Who is Craig Ferguson’s wife? Megan Wallace Cunningham Wiki Bio
Megan Wallace Cunningham was born in Chester, Vermont, USA in 1975, she is an art dealer, but better known for being the wife of Craig Ferguson, an American TV personality and comedian.
Early life and education
Megan was born into a wealthy family who owns a big farm in Vermont. Megan is an only child, and was raised by her mother who was a housewife, while her father was a businessman. She attended a local high school in Vermont before enrolling at college, and graduating with a bachelor’s degree in 1997.
Craig Ferguson & Megan Wallace Cunningham
Career as an art dealer
Megan launched her career as an art dealer shortly after graduation, and has built a large net worth for herself over the course of years, commensurate with her reputation.
Love life and marriage with Craig Ferguson
Megan met Craig in 2005 with the help of a mutual friend; they started dating not long after, and married in 2008 at Megan’s family’s farm in Chester, with only their closest friends and family in attendance. Megan gave birth to their son Liam Ferguson in 2011, but this isn’t Craig’s first child as he was married two times previously. He married Anne Hogarth in 1983 but they split after three years, then married his second wife Sascha Brown in 1998, and she gave birth to their son Milo Hamish Ferguson in 2001.
They split in 2004 – Craig has stated how his failed marriages were his fault as he had relationship and communication issues. Megan, Craig, and their son Liam are seemingly leading a happy life together.
Hobbies and other interests
Megan has been interested in all kinds of art since she was a teenager, and often attends photography exhibitions and goes to museums. She is very keen on learning about the history of countries around the world, and has been to Europe and Africa on several occasions, visiting countries such as France and Belgium, and Egypt and Morocco. She was physically very active while attending high school, as she swam and played women’s soccer while she learned how to ride a horse on her family’s farm.
Today she does yoga and meditates on a daily basis, and uses her Instagram account to advise her fans to do the same, as she believes it can improve every person’s quality of life. Megan is a philanthropist who has volunteered with several charity organizations during the years, while she is mostly focused on providing food and shelter for the homeless and those who have been hit by a natural disaster.
Appearance and net worth
Megan is 44 years old. She has long blonde hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall, and weighs around 136lbs (64kgs). Her net worth is over $1 million, while Craig’s net worth is over $30 million, as of early 2020.
Who is Craig Ferguson?
Craig Ferguson was born in Springburn, Glasgow in Scotland, on 17 May 1962, so his zodiac sign is Taurus, and he holds British and American nationality. Craig is an author, actor, comedian, and a TV host, best known for hosting the “Celebrity Name Game” TV show. Craig was raised in Springburn by his parents Robert and Janet Ferguson. He was chubby as he was growing up and was therefore bullied while attending Muirfield Primary School. From there, he enrolled at Cumbernauld High School, but quit before matriculation at the age of 16 and started working at a local factory owned by Burroughs Corporations.
— Craig Ferguson (@CraigyFerg) December 4, 2019
His first visit to the US was in 1975, to see his uncle who lived on Long Island in New York; Craig moved to New York City in 1983, and worked on a construction site before becoming a bouncer at the Save the Robots nightclub. He travel back and forth from the US to Scotland several times. He launched his career as a drummer for the Exposure rock band, before he joined The Bastards from Hell punk band. He then tried himself out in comedy, and created a character which he named Bing Hitler, described as ‘a parody of all the über-patriotic native folk singers who seemed to infect every public performance in Scotland’.
After he portrayed the character at the Edinburgh Festival, he appeared in the “Red Dwarf” TV series, then “Hogmanay Show” and “One Foot in the Grave” Christmas special in 1993. In 1992, he started hosting his own BBC Scotland show entitled “2000 Not Out”. In November 1994, Craig moved to Los Angeles and won his first role in 1995 in the “Maybe This Time” ABC comedy, as baker Logan McDonough. He became popular in the US after he was cast to play Mr. Wick in “The Drew Carey Show”, eventually from 1996 to 2003.
He was mostly famous for his posh ‘English’ accent, especially for his methods of firing people – after he quit the show in 2003, he occasionally appeared in it during its final two seasons. Craig has written and starred in three films, entitled “The Big Tease”, “I’ll Be There”, and “Saving Grace” – for the latter he won the Audience Award for Best Film at Aspen in Dallas, and was named the best new director at the Napa Valley Film Festival. He has appeared in numerous movies throughout the years, some of which are “Niagara Motel”, “Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events”, and “Born Romantic” while he has lent his voice to characters in animated movies, some of which are “Brave”, “How To Train Your Dragon”, and its sequel “How To Train Your Dragon 2”.
He began hosting CBS’s “The Late Late Show” on 3 January 2005, succeeding Craig Kilborn and was praised for his performance so that the show had an average of two million unique viewers in its 2007 season. He left the show on 19 December 2014, with James Corden becoming the new host.
His novel “Between the Bridges and the River” was published on 10 April 2006, and he later released his memoirs in a book entitled “American on Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot” on 22 September 2009.
His book “Riding the Elephant: A Memoir of Altercations, Humiliations, Hallucinations, and Observations” was published on 7 May 2019.
Craig is a huge fan of the “Doctor Who” TV series, and is a fan of Partick Thistle F.C. Scottish soccer team. He has five tattoos inked onto his skin – his favorite is “Join, or Die” which symbolizes his American patriotism. He has an FAA private pilot certificate which he received in 2009, hasn’t drunk alcohol since 1992 (after being addicted and having recovered successfully), and has been vegan since 2015.