|Born||22 February 1973|
|Home town||Ardrossan, Scotland|
|Playing darts since||1991|
|Walk-on music||"Juicy Wiggle" by Redfoo|
|Organisation (see split in darts)|
|Current world ranking||81|
|BDO majors – best performances|
|World Ch'ship||Last 16: 2008|
|World Masters||Last 16: 2006|
|Finder Masters||Last 24 Group: 2008|
|PDC premier events – best performances|
|World Ch'ship||Last 64: 2016|
|Grand Slam||Group Stage: 2015|
|UK Open||Last 16: 2011|
|Players Ch'ship Finals||Last 64: 2017, 2019|
|Other tournament wins|
Boulton made his televised debut in the PDC UK Open in 2005, where starting at the preliminary round, he reached the third round, with waiter Sergio Bongiovanni amongst his victims. He was drawn against rising star Colin Osborne and lost 5-1.
Boulton played in the 2006 Winmau World Masters, beating three previous opponents before defeating Tony O'Shea in the last 32 stage. He eventually lost to Martin Adams in the last 16. He then played at the 2008 BDO World Darts Championship, causing a big upset in the first round, beating Martin Atkins before losing to Ted Hankey in the second round.
In March 2008, Boulton won the unranked North Lanarkshire Open, beating Robert Thornton in the final.
Boulton qualified for the 2009 UK Open as a pub qualifier. He beat Darren Latham 6-5 in the first round, before losing 4-6 to Wes Newton in the second round. Later that year, he claimed the Granite City Open title in Aberdeen, beating former world champion John Walton in the final.
Boulton was a stand-by qualifier for the 2011 BDO World Championship, and progressed to the first round after Martin Adams - who was already assured of a place at the Lakeside - won the Winmau World Masters. Boulton was defeated in the first round 3-0 by Robbie Green.
Andy crossed over to the PDC in 2015 through the Q School Order of Merit with 20 points. Andy also qualified for the German Masters.
The X Factor is currently sponsored by Showtime Darts, who helped to design and manufacture his new signature darts.
Boulton won a two-year PDC Tour Card at UK Q-School in January 2019 via the Order of Merit.
World Championship Performances
- 2008: Second round (lost to Ted Hankey 1–4)
- 2011: First round (lost to Robbie Green 0–3)
- 2012: First round (lost to Scott Waites 1–3)