Gregg is a Presenter, Writer and former greengrocer best known for co-presenting the MasterChef series of shows for the BBC.
Born in Peckham, South East London where he first watched Millwall and remains a supporter to this day. He began his career in Covent Garden fruit and veg market and in 1989 he started George Allen Greengrocers, a company that built up to a turnover of £7.5 million. Based on his business success, he was invited to co-present VEG TALK on BBC Radio 4 with Charlie Hicks. He later became the original presenter of SATURDAY KITCHEN in 2002. His other TV projects have included EAT WELL FOR LESS, INSIDE THE FACTORY, TURN BACK TIME and HARVEST for the BBC. He has also presented a travel series for ITV and several outings of GREGG’S LONG WEEKENDER for Channel 5. In 2018 he took to the stage to present his own live tour and regularly stages talks and demonstrations at festivals all over the UK. Gregg has written a number of books including his autobiography in 2012 LIFE ON A PLATE and most recently in 2019 GREGG’S ITALIAN KITCHEN.
In 2020 he started his own. Health and Fitness business ShowMeFit which has become a hugely successful brand working with people to live a healthier and sustainable lifestyle.