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Mark Labbett

Person

Mark Labbett is a British television personality best known for his role as a 'Chaser' on the ITV1 teatime game show The Chase. He has appeared in several television quiz shows, and is a regular in quizzing competitions. He obtained an MA in Mathematics from Oxford University, a PGCE in secondary education from the University of Exeter, and a CPE & LPC (Qualifications in Law) from the University of Glamorgan. He taught in secondary schools, and worked as a supply teacher in Maths and P.E. Labbett became interested in quizzing when working at Butlins holiday camp, where he supplemented his income with winnings from the quiz machines. His pub quiz team won a weekend in Paris in April 2001 after competing in the national competition, Jumbo Quiz. He appeared on Mastermind in 1999, where his specialist subject was the Olympic Games. He appeared again on Mastermind in 2000, with the animated television show The Simpsons as his specialist subject. In 2004 he won £500 on Five's BrainTeaser, and a year later he won £1,500 on BBC One's SUDO-Q. In 2005, he won £16,000 on Millionaire Live, a live version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? that toured seaside resorts throughout the summer. A  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1965-08-15
Place of birth
Wales
Profession
Presenter, Celebrity

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