Mystic Meg Biography, Career, Death, Age, Family, and Net Worth

Who is Mystic Meg?

Eileen Anderson famously known by her stage name Mystic Meg was an English professional astrologer who had a regular astrology column in The Sun and the News of the World. Meg also hosted Mystic Meg’s Wheel of Destiny for Sun Bingo. She became famous when she hosted what became a regular item on the first broadcast of the National Lottery draw in 1994. Meg’s image also appears on various astrology-related books and merchandise.

Mystic Meg Career

Meg appeared weekly on The National Lottery Live in ‘Mystic Meg Predicts’, a 45-second reading from 1994 to 2000. During this time, she attempted to predict facts about the future winner. Comedian Brian Conley spoofed her under the guise of Septic Peg, a character on The Brian Conley Show, with Meg even appearing together with his parody. In the first edition of the News of the World for each year, she made predictions for the coming 12 months. These predictions were a famous feature of the paper.

Mystic partnered with bookmaker Gala Coral Group and was the face of their Grand National ”You’re Guaranteed a Fortune” marketing campaign in April 2015. She owned a number of racehorses under the company name Mystic Meg Limited, based in Bedford. The horses consisted of Astrodonna, Astroangel, and Astronova, and other horses with celestial names. She launched a website, featuring horoscopes, personalized readings, and a telephone hotline with a selection of her favorite professional psychics in 2015. On January 2, 2015, Meg left The Sun. Meg’s name would be used in British political culture as an answer to a difficult question.


On March 9, 2023, Meg died from influenza at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London at the age of 80.

How old is Mystic Meg?

Born Margaret Anne Lake, Mystic Meg was born on July 27, 1942, in Accrington, Lancashire, England. She changed her name to Eileen Anderson in the 1980s and died on March 9, 2023, of influenza at the age of 80 in Paddington, London, England. She shared her birthday with celebrities including Abby Roberts, Candy Ken, Donny Yen, Kristina Kika Kim, Jordan Spieth, Danny Duncan, Ryan Tannehill, and many more.

A photo of Mystic Meg
A photo of Mystic Meg

Mystic Meg Family

Who are Mystic Meg’s parents?

Margaret Anne Lake, later Eileen Anderson, was born in Accrington, Lancashire to Millicent Howard and Bill Lake. Her father was an RAF aircrewman, and the family was of Romani ancestry. Her mother had fallen for a BBC engineer by the time Lake was demobilized in 1946, and the marriage ended. Meg never saw her father after this and was brought up in a terraced house in Accrington, where her grandmother taught her astrology.

Does Mystic Meg have siblings?

She had not shared any information about her family with the media and she is not known of having any siblings.

Mystic Meg Education

Meg attended the University of Leeds, where she studied English. After her education, she joined the News of the World as a sub-editor. Eventually, she became deputy editor of its weekend color supplement Sunday.

Mystic Meg Partner

Meg was single and unmarried at the time of her death and was not linked to any relationships. She resided in Notting Hill with her seven cats.

Mystic Meg Kids

Meg did not have any children of her own at the time of her death as she was not married or linked in any relationship.

Mystic Meg Height

Meg has a beautiful, stunning, and physically fit body but had not shared her personal measurements with the media.

Mystic Meg’s Net Worth

English astrologer Meg was active from 1994 to her death in 2023 as a newspaper and television astrologer. She had gathered an estimated net worth of approximately $1-10 million as of 2023.

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