(October 18, 1978- )
Born in Otley, England, United Kingdom
Outside center for Bath (1997-2005) and Gloucester (2005- )
Captain of the English national rugby union team (2011)
Married Zara Phillips, granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II (July 30, 2011)
Why he might be annoying
He broke his nose eight times during his career.
His nose has its own Facebook page.
He said one of his biggest regrets is not getting braces to straighten his teeth.
He was convicted twice of driving drunk, and was banned from driving for three years for the second offence.
He racked up a $20,000 bill for the booze at his three-day-long bachelor party.
Why he might not be annoying
He turned down an offer from Princess Anne to pay for a nose job so he would look better for the wedding.
He suffered a punctured lung and torn liver after landing on another player's foot while diving for the ball (February 2, 2008).
He posed naked (except for a strategically placed rugby ball) for a PSA about testicular cancer.
He was introduced to Zara by Prince Harry during the 2003 Rugby World Cup.
He said about his relationship with Zara, 'We try to stay out of the public eye as much as we can, but it's quite hard sometimes.'
Credit: C. Fishel
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Year In Review:
For 2017, as of last week, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 80.0% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 10 Votes: 70.0% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 17 Votes: 64.71% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 12 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 19 Votes: 68.42% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 96 Votes: 77.08% Annoying
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