Gregg Wallace Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Gregg Wallace :

NameGregg Allan Wallace
NickNameGregg Wallace
Date of Birth17 October 1964
Age (2024)60 Years
NationalityUnited Kingdom
HomeTownPeckham, London
Height5ft 8in
ProfessionBroadcaster, entrepreneur, writer
SpouseChristine Wallace (m. 1991; div. 1991)​
Denise Wallace (m. 1999; div. 2004)​
Heidi Wallace (m. 2011; div. 2012)​
Anne-Marie Sterpini (m. 2016)
ParentsMary Pettman
Net Worth23-25 Million USD

Who is Gregg Wallace ?

Gregg Allan Wallace MBE, a prominent figure in the realms of television, entrepreneurship, and writing, has etched his name as a household favorite through his dynamic presence on the screen. Born on October 17, 1964, in Peckham, South London, Wallace’s journey to success is a testament to his resilience and multifaceted talents.

Gregg Wallace
Gregg Wallace

Wallace’s early years were marked by challenges, including leaving school at 15 and embarking on a career as a warehouseman at Covent Garden Fruit and Veg Market. His entrepreneurial spirit soon emerged as he ventured into the world of business, initially selling vegetables before establishing his own company, George Allan’s Greengrocers, in 1989. This venture flourished, attaining a remarkable turnover of £7.5 million.

In the realm of broadcasting, Wallace’s charisma and expertise have shone brightly. From co-presenting Veg Talk on BBC Radio 4 to hosting acclaimed shows like MasterChef, Celebrity MasterChef, and MasterChef: The Professionals on BBC One and BBC Two, he has captivated audiences with his culinary insights and engaging persona. His ventures into radio and television have earned him accolades, including a Royal Television Society award for Best Lifestyle Programme in 2003.

Facts about Gregg Wallace :

  • Gregg Wallace was born on October 17, 1964, in Peckham, South London.
  • He left school at 15 and started working at Covent Garden Fruit and Veg Market.
  • He later started his own successful greengrocer business, George Allan’s Greengrocers.
  • Wallace also opened restaurants like Wallace & Co and Gregg’s Bar & Grill.
  • Wallace’s broadcasting career began with co-presenting the radio show “Veg Talk.”
  • He was the original presenter of “Saturday Kitchen” before being replaced by Antony Worrall Thompson.
  • Wallace has won a Royal Television Society award for his show “Follow That Tomato.”
  • He co-presented shows like “Eat Well for Less?” and “Inside the Factory.”
  • Wallace has presented documentaries like “Gregg Wallace’s Magical Christmas Market” and travel shows like “Big Weekends with Gregg Wallace.”
  • He recently presented a mockumentary called “Gregg Wallace: The British Miracle Meat.”
Gregg Wallace
Gregg Wallace
  • Since 2005, Wallace has co-presented and judged the popular BBC cooking show “MasterChef” with John Torode.
  • He once faced criticism for his comment about a contestant’s rendang dish not being crispy enough.
  • Wallace participated in singing contest “Just the Two of Us” and the genealogy show “Who Do You Think You Are?”
  • He has also been a guest on shows like “Room 101,” “An Extra Slice,” “The Chase,” and “Strictly Come Dancing.”
  • Wallace has been married four times and has three children.
  • He met his current wife Anne-Marie Sterpini on Twitter.
  • Wallace’s son Sid was diagnosed with autism in 2022.
  • He was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 2022.
  • Wallace is a writer and has written for magazines like Good Food, Now, and Olive.
  • He is known for his enthusiasm and catchphrases on “MasterChef.”

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