Sam Quek (Field Hockey) Position, Age, Net Worth, Husband, Family, Career, Height & More

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Sam Quek Biography

Sam Quek – Samantha Ann Quek is a well-known English television personality and a former field hockey player. She was born on October 18, 1988 in England. She was a member of both the England and Great Britain teams, where she played as a defender and wore the number 13 jersey, and she helped the British side win the gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Quek has hosted a number of sports programs on television, including American football for the BBC, rugby union for Channel 5, field hockey for BT Sport, football for Channel 4 and LFC TV, and other football-related programs. She was a contestant on series such as “I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!” in 2016 and “Celebrity Masterchef” in 2020, where she made it to the top three of the competition.

Sam Quek Biography & Personal Details

NameSam Quek
Full NameSamantha Ann Quek
Date Of Birth18 October 1988 
Birthplace/
Hometown
Wirral, United Kingdom/
Liverpool, England
Age 35 years old (As 2023)
Birth Sign Libra
Gender Female
SchoolHillside Primary School,
Birkenhead High School,
Calday Grange Grammar School in West Kirby
College/UniversityLeeds Beckett University
Education QualificationGraduation (BSc in Sport & Exercise Science)
HobbiesTravelling, Photography, Playing Board Games
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
ReligionChristian 
EthnicitySingaporean and English
NationalityBritish
ProfessionField Hockey player, Television presenter
Jersey Number13
PositionDefender 
AwardsWon a (team) gold medal at the European Championships in 2015

Sam Quek Family, Relationship and Afair

Quek was born on October 18, 1988 in Mill Road Hospital in Liverpool to an English mother, Marilyn Quek (née Higgins), and a Singaporean Chinese father, Albert Quek. Quek’s mother was English, while his father was Singaporean Chinese. Her brother and she are identical twins.

Sam Quek wit her Parents

Sam Quek with her Brother

Tom Mairs, an entrepreneur in the real estate industry and the man who played the title role of “Secret Millionaire” on the reality show of the same name that aired in 2010, is Quek’s husband. She is an avid follower of Liverpool, and she considers Ian Rush, a former striker for the Reds, to be one of her all-time favorite athletes.

Sam Quek with her Husband

Additionally, she is a supporter of the Kansas City Chiefs football team. In recognition of her contributions to the sport of hockey, she was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List of 2017.

Sam Quek with her Children

Family & Marital Status

Marital StatusMarried 
Marriage Date26 August 2018
ParentsMother-Marilyn Quek
Father-Albert Quek
SiblingsBrother-Shaun Quek
Sister-Maxine Bristow
Spouse/HusbandTom Mairs
Boyfriend/AfairNone
ChildrenDaughter-Molly Doris Mairs
Son-Isaac Gregory Mairs

Physical Measurement

Height (Approx.)In Centimeters –169 cm
In Meters-1.69 m
In Feet and Inches –5′ 7″
Weight (Approx.) In Kg –62 kg
In Pounds –137 lbs
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBrown

Sam Quek Career

  • Throughout his career, Quek was a defender who went on to represent England as well as Great Britain while donning the number 13 jersey for both teams. In 2005, Quek was a member of the England squad that triumphed at the Girl’s (Under-18s) Four Nations Invitational Tournament.
  • The tournament was won by England after defeating Holland on penalties in the championship match, which had ended in a 1–1 draw. At the 2007 Australian Youth Olympic Festival, she competed as a member of the Great Britain Team and brought home the gold.
  • Additionally, she was a member of the team that competed in the Women’s EuroHockey Junior Championship in 2006 and finished in second place behind Germany.                                                 
  • During the 2014 Champions Trophy competition that took place in Mendoza, Argentina, Quek led the England team as captain in the absence of Kate Richardson-Walsh. Even though Quek was unaware at the time, she broke two ribs on her right side during their first game of the tournament, she nevertheless participated in every game of the tournament.
  • It was revealed in September 2016 that Quek, along with several of her fellow Team GB members, had been granted a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) for various medical prescriptions after a group of Russian hackers calling themselves “Fancy Bears” got into the WADA database.
  • During the month of July 2021, it was announced that Quek will be joining the cast of the long-running game program A Question of Sport as a team captain.
  • Alongside Dan Walker, Quek served as a co-anchor for the BBC’s Olympic Breakfast morning program throughout the months of July and August 2021. The two of them covered the Tokyo Olympic Games.
  • Following Gethin Jones’ departure from BBC One in January 2022, Quek took over as host of the show Morning Live.
  • It was announced in February 2023 that Quek will be co-hosting the opening ceremony of the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 in Liverpool alongside Timur Miroshnychenko, who had previously served in this capacity for the 2017 competition.
  • During the month of October 2023, Quek participated in Richard Osman’s House of Games as a participant.
 
 
 
 
 
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Sam Quek Social Media Accounts

Instagram id samquek13215K followers
Facebook id Sam Quek71K followers 
Youtube Channel
Twitter Iid Sam Quek200.5K Followers
Linkedin id Samantha Quek500 followers
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Sam Quek Net Worth:

Net Worth (Approx.)$5 Million in 2023
Monthly Income and Salary$40,000
Yearly Income and Salary$200,000

Sam Quek Cars Collection:

  • Not Known

Fanmail address:

Sam Quek
Wirral,
United Kingdom

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