Anthony David “Ant” McPartlin, OBE is an English television presenter, producer and actor. He is best known as one half of the English comedy and television presenting duo Ant & Dec, with the other being Declan Donnelly. He initially came to prominence in the early-to-mid-1990s in the children’s drama series Byker Grove and as one half of the pop music duo PJ & Duncan.
McPartlin and Donnelly are patrons of the charity Sunshine Fund. When their single ‘Let’s Get Ready to Rhumble’ reached No.1, Ant & Dec donated the single’s success to the charity ChildLine. They also support the Text Santa appeal. They opened the W4 Youth Centre in 2013. On 22 July 2006 he married longtime girlfriend and make-up artist Lisa Armstrong at Cliveden, a country house hotel in Buckinghamshire. They met when they were both performing at a pop concert at Newcastle City Hall in 1994. McPartlin was there as part of PJ & Duncan AKA, whilst Armstrong was in the pop band Deuce.