Martin Steven Lewis CBE is an English financial journalist and broadcaster has a Net Worth of £123 million know all about his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Salary and Career Earnings
|Date of Birth||9 May 1972|
|Age ( 2022 )||49 years|
|Place of Birth||Withington, Manchester, United Kingdom|
|Spouse / Partner||Lara Lewington (m. 2009)|
|Children||Sapphire Susan Lewis|
|Mother Name||Susan Lewis|
|Father Name||Stuart Lewis|
|Education||The King’s School, Chester|
|Net Worth||£123 million|
|Last Update||February 2022|
Martin Steven Lewis CBE is an English financial journalist and broadcaster. Steven founded the website MoneySavingExpert.com. In 2016, Lewis launched and provided funding for the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute, a think tank directed by former Liberal Democrat adviser Polly Mackenzie to study the link between mental health issues and debt.
Martin Lewis Parents and Family
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 lost his mother in a car accident when he was a child, and later became a patron of the Grief Encounter children’s bereavement charity and a proponent of life insurance.
Lewis went to The King’s School in Chester, which is an independent school.He went on to study Government and Law at the London School of Economics before enrolling at Cardiff University’s Centre for Journalism Studies as a postgraduate student in Broadcast Journalism in 1997. In 2013, the University of Chester awarded him an honorary doctorate in business administration.
Martin Lewis Wife, Is Martin Lewis Married
Lewis is married with his long-time partner, former 5 News weather presenter Lara Lewington.They were married on 31 May 2009. She gave birth to their daughter in November 2012.
Martin Lewis Net Worth
Martin Lewis has an estimated Net Worth around £123 million in 2022.He earns a good fortune from his hard work , which he devotes a lot of time to and where he presents oneself entirely.
He sold the website to the Moneysupermarket.com company in September 2012 for up to £87 million while staying editor-in-chief. Lewis received £35 million in cash up front, as well as 22.1 million shares in Moneysupermarket.com and £27 million in future payments, as part of the agreement.
Martin Lewis Net Worth Growth
|Net Worth in 2022||£123 million|
|Net Worth in 2021||£123 million|
|Net Worth in 2020||£110 million|
|Net Worth in 2019||£100 million|
|Net Worth in 2018||£90 million|
|Net Worth in 2017||£80 million|
Martin Lewis Ethnicity, Nationality
Martin Lewis Birthplace and Ethnicity belongs to United Kingdun.He is an English financial journalist and broadcaster and He hold the English Nationality.
Martin Lewis Career
Lewis served as the general secretary of the LSE Students’ Union after graduation. He then moved to work for the Brunswick Group, a financial communications firm in the City of London.
Lewis has also dabbled with stand-up comedy, playing at places such as the Hackney Empire with a set written by two old LSE classmates, comedian Gary Delaney and football journalist Neil Andrews.
Lewis worked as a producer for the BBC Business Unit, working on BBC Radio Five Live business programmes and as an editor for BBC Radio 4’s Today programme business slot after graduating in journalism from Cardiff University.
Lewis then joined to Angela Rippon’s satellite channel Simply Money, where he developed his “Money Saving Expert” character.The channel’s main investor, Invest TV Resources, terminated their funding in March 2001 due to dismal viewership figures from the start. Almost all of the company’s 51 employees, including Lewis, were laid off.
Money Saving Expert
Martin made his debut appearance as a Money Saving Expert on ITV Meridian’s Meridian Trust’s live Spotlight Programme “Save yourself a fortune” in October 2002. The show went on to win the Royal Television Society Educational Award for Campaigns and Seasons in 2002.
Lewis founded and manages the MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE) website, which he established for just £100 in February 2003.He sold the website to the Moneysupermarket.com company in September 2012 for up to £87 million while staying editor-in-chief. Lewis received £35 million in cash up front, as well as 22.1 million shares in Moneysupermarket.com and £27 million in future payments, as part of the agreement. He also declared his plan to donate £10 million to charity, with $1 million going to Citizens Advice.
Lewis sold well over half of his stock in Moneysupermarket.com, which he acquired through the sale of Money Saving Expert, for £25.2 million in July 2015.As a result of this, he gave a further £1 million to Citizens Advice and £500,000 each to The Trussell Trust and the Personal Finance Education Group to support financial triage and education.His net worth is believed to be £125 million.Lewis filed a defamation lawsuit against Facebook in 2018 after seeing phoney ads with his face and name, particularly pushing “bitcoin” and “investment.” After Facebook agreed to support an anti-scam project, he abandoned the lawsuit.