Matt Allwright is a well known American TV presenter and journalist.
He is famed for his outstanding contributions through several hit shows during his more than two-decade-long career primarily on BBC and with several other renowned companies.
Apart from being a prominent journalist, Matt has another side to introduce himself. He is also a columnist and social worker.
Matt has written on various subjects for The Chartered Trading Standards Institute and Best Magazine.
As a social worker, he is involved in several no-profit organizations working for homeless persons and children.
He serves as a patron for organizations like The Stillborn and Neonatal Death Society (SAND) and Launchpad.
Matt Allwright’s Bio: Family, Education
Matt Allwright was born on 14th April 1970 in England. The 49-year-old TV presenter grew up in Berkshire, England, with his family.
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Though he has not revealed much about his family, Matt frequently mentions his parents on his social media posts. For instance, on a tweet dated 2nd March 2012, he wished his mother on her birthday.
Talking about his education, he attended two schools in his hometown. At the age of seven, he attended Dolphin School in Hurst and later Reading Blue Coat School in Sonning.
For his higher studies, he joined the University of Manchester and graduated with a degree in English Language and Literature.
Soon after graduation, he went to Japan for teaching. There he taught English in high schools.
Three years later, he returned from Japan and began his journalism career as a presenter for BBC One’s popular consumer program, Watchdog, in 1997.
Matt Allwright with his Watchdog Live Crew (Photo: BBC)
Working in Watchdog for four years, Matt began to present BBC One’s another program, Rogue Traders, in 2001, which was an instant hit with eight million regular audiences.
After hosting his hit show, Matt has worked in several TV programs. In 2010, Matt hosted The One Show, and in 2011, You’ve Been Scammed; both were BBC One’s popular shows.
In 2013, Matt presented Dominic Littlewood, a consumer rights program. In the same year, he also co-hosted Keeping Britain Safe with Julia Bradbury.
As of 2019, Matt is hosting BBC One’s The Empty Housing Scandal.
Married To Wife
Matt Allwright is happily married to his wife. He is the father of two kids, one daughter, and a son.
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Though Matt has not provided details about his wife and children, he has been talking about them on social media time and again.
On a tweet dated 28th May 2013, Matt mentioned his wife. Similarly, on different tweets, Matt has mentioned his kids.
Seeing his tweets, one can say Matt is a caring father and loving husband too apart from being a successful TV presenter and journalist.
Amidst his busy working hours, he always finds time to celebrate with his family since he is mostly a family loving person and enjoys spending time with family rather than going out for parties.