Is Shaun Wallace married? Yes, he is. His wife’s name is Matilda Bray. The couple celebrated their wedding in 1990. The duo has formed a beautiful family who currently resides in London, England. We haven’t received any information about Wallace turning as a father of a child and possibly the couple is childless at the moment.
However, he is happy with his spouse who is supporting in every stage of the ups and downs of life. Being one of the celebrated public figures, the biography including his personal life details are a matter of curiosity to the public. Scroll down to explore more interesting things about Wallace’s wiki and married life:
Who is Shaun Wallace?
His real name is Shaun Anthony Linford Wallace and is known for being an English television personality and a barrister. He is popular for the quiz show broadcasted on ITV titled The Chase as “Chaser.” In addition to his television and barrister job, Wallace also works as a part-time lecturer and is regularly on the visit to several educational institutions. He is mainly focused on delivering the different aspects of law for school and college students. He was first into the limelight after being recognized as the 286th in the World Quizzing Championships in the year 2012. He also got victory over Mastermind in 2004.
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Early Life and Education
According to the biography of English television personality, he was born on 2 June 1960, which makes his age be 60 years old as of 2020. Born as Shaun Anthony Linford Wallace, he was born in London, England. At the age of six, he developed an interest in reading books and was mostly was fascinated by books about the kings and queen of England.
Regarding his education and academic achievements, Wallace went to Barrister Inns of Court School of Law and completed his BA (Hons) degree. Talking about Shaun Wallace nationality and ethnicity, he is English by nationality and is of Grenadian, Jamaican and Barbadian descents.
Exploring Shaun’s family, his father named Linford Benjamin Wallace was his major source of inspiration. His father was born on May 24, 1928, in Jamaica and died on March 27, 2014. He migrated to England in 1956 and started working as a welder and settled there. Wallace’s mother married in 1960. Shaun’s parents divorced when he was 15 years old and lived with his mother. Despite being separated from his father, he had played a crucial role in Shaun’s wife. Despite being uneducated, his dad taught him the importance of being aware of the world.
Career and Professional Life
Shaun was named as the Bar in November 1984 and completed pupilage in 1986. He participated in the hearings made at the Old Bailey and at several Magistrates’ Courts based in Wales, Scotland and England. Earlier, he was a member of Farringdon Barristers Chambers and later joined Great James Street Chambers which was announced in February 2012.
During a criminal proceeding, he failed to represent his duty while representing a defendant on 26 October 2016, for which he was fined £2500 and reprimanded. He is a member of the Jamaican Bar since 1999 and also a member of the southeastern circuit of the Criminal Bar Association.
Moving towards his television career, Wallace first rose into the limelight after becoming the champion of the long-running BBC general knowledge quiz Mastermind in 2004. The quiz show tested the aptitude on a subject of the contestant’s choice. During the finals of the show, he chose FA Cup Finals as his specialist subject. He was also seen participating at other shows like The Weakest Link, the British adaptation of Greed and Fifteen to One.
For the UK television series The Chase, Shaun has been appearing as the “Chase” on the teatime game show. The show airs on ITV. Besides him, other chasers on the show include Paul Sinha, Jenny Ryan, Mark Labbett and Anne Hegerty. He was also featured on the celebrity editions of The Chase. Recently, he was seen on the Australian version of the show as a guest Chaser alongside Hegerty and Labbett. He is about to release his autobiography titled Chasing the Dream in late 2018. He has also been involved in politics and was in the campaign for the Brent South constituency to be elected as MP as an independent parliamentary candidate in 2005.
Shaun Wallace is a married man and is living a successful conjugal life with his wife Matilda Bray. They are about to celebrate their three decades of a marriage anniversary. We have no information about Shaun’s daughters or sons as we have no news about Matilda Bray being pregnant. Revealing more personal facts of him, he was the eldest child to his family and has shared memorable childhood days with the other three siblings. He has a deep interest in football and is a great supporter of the Chelsea football club.
The 58 years old English quiz master stands at the tall height of 6 feet 3 inches. He has a balanced weight as per his height and resembles one of the handsome television personalities. Being quite dashing in formal attires, he is sound mentally and physically up to the optimum level. Other physical statistics of Shaun including his dress size and feet size are not revealed.
Salary and Net worth
Shaun Wallace has an estimated net worth of 5 million USD. He has been receiving an impressive amount of remuneration from his multiple professions. From law to lecturing at the educational institutions, he has proven his versatile nature. Being the quiz mastermind and with his outstanding performance on the television shows, Wallace has created a respected and recognized stardom. Being both a barrister and television personality, Shaun Wallace is boosting up his net worth every year.
Wiki and Facts
Shaun Wallace is also popular by the names like The Dark Destroyer (UK), The Legal Eagle, The Barrister, The Destroyer (Australia) and Grumpy Jaws. His bio is available on Wikipedia and most of the demanded wiki sites have provided his profile over there. He is also active on social media accounts like Twitter @theshaunwallace where the barrister has garnered more than 34k followers now. We find his Instagram profile reachable @officialshaunwallace but has never posted yet from that account. For any kind of business inquiries, you can contact him through the email address i.e. [email protected].