Lucy Worsley

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Lucy Worsley ’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Lucy Worsley

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Place Of Birth

Reading, UK


48 years old

Birth Date

December 18, 1973

Star Sign


Lucy Worsley Facts

Child Star?



Curator, Historian, Author, TV Host

Education & Qualifications

Oxford University

Net Worth

$3 million

Current Partner

Mark Hines


Peter Worsley, Enid Kay Worsley.


Tom Worsley


1.7m (5'4"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Ox

About Lucy Worsley

Lucy Worsley is a British historian and one of the most revered television hosts in the United Kingdom.

Lucy Worsley is the chief curator at Historic Royal Palaces and inspector for Historic Buildings within the East Midlands region. She dedicated enough time studying William Cavendish, who was the first Duke of Newcastle, as she wrote the 'English Heritage' guide to his home, Bolsover Castle. 

Lucy Worsley is one of the celebrated presenters at BBC, and has anchored programs, such as 'If Walls Could Talk', and 'Antiques Uncovered'. BBC Books published Lucy Worsley's book 'A Very British Murder' in 2014. Lucy Worsley is the author of other books, including 'The Secret History of the Georgian Court', and 'Cavalier: A Tale of Chivalry, Passion, and Great Houses'. As a historic house curator, Lucy Worsley was major projects and research manager for Glasgow Museums.

Lucy Worsley Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Lucy Worsley’s net worth?

Lucy Worsley is famous for her contribution as a chief curator, author, and television presenter. Lucy Worsley has anchored many BBC series in England, which made her a household name. She has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

How much does Lucy Worsley earn per year?

There is no available information on how much Lucy Worsley earns annually.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Lucy Worsley?

Lucy Worsley stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (165 cm).

How old is Lucy Worsley?

As of 2021, Lucy Worsley is 48 years. She was born on December 18, 1973.

Childhood And Education

The birthplace of Lucy Worsley is Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom. She was born into the home of Peter Worsley and Enid Kay Worsley. As a family, she enjoyed the company of her sibling, Tom Worsley. She attended Abbey School, Reading, St. Bartholomew's School, Newbury, and West Bridgford School, Nottingham. Worsley's father, Peter Worsley, taught geology at Reading University, and the mother consults in educational policy and practise. Lucy Worsley studied 'Ancient and Modern History' at New College, Oxford.

During this period, she got a good grasp of British history. Having completed her studies at New College, Oxford University, she graduated from college in 1995 with a first-class honors degree. She has achieved a lot of educational qualifications and she is one of the best in her areas of expertise.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Lucy Worsley’s partner?

Lucy Worsley is married to Mark Hines. The pair met when Lucy Worsley was working for the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings. Mark Hines prefers not to be in the spotlight and does his best to stay away from the press. They got married in 2011, and have since lived together. The couple lives in an apartment together in South London, England. 
There is no available information about any child from Lucy Worsley and Mark Hines' union as they currently have none.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Lucy Worsley started her career as a historic house curator at Milton Manor in 1995. She subsequently worked for the Society of the Protection of Ancient Buildings. Following her success in this position, she thereafter became an Inspector of Historic Buildings for English Heritage in the East Midland region, England. Because of her thesis on the 'Architectural Patronage of William Cavendish, First Duke of Newcastle', the University of Sussex awarded her the Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) degree.

She subsequently became the chief curator for Historic Royal Palaces. The Historic Royal Palaces is a charity organization responsible for the maintenance of Kensington Palace State Apartments, the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, and Kew Palace in Kew Gardens. 

Lucy Worsley is one of the iconic figures on television, especially on BBC shows. Her career and contribution to the media industry are noteworthy. She has appeared and featured on several television series, such as 'If Walls Could Talk', 'Elegance and Decadence: The Age of Regency', 'Antiques Uncovered', and many others. One of her most popular series is 'A Very British Romance' which garnered a lot of opinions from viewers. 'A Very British Romance' delves deep into romantic novels and what factors dominate the stories. It further considers the British ideology behind what a happy ending story entails. 'Eliza Rose' published by Bloomsbury Children, is also one of the popular works of Worsley.

Charity Work

Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust in England has featured Lucy during one of its fundraising occasions. Aside from this, there is not much information on her charity work.

What awards has Lucy Worsley won?

The University of Sussex awarded Lucy Worsley a Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) degree. In 2015, the Royal Television Society nominated Worsley as the best presenter, and also the best history program. Worsley was further honored with an honorary Doctor of Letters from the University of Sussex. Her work and dedication caught the attention of the British government and she was appointed Worsley as the 'Officer of the Order of the British Empire'.

Lucy Worsley’s Hobbies And Interests

Worsley loves to read books as long as they are interesting. She admitted her favorite book is Jean Plaidy's 'The Young Elizabeth'. In one of her interviews, she acknowledged having a special copy of the book having a picture of the Hampton Court Palace. She also loves to write whenever she has time, and she has written a children's book which is set during the Tudor times.

Her favorite film is 'Brief Encounter', which she believes represents the lifestyle of a suburban housewife. Worsley is a lover of Mozart's piano sonata. She also loves sushi a lot.

Other Interesting Lucy Worsley Facts And Trivia

  • Running is one exercise Worsley enjoys a lot.
  • She hardly writes thank-you notes but enjoys choosing and buying presents for people.
  • Worsley hopes her epitaph would say 'she made history fun'.
  • She does not believe in aliens.
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