Mark Millar Biography – Mark Millar Wiki
Mark Millar is a registered builder and the Presenter of Channel 5’s primetime series Dream Kitchens and Bathrooms with Mark Millar. He is known as the build manager on the hit BBC programme DIY SOS: The Big Build.
Mark has been involved in the building industry since 1991. He started his career in commercial construction with John Holland before working with CSR Building Materials and other reputable residential builders.
He holds an Honours Degree in Construction Management as well as being a Qualified Carpenter. He has been operating as a registered builder since 2003. He is the owner and director of MK Millar Constructions Pty Ltd. He started his own construction business in 2003. The construction firm is a member of the Master Builders Association Victoria, Housing Industry Association, and is registered with the Building Practitioners Boards.
He was a springboard diver and won the all-Irish diving championships, and now enjoys wild swimming and hunting for great places to do it, kayaking, camping and getting to know the local creatures and nature surrounding him. He has taken his love of kayaking to the extreme, kayaking down some of the world’s most dangerous rivers. He also has a passion for motorbikes and for cooking using local British produce.
Mark Millar DIY SOS
He has been the Project Manager on BBC1’s DIY SOS since 2006. In 1999, he was approached to present on the first series of DIY SOS in front of the camera, but he had to decline due to all the private work he was committed to. In 2006, he was approached again to become Project Manager for the popular series, on camera and off, and he jumped at the chance. The show is one of the most popular programmes on TV, and has received a BAFTA nomination for best features programme.
In September 2020, he undertook a huge project in Swansea with DIY SOS and Children in Need, their biggest challenge yet, building the first-ever surf school adapted for people with disabilities as a piece of landmark architecture in just 11 days.
Mark Millar Age
Mark Millar’s age is unclear. He is from Northern Ireland and was raised in Belfast.
Mark Millar Wife
Is Mark Millar married? He got married to his wife Lara Basini in 2016 at West Usk Lighthouse in Wales. She is a midwife working with the North Bristol NHS Trust, according to her Linkedin profile.
Mark Millar Family
Mark has three daughters; Becca Ballin, Scarlet Millar, and Megan Ballin from his previous marriage. Megan is a photographer based in Bristol. She is available for diverse freelance work. He is also the stepfather to his new wife’s two sons from her previous relationship.
DIY SOS Mark Millar Brain Damage
DIY SOS project manager Mark Millar has never suffered brain damage, but was involved in improving the Mildenhall home of Simon Dobbin, who was left with permanent brain damage after an unprovoked attack by a gang of men in March 2015. Dobbin was attacked after watching his team Cambridge United play away at Southend FC. He was left fighting for his life in intensive care after a massive stroke and bleed on the brain.
The 13 men convicted of involvement in the attack were jailed for more than 42 years in total, but Simon Dobbin’s wife, Nicole Dobbin, said the family had been handed a ‘life sentence’.
Simon Dobbins appeared in an episode of DIY SOS in 2019. Dobbins died on October 21, 2020, at the age of 48. Cambridge United announced the news on Twitter. The team tweeted: “It is with a heavy heart that Cambridge United can confirm we have received the devastating news that Simon Dobbin sadly passed away at home this morning. Sweet dreams Simon. Forever a U.
“The thoughts of everybody at @CambridgeUtdFC are with his wife Nicole, daughter Emily and his closest family & friends. We ask supporters to leave their messages of condolence for Simon’s family at this difficult time. Rest in Peace Simon.”
Mark Millar DIY SOS Cancer
DIY SOS star Mark Millar has no cancer.
Mark Millar Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches.
Mark Millar Instagram
Mark Millar’s Instagram handle is @mark63millar.