Celebrity MasterChef 2019: Who is Tomasz Schafernaker? Where is he from and is he married?

23 September 2019, 14:47

Celebrity MasterChef 2019: Tomasz Schafernaker
Celebrity MasterChef 2019: Tomasz Schafernaker. Picture: BBC

By Zoe Adams

Tomasz Schafernaker is swapping his weatherman role for the kitchen but who is he?

Celebrity MasterChef 2019 contestant Tomasz Schafernaker is famous for his weather presenting skills but what do we really know about him?

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Taking on fellow celebrities including Neil Ruddock, Joey Essex and Oti Mabuse in the cooking show - which has a late summer start date - here’s everything you need to know about Tomasz including if he is married, where he’s from and his age.

Weather presenter Tomasz Schafernaker
Weather presenter Tomasz Schafernaker. Picture: BBC

Who is Tomasz Schafernaker and where is he from?

Born in Poland, Tomasz moved to Britain where he’s mainly recognised for being a BBC weatherman and meteorologist. He’s also a talented artist who likes to share his work on Instagram.

He has made many appearances presenting weather reports for the BBC on TV and radio. Born in Gdańsk, he grew up in in Poland before moving to the UK, where he studied A-levels in Portsmouth.

He became the youngest ever male weather presenter for the BBC in 2000, and became something of a celebrity after being caught sticking his middle finger up at news presenter Simon McCoy, believing he was off-camera.

How old is Tomasz Schafernaker?

Born on January 8, 1979, the TV personality celebrated his 40th birthday in 2019.

Celebrity MasterChef 2019: Tomasz Schafernaker (right) alongside some of his fellow contestants
Celebrity MasterChef 2019: Tomasz Schafernaker (right) alongside some of his fellow contestants. Picture: BBC

Is Tomasz Schafernaker married?

Tomasz has never spoken about his personal life and it’s believed he’s not married.