Nigel and Vanessa Lawson divorced in 1980, when Nigella was 20.
They both remarried: her father that year to a House of Commons researcher, Therese Maclear (to whom he was married until 2008), and her mother, in the early 1980s, to philosopher A. Ayer (they remained married until her mother's death).
But in the end he said he couldn’t go through with all of it.The 70-year-old art collector, was said to have in a placid mood on his dates with Trinny, 49, with an onlooker telling the Sunday People: 'He usually looks pretty thunderous but he seemed to be rather laidback and enjoying himself.Woodall - who shot to fame with Susannah Considine on the BBC 2 show What Not To Wear - has been predominantly single ever since she split from her husband of 10 years, the businessman Johnny Elichaoff, 53, in 2008.'They actually lined up five dates with five different women to throw him back into the social whirl,' a friend told the paper.Nigella Lucy Lawson (born 6 January 1960) is an English journalist, broadcaster, television personality, gourmet, and food writer. After graduating from Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University, Lawson started work as a book reviewer and restaurant critic, later becoming the deputy literary editor of The Sunday Times in 1986.She is the daughter of Nigel Lawson, a former Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Vanessa (née Salmon) Lawson, whose family owned the J. She then embarked upon a career as a freelance journalist, writing for a number of newspapers and magazines.