Who is Gary Lineker’s Ex-wife, Michelle Cockayne Bio, Age, Height, New Partner, Parents, Net Worth
Michelle Cockayne Biography
Michelle Cockayne is an English actress well known as the ex-wife of former footballer and now sports broadcaster Gary Lineker. She had a minor role in the film Splitting Heirs in 1993. Gaty Lineker and Michelle were married for almost 20 years before they divorced in 2006.
Michelle Cockayne Age, Birthday
Cockayne is about 55 years old. She was born in 1966.
- Date of Birth; 1996
- Age: 55 years old
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Michelle Cockayne Height, Weight
Cockayne is of average height and moderate weight. She has however never shared her exact, height, weight, and other body measurements. This section is under review and will be updated soon.
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Michelle Cockayne Parents
Cockayne was born and raised by her parents Roger Cockayne and Julia Cockayne. She was raised alongside her sister Ali Cockayne.
Michelle Cockayne Ex-Husband
Lineker married Michelle Cockayne in 1986. They met when she was 14 and he was an 18-year-old reserve for his hometown club Leicester City. In May 2006, Cockayne filed for divorce, citing her husband’s alleged “irrational behavior” and claiming that Lineker’s actions during their marriage had caused her “stress and anxiety,” according to court documents. Lineker and his wife have four sons: George, Harry, Tobias, and Angus. Following that, the two declared that everything was OK.
On 2nd September 2009, Gary married his second wife Danielle Bux in Italy. On ITV’s Mr and Mrs gameshow, they went on to win £30,000 for charity. After six years of marriage, Gary and Danielle announced their divorce on January 13, 2016, claiming Gary’s desire for not wanting additional children as the reason.
Michelle Cockayne New Partner
Cockayne was seen with an unknown man on the beach in Barbados in May 2021. Although she divorced her ex-husband Gary Lineker in 2006, she has never been in a public relationship. The new man in her life is a mystery and no information is known about him.
Michelle Cockayne Gary Lineker
Cockayne’s ex-husband Lineker is an English former professional footballer who currently works as a sports commentator. He is largely regarded as one of England’s top offensive players. He began his media career at the BBC, where he has hosted Match of the Day since the late 1990s, the longest tenure of any MOTD host.
Lineker is also the BBC’s main presenter for live football matches, including coverage of international tournaments. He’s also worked for Al Jazeera Sports, Eredivisie Live, NBC Sports Network, and BT Sport’s coverage of the UEFA Champions League.
Lineker began his football career with Leicester City in 1978, and in 1984–85, he was the joint best striker in the First Division. He subsequently moved to Everton, where he won the PFA Players’ Player of the Year and the FWA Footballer of the Year trophies in his debut season, before joining Spanish giants Barcelona.
He won the 1987-1988 Copa del Rey and the 1989 European Cup Winners’ Cup with Barcelona. In 1989, he joined Tottenham Hotspur and earned his second FWA Footballer of the Year award, as well as the FA Cup, his sole major prize in English football. Lineker’s final club was Nagoya Grampus Eight, where he spent two seasons before retiring in 1994.
Michelle Cockayne Net Worth
Cockayne has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2021.