Who is GMB host Gordon Smart? | The Sun

GOOD Morning Britain has officially welcomed new presenter Gordon Smart to the team.

The 42-year-old made his GMB debut on December 29, 2022, alongside Charlotte Hawkins.

Who is GMB host Gordon Smart?

Gordon Smart is a journalist, editor and broadcaster.

He made a name for himself by becoming the youngest editor of The Sun’s Bizarre Showbiz column when he was only 26 years old.

After being voted Showbiz Reporter of The Year in 2012, he was then appointed editor of The Scottish Sun.

In 2016, he became Deputy Editor of the National Edition.

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ITV bosses have announced that Gordon will be joining the main presenting line-up.

He will host with Charlotte Hawkins on Thursday and also on Friday, December 30 from 6 am on ITV1.

Delighted to be joining the GMB team, Gordon said: "I'm thrilled to be joining the amazing stable of talent, in front and behind the camera, on Good Morning Britain.

"So many of the issues facing the country right now are close to home and I’m relishing the chance to join the debate."

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What shows has Gordon Smart presented?

Many might recognise Gordon from hosting afternoon shows on talkSPORT and BBC Radio Scotland.

He also has his own evening show on Radio X and Weekend Breakfast on BBC Radio 5 Live.

The 42-year-old also hosts a podcast with Scottish actor Martin Compston called Restless Natives.

Congratulating Gordon on his new role, the Line of Duty star tweeted: "Huge congratulations to my Restless Natives compadre on the @GMB presenting gig thoroughly deserved, will also make great podcast material when his arse goes, what will last longer Gordon or Christmas Trees? Fair play to the wolf man."

In May 2010, Gordon appeared on Channel 4's Real Stories discussing the careers of music stars including Rihanna and Simon Cowell with host Dave Berry.

He also once appeared on The Xtra Factor as a part of the celebrity panel.

Is Gordon Smart married and does he have any children?

Gordon is married to Kate Leishman.

They tied the knot in 2003.

The couple has two children: Jimmy, a son, and Laurie, a daughter.

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