Birth Name Anthony David McPartlin

Birthday 18 November 1975

Birthplace Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

Marriages Lisa Armstrong, 2006 – 2018

Born to parents Christine and Raymond, Ant McPartlin was raised by his mother in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Ant made his TV debut on children’s programme Why Don’t You? at the age of 13.

He found fame the following year in Children’s BBC series Byker Grove. There he met Declan Donnelly, who would go on to be the other half of his double-act.

After leaving the soap, as PJ & Duncan they launched their music career.

Ant McPartlin met future wife Lisa Armstrong in 1994.

ITV signed the pair in August 1998 and within weeks they began presenting Saturday morning programmes SMTV Live and CD:UK alongside friend Cat Deeley.

Since then, the pals have hosted together on programmes like Britain’s Got Talent, I’m A Celebrity! and Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.

After surgery in 2015 Ant became addicted to painkillers and alcohol. In 2017 he checked himself into rehab.

Ant divorced Lisa Amstrong that year after admitting adultery. In 2018 after a drink driving incident Ant took a break from presenting, returning to present with Donnelly at the Britain’s Got Talent auditions.

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