Jay Blades facts: Repair Shop star's age, wife, children, career and more revealed

3 May 2023, 10:07

Jay Blades in 2022
Jay Blades in 2022. Picture: Getty
Hannah Lovejoy

By Hannah Lovejoy

Jay Blades has become a household name thanks to his time as presenter on The Repair Shop.

The TV personality has appeared on various shows over the last decade, and will also appear at King Charles III's Coronation as a Prince’s Foundation ambassador.

Here's all the important information about Jay Blades:

  1. Who is Jay Blades?

    Jay Blades MBE is a modern furniture restorer and television presenter. Jay is best known for his work on The Repair Shop.

    In addition to TV work, Jay also runs his own furniture company named Jay & Co.

  2. How old is Jay Blades?

    Jay Blades was born on February 21, 1970 in London.

    He celebrated his 53rd birthday in 2023.

    Jay was born in Brent, North London, and raised in Hackney, East London with his mother and maternal half-brother.

    As an adult, Jay learned that his father had 25 other children, from different mothers, in several different countries.

  3. Is Jay Blades married and does he have any children?

    Jay Blades was married for some time to his ex-wife Jade, however, they parted ways several years ago. The TV presenter has a daughter named Zola Blades from his previous marriage.

    Zola wants to pursue a career in the arts, and Jay regularly posts updates about his daughter and her endeavours on his social media.

    In 2022, Jay married his partner Lisa Zbozen, a fitness trainer.

  4. How tall is Jay Blades?

    Jay Blades is thought to stand at around 6 foot 3 inches, according to his website.