Celebrity Coach Trip Season 7 kicked off with the start of New Year’s on 3 January 2022. And just like old times, our favorite tour guide Brendan Sheerin, with his team, with a new celebrity lineup. Among them is Ashley Mackenzie whom we are going to discuss in this writing.
Ashley Mackenzie was born on 17 July 1989 in Queen’s Park in London, England. So, he turned 32 years old in 2021 and he stands around 5′ 4″ (1.63 meters) tall. Now, keep reading to discover who his girlfriend is, about his daughter, net worth, and more.
Ashley Mackenzie On Celebrity Coach Trip
This season on the Channel 4 series, Celebrity Coach Trip, pairs of celebrities take on a three-week of fun trip in Braga in Portugal as they battle it out to avoid elimination, keep their seats, and be crowned winners at the end of the tour.
So, as per the show’s rules, Ashley Mackenzie was paired up with Paul Danan.
Ashley said he is thankful that the show allowed him to see new places and meet new people. According to him, this was the only reason he took on this challenge.
While he is used to traveling the world before too, this was the first time Ashley also got a chance to experience/enjoy the places he went to. Because other times it was his job taking him to places and when he is always training or competing.
Ashley was part of the Judo squad in the London 2012 Olympics and did an exceptional job also in Olympics in Rio and Tokyo.
Who Is Ashley Mackenzie Girlfriend?
Ashley McKenzie has a three-year-old daughter with his former girlfriend and fellow judo star, Automne Pavia.
“Let me tell you, she is a spitting image of me. The mother has done a great job, I cannot fault her. She’s in France. She’s always been reasonable with me with Lana-Rose. I have no problem speaking with her, no problem seeing her whenever I want. She’s done an amazing job” Ashley said about his baby mama and ex-girlfriend, back in July 2021, clearly telling us he is no longer dating her.
The same time around, Ashley also admitted his ongoing romance to a beauty technician named Cody Swanton.
So, is Ashley Mackenzie still together with his girlfriend Cody Swanton, he went on and on about? Keep reading.
Ashley Mackenzie Relationship Status
Turns out, posts featuring Cody Swanton are long gone from his social media accounts. While this may suggest that they have parted ways, Ashley seemed very serious about her when he talked to olympics.com only a couple of months back in July 2021.
Ashley had started with a “It’s taken me nearly 31 years – put my hand on my heart now – to say I’m in love with a girl that I found understands me. And it’s not an easy relationship, but I can say it’s worth it”, and went on to say so much more.
He said he loves the girl and is smitten with her before even telling the outlet that he gets along with her “down to earth” family as well.
When Was Ashley Mackenzie’s Daughter Born?
Ashley Mackenzie’s only daughter Lana-Rose was born in the year 2017. Surprisingly, the young one also shares a birthday with him.
Lana-Rose lives in France with her mother. But the father-daughter still manage to make good memories together.
Ashley’s “favorite girl” often features on his social media especially at times when he needs to tell the world that she just “melts” his heart.
Ashley Mackenzie Net Worth
Ashley Mackenzie had above an estimated £300K net worth as of January 2022.
Has Ashley Mackenzie Revealed His Parents?
Ashley believes that without his mum or his family, his brothers, his dad, his aunties, and his nans, he “certainly” would not be where he is.
Ashley had a challenging start in life. As a baby he had open-heart surgery, he was in a special school from a young age on account of his attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). As a result, he wore hearing aids and had fits. In his words, he was a troubled kid who was expelled 60 times from school. So, he now recalls had it not been for his mum Susan who was there throughout, his life could have “definitely gone the opposite way”.
So you know, his dad is Jamaican and his mum is English.
What Are Some TV Shows Starring Ashley Mackenzie?
Ashley Mackenzie has had been a part of a good number of TV shows before he decided to take on Celebrity Coach Trip.
According to IMDB, he first showed up for 12-episodes of Celebrity Big Brother in 2012. The same appeared, he was a guest panelist for an episode of The Wright Stuff.
Again, between 2012 – 2013, he was on Big Brother’s Bit on the Side for some 24 episodes.
In 2014 he appeared Commonwealth Games TV Series, in 2017 we saw him in a Mission Mudder TV Series documentary, in 2018 he appeared on 8-episodes of Celebs on the Farm, in an episode of Ex on the Beach in 2020, and in a celebrity special episode of Eating with my Ex TV Series in 2021.
In 2021, Ashley also discussed all ins and outs of an Olympic athlete on Sky Midnight News, Sky World News, Sky News at 10, and Sky News Tonight.