Matt Johnson (TV presenter)
18 November 1982 |
|Notable credit(s)||This Morning (2010-13)|
|Family||Pamela Undery (mother)
Gary Johnson (father)
Matt Johnson (born 18 November 1982) is a Welsh television presenter and personality best known for presenting in the interactive 'Hub' on ITV's This Morning between 2010 and 2013 and for co-hosting Channel 5's OK! TV.
Matt Johnson was born in Caerphilly, Wales, to Pamela (née Undery) and Gary Johnson.
In September 2010, he joined the interactive Hub team on ITV's This Morning programme. On 3 June and 28 October 2011 he guest co-presented the main This Morning show on ITV. Matt left This Morning in 2013 and presented his final show on 30 August.
Matt appeared in Tipping Point: Lucky Stars on 11 August 2013 and won £20,000 for his chosen charity Mind.
He appeared in an episode of It'll Be Alright on the Night, giving his fee for appearing on the show to charity.
Your Face Sounds Familiar
In 2013, Johnson appeared in the new ITV entertainment series Your Face Sounds Familiar as a contestant. His chosen charity for the series was Mind, winning £10,000 for them in week four of the competition. Matt finished the series in the runner-up position, alongside Alexander Armstrong and Cheryl Fergison. Natalie Anderson won the series on 3 August 2013.
|Julian Clary||Emma Bunton||Guest Judge||Bonus Points||Total|
|1||Jon Bon Jovi||"Livin' on a Prayer"||7||8||7||0||22||Not in Top 3|
|2||Taylor Swift||"We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together"||7||5||7||5||24||Not in Top 3|
|3||Elvis Presley||"Heartbreak Hotel"/"Blue Suede Shoes"/"Hound Dog"||8||9||8||0||25||Runner-up|
|4||Freddie Mercury||"Don't Stop Me Now"||10||10||10||5||35||Winner|
|5||Rod Stewart||"Da Ya Think I'm Sexy"||8||8||8||0||24||Runner-up|
|6||Bruce Springsteen||"Born in the USA"||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||Runner-up|
|Robbie Williams||"Let Me Entertain You"||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Johnson appeared in Series 1 Episode 6 of Gavin and Stacey in 2007 playing 'Jose' the boyfriend of Stacey's brother Jason.
In 2013, Johnson was voted 'Most Entertaining Person' on Channel 5's Big Brother's Bit on the Side for the episode broadcast on September 12.
Johnson has two siblings: a younger sister, Emily, and an older brother, Adam. He also has a nephew, Luke (Adam's son).
He dated The One Show host Alex Jones for six years before they broke up in 2009. He used to date singer and actress Samantha Barks but the couple split due to work commitments. He is now dating American singer Ashley Roberts, formerly of The Pussycat Dolls.
In 2013 Johnson admitted that he has battled depression and used to treat it with copious amounts of alcohol.
- Wales' 50 sexiest men 2009 Wales Online, 14 November 2009
- Matt Johnson This Morning, ITV, 2 September 2010
- Denise Van Outen to host Channel 5's OK! TV guardian.co.uk, 3 February 2011
- The Hot 50: Wales' sexiest men revealed Wales Online, 11 July 2010
- Alex Jones 'destined for fame' Wales Online, 15 August 2010
- Matt Johnson's blog ITV Wales