Shaun Wallace

Birth Day June 2nd, 1960
Birth Place London, England
Age 64 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Gemini

Shaun Wallace Biography

Shaun Anthony Linford Wallace, an English barrister, lecturer, and television personality of Jamaican descent is professionally known as Shaun Wallace. He is known as a barrister and Chaser in the ITV quiz show "The Chase". He started working as a barrister in 1986 and took part in hearings held at the Old Bailey as well as he campaigned to be elected MP for the Brent South constituency in 2005. He has also won "Mastermind" in 2004 and was ranked 286th in the World Quizzing Championships in 2012. Wallace is a part-time lecturer and visits schools, colleges, and other institutions to educate students on aspects of the law. Recently in 2021, he has starred in "The Chasers Road Trip: Trains Brains and Automobiles" as himself. Scroll down to read Shaun's Full Biography, Interesting Facts, Net Worth, Personal Life, & more.

Famous For

  • Being an English barrister, lecturer, and television personality.
  • For his role as Chaser in the ITV quiz show "The Chase".

The Chase star Shaun Wallace

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Shaun Wallace Early Life 

Shaun Wallace was born on 2nd June 1960 with the real name or full name of Shaun Anthony Linford Wallace in London, England (hometown/birth nation). He holds British nationality and British-black ethnicity. He is of Jamaican descent. Likewise, he is from the Christianity religion and his race is black. He happily celebrates his birthday on the 2nd June of every year and he has celebrated his 60th birthday as of 2020. His zodiac sign is Gemini as per his birthdate. He is the son of Linford Benjamin Wallace (father) as his mother's detail has not been disclosed yet. He has three siblings.

Shaun Wallace received an Honorary Doctorate of Law


Shaun Wallace Educational Qualification

  • BA (Hons), barrister, Inns of Court School of Law.
  • Alumnus, Polytechnic of North London.
  • Honorary Doctorate of Law awarded in July 2015 from London Metropolitan University.

Shaun Wallace Career

Law Career

  • Shaun Wallace jumps off his law career taking part in hearings held at both the Old Bailey as well as several magistrates' courts located in England and Wales and also in Scotland however, he was a member of Farringdon Barristers Chambers until February 2012, when it was announced that he had joined Great James Street Chambers.
  • But, he was found to have failed to comply with his duty while representing a defendant in criminal proceedings on 26th October 2016 and he was reprimanded and fined 2500 pounds.
  • As well, is also a member of the southeastern circuit of the Criminal Bar Association. Owing to his heritage, he has been a member of the Jamaican Bar since 1999.

Television Career

  • Shaun became a champion of the BBC general knowledge quiz, "Mastermind" in 2004 as he was a finalist on the first series of "Are You an Egghead?".
  • He has starred on the UK television series "The Chase" as a chaser since 2009 whereas he also appears on "The Chase: Celebrity Special", "The Family Chase", and "Beat The Chasers".
  • Besides, he released his autobiography, "Chasing the Dream" in 2018 though he appeared on the celebrity version of "Catchphrase" in 2019.
  • Also, he has starred in Alan Carr's Epic Gameshow, for Take Your Pick! as an assistant in June 2020 as well as he has also appeared as a Black history month reporter for Good Morning Britain in October 2020.
  • Additionally, Wallace took part as a contestant in ITV's "Don't Rock the boat" in November 2020 whereas he can also be seen as himself in "The Chasers Road Trip: Trains Brains and Automobiles" in 2021

Political activity

  • Shaun Wallace stood as an independent parliamentary candidate in 2005, standing in the Brent South constituency in north London.
  • He obtained 1% of the vote, losing to Labour's Dawn Butler.

Shaun Wallace, a famous TV Personality


Shaun Wallace Personal Life 

Reflecting on Shaun Wallace's personal life, he is an unmarried guy. He has no knowledge of who Matilda Bray, the woman he was supposedly married to, is. In fact, Shaun took legal action against Wikipedia for publishing the incorrect information, it has been reported. Whereas, regarding his relationship status, he has not shared much about it as he keeps his personal life close to his chest. Wallace's relationship status is currently unknown, with the star continuing to keep his romantic life private. Furthermore, talking about his sexual orientation, he is straight.

Recently, Wallace has told how his father's tragic death is the reason behind his motivation to stay physically and mentally fit. 'Every morning when I wake up I do 2,000 sit-ups because my mum suffers from dementia', Shaun explained. 'My dad sadly died from motor neuron disease and it really saddened me to see them physically degenerate.' He added of his own health: 'Whilst I know I can't delay the inevitable I know I can postpone it by keeping myself physically and mentally sharp.' 

Shaun Wallace Net Worth

Moving towards Shaun Wallace's net worth, he has a worth of around $5 million as of 2021 whereas he has also a fine amount of salary too which is also in thousands of dollars per year. Shaun has gained a handsome amount of money from his career as his major source of income is from his barrister, lecturer, and television personality. He has not done any endorsement work yet.

Shaun Wallace Body Measurement 

Shaun Wallace is a handsome and versatile TV personality, barrister, as well as a lecturer who stands at a tall height of around 6ft 3 (190.5 cm) with a balanced body weight of around 170 lbs. He has kept his body maintained at this age too which is so outstanding. Shaun has a bald head as his eyes color is dark brown and his body build type is average. His heartwarming smile, his entire demeanor, and his gradual escalating popularity in the industry make him the perfect catch. 

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