Mark Wright lands new role on kids' TV - set to become a CBBC presenter!

Published Saturday, Apr 11 2015, 16:30 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Mark Wright has landed himself a brand new TV job.

The reality TV star turned DJ and presenter, 28, is joining CBBC as a new name.

Mark Wright appears on This Morning to talk about presenting Take Me Out: The Gossip. 02/10/2015.

© ITV / Supplied by WENN

Mark, who came to fame on ITV2's TOWIE, will present a brand new show on children's telly called Dengineers alongside Lauren Layfield.

The series will follow eight to 12 year olds who can win the chance to have a dream den designed just for them.

And Mark, who hosts ITV2's Take Me Out spin-off The Gossip, will be a friendly face to help the kids along the way.

Sister Jessica Wright is also rumoured to be making a guest appearance.

Mark Wright wraps filming for Take Me Out The Gossip
1 December

© Twitter / @MarkWright_

After the news was announced on Saturday (11 April), Mark tweeted: "Congratulations @hellolayfield I'm looking forward to working with you !! Now let's go and make some children's dreams come true #cbbc #bbc."

Co-presenter Lauren added: "It's true, me and @MarkWright_ will be filming epic new kids show The Dengineers this summer. Cannot WAIT to get started."

Although Mark has had a couple of ITV shows including Party Wright Around The World and Mark Wright's Hollywood Nights, this new series is his first on the BBC after taking part in BBC1's Strictly Come Dancing last year.

Mark will reportedly start filming in May.

Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan in St Vincent, Caribbean
16 March

© Instagram / @michkeegan

It's set to be a busy year for Mark as he also prepares to marry fiancée Michelle Keegan.

She in turn had some great career news this month as it was announced she's won her first film role in comedy drama, Strangeways Here We Come.

Former Coronation Street star Michelle will star alongside The Paradise's Elaine Cassidy and Misfits' Lauren Socha in Chris Green's new loan shark film.

Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright's romance in less than a minute!

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