James Martin Bio, Age, Ethnicity, Family, Height, Net Worth, Restaurants and Cookbooks

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James Martin Biography and Wiki

James Martin is a British chef and television host best known for his work with the BBC and ITV. Before leaving the BBC in 2016, Martin hosted the BBC cooking program Saturday Kitchen.

James Martin Age and Birthday

How old is James? Martin is 50 years old as of 2022. He was born on 30 June 1972 in Malton, United Kingdom. He celebrates his birthday on 30 June every year.

James Martin Nationality and Ethnicity

Martin is of British nationality by birth. He was born in Malton, United Kingdom. He is of mixed ethnicity/origin. READ ALSO: Tom Kerridge 

James Martin Family

Martin assisted his mother in the kitchen while growing up on the Castle Howard estate where his family was a farming family, which sparked his interest in food. He was a resident of Welburn, England, and went to Malton School after Amotherby School.

James Martin Wife

Is chef James Martin in a relationship? Since 2011, Martin has been dating TV producer Louise Davies, who has been his longtime girlfriend. On Celebrity Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, James first met Davies. Cooper and Ralph are the names of Martin’s two dogs.

James Martin Height

Martin stands at an average height of 6 feet 2 inches (188.0 cm).

James Martin Net Worth

What is Gordon Ramsey worth? Martin has an estimated net worth of $5 Million.

James Martin Restaurants

In 2011, Martin opened “The Leeds Kitchen,” a restaurant inside the Alea Casino in Leeds. In March 2013, the restaurant and casino both closed. He opened a restaurant in 2012 in Malton, North Yorkshire, at The Talbot Hotel.At the end of 2012, the restaurant was awarded a Michelin star.Jay Rayner, a food critic for The Observer, wrote about it in June 2013 and said that his meal there was “three beautifully poised, close to faultless dishes.” In February of 2015, Martin left The Talbot.

Martin opened Martin Manchester in September 2013, specializing in contemporary British cuisine. James Kitchen is a bakery and cafe with four locations: inside Debenhams at intu Lakeside, airside at Stansted and Glasgow airports, and inside Manchester Piccadilly Train Station.

James Martin SpudULike

Martin collaborated with the potato company Albert Bartlett to develop the new menu for the opening of the SpudULike by James restaurant chain in the autumn of 2021. Spudulike, which operated from 1974 to 2019, has been relaunched.

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James Martin Journalism

Martin penned a motoring column for the UK newspaper The Mail on Sunday up until 2013. Martin claimed in his column in 2009 that he detested cyclists and enjoyed frightening them by driving an electric Tesla Roadster (2008) in a way that startled a group of cyclists and caused them to veer off the road. He issued an apology after receiving backlash from cycling organizations and athletes like Bradley Wiggins and Stuart O’Grady. There have been complaints about the unsafe and illegal driving.

James Martin Cookbooks

  • The Deli Cookbook
  • Martin’s Delicious!: The Deli Cookbook
  • Easy British Food
  • James Desserts
  • Martin’s Great British Winter Cookbook
  • Eating In With James
  • The Great British Village Show Cookbook
  • The Saturday Kitchen Cookbook
  • James – The Collection
  • James’s Great British Dinners
  • Driven: Cooking in the Fast Lane – My Story
  • James – Desserts
  • My Kitchen
  • Masterclass: Make Your Home Cooking Easier
  • James Easy Everyday: The Essential Collection
  • Slow Cooking: Mouthwatering Recipes with Minimum Effort
  • Fast Cooking: Really Exciting Recipes in 20 Minutes