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Jacqueline Wilson

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Jacqueline Wilson

Facts of Jacqueline Wilson

Full NameJacqueline Wilson
First NameJacqueline
Last NameWilson
Birth CitySomerset
Birth CountryEngland
Father NameHarry Aitklen
Mother NameMargaret Aitken
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseMillar Wilson (ex)
No Of Children1
AwardsBAFTA Children's Awards.
EducationCoombe Girls' School,
Height160 cm
Weight60 kg
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Date of BirthDecember 17,1945
Age74 years


    Body and Relation Status of Jacqueline Wilson

    What is Jacqueline Wilson marital status ?Divorced
    How many children does Jacqueline Wilson have ?1
    Who is Jacqueline Wilson married with?Millar Wilson (ex)
    What is the height of Jacqueline Wilson?160 cm
    What is the weight of Jacqueline Wilson?60 kg

    Who is Jacqueline Wilson?

    ''The passion for fact in a raw state is a peculiarity of the novelist.'' This a quote by a popular novelist Mary Mccarthy. Likewise, today we are talking about a prominent novelist Jacqueline Wilson, who is recognized for her novels and children related books. Wilson is an English novelist, well known as the writer for children's literature. 

    Wilson was born on 17th December 1945, in Bath, Somerset, England, where another British writer Adrian Lester was also born. Born to her English parents Harry Aitklen and Margaret Aitken, she is of White ethnicity and holds British nationality. Jacqueline's father served as a civil servant, whereas, her mother was an antiques dealer.

    Young Jacqueline Wilson. Know about her early life, parents, and more
    Image: Young Jacqueline Wilson

    Jacqueline grew up in Kingston upon Thames, where she joined Latchmere Primary School.  She also loved reading books by Noel Streatfeild, as well as American classics like What Katy Did and Little Women

    At the early age of seven, Wilson wrote on Woolworths notebooks with her imaginary game stories. When she was nine Jacqueline wrote her first "novel" which was 21 sides long. 

    Talking about her education, Wilson attended Coombe Girls' school, where she still visits. After completing her school, Jacqueline started her training as a secretary, later applied to work at DC Thompson's girl's magazine Jackie

    Wilson was seventeen years during the time and she was appointed for the job when she penned a piece on the horrors of teen discos. 

    Wilson promoting her book. Know about her career, profession and more
    Image: Wilson promoting her book

    Jacqueline's hardwork and dedication towards her profession has won her several awards and achievements including, Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, and Smarties Prize ,the annual British Book Awards' Children's Book of the Year and the annual Guardian Prize.

    Additionally, Wilson also made her appearance in the BBC's HARDtalk Extra Programme, as a guest with Sting. The show was hosted by Razia Iqbal and Sarah Montague.

    In 2005, Wilson received an honorary degree from the University of Winchester for her achievements in the field of children's literature. Additionally, in 2017, Wilson won the Special Award at BAFTA Children's Awards.

    Is Jacqueline Wilson Married or Single?

    Talking about her personal life, Jacqueline  was previously married to Millar Wilson, who worked at DC Thompson's company as a printer. The pair fell in love soon after Jacqueline joined the company.

    Wilson and her spouse exchanged their wedding vows in 1965. The couple moved to south after Miller joined the police force. 

    Jacqueline during her speech. Know about her personal life, marriage, and more
    Image: Jacqueline during her speech

    Jacqueline and her husband were going fine unless they began facing issues and divorced in 2004. However, none of them has not mentioned three reason behind their separation.

    After almost twenty years, Jacqueline now lives in Victorian villa located in Kingston upon Thames. she has a library of 15,000 books extends into the outbuilding at the bottom of her garden.


    Jacqueline and Miller shares a child together, a daughter named Emma Wilson (born in 1967). As of now, Emma is known as a British writer in Cinema and French Literature. Moreover, she also serves as a professor of French Literature at the University of Cambridge.

    Net Worth & Salary

    Wilson makes a decent money from her career as a novelist and children's literature writer. Till date, she has published many books and novels which adds up to her current wealth. 

    According to some sources, an average salary of children's literature writer is $61,820. So, we can assume the yearly salary of Jacqueline. 

    As of 2019, Jacqueline's total net worth is estimated to be in million dollars, however the exact number is still under review.

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