Kevin McCloud presents Grand Designs on Channel 4.
He originally pursued a career in music, and then went to Cambridge where he changed subject a couple of times before hitting upon history of art and architecture.
He then became a designer.
As well as Grand Designs, Kevin McCloud has also appeared on Home Front, and presented BBC2's Don't Look Down.
McCloud has designed lighting for Ely Cathedral, Edinburgh Castle, and the Dorchester hotel.
In 2008 he presented the Channel Four series, Kevin McCloud and the Big Town Plan.
In 2009, he presented Kevin McCloud's Grand Tour.
Kevin McCloud is married to Zani and they live in Somerset. They have four children and Zani runs an online interiors business.