James Martin : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Salary

James Martin is a British chef and television presenter know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Salary

Name James Martin
Birthdate ( Age) 30 June 1972
Place of Birth Malton, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Marital Status  In Relationship
Spouse/Partner Louise Davies (2011–)
Children Not Yet
Parents Ian Martin, Sue Martin
Education Amotherby School in Malton and Malton School
Profession British chef and television presenter
Net Worth $12 million
Last Update August 2021

James Martin is a British chef and television presenter, best known for his television work with the BBC and ITV.Martin presented the BBC cookery series Saturday Kitchen from 2006 until 2016, before leaving the BBC.

More recently, Martin has presented James Martin’s French Adventure (2017), Saturday Morning with James Martin (2017–present) and James Martin’s American Adventure (2018) for ITV.

Early Life and Family

Martin’s family were farmers on the Castle Howard estate and he helped his mother in the kitchen, which started his interest in cuisine. He lived in Welburn, attended Amotherby School in Malton and Malton School.

James Martin Wife

Martin has been in a relationship with his long-term girlfriend Louise Davies, who is a TV producer, since 2011. James met Davies on Celebrity Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

James Martin Net Worth

James Martin is a British chef and television presenter, best known for his television work with the BBC and ITVwho has an estimated Net Worth of between $12 million in 2021. 

Professional Career


Martin opened his restaurant, called “The Leeds Kitchen”, inside the Alea Casino in Leeds in 2011. The casino, and with it the restaurant, closed in March 2013.In 2012 he opened a restaurant inside The Talbot Hotel, Malton, North Yorkshire. The restaurant won a Michelin star at the end of 2012. In June 2013 it was reviewed by food critic Jay Rayner for The Observer who described his meal there as “three beautifully poised, close to faultless dishes”. Martin left The Talbot in February 2015.

In September 2013 Martin opened his restaurant James Martin Manchester, specialising in modern British cuisine.There are four branches of James Martin Kitchen bakery and cafe located at; airside at Stansted and Glasgow airports, inside Debenhams at intu Lakeside and at Manchester Piccadilly Train Station.[

TV Programmes

He first appeared on television in 1996 with programmes including James Martin: Yorkshire’s Finest (set in various Yorkshire locations with an emphasis on Yorkshire cuisine), Ready Steady Cook and The Big Breakfast.

Martin co-presented BBC Food’s Stately Suppers with Alistair Appleton, and then appeared on the Channel 4 programme Richard & Judy, where he would visit a member of the public in their own home who had been nominated to be cooked a ‘comfort food’ meal. From 2006 until 2016, he was the presenter of the BBC One show Saturday Kitchen.

In September 2011, James was tasked with revamping the menu and catering facilities at Scarborough General Hospital, for Operation Hospital Food for the BBC.The show was recommissioned for a second and third series which were shown on BBC One in 2013 and 2014 respectively.

In June 2013, The Roux Scholarship was shown on Watch. Martin joined the judging panel along with other celebrity chefs including Rick Stein, Raymond Blanc and Angela Hartnett.In July 2013, Martin appeared alongside Angela Hartnett and Richard Corrigan on BBC One on a special edition of The Great British Menu entitled The Great British Budget Menu. The show aimed to highlight food poverty and involved the chefs cooking nutritious meals on a budget.

In September 2013,the programme James Martin’s Food Map of Britain aired on BBC Two. There were 10 episodes with each focusing on a different region of Britain. James investigated the produce of each area and cooked two dishes per episode. Since 2013, he has been a judge on Junior Bake Off on the CBBC channel.

In October 2014, James presented a new daytime show for BBC One called Meet the Street. The show aimed to unite communities and reduce loneliness. In 2015, he guest presented numerous episodes of The One Show with Alex Jones. In 2015, Martin presented The Box, a daytime cookery series for BBC One.

In 2015, while attending the BBC Good Food Middle East Awards in Dubai, Martin witnessed the death of magazine boss, Dominic De Sousa. He had just moments before been chatting to De Sousa, and then witnessed him getting up and suffering a fatal heart attack. This event had an effect on Martin and had a part in him later deciding to leave ‘”Saturday Kitchen.

In February and March 2016 Martin toured his first live show around the UK entitled ‘Plates, mates and automobiles’.Since September 2017, Martin has presented Saturday Morning with James Martin, a Saturday morning cookery show for ITV.