James Martin is a British chef, television presenter, and a private pilot license. Many people know him for hosting his own cooking shows on the BBC and ITV. From 2006 to 2016, he had presented the BBC cookery series Saturday Kitchen on the BBC. His other television shows include French Adventure (2017), Saturday Morning with James Martin (2017–present), and James Martin’s American Adventure (2018).
Furthermore, he had revealed that he has set up the Hotel du Vin in Winchester as Head Chef, at the age of 22. Since then he has been earning good fame as well as wealth from his career in the food industry. Wanna know whether he is married or in a relationship? Then keep on scrolling.
Caption: The British chef, James Martin.
James Martin: Bio, Family, Career
The popular chef was born 30 June 1972 in Malton, North Riding of Yorkshire, England. He has not revealed information on his parents in the media. However, his parents were farmers on the Castle Howard estate. When he was a kid, he helped his mother in the kitchen and started his interest in cuisine. Regarding his education, he attended Amotherby School in Malton and Malton School.
In his early career, he trained at Hostellerie De Plaisance, Saint-Émilion, France. Following that, he worked as a Pastry Chef at Chewton Glen Hotel for two years. He later began to appear on television in 1996 hosting television programs on BBC like Ready Steady Cook and The Big Breakfast.
Before leaving BBC, he had worked in BBC Food’s Stately Suppers with Alistair Appleton and BBC One show Saturday Kitchen (2006-2016). Martin toured his debut live play, ‘Plates, Mates, and Automobiles,’ around the UK in February and March 2016. Martin has hosted Saturday Morning with James Martin, an ITV Saturday morning food show, since September 2017.
He also has been a columnist for the UK newspaper The Mail on Sunday and worked until 2013. In New Milton, Hampshire, James teaches at The Kitchen – Cookery School at Chewton Glen, a cookery school and relaxed dining restaurant. As a published writer, he has written several books including Masterclass: Make Your Home Cooking Easier, More Home Comforts, James Martin’s Great British Adventure, and James Martin’s Complete Home Comforts.
James Martin: Personal Life & Girlfriend
The chef rarely talks about his private matters in the media. However, he has been in a long-term relationship with his girlfriend, Louise Davies. Since 2011, they are sharing a good bonding with each other, but he revealed his relationship in August 2016. Furthermore, the couple met on the set of Celebrity Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.
Since then, they began to spend all their spare time together and prefer to spend their quality time with his two dogs: Ralph and Cooper. The couple has not engaged or married yet but has a good relationship with each other. In the past, he was in a relationship with James Bond boss Barbara Broccoli. The actress was 12 years older than him and had dated four years together ending a relationship in 2005.
Caption: James Martin and Louise Davies
James Martin: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Coming over to his earning, he has been making a good amount of money from his career. Therefore, he has an estimated net worth of around $5 million. James also makes a hefty amount from his number of restaurants, bakeries, and cafes. Additionally, he has huge followers on his social media platforms from where she collected a profitable amount of money.
He is active over different social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. He has an unverified Facebook account under his name with more than 646k followers. On Instagram, he goes by the verified account @jamesmartinchef with 648k followers. He has more than 707.6k followers on his unverified Twitter account @jamesmartinchef.
James Martin: Body Measurements
The handsome chef has a well-built body with unknown body measurements of chest-waist-hips respectively. His body stands to a height of 6 feet 1 inch or 1.85 meters with a bodyweight of 102 kg. He has blue eyes color with dark brown hair color.
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