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Date Of BirthDecember 23, 1977
SpouseNicola Mooney

Matt Baker is a British television presenter, best known for his work on The One Show and Countryfile.

Born in Easington, County Durham, on 3 December 1969, Baker was brought up on a council estate in the village of Shotton Colliery. His father was a coal miner and his mother a housewife. He has two older sisters.

Baker was educated at Shotton Colliery Primary School and then at Shotton Comprehensive School. He left school at 16 with no qualifications and took a job as a mechanic.

Baker’s television career began in 1992 when he appeared as a contestant on the game show Blockbusters. He went on to host a number of other game shows, including The Krypton Factor and Wheel of Fortune.

In 2005, Baker began presenting The One Show, a daily magazine programme on BBC One. He has also presented a number of documentaries, including The Secret History of Our Streets and The Secret Life of the Cat.

Baker has been a regular presenter of Countryfile since 2010. He has also presented episodes of Blue Peter and The X Factor.

Baker was awarded an OBE in the 2017 New Year’s Honours List for services to broadcasting.

Baker lives in Buckinghamshire with his wife, Nicola Mooney, and their two children.

General Info

Full NameMatt Baker
Date Of BirthDecember 23, 1977
EducationQueen Margaret University


SpouseNicola Mooney
ChildrenMolly Baker, Luke Baker


AwardsWill Eisner Award Hall of Fame
MoviesChasing Niagara
TV ShowsEvacuation, The One Show, Countryfile, Blue Peter, Secret Britain, Only Fools on Horses

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1[on his enthusiasm for gay marriage] Gay couples will be able to get married, declaring their love in public to friends and family.



The Itch of the Golden Nit2011ShortCameo Cast (voice)
The Children's Party at the Palace2006TV SpecialDick (The Famous Five)
Doctor Who2005TV SeriesMatt Baker
The Cunning Little Vixen2003TV MovieLapak the Dog (voice)
Cutting It2002TV SeriesCompere


The One Show2006-2016TV SeriesHimself - Presenter / Himself - Guest Presenter / Himself / ...
Countryfile2010-2016TV SeriesHimself - Presenter / Himself - presenter
Children in Need2015TV SeriesHimself - The One Show Presenter
The Gift2015TV Series documentary
Strictly Come Dancing2010-2014TV SeriesHimself - Contestant / Himself
The Tom and Jerry Show2014TV SeriesHimself - on The One Show
The One Show: Music Festival2014TV SeriesHimself - Presenter
The Sport Relief Games Show2014TV MovieHimself - Presenter
Dancing on Ice2009-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Audience Member
Billy's Olympic Nightmare2012TV ShortHimself
Tales of Television Centre2012TV Movie documentaryHimself - Presenter
Pointless Celebrities2011TV SeriesHimself
Breakfast2006-2010TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Celebrity Dancer
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Secret Britain2010TV Series documentaryHimself - Presenter / Himself
Around the World in 80 Days2009TV Mini-SeriesHimself
CBeebies Bedtime Story2009TV SeriesHimself - Storyteller
Blue Peter at 502008TV Movie documentaryHimself
What Are You Like?2008TV SeriesHimself
The Wright Stuff2007-2008TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself - Guest Panelist
London 2012 Party2008TV MovieHimself - Presenter
Crufts Dog Show2007-2008TV Series documentaryHimself - Presenter
The Nature of Britain2007TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Animal Rescue Live2007TV SeriesHimself - Presenter
Through the Keyhole2007TV SeriesHimself - Panellist
Never Mind the Buzzcocks2007TV SeriesHimself
Blue Peter2004TV SeriesHimself - Presenter
Pop Goes Christmas2001TV SpecialHimself
Commonwealth Games1954TV SeriesHimself - Venue Presenter & Commentator

Archive Footage

Saturday Sportsday2013TV SeriesHimself - Gymnastics Presenter
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year2011/IITV MovieHimself (uncredited)
Doctors2011TV SeriesONE Show Presenter
Country Tracks2011TV SeriesHimself
Buzzcocks... Imagine a Mildly Amusing Panel Show2007TV MovieHimself


Won Awards

2003BAFTA Children's AwardBAFTA AwardsBest PresenterBlue Peter (1958)
2002BAFTA Children's AwardBAFTA AwardsBest PresenterBlue Peter (1958)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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