Sam Quek

Birth Day October 18th, 1988
Birth Place Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Age 35 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

About Sam Quek

Samantha Ann Quek professionally knows as Sam Quek is an English former field hockey player, writer, and television personality. She is famous for being a contestant in the sixteenth series "I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!" (2016) finishing in fourth place, "Celebrity Masterchef" (2020) where she reached the final three, and she has presented TV sports shows such as "The NFL Show", "American Football", "rugby Union" on Channel 5, "BT Sport", "LFC TV". She is best recognized for being selected to play for Wirral County at the Merseyside Youth Game and the team won the tournament as well as she played as a defender for both the English and Great Britain team, wearing squad number 13. She was a part of the 2006, & 2013 Women's EuroHockey Junior Championship, at the 2014 Women's Hockey World Cup, and at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. She was awarded an MBE in the 2017 New Years Honours List for services to hockey and won gold as part of the British team at the 2016 summer Olympics.  
Additionally, Sam Quek published her autobiography "Sam Quek: Hope and a Hockey Stick" in 2018. As a football player, She was signed to Tranmere Rovers FC as a junior. She was selected to play in an All-Stars team versus FA People's Cup challengers and also offered a trial with the Liverpool Ladies FA Women's Super League team. She is a supporter of Liverpool F.C. and also a fan of the Kansas City Chiefs. She became a sports columnist for the "Metro" newspaper in 2017, a weekly sports columnist for the "Daily Mirror" newspaper. Then she began hosting the BBC's flagship football phone-in program "606" with regular pundit Robbie Savage. In 2018, she was featured as a guest panelist on the ITV sports panel game show "Play to the Whistle", "A Question of Sport".
In July 2021, Sam Quek would become a team captain on the long-running show "A Question of Sport" alongside former rugby Union player Ugo Monye, her appointment was part of a change to the program's line up which would see Paddy McGuinness take over hosting duties and she called the show's first-ever permanent female captain.

Sam Quek Family & Siblings: Where is Sam Quek from?

Sam Quek opened her eyes for the very first time on 18 October 1988 with the birth name of Samantha Ann Quek. She was born in Liverpool, England, the United Kingdom holding British nationality. However, the family moved from Coniston Street in Liverpool to the suburb of West Derby and then to the Wirral Peninsula when she was five. She came from a mixed ethnic background as her mother is English and her father is Singaporean. Similarly, her religious belief is in the Christian religion. Thus, her race is white and her horoscope is Capricorn.
Sam Quek is the daughter of her mother, Marilyn Quek (nee Higgins), and her father, Albert Quek". She has twin brothers named Maxine Bristow, & Shaun Quek.
Moving towards Sam Quek's education, she attended Hillside Primary School, and then she moves to Birkenhead High School. She was educated to sixth form at Calday Grange Grammar School. She later studied at Leeds Metropolitan University where she earned a BSc (Hons) in Sport & Exercise Science.

Sam Quek Husband & Children: When did she get married?

NFL Draft Day Sam Quek Family

Sam Quek is currently a married woman. She got married to a property entrepreneur Tom Mairs, who appeared as the titular "Secret Millionaire" on the reality show of the same name in 2010. After a 'traumatic' cesarean section, she became a mother to a daughter Molly Doris Mairs in March 2021. Regarding her sexual orientation, she is straight.

Sam Quek Net Worth

Sam Quek's net worth is estimated to be roughly $4 million as of 2021 whereas her salary is around thousands of dollars every month. Her main source of income is from her television personality and former field hockey player. She appeared with her husband Tom Mairs on BBC One's game show "For What It's Worth" where they won the show's jackpot of £2500.

Body Measurement: How tall is Sam Quek?

With athletic body builds, Sam Quek stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.62 m). She has a perfectly balanced bodyweight of around 62 Kg (137 Ibs). She has a pair of dark brown eyes color and her hair color is black.


  • 2007- Won Gold as part of the Great Britain Team for the 2007 Australian Youth Olympic Festival.
  • 2005- Won the Girl's (Under-18s) Four Nations Invitational Tournament as part of the England team.
  • 2007- Won her first Great Britain International Cap at the 2006 Women's EuroHockey Junior Championship
  • 2015- Won a Gold Medal at the European Championships
  • 2015- Won Man of the Match in the final against the Netherlands
  • 2016- Won a Gold Medal at the Summer Olympics for Great Britain
  • 2016- Won her 50th Cap for Great Britain

TV Shows

  • American Football
  • Rugby Union
  • For What It's Worth
  • Play to the Whistle
  • A Question of Sport
  • The Chase
  • Pointless Celebrities
  • The NFL Show
  • 606
  • BT Sport
  • LFC TV
  • I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! (2016)
  • Celebrity Masterchef (2020)

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