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(Author, Broadcaster, Writer)

Author Ben Fogle is married and a father of two.

Relationship Facts of Ben Fogle

Ben Fogle is married to Marina Hunt.
Ben Fogle married on September 02, 2006.
💑 Anniversary in 102 days 💑
He is father of Two (Ludovic Herbert Richard Fogle and Iona).
Ben Fogle is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Ben Fogle' Happy Family!

Ben Fogle is a married man.

In 2006, he married Marina Hunt, from Austria. The two had first met while Fogle walking his black Labrador Retriever, Inca, in London’s Hyde Park. Together, the couple has two children.

Their first child, a boy named Ludovic Herbert Richard Fogle, was born in 2009. Their second child, a girl named Iona, was born around two years later in 2011.

The couple together with their two children are living a happy life at the present.

There is no information on his past affairs.

Ben Fogle: Biography in Details

Who is Ben Fogle?

Ben Fogle is an English author, broadcaster, and writer. He is best known for his presenting roles with Channel 5, BBC, and ITV.

Ben Fogle: Age(49)Early life, Childhood, Ethnicity

Fogle was born Benjamin Myer Fogle on 3 November 1973, in Westminster, London, England, the United Kingdom.

He is the son of English actress Julia Foster and Canadian expatriate veterinarian, and broadcast vet, Bruce Fogle.

He has a brother, Bill Fogle, and two sisters: Tamara Fogle, and Emily Fogle.

In which school did Ben Fogle attend?

Ben Fogle attended two independent schools: The Hall School in Hampstead in London, and Bryanston School in Blandford Forum, Dorset.

It was followed by the University of Portsmouth and the University of Costa Rica. There, Fogle became a Midshipman in the Royal Naval Reserve, serving as a URNU officer on HMS Blazer.

Ben Fogle: Career, Profession

Fogle first came to public notice by participating in the BBC reality show Castaway 2000. He is a television presenter working for the BBC, ITV, Channel 5, Sky, Discovery & National Geographic.

Ben has hosted various TV series and shows like Crufts, One Man, and His Dog, Countryfile, Country Tracks, Extreme Dreams With Ben Fogle, Animal Park, Wild on the West Coast, Wild Africa, “And Ben Fogle-African Migration” & Ben Fogle’s Escape in Time.

Fogle also made a film about the facial deforming disease Noma, Make Me A New Face.

Fogle has produced films about naval history & the Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI), followed Prince William and Harry on their first joint Royal Tour in Botswana & made an exclusive documentary called Prince William’s Africa.

He marked the centenary of Captain Scott’s expedition to the South Pole with The Secrets of Scott’s Hut. Fogle is also a special correspondent for NBC News in the US.

Fogle appeared in the program Countryfile with John Craven from 2001 to 2008. He rejoined the program in 2014. Since 2013, Fogle has presented 2 series of Harbour Lives.

In 2013, he presented a new show for Channel 5, Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild. Additionally, he also took over as the host of Animal Clinic, replacing Rolf Harris.

In 2014, he joined the presenting team on the ITV series Countrywise.

He was the first to cross the line in the pairs division of the 2005–2006 Atlantic Rowing Race.

Ben Fogle was partnered with Olympic rower James Cracknell. While competing in the 3,000-mile race, the pair had their boat fully capsized by huge waves.

They made landfall in Antigua at 07.13 GMT on 19 January 2006, with a crossing time of 49 days, 19 hours, and 8 minutes.

After penalties, they were placed second in the pairs & fourth overall. In 2007, the BBC series that followed the pair, Through Hell and High Water, won a Royal Television Society award.

Ben Fogle also completed the six-day Marathon des Sables for the World Wide Fund for Nature across 160 miles of the Sahara Desert & the Safaricom Marathon in Kenya for the Tusk Trust.

Fogle completed Bupa Great North Run in 1 hour 33 minutes, London Marathon & Royal Parks Half Marathon.

He beat actor Sid Owen in a three-round charity boxing match for BBC Sports Relief.

Ben Fogle teamed up with Cracknell once again, together with Ed Coats, a Bristol-based doctor, as Team QinetiQ to take part in the inaugural “Amundsen Omega 3 South Pole Race”. 6 teams set out to race across the Antarctic Plateau to commemorate the historic race of 1911 between Roald Amundsen & Robert Falcon Scott.

The team took 18 days, 5 hours & 10 minutes to complete the 770-kilometer race, coming second overall. Fogle suffered hypothermia & frostbite to his nose.

The race was filmed by the BBC for the series On Thin Ice & aired in the Summer of 2009.

In October 2009, he & Cracknell cycled a rickshaw 423 miles from Edinburgh to London non-stop.

They took 60 hours to reach the capital, raising money for SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Families Association).

Fogle & Cracknell planned to take part in the infamous Tour Divide race in 2010, a 3,000-mile mountain-bike race across the Rocky Mountains, from Banff in Canada to the border of Mexico.

The world record is held by American Matthew Lee, standing at 17 days. The race was put on hold after Cracknell received life-threatening injuries after being knocked from his bicycle in America while training.

In 2011, Ben Fogle filmed a new series A Year of Adventures. During the series, he also dived between the tectonic plates of North America & Europe in Iceland.

In 2013, Fogle & Cracknell teamed up again for their third & final expedition across the Empty-quarter of Oman for a new BBC Two series.

Apart from all the above, Fogle has also written 6 books; The Teatime Islands, Offshore, Crossing, The Race to the Pole & Land Rover: The Story of the Car that Conquered the World.

He writes a weekly Country Diary for the Sunday Telegraph & is a regular columnist for the Daily Telegraph, a travel writer for The Independent & has contributed to the Evening Standard, the New York Times, the Sunday Times & Glamour magazine.

Ben has also interviewed Gordon Brown & Prince William for the Mail on Sunday’s LIVE magazine.

Fogle is the President of the Campaign for National Parks, ambassador for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) & Tusk, and a supporter of the Duke of Edinburgh award scheme, & Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.

He is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a patron for the British Hedgehog Preservation Society, the Prince’s Trust, the Royal Parks Foundation & ShelterBox.

How much is the net worth of Ben Fogle?

His exact salary figure is not known to the mainstream media yet. As of 2023, he has an estimated net worth of £2.6M.

Ben Fogle: Rumors, Controversy

There are not many significant rumors and controversies regarding Ben Fogle in the mainstream media to date. He has thus far, managed to keep his image clean in the eyes of the general public.

Ben Fogle: Body Measurement

Ben Fogle stands at a height of 6 feet tall and weighs about 75 kg. Similarly, he has blond hair color and brown eyes color.

Social Media Profile

Ben Fogle has around 285k followers on Instagram and more than 456.6k followers on Twitter.

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