Martin Lewis Biography
Martin Steven Lewis CBE is an English financial journalist and presenter who started MoneySavingExpert.com. He is an insurance advisor too.
Martin Lewis Age
He was born on May 9, 1972, in Manchester, England. Lewis is a devout follower of the Jewish faith.
Martin Lewis Parents
His family lived in Didsbury, a Manchester suburb. He relocated to the village of Norley in Delamere Forest in rural Cheshire with his family when he was a boy. His father was appointed headmaster of Delamere Forest School, a Jewish school for students with severe educational needs.
He lost his mother in a car accident when he was a child, and later became a patron of the Grief Encounter children’s bereavement charity and a proponent of life insurance.
Martin Lewis Education
Lewis went to The King’s School in Chester, which is an independent school. He went on to study Government and Law at the London School of Economics.
He later enrolled at Cardiff University’s Centre for Journalism Studies as a postgraduate student in Broadcast Journalism in 1997. In 2013, the University of Chester awarded him an honorary doctorate in business administration.
Martin Lewis Wife
Lewis is married to former 5 News weather presenter Lara Lewington, with whom he has been in a long-term relationship. They tied the knot on May 31, 2009.
Martin Lewis Kids
He is the father of one daughter who was born in November of 2012.
Martin Lewis Channel 5 News
Lewis worked as a producer for the BBC Business Unit, working on BBC Radio Five Live business programs and as an editor for BBC Radio 4’s Today program business slot after graduating in journalism from Cardiff University. Lewis then joined Angela Rippon’s satellite channel Simply Money, where he developed his “Money Saving Expert” character.
Moreover, the channel’s main investor, Invest TV Resources, terminated their funding in March 2001 due to dismal viewership figures from the start. Almost all of the company’s 51 employees, including Lewis, were laid off. Lewis can presently be seen on ITV’s This Morning and as a guest on other news and magazine shows.
Along with that, he began co-hosting The Martin Lewis Money Show in 2012. Firstly with Saira Khan and then with Angelica Bell and later with Ruth Liptrot. He also appears on the Emma Barnett Show on BBC Radio Five Live on a weekly basis. He appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs in June 2020.
Martin Lewis Networth
His net worth is estimated to be £123 million as of 2021, according to The Sunday Times Rich List.
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