaurant but as an apprentice. Later he became a commis chef in the same organization. Since then he has been featured in several TV shows.

He is mostly known for Ainsley’s Mediterranean Cookbook (documentary), Ainsley’s Food We Love (documentary), and Ainsley’s Good Mood Food (TV Series). He as himself was seen in a few episodes of This Morning, Holding Back the Years, Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two, etc.

Besides cooking, Ainsley has shown his dancing skills in a dance competition show Strictly Come Dancing (2015). But he lost and came at 12th position.

Some of his publications are The Top 100 Recipes from Ready Steady Cook (2003), Just Five Ingredients (2009), My Kitchen Table: 100 Great Chicken Recipes (2012), Ainsley’s Good Mood Food (2021), etc.

Ainsley Harriott- Net Worth, Salary

By the 2022’s records, he has an estimated net worth of $4 million. However, his per month salary is not yet calculated.

Ainsley Harriott- Rumors, Controversy

This professional cook is keeping himself away from scandals as well as rumors. But when he said a line “Heh heh, boi”, it got viral and several memes were made from it.

Other lines of his like “Spicy” and “Give that meat a good ol’ rub” also attracted the meme makers.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Ainsley Harriott’s height is 6 ft 3 inches and his body weight is of average shape. Furthermore, he has black hair and has eyes in dark brown color.

Social Media

Ainsley is officially present on social sites such as Instagram and Facebook with over 90k and 10k followers respectively.

He is also on Twitter with around 22k supporters and on TikTok, he has more than 195k fans.


  • He is 64 years of age as of 2022.
  • His zodiac sign is Pisces.
  • His Twitter account was made in May 2012.
  • He has a pet dog whose name is Oscar.
  • He is a supporter of the British football club Arsenal.


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