Martin Leyland Roberts is an English television presenter, property expert, investor, entrepreneur, and author who was born on July 20, 1963. He co-presents the BBC One property auction series Homes Under the Hammer alongside Martel Maxwell (since 2016) and Dion Dublin, however Lucy Alexander was his co-presenter for many years. He also hosts the “Home Rule with Martin Roberts” Talkradio show, where he talks about property. Roberts was born in Warrington, Cheshire, and raised in Stockton Heath, a Warrington suburb.
Roberts began his career at BBC Radio Manchester in the late 1980s. Roberts’ granddad played the organ in a number of Warrington chapels.
He went to Appleton Hall Grammar School and subsequently to the University of Bradford, where he studied Electronic Engineering and worked as a DJ on Ramair, the university’s radio station, from 1983 to 1986.
Since the early 1990s, Roberts has worked as a property developer and has contributed to a number of publications, both on the subject of property development and travel.
Since then, he’s hosted a number of other shows for the BBC, including Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is and How to Survive the Property Crisis, as well as ITV’s travel show Wish You Were Here…?
Roberts is best known for being the BBC’s UK and Overseas Property Expert, authoring and hosting Homes Under the Hammer since its inception in 2003 until now, as well as regular appearances on BBC Breakfast, BBC News 24, and The One Show.
Who is Martin Roberts’ wife, Kirsty Roberts?
Martin Roberts is married to Kirsty Roberts. Much is not known about Kirsty at the moment.
For many years, Roberts has lived in Paulton near Bath, Somerset, and is married with two children. In 2017, he opened his village’s annual “Party in the Park”.