Martin Lewis is an English financial journalist and broadcaster who was born on May 9, 1972.
MoneySavingExpert.com was started by Lewis. In 2012, he sold the website for up to £87 million to the Moneysupermarket.com company. His net worth was projected to be £123 million in the Sunday Times Rich List of 2021.
Lewis was born in Manchester’s Withington Hospital in 1972. His family lived in Didsbury, a Manchester suburb. He relocated to the village of Norley in Delamere Forest in rural Cheshire with his family when he was a boy, where his father was appointed headmaster of Delamere Forest School, a Jewish school for students with severe educational needs. He became a supporter of the children’s grief organisation Grief Encounter and an advocate for life insurance when his mother died in a car accident while he was a toddler.
Lewis went to Chester’s The King’s School, an independent school.
He went on to study Government and Law at the London School of Economics, and in 1997, he enrolled at Cardiff University’s Centre for Journalism Studies as a postgraduate student in Broadcast Journalism. The University of Chester awarded him an honorary doctorate in business administration in 2013.
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Stuart Lewis and Susan Lewis are Martin Lewis parents.
Debby Jupe is known worldwide as Martin Lewis sister.