Mystic Meg was an English astrologer who died on March 9, 2023. She had a regular astrology column in The Sun, and until its demise, the News of the World. She also hosted Mystic Meg’s Wheel of Destiny for Sun Bingo.
Meg came to the limelight when she hosted what became a regular item on the first broadcast of the National Lottery draw in 1994. Her image also appears on various astrology-related books and merchandise.
Mystic Meg whose real name is Margaret Anne Lake was born on July 27, 1942 (age 80 years) in Accrington, United Kingdom. She is the daughter of Romany descent, she was raised in a terraced house in Accrington, Lancashire, where her grandmother taught her astrology.
She studied English at the University of Leeds, and joined the News of the World as a sub-editor, eventually becoming deputy editor of its weekend colour supplement Sunday. In the 1980s she changed her name to Eileen Anderson and became the paper’s regular astrologer.
From 1994 to 2000 Mystic Meg appeared weekly on The National Lottery Live in ‘Mystic Meg Predicts’ – a 45-second reading during which Meg attempted to predict facts about the future winner.
In the first edition of the News of the World for each year, Mystic Meg traditionally made predictions for the coming twelve months. These predictions were a popular feature of the paper and garnered Meg many loyal fans.
In April 2015 Mystic Meg partnered with bookmaker Gala Coral Group and was the face of their Grand National “You’re Guaranteed a Fortune” marketing campaign. Images of Meg and her crystal ball featured in all of Coral’s 1,850 shops via window posters and Coral TV.
Meg owned a number of racehorses under the company name Mystic Meg Limited, based in Bedford. The horses include Astrodonna, Astroangel, and Astronova and other horses with celestial names.
In 2015 Meg launched a website, featuring horoscopes, personalized readings and a telephone hotline hosted by a selection of her favourite professional psychics. She left The Sun on 2 January 2015 but returned on 3 April 2016.
Mystic Meg Cause Of Death
Mystic Meg cause of death was not immediately released when she died on March 9, 2023.
Mystic Meg net worth
How much was Mystic Meg worth? Mystic Meg net worth was estimated at around $1 million. Mystic Meg’s salary per month and other career earnings were over $150,000 dollars annually.
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