Matt Edmondson Parents

Many people are curious to learn more about Matt Edmondson parents. Read the article be familiar with his mother, Lesley and father. Also, know more about his sister Kate Arnell.

Matt Edmondson is a British television and radio presenter, writer, and producer best known for his work with BBC Radio 1 and ITV2.

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Besides his work in radio and television, Edmondson is also a writer and producer. He is known for his work on Make Me Prime Minister (2022), Partners in Rhyme (2017), and TV Od (2014).

Likewise, Edmondson currently hosts a weekend afternoon show on BBC Radio 1 from 1-4 pm, Fridays through Sundays, with Mollie King, which he has been presenting this show since 2018.

Also, Matt has been doing Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Gathering professionally for the past decade and has developed an OSINT course which he has taught to law enforcement and government personnel across the world.

Furthermore, Edmondson was a columnist for The X Factor magazine and appeared in the music video for the song “Make Peace Not War” by British grime artist Skepta.

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Matt Edmondson Parents: Mother Lesley And Father

Matt Edmondson was born on December 27, 1985, in PortsmouthHampshireEngland. His mother’s name is Lesley and his father’s name has not been mentioned.

Although, there is no further information available about Matt’s mother, but  in 2020, he revealed on Twitter that his father sadly killed himself when he was 22.

Moreover, his father was an alcoholic and had bipolar disorder. Matt’s father’s drinking was a problem since he was a child, and as a result, they had a fight and stopped talking as Matt got older.

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Matt Edmondson on rare mental health disorder cyclothymia. (Source: NME)

However, they had patched things up by the time Matt reached adulthood and Matt introduced his father to AA meetings months before his *****.

In addition, Edmondson also wrote a song about his father after his suicide, which he said fell out of him in about 15 minutes and was an unbelievably cathartic experience.

The song is called “Your Car” and is about the final time Matt saw his dad, who was sitting in his car outside Matt’s house. Matt has shared that he couldn’t properly feel sad or forgive his dad because of the way he passed away.

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Matt Edmondson Sister Kate Arnell

Matt Edmondson has a sister named Kate Arnell, who is also a television presenter, eco blogger, YouTuber, and writer.

Kate was born in  PortsmouthHampshireEngland in 1983 and is best known her work with MTV and CBBC. Matt sister was a radio presenter on Pure FM, and the student radio station at the University of Portsmouth, where she attended Media Studies.

Further, she was selected after a nationwide search to present The Loaded Hour in 2006, sponsored by Loaded magazine, on Freeview channel TMF.

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Kate Arnell, originally Kate Edmondson is Matt Edmondson elder sister. (Source: Soil Association)

And since then, Kate has gone on to present TMF Live and TMF Kicks, Totally Boyband Live on sister channel MTV, and Q the Music.

Arnell was on the CBBC show Hider in the House with JK and Joel in 2008. They also hosted the Teen 24 program for the BBC News channel. 

Apart from that, Arnell also has a YouTube channel called “Eco Boost” which she created in 2015. On her channel, she teaches her viewers about zero-waste living, organic fashion, and eco-friendly alternatives.

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