SHAUN Bailey is running for London Mayor in this year's election.
Candidates often need support from loved ones, so who is Mrs Bailey? Here's all you need to know.
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Who is Shaun Bailey's wife Ellie?
Shaun's wife of 18-years, Ellie Bailey, revealed that she fell in love with him because of his work with disadvantaged young people.
The history teacher said the first conversation she ever had with him was about his job as youth worker.
She said: “It was inspiring and I'd never encountered anything like that and, yeah, a huge part of why I fell in love with him.”
How many children do they have?
The couple have two children together.
He is the son of a lorry driver, whose grandfather came to Britain from Jamaica as part of the Windrush generation.
He was raised in the West London area alongside his younger brother by his mum.
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Bailey joined the Army cadets while still a teenager and remained with them for another 10 years.
In 2006, he co-founded MyGeneration, a charity for young people, which closed in 2012 due to financial problems.
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