Who is Ray Martin?
Ray Martin is a famous Australian television journalist and entertainment personality. He is well known for his various on-air roles on Channel Nine from 1978, particular his long tenure as host of the variety/talk show The Midday Show. During 2011 he also returned to Current Affairs 60 Minutes, in which he had been an original presenter, albeit only in a part-time capacity.
Full Name: Raymond George Grace
Age: 74 years old
Date of Birth: December 20, 1944
Birthplace: Richmond, New South Wales, Australia
Father: George Grace
Hair Color: Grey
Eye Color: Dark brown
Height: 5 ft. 11 inches
Profession: Television journalist and entertainment personality
Wife: Dianne Martin
Children: Jenna Martin and Luke Martin
Early Life, Wiki, and Career:
He was born on December 20, 1944, in Richmond, New South Wales, Australia.
He belongs to Australian nationality and his ethnicity is English. His birth sign is Sagittarius. Talking about his education, he joined Launceston College and the University of Sydney and he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts.
Ray began his broadcasting career working for Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) as a cadet in Sydney in 1965. Later he was appointed as the ABC’s New York City correspondent in 1969. During his ten year career, he presented several stories like presidential elections, Olympic, anti-Vietnam War protests, Games and several current news affair and news.
Martin moved to the Nine Network and presented show Midday with Ray Martin and hosted top-rating specials in 1985. Martin has also interviewed the superstars Robin Williams, Tom Cruise Nicole Kidman, and Russell Crowe.
Later in 2005, he covered the sports events like World Cup Cricket and Commonwealth games as Nine Network’s Senior Reporter. But, later, he was replaced by Tracy Grimshaw on A Current Affair in 2006.
After his Nine Network career, he led the official broadcast of the World Youth Day and joined SBS series in 2014 and started working as the presenter of First Contact. He also made his appearance in the SBS Australian version of the popular international documentary ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’.
Family Life, Father:
He was born to George Grace but his mother’s name is unknown. He is the only son among his parent’s four children and he is the youngest.
Relationships and Affairs:
Talking about his relationship he is a married man. Ray married his girlfriend Dianne Martin in a private marriage ceremony. He has been in long-married relation with his current wife. The couple has welcomed two children, daughter named Jenna Martin and son named Luke Martin. The family is currently living together and sharing quality time with each other.
Body Measurement, Height, Weight:
Ray has grey hair and dark brown eyes. He stands a height of 5 ft. 11 inches and he weighs 73 kg. In addition, information regarding his dress size, and shoe sizes, etc. are not disclosed.
Net Worth and Salary:
He must have accumulated a huge sum of money from his journalism career however, he has not revealed his exact net worth, salary, and income.
Social Media Accounts:
He is active on social networking sites such as Twitter but she does not seem to be active on Facebook and Instagram. She has around 9.8k followers on Twitter.