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Who is Gary Anderson? Bio, Age, Wiki, Net Worth, Relationship, Wife, Height

Gary Anderson

Who is Gary Anderson?

Gary Anderson, also known as The Flying Scotsman, is a Scottish professional darts player who currently competes for the Professional Darts Gary Andersonorporation (PDC).

He is a two-time PDC World Champion, having captured the title in 2015 and 2016. He was a former BDO and WDF world champion.

Gary is known for his high scoring and one of the game’s cleanest throws.

In the 2015 PDC World Championship final, he defeated Phil Taylor 7-6. Similarly, Gary defeated Adrian Lewis 7-5 in 2016.

Furthermore, the Scottish player has made the finals in 2011, 2017, and 2021.

Today we bring you all of the Scottish World Champion’s career highlights and controversies.

The article also includes information about his marriage and net worth. So stick with us to learn everything there is to know about the world champion.

Relationship Details, Gary Anderson is Married?

Rosemary was the darts player’s previous wife. Tai is the name of their son, whom they had together.

However, the couple divorced, and Garry began dating Rachel Ford. Garry and Rachel began dating in 2015. The couple had three children.

Chelsea River Anderson, their firstborn daughter, was born in 2017. Similarly, they welcomed their lovely son Joel Anderson in 2019.

Finally, Ryan Anderson, their third child, was born in 2021.

The couple also owns the “Wellington Arms” tavern in Rooksbridge. The five-person family enjoys each other’s company and respects each other.

The couple secretly married recently. Garry guests to his postponed 51st birthday party, according to multiple sources.

Later, he surprised the guests by announcing his marriage. The location of the wedding reception and other details are unknown.

Gary, on the other hand, posted a photo of himself with his bride on Twitter with the caption, “That’s it the old ball & chain now @fordey180 thanks to everyone who made the party last night hope you enjoyed it!”

Following the post, his Twitter was inundated with congratulations. Former world champion Adrian Lewis and former professional darts player Jamie Caven were among the first to wish Gary well.

Quick facts about Gary Anderson

Full Name Gary Anderson
Nick Name The Flying Scotsman
Birth Date December 22, 1970
Birth Place Musselburgh, Scotland
Residence Burnham-on-Sea, England
Nationality scottish
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity

Gary Anderson: Early Life, Age, Wiki, Parents, Ethnicity

Gary, also known as “The Flying Scotsman,” was born on December 22, 1970, in Musselburgh, Scotland.

His father’s name, however, is Gordon Anderson, but his mother’s name is unknown. Gary has an older brother named Stewart Anderson.

Unfortunately, Gary’s family members have both passed away! Stewart passed away in the autumn of 2011. Gordon Anderson died the following spring, not long after.

Education, Schooling, University

There is no information about his education and schooling.

Professional Career, (Professional Darts Player)

Anderson won the International Darts League and the World Darts Trophy consecutively for the first time in his career in 2007.

It was an impressive feat because he defeated elite players and world champions from both competing organizations, the Professional Darts Corporation and the BDO.

Gary also won the Zuiderduin Masters two years in a row, the first as an unranked event and the second as the tournament’s first major title after it was elevated to that level.

Similarly, the player finished 2007 as the WDF’s world number one, but he finished 2008 as the world number two behind Scott Waites.

In addition, Gary won the German Open, Welsh Open, and BDO International Grand Prix in 2008, among other titles.

The victory of the Scottish player was followed by others. In 2008, he won the Dutch Pentathlon, which he defended in 2009, setting a new world record of 502 points.

Between 2000 and 2008, Gary Anderson represented Scotland in three WDF World Cups, four WDF Europe Cups, and five Six Nations Cups.

In addition, with Scotland, he won back-to-back Six Nations Cups in 2002 and 2003, as well as the WDF Europe Cup four-man and overall team titles in 2002.

Gary was an expert at darts. He appeared in 32 international matches for Scotland, winning 22 of them.

Gary was knocked out in the fourth round of the 2020 PDC World Darts Championship by Nathan Aspinall.

He returned to the Premier League after a year away. In the final inaugural Players Championship tournament in 2020, the Scottish player defeated Jeff Smith.

It was his first ranking title since the 2018 Matchplay.

Similarly, Gary reached his first televised singles final since 2018 but was defeated by Dimitri Van den Bergh at the 2020 World Matchplay. Gary was seeded thirteenth in the 2021 PDC World Darts Championship.

Following his first-round victory over Madars Ramza, he downplayed his chances of winning a third-world title. He described 2019 and 2020 as “rotten.”

Net Worth 2023, Salary, Assets

Gary Anderson has had a distinguished career in darts. Throughout his successful career, the 51-year-old has amassed approximately £4 million in prize money.

Gary Anderson’s net worth is estimated to be $6 million as of 2022.

Furthermore, his bar, prize money, and sponsorship are the FlyingScotsman’s primary sources of income.

Rumors and Controversy

Talking about his rumors and controversy, he has not been in any part of rumors and controversy to date.

What is the Height of Gary Anderson? Weight, Full Body Status

Height 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m)
Reach Not Available
Weight 187.3 lb (85 kg)
Chest size 34 inches
Biceps size 16 inches
Waist size 36 inches
Shoe size 9 (US)
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown/ Black

Social Media Accounts

The Flying Scotsman is not present on all social media platforms. He is, however, active on Twitter. He has over 178k followers on Twitter.

“Official account of the 2015 & 2016 World Darts Champion Gary Anderson!” reads his Twitter bio. Premier League champion in 2011 and 2015, and 2014 Players Champion.”

Gary usually tweets about current events, auctions, and darts memories. If you want to learn more about Gary, you can follow him on Twitter.

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