Jimmy Harriott

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Celebrity Children (1992)
Mon Sep 14 2020
By   Selena

The British Celebrity Kid, Jimmy Harriott has already got the paparazzi at his own feet since his birth born to celebrity parents. He is widely kenned as the eldest son of English chef, and TV personality, Ainsley Harriott and his ex-wife, Claire Fellows. His dad, Ainsley is best known for his BBC cooking shows including Ready Steady Cook, Can't Cook, and Won't Cook.

He was born in 1992 in the London, United Kingdom. Further, he has younger sister Maddie Harriott born in 1995. Jimmy is the grandson of Chester Harriott and Peppy Strudwick. His uncle is Chester Harriott and aunt is Jacqueline Harriott. So far, he holds British citizenship and his ethnicity is not known.

What is the Relationship Status of Jimmy Harriott?

Despite being a celebrity son, Jimmy, aged, 28 has never been married. He remains tight-lipped when it comes to exposing his love relationship and affairs to the media. So, he might be probably a single man.

 Jimmy Harriott's Sister Maddie Harriott (Right), and Father, Ainsley Harriott (Right)
Caption: Jimmy Harriott's Sister Maddie Harriott (Right), and Father, Ainsley Harriott (Left)
Source: Daily Mirror

So far, there are no rumours regarding his past romantic relationship with anyone due to his secretive nature. So, it's hard to find out about his current dating affairs, whether he is in any relationship or not. 

Not only this, Harriott is now living a low key life and also not active in social media platforms. 

Parents' (Ainsley & Claire)'s Relationship Timeline

Well, his mon, Claire, and dad, Ainsley, aged, 63, is no longer together. They first met at a clothes shop and it was love at first sight for him. In 1998, the couple started dating and dedicated to enhancing their relationship into the next door.

 After one year of love romance, they exchanged the wedding vows in 1989 in a private ceremony which was surrounded by their family members and friends. From their marriage, they had two children.

 Jimmy Harriott's Parents, Ainsley Harriott and Claire Fellows Were Separated In 2012
Caption: Jimmy Harriott's Parents, Ainsley Harriott and Claire Fellows Were Separated In 2012
Source: Getty Images

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.

Why They Ended Their Marriage? 

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 he confirmed that he is not gay. He tweeted to justify his sexuality: "People are often surprised that I’m not gay. They think I’m camp as I’m happy, but I was married and had kids. I love women".

Jimmy Harriott's Net Worth

Meanwhile, Jimmy's net worth is still under review but he might be earning a decent salary through his profession. But he has stayed tight-lipped about his career as well. 

On the other hand, his dad, Ainsley, the 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, Can't Cook and Won't Cook from 1995 to 2000.

Ainsley Harriott on Ready Steady Cook
Photo: Ainsley Harriott on Ready Steady Cook
Source: Extra.ie

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 has made appearances in 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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