Martijn Krabbé

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Martijn Krabbé (also Meneer Krabs)
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Birth name Martijn Joop Krabbé
Born (1968-03-26) 26 March 1968 (age 48)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Station(s) RTL4
Network RTL and Krokante Krab
Country Netherlands
Spouse(s) Amanda Beekman (1995-1999; 2005-present)
Children 4

Martijn Joop Krabbé (born 26 March 1968) is a Dutch radio and television presenter.[1]


Krabbé started his career in Dutch media as a 19-year-old in the Dutch TV programme "Popformule". Later, he hosted several Dutch television programmes, such as Idols (the Dutch version of Pop Idol). He also hosted the Dutch version of The X Factor and Dancing on Ice.

Currently, he is known for hosting The Voice of Holland, where contestants are judged only by the quality of their voice (the judges never see the contestant until they believe in "The Voice").


Martijn Krabbé in 1988
  • Popformule (1987)
  • Ministars (1991)
  • Power Play (1992-1993)
  • Postcode Loterij Recordshow (1995-1998)
  • In Holland staat een Huis (1999-2006)
  • In Holland ligt een Tuin (2001)
  • Kiezen of Delen (2000-2001)
  • Win een Sponsor (2000)
  • Big Brother 4 (2002)
  • De perfecte partner
  • Idols (2006-2008)
  • Dancing on Ice (2006-2007)
  • Wie wordt de man van Froukje? (2007)
  • Mijn Tent is Top finale (2008, 2009)
  • Wie is de Chef? (2008-2009)
  • Uitstel van Executie (2008-2011)
  • Postcode Loterij Wat Schat Je? (2008)
  • The X Factor (2009–present)
  • Topchef (2009-2010)
  • Topchef Vips (2009)
  • De slimste (2009)
  • The Voice of Holland (2010–present)
  • Hotel de Toekomst (2011–present)
  • Krabbé staat op Straat (2011–present)
  • The Voice Kids (2012–present)

Personal life[edit]

His father is actor and director Jeroen Krabbé. He was married twice to Amanda Beekman; from 24 December 1995 to July 1999, and from 2005 to 2014. They have two sons and two daughters.


  1. ^ "Martijn Krabbé: Ik ben niet zielig - RTL Boulevard" (in Dutch). RTL Boulevard. 18 September 2010. Retrieved 21 September 2010. 

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