Great British Bake Off 2020: Who is Marc Elliott? Age, job and partner revealed

6 October 2020, 16:54

Meet Great British Bake Off 2020 contestant Marc
Meet Great British Bake Off 2020 contestant Marc. Picture: Channel 4

By Tom Eames

The Great British Bake Off 2020 is back and this time they’re welcoming Marc to the tent - but who is he? Where’s he from? And what happened to his leg? Here's what you need to know.

The Great British Bake Off 2020 is back with a whole new line up of contestants including Marc Elliott.

Setting his sights on the all-important Bake Off crown, Marc is keen to show off his impressive baking designs in order to win over Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith.

So who is the Great British Bake Off contestant Marc? How old is he? And what happened to his leg?

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Here’s everything you need to know including Marc's job, where he’s from and his partner:

Meet the Great British Bake Off contestants of 2020
Meet the Great British Bake Off contestants of 2020. Picture: Channel 4

Who is Great British Bake Off contestant Marc?

After losing his leg in 2016, Marc started baking bread as a form of therapy, and later moved onto baking cakes and pastries.

What happened to GBBO contestant Marc's leg?

Marc was in a motorcycle accident in 2016 and tragically lost his leg.

He used to be an avid rock climber before his accident, but has started climbing again after his road to recovery.

On Instagram, he recently shared an amazing video of himself climbing an indoor wall, using his strength and skills to make his way to the top.

How old is GBBO contestant Marc?

Marc is 51 years old.

Where is Marc from?

Born and raised in Leicester, Marc lives in Cornwall.

What is Marc's job?

Previously a landscape photographer, Marc works as a bronze resin sculptor.

He is also a support worker.

Is Marc married?

Marc is a single parent to his daughters.

Meet all the 2020 Great British Bake Off contestants:

- Loriea - eliminated in week 1

- Mak - eliminated in week 2

- Dave

- Hermine

- Laura

- Linda

- Lottie

- Marc

- Mark

- Peter

- Rowan

- Sura