Jay Blades's Biography
Who is Jay Blades?Jay is a furniture restorer and television presenter, who founded Jay & Co, a social enterprise that helps disadvantaged and disengaged groups.
He heralds from Hackney in east London.
Although he left school at 15, Jay gained a BA in Criminology and Philosophy at Buckinghamshire New University, which is where he met his wife Jade.
Previously, for 15 years, Jay and Jade Blades ran the social enterprise Out of the Dark, based in High Wycombe.
Jay Blades on Television
He has been an expert on Gok’s Fill Your House For Free.
His other TV appearances include This Morning, Money For Nothing and The Repair Shop.
In 2018 Jay Blades became one of the contestants on Celebrity Masterchef.
In 2020, the BBC announced that The Repair Shop would move to a prime BBC One slot.
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