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Fern Britton divorced from TV chef Phil Vickery after 20 years of marriage: Fern Britton Wiki, Bio, Age, Career, Personal Life, Family and Facts Need to Know

Fern Britton Short Biography

Fern Britton (born 17 July 1957) is an English television presenter and author. She came to national attention when she presented Ready Steady Cook between 1994 and 2000 on BBC One. She later presented ITV’s This Morning programme from 1999 to 2009. In 2012, she participated in Strictly Come Dancing, where she was paired with professional dancer Artem Chigvintsev. Since 2010 she has also published a number of bestselling novels and books of short stories and non-fiction.

Fern Britton divorced from TV chef Phil Vickery

  • Fern, 62, and Phil, 58, posted a joint statement to Twitter which read: ‘After more than 20 happy years together, [we] have decided to go our separate ways. We will always share a great friendship and our lovely children’
  • The news comes just one month after the passing of Fern’s father, actor Tony Britton, who died, aged 95, three days before Christmas
  • Fern and Phil share 18-year-old daughter Winnie, whilst the Ready Steady Cook presenter also has twins Harry and Jack, 26, and Grace, 23, with ex Clive Jones
  • Two years ago, Fern spoke about her and Phil’s marriage, suggesting she would rather have a cup of tea than have sex 

Fern Britton has split from her husband Phil Vickery.

The 62-year-old television presenter has announced she is ending her 20-year marriage to celebrity chef Phil, 58, but that they will ‘always share a great friendship’.

The news comes just one month after the passing of Fern’s father, actor Tony Britton, who died, aged 95, three days before Christmas.

On Twitter, both Fern and Phil wrote matching statements which read: ‘After more than 20 happy years together, [we] have decided to go our separate ways. We will always share a great friendship and our lovely children.

‘We would appreciate it if our privacy is respected at this time. Thank you for your continued kindness and support. [sic]’

Fern and Phil share 18-year-old daughter Winnie, whilst the Ready Steady Cook presenter also has twins Harry and Jack, 26, and Grace, 23, with former husband Clive Jones.

The couple tied the knot 20 years ago in 2000, after Fern had split from Clive in the same year following a 12-year marriage.

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