Claire Fellows

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Relationship Timeline Of Claire Fellows

Husband : Ainsley Harriott
Claire Fellows Married to Ainsley Harriott

Claire Fellows is a costume designer who came to the limelight after marrying a famous chef, TV presenter, and entertainer, Ainsley Harriott. He is best known for his BBC cooking shows including Ready Steady Cook, Can't Cook, and Won't Cook.

The exact birth date of Claire is still under the radar. However, there are no other details regarding her family and educational background in the media. As per some sources, she is the youngest sister of comedy actor and musician, Graham Fellows. Born in the United Kingdom, she holds English citizenship.

Claire Fellows Got Separated After 23 Years of Marriage

Yes, Claire and her ex-spouse, Ainsley Harriot, are no longer together. They first met at a clothes shop and it was love at first sight for him.

Caption: Claire Fellows and Her Estranged Husband, Ainsley Harriott Were Married From 1989 to 2012
Source: Getty Images

In 1998, the couple started dating and dedicated themselves to enhancing their relationship to the next door. After one year of love and romance, they exchanged their wedding vows in 1989 in a private ceremony which was surrounded by their family members and friends.

From their marital relationship, they gave birth to their two children a son, Jimmy Harriott, born in 1992, and a daughter, Maddie Harriott born in 1995. Now, they prefer a very low-key life and rarely make a public appearance with their dad.

Ainsley Harriott With His Daughter, Maddie Harriott
Image: Ainsley Harriott With His Daughter, Maddie Harriott
Source: Irish Mirror

But staying together for 23 years, Fellows and Harriott were reported to have separated in November 2012. And their separation is co-amicable and, as yet, they have no definite plans for the future, a statement reads.

Reason Behind Their Split

Yeah, there may be a reason for every marriage that was unsuccessful. And Ainsley's news of having an affair back in 2004 with another lady is the major reason behind Claire's divorce and Ainsley's, media reported.

Following media speculation, they started living separately for the last eight years. They have not been legally divorced so far, and are still on good terms. On the other hand, some online tabloids said this was because Ainsley was gay. But on his social media site, he confirmed that he is not gay.

Net Worth and Earnings of Claire Fellows

Meanwhile, Claire Fellows' net worth is still under investigation. But working as a costume designer, she might be making the payroll around $12.70 per hour. Thus, her worth is assumed to be around $100 thousand, which is similar to Dixie Brubaker and Tammy Jessop.

On the other hand, her divorced husband, Ainsley, 6 ft 2 in tall, has an impressive net worth of $4 Million. He is famous for working on BBC TV cooking shows as a chef and presenter like Ready Steak Cook from 1994 to 2010, and Can't Cook and Won't Cook from 1995 to 2000.

Ainsley Harriott Holds $4 Million Net Worth
Photo: Ainsley Harriott Holds $4 Million Net Worth
Source: BBC

In addition, Harriott worked as a Resident chef on the TV series Good Morning with Anne and Nick from 1992 to 1996. In 2015, he became a contestant on the reality TV series Strictly Come Dancing. In 2017, he made appearances in a curry competition as a judge where he paid $13000.

Apart, he has authored several cookbooks and numerous others such as Ainsley Harriott's Friends and Family Cookbook.

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