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Claire Fellows


Facts of Claire Fellows

Full NameClaire Fellows
First NameClaire
Last NameFellows
Professioncostume designer
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseAinsley Harriott
No Of Children2

Claire Fellows is a costume designer who is best known as the ex-wife of chef and T.V. presenter Ainsley Harriott

Married Life 

She first met her former husband at a clothes shop

It was love at first sight for her ex-husband as he fell for her the moment he saw her. 

The couple soon started dating. After dating for a year, the love birds tied wedding knot in 1989

Claire Fellows and her ex-husband
Claire Fellows and her ex-husband. (Source:

The husband and wife were living a happy married life until 2004 when news of her ex-husband having an affair with another lady surfaced the media. 

The name of Ainsley’s mistress was not disclosed because he launched a legal battle to erase the rumors of an affair and the lady he was linked to. 

Eight years later, the couple came up with shocking news that their marriage was over. A spokesman said, 

“Their separation is completely amicable and, as yet, they have no definite plans for the future.”

What Was The Main Reason Behind Their Separation?

It is not clear yet as to what the actual reason was behind their separation. 

Some believe it was because Ainsley was gay, while others believe that it was because of his extramarital affair

There were rumors that he was gay in real life, and this could have been the reason why his wife left him. 

His fans believed the rumors, which came as a surprise to him. He had to post a tweet to justify his sexuality. 

In his tweet, he mentioned that people thought he is camp because he is happy. 

He also said that he loves women as he was married once and even had kids with his wife. 

How Many Children Does She Have?

Claire and her ex-husband were blessed with two children, namely Jimmy Harriott and Maddie Harriott

Their first child, Jimmy, was born in 1992

Three years after the birth of Jimmy, the couple was blessed with their daughter, Maddie

Their son prefers to stay away from the media and live a private life. 

On the other hand, their daughter has made a public appearance with her dad. 

On March 10, 2020, Ainsley and Maddie attended the TRIC awards 2020 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, England. 

Claire Fellows's ex-husband, Ainsley Harriott, and daughter, Maddie Harriott
Claire Fellows's ex-husband, Ainsley Harriott, and daughter, Maddie Harriott. (Source:

Net Worth

According to, a costume designer earns an average pay of $14.75 per hour

We assume she too might be earning in the same range. 

Ainsley is estimated to have a net worth of $4 million

How Does Ainsley Make Money?

He has appeared in several shows including Ready Steady Cook, Ainsley’s Harriott’s Street Food, and City Hospital

In 2017, he appeared as a judge in a curry competition

For his role as a judge, he was paid $13000 from the event organizers. 

He has written cookbooks that are available online for around $17

His earnings from the sale of books to add to his net worth. Below is the list of books written by him:

Book NameYear
Ready Steady Cook 41997
Ainsley’s Big Cook Out1999
Ainsley’s Ultimate Barbeque Bible2000
Just Five Ingredients2009
100 Meals in Minutes2011

He owns a food company as well. 

The Ainsley Harriott Food Company generates revenue through the sale of a variety of edible products.


  1. As per wiki sites, Claire is the youngest sister of comedian Graham Fellows.
  2. While she was married, she lived in a $1.40 million home in South London.
  3. The names of her former husband's parents are Chester Harriott and Peppy Strudwick.
  4. Her former husband’s current age is 63.

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Updated On Thu May 13 2021 Published On Wed Jun 03 2020 By shaumya

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