Jamie Gilbert (Rachel Riley’s Ex-Husband) Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Jamie Gilbert

Biography / Wiki

Jamie Gilbert is a London-based British businessman, best known as the English Television Presenter Rachael Riley’s former husband. She began her career by co-presenting ‘Countdown’, a puzzle program. Rachael also starred in the ‘8 out of 10 cats do countdown’ sitcom spin-off.

In 2013 she took part in the BBC’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ dance reality series where she was paired with Pasha Kovalev. There have been a lot of talks and writing about Rachel who is the host of The Countdown show and was a Dancing with the Stars contestant in the 2013 season. But as for Jamie, the information is limited.

Height / Weight / Age

Born in the year 1985, Jamie Gilbert will turn 37 years old. He appears to be tall and has a healthy and well-built body figure which measures 40-30-35. His biceps measure 14 inches and he wears number 9 in the shoe size.

He has blue colored eyes and the color of his hair is brown. His height measures 5 feet 8 inches and his weight is 75 kg approximately.

Net Worth

Although Jamie Gilbert was popular for dating the reality TV star Rachael Riley, he has earned most of his wealth through his work and investment in his business. He has not revealed many details about his business ventures. Hence the total net worth measured for Jamie Gilbert is not disclosed as of now.

Education / Family

The native of England Jamie Gilbert was born and raised in London, England, United Kingdom. Gilbert has been quite private about his personal life and has not shared the name of his parents or his siblings. He has completed his schooling from a local high school and later attended The University of Oxford.


Jamie Gilbert

Nickname Jamie
Birth Place London, England, United Kingdom
Date Of Birth 1985
Age 38 Years
Height In Centimetres – 173 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″

Weight In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Profession Businessman
Sexual Orientation Straight
School High School
College The University of Oxford
Religion Christianity
Nationality British
Home Town London, England, United Kingdom
Fathers Name Name Not Known
Mothers Name Name Not Known
Brothers Not Known
Sister Not Known

Career / Fashion And Style

Gilbert was in the relationship with Riley since 2006 and the couples remained together for a few years before they agreed to break up in 2009. However, the Businessman met his girlfriend again in 2011 after two years, and he proposed a ring for the TV presenter for which Rachael said yes.

The pair eventually got married in a private ceremony on August 11, 2012, in which only friends and family members were invited. However, with her dancing partner Pasha Kovalev, a Talented Latin and ballroom dancer, the reality TV star was also involved in an affair. Rachael’s affair with the dancer led to a divorce in 2013 with her husband, Gilbert and the couple separated. Jamie’s ex-spouse is dating Pasha and the couple has also been seen in public together.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More

Jamie and Rachel both studied and began dating at the University of Oxford as they became friends. She was at Oriel College studying mathematics, and he was doing a degree in classics. Consequently, they are college sweethearts. They had been in a four and a half year relationship and called it quits later on but met again soon.

Jamie was 29 when, on 11 January 2011, he proposed to Rachel on her 25th birthday. During their holiday in Mauritius, the couple had been seen shopping for rings. They married on August 11, 2012.

But it was a private affair on the guest list, with only close friends and relatives. When Rachel joined the show Dancing with the Stars, Jamie felt left and alone as Riley found comfort next to her dancing partner Pasha Kovalev. They divorced just 16 months after their marriage in 2013.

Girlfriend Rachel Riley
Marital Status Divorced
Wife Rachel Riley (m. 2012 – div. 2013)

Jamie Gilbert with his ex-wife
Jamie Gilbert with his ex-wife

Favorite Things

Here we provide you the list of Jamie Gilbert’s favorite things.

Favorite Actors James McAvoy
Favorite Actress Emily Blunt
Favorite Colour Blue
Favorite Holiday Destinations Paris
Favorite Food Italian Cuisine
Favorite Things To Do Music, Travelling, & Reading

Jamie Gilbert

Some Interesting Facts About Jamie Gilbert

  • Jamie doesn’t have social media pages that are working actively.
  • Now Gilbert is in a relationship with his girlfriend who is not publicly named.
  • Riley said she got “hideous abuse” for speaking her mind on social media.
  • Jamie’s ex-partner in 2018 blamed Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn for his party’s continuing claims of anti-Semitism.
  • She also said she was named “Tory, brainwashed and thick” later in September 2018.
  • On 22 January 2019 Riley has spoken to the Holocaust Educational Trust at a Westminster reception.

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