Clarke Carlisle was born on 14th October 1979 to Mervin and Rose. He attended the Balshaw’s CE High School located in Leyland, and he went on to study A-Level Mathematics and politics at the Ealing, Hammersmith, and West London College. He also has a degree in the professional sports writing and broadcasting from the Staffordshire University.
He is married to Gemma whom he met prior to his admission to Sporting Chance Clinic. The couple exchanged their vows with each other on the island of Antigua. They had two children together - a son named Marley and a daughter named Honey. He also has one daughter from his previous marriage and she is named as Francesca.
Gemma separated with Clarke in early 2015 after he suffered from depression and tried to commit suicide in December 2014.
He is currently married to Carrie who is six months pregnant as of November 2017.