Martin Roberts Biography
Martin Roberts full name Martin Leyland Roberts, is an English television presenter, property expert, investor, entrepreneur and author. He is best known for co-hosting the long-running BBC show Homes Under The Hammer alongside Lucy Alexander, which follows people as they transform homes they buy at auction.
He attended Appleton Hall Grammar School then studied Electronic Engineering at Bradford University 1983–86. He was a DJ at the university’s radio station before moving on to BBC Radio Manchester.
After rising through the ranks of the radio world, he landed his first job on TV when he was made a regular presenter on much-loved BBC travel show Wish You Were Here?
He co-presented it with telly icon Judith Chalmers, and was often seen making viewers green with envy at his sun-soaked explorations.
After that, he landed his current job on Homes Under The Hammer, alongside Dion Dublin and Martel Maxwell, and he often appears on news programmes where he gives his expert opinion on property.
Martin has also presented shows such as Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is and How to Survive the Property Crisis.
Martin’s is the author of the best selling ‘Making Money From Property’ book which has just been FULLY REVISED and UPDATED and the BRAND NEW ‘Property Auction Guide’.
Martin hosts his own weekly property show ‘Home Rule’ on Talk Radio, covering all aspects of the property world with hints, tips, advice and competitions. Martin broadcasts live from his treehouse in the West Country!
Martin Roberts on I’m A Celebrity in 2016
In 2016, Martin gained even more exposure when he became a contest on I’m A Celeb.
He had a baptism of fire when he and Danny Baker entered the camp later than the rest of celebrities, the two newcomers learning that they would have to instantly face a Bushtucker Trial.
Having chosen Olympian Sam Quek to join him for the task, the TV star sent some viewers into a meltdown as he got very close to the hockey ace during the challenge.
He has outed himself as a ‘tree hugger’, giving Adam a demonstration of how to be at one with nature.
Martin left the jungle after spending 14 days Down Under, he left during a double elimination alongside Wayne Bridge.
Martin Roberts Age
He was born on 20 July 1963 in Warrington, Lancashire, England.
Martin Roberts Wife – Martin Roberts Married
He is married to Kirsty Roberts.
Martin Roberts Children
He has two children.
Martin Roberts Books
- Great Festivals of the World
- The Travellers Handbook
- Intrepid Africa
- The Villes
- Teach Yourself Making Money from Property
- The Property Auction Guide
Martin Roberts Height
He stands at 5 feet 10 inches.
Martin Roberts Wealth
He has an accumulated net worth of 1.2 million.