Ian Wright

Presenter, TV Personality

1965 –


Who is Ian Wright?

Ian Douglas Wright is an English television host and comedian. Wright was host of Pilot Productions' travel/adventure television series Globe Trekker. He also hosted the short-lived program Ian Wright Live, a show filmed before a live audience and featured discussions on various travel topics.

A seasoned international traveller, Wright is perhaps the most recognizable host of Globe Trekker. He is known for his witty banter and amusing interactions with locals. For 7 years, he hosted over 50 episodes of the program, including more extreme locations like Arctic Canada, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, Russia, Armenia, Nepal, Australian Outback, and even northern Norway. To date, Wright has won three U.S. Cable Ace Awards for Best Magazine Host.

Wright now also stars in the cable channel Discovery Travel & Living show VIP Weekends with Ian Wright.

In 2008, Wright appeared in America the Wright Way which aired on the Travel Channel. In this series, Wright travels to American cities and does his usual bit of visiting interesting locations and interacting with locals.

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May 17, 1965
Also known as
  • Ian Douglas Wright
  • England
Lived in
  • Suffolk

on July 23, 2013


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