Oliver Wainwright


Birthday July 30, 1985

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace England

Age 38 years old

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Architecture and design columnist who has risen to widespread renown for his work for The Guardian UK. He has also contributed to the UK's The Times and has worked as the features editor for Building Design. 

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Cambridge with his degree in architecture in 2006. He would later earn his master's in architecture from the Royal College of Art in 2010. 


He worked as a contracting architect before turning to journalism full-time and joining The Guardian in 2012. He has gained popularity on Instagram with more than 70,000 followers to his OllyWainwright account. 

Family Life

His father is former Guardian journalist Martin Wainwright. 

Associated With

He and Jonathan Freedland are both famous journalists known for their work for Britain's The Guardian.