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Aoife Wilson Age, Bio Wikipedia, Husband, Married, Partner, Eurogamer

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Name Aoife Wilson
Age / How old / Birthday / Date of Birth / DOB November 23, 1986. As of 2024, she is around 38 years old.
Wedding & Marriage / Husband / Spouse / Partner Married. Check the full bio for relationship details.
Children / No. of Kids None
Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race White
Nationality British
Did Aoife Wilson leave Eurogamer? In June 2019, Aoife became Head of Video at Eurogamer
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Introduction :

  • Aoife Wilson is a London-based journalist, writer, and TV presenter who specialises in tech, video games, comic books, and geek culture.
  • Aoife is best known through her work with Eurogamer, a video game journalism website that operates a popular YouTube channel with more than 700,000 subscribers.

Personal Life, Parents and Family Details :

  • Aoife was born on November 23, 1986, in Limerick, Ireland. She grew up in Londonderry, the second-largest city in Northern Ireland. She has one older brother named Nicolas.
  • Parents : Her father’s name is Joseph Wilson, and her mother’s name is Alacoque Wilson.
  • In 2006, Aoife moved to London to study film and TV production. She leveraged her early work of writing scripts for a Gaming TV production company & turned it into a freelance career in gaming journalism.
  • Aoife married Sebastian Ford (aka Seb) in 2019, who also works in the gaming journalism industry and runs a video production company called DoubleJump. The couple lives together in London, UK.
  • Aoife is openly bisexual. In a September 2020 Twitter post, she wished ‘Happy Bi Visibility Day’ to all the bi babes. She feels bisexuality is a rainbow that includes all genders.

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  • Despite being bi, Aoife considers Seb as the “best human she has ever met!”

Education : Qualifications, High School & College Info

  • Aoife went to Steelstown Road primary school and attended Oakgrove College in Londonderry, North Ireland.
  • She wanted to be a veterinarian when she was young but quickly decided against the idea after taking a summer job in a local veterinary clinic and helped the team euthanize animals.
  • At the age of 20, Aoife moved to London and pursued an undergraduate degree in film and TV production at the University of Westminster.
  • An avid reader and writer, Aoife channelled her university education and personal interest in gaming and journalism to write scripts for a gaming TV production company. Eventually, she began writing for BBC, BAFTA, TechRadar, Gamespot, and other publications.

Career, Income, Salary and Net Worth :

  • Aoife describes her entrance into the world of gaming journalism as something she “fell into overtime.”
  • The talented journalist remains an avid filmgoer and critic, going so far as to recommend future gaming journalists to base their own careers on the insight that film production offers.
  • In 2014, Aoife began working as a video producer for Eurogamer. Prior to this, she was a staff writer for Future Publishing, which develops content for a variety of media companies, including Live Science, TechRadar, and PC Gamer.
  • In Jan 2020, Aoife and her friend Julia Hardy announced that they are launching a new BBC sounds podcast focused on telling stories of inspiring people.
  • Aoife is considered one of the most important female personalities in the UK gaming industry, historically dominated by male journalists and presenters. She has made headlines for confronting sexism and internet trolling head-on.

Interesting Facts, Height and Trivia :

  • Having lived in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland during her youth, Wilson frequently fields questions about her accent. She finds the confusion over her accent both puzzling and amusing.
  • Aoife’s name is a traditional Irish form of the name “Eve” or “Eva.” Its pronunciation is nearly the same, but with less voicing on the consonant sound, like in the word, “sofa.”
  • She frequently makes her voice heard when it comes to LGBT rights, particularly in her home country of Ireland. Along with her husband, Aoife regularly participates in LGBT events and pride marches.
  • According to a 2008 interview with a local newspaper in Derry, the human quality that Aoife admires most is courage. The one that she admires the least is ignorance.

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