The legendary Australian journalist Ray Martin is living happily with his wife Dianne and children in New South Wales Sydney.
Ray Martin is an Australian television journalist and entertainment personality. Having won the Gold Logie five times he is the most awarded star of Australian television, along with Graham Kennedy.
He is best known for his various on-air roles on Channel Nine from 1978, particularly his long tenure as host of the variety/talk show The Midday Show.
This legendary journalist is well known via his professional career. But his personal life is less known of. So let's have a sneak peek inside his personal life.
Ray Martin: Married Life
Ray Martin is a married man. He married his girlfriend Dianne Martin in a private marriage ceremony on 29th November 1968. He has spent almost 50 years with his current wife.
Ray Martin with his wife Dianne on their 49th anniversary
Martin is blessed with two children and a grandson. He has a daughter named Jenna Martin and a son named Luke Martin.
Ray Martin's kids Jenna Martin and her brother Luke Martin
Martin seems to have had a great influence on his kids, unlike his drunkard father, whom Ray along with his brothers and mom had to run away from.
As a result, Martin's daughter Jenna Martin has published a book" Driving under the influence" inspired by her relationship with her dad. It contains some real-life stories about her and Ray Martin.
Book "Driving under the influence" by Jenna Martin
He keeps his grown-up kids close to him and makes sure to spare time for them. Be it by dropping in to meet his daughter while on a business trip or by having a photo session with his son. Ray also spends ample time playing with his grandson.
Luke Martin holding a pose for his dad to get the right shot
Apparently, Martin and his wife reside in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Ray Martin: Career
After beginning his career as a cadet in Australian broadcasting corporation, Ray has worked in more than a dozen broadcasting corporations and has hosted more than a hundred tv shows. During his career, he presented several stories like anti-Vietnam War protests, presidential elections, the Olympic Games and several current news affairs and news and has interviewed more than 100 celebrities.
Australian Tv journalist Ray Martin Source: NT News
Martin also featured in the SBS Australian version of the popular international documentary “Who Do You Think You Are?”. Apart from being a journalist, he is also an author and a photographer.
Ray Martin: Quick Facts
Source: Apples & Pears Entertainment
- He was born as Raymond George Grace.
- He was born on 20 December 1944.
- He is from Irish-Australian ethnicity.
- He is 5'11" tall.