Jacqueline Wilson– Biography, Facts & Life Story
Jacqueline Wilson is an eminent English writer of children’s literature. Additionally, she released the first installment of the ‘Tracy Beaker’ series, ‘The Story of Tracy Beaker.’
Also, Jacqueline was a nominee for the international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2014. Wilson is the author of many book series.
Likewise, in the year 1991, she also released the first installment of the ‘Tracy Beaker’ series, ‘The Story of Tracy Beaker.’ The immense success of the first book allowed her to release three sequels.
When did Jacqueline Wilson come out as Transgender?
She came out as gay in her 111th book, there is also a gay character who is a tomboy and falls in love with a girl making it the first lesbian relationship in her novels.
People who know her for long years had suspected that she is a lesbian but she has never publicly knowledged this fact. Additionally, Jacqueline recently spoke to The Guardian from her Sussex home.
In addition, she was also talking about the lesbian characters in her new book Love Frankie and said: “I perfectly well knew that it would shine a little light on my own private life”.
Jacqueline Wilson- Early Life
How old is Jacqueline Wilson?- Jacqueline Wilson was born Dame Jacqueline in Bath, Somerset, England on December 17, 1945. Currently, her age will be 78 years old as of 2023 and her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Jacqueline’s father’s name was Harry Aitken, who was a civil servant and her mother was Margaret Aitken, who was an antique dealer. Hence, Jacqueline holds a British nationality and her ethnicity is unknown.
Is Jacqueline Wilson single?- Jacqueline Wilson was in a relationship with Millar Wilson, she married in the year 1965 when she was 19. Then, two years later, they had a daughter named Emma. But, they divorced in the year 2004. Moreover, she revealed that she had been living with her partner, Trish, for 18 years.
Jacqueline Wilson- Wiki and Facts
|Real Name||Jacqueline Wilson|
|Nick Name||Jacky Daydream|
|Birthday||December 17, 1945|
|Birthplace||Bath, Somerset, England|
|Mother’s Name||Margaret Aitken|
|Father’s Name||Harry Aitken|
|Eyes Color||Dark Brown|
|Relationship Status||In Relationship|
|Wife/ Spouse||William Millar Wilson|
|Net Worth||$1 million- $5 million|
Net Worth 2022/2023
What is Jacqueline Wilson’s net worth?- Jacqueline Wilson Jacqueline has an estimated net worth of around $1 million- $5 million. But, there is no information about her salary.
Awards and Nomination
Wilson has won several awards such as Smarties Prize and the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize. Likewise, The Illustrated Mum (1999) won the annual Guardian Prize, a once-in-a-lifetime book award judged by a panel of British children’s writers, and the annual British Book Awards Children’s Book; it also made the 1999 Whitbread Awards shortlist. Also, The Story of Tracy Beaker won the 2002 Blue Peter People’s Choice Award. Moreover, Girls in Tears was the Children’s Book of the Year at the 2003 British Book Awards.
She has also received honorary degrees from the ‘University of Winchester,’ the ‘University of Roehampton,’ the ‘University of Dundee,’ and ‘Kingston University.’ In 2008, she was also awarded the honor of the ‘Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.’ In the year 2017, she was honored with a ‘BAFTA Children’s Award.
Rumors and Controversy
She doesn’t seem to be involved in any rumors and controversies to date. As being an introvert, she has kept herself out of any type of scandal and controversy.
Jacqueline Wilson- Height, Weight
How tall is Jacqueline Wilson?- Jacqueline has white hair and dark brown eyes. But, her height, weight, dress, shoe size, body measurement is not available.
Social Media Appearance
Jacqueline has around 24.1K followers on Twitter, about 6K followers on Instagram. But, she is not active on Facebook.