IF you need money-saving advice, professional Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis is the man you need.
The finance journalist and TV personality is often on our screens revealing his best penny-pinching tips – and he’s one person Brits feel they can trust when it comes to their hard-earned cash.
What is Martin Lewis’ net worth?
Martin has certainly put his money know-how to good use as he is worth a fortune.
He has an estimated net worth of £128M.
Martin set up his successful Moneysavingexpert.com for just a £100 in 2003.
He then sold it to Moneysupermarket.com in an £87m deal in 2012.
What is Martin Lewis’ backstory?
Martin Lewis was born in Withington, Manchester.
He studied government and law at the London School of Economics, before branching into broadcast journalism at Cardiff University.
After graduating, he landed a job in this field, working as a producer for BBC Radio Five Live.
Since then, the finance journalist has appeared on a number of different TV shows as a money expert.
Why is Martin Lewis famous?
Martin Lewis is best-known for being the founder of Money Saving Expert, which he set up in 2003.
Just as the website’s name suggests, it posts advice and consumer finance information for Brits.
Money Saving Expert has won a variety of different awards, with The Times claiming the webpage is one of “ten that stun with sheer insight or inspired rich media”.
After launching his successful site, Martin was invited to act as an expert on a wide variety of different telly programmes.
You’re likely to have spotted him making weekly appearances as Financial Editor on This Morning and Good Morning.
What TV shows has Martin Lewis featured on?
As well as being a daytime TV regular, the 48-year-old has worked on his own shows.
Since 2012, he has co-presented The Martin Lewis Money Show on ITV alongside Loose Women’s Saira Khan.
He has also regularly featured on It Pays to Watch!, Tonight, Good Morning Britain, Watchdog and Lorraine.
Who is his wife Lara Lewington?
Lara is a TV presenter, journalist and ex-weather girl.
She has been a reporter on BBC’s Click, which covers consumer technology news.
Lara also writes a technology column for a women’s magazine.
She married Martin in May 2009 and gave birth to their first child, a daughter, in November 2012.