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Tayo Oguntonade Biography – Tayo Oguntonade Wiki
Tayo Oguntonade is a TV presenter, property expert, qualified mortgage broker and co-founder of digital property platform BrickzWithTipz. He is best known for presenting the BAFTA award-winning daytime show The Great House Giveaway on Channel 4 and as a property expert on major news outlets such as BBC News, ITV News, Metro & more
Tayo can be seen presenting The Great House Giveaway on Channel 4 which in 2021 scored a hat-trick, winning best daytime programme at the BAFTAs, RTS and Broadcast Awards. Whilst Tayo was also personally nominated for best debut presenter at the Edinburgh Television Festival.
Tayo can also regularly be seen offering his expert advice on shows such as Steph’s Packed Lunch, Rip Off Britain, Key to a Fortune, Watchdog, Morning Live, BBC News, GB News, and ITV News as a property and investment expert.
In 2022 Tayo was selected to be in the Top 25 Entrepreneurs to Watch list which is run by UK black Business Week and sponsored by HSBC.
Tayo is a qualified mortgage advisor through the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). He also holds a BA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Portsmouth. After attaining his qualification as a mortgage broker, Tayo bought his first property at the age of 22.
Tayo Oguntonade Age
Channel 4 presenter Tayo Oguntonade was born on 18 May 1992. He is 31 years old as of 2023.
Tayo Oguntonade Wife
Tayo Oguntonade is married to his wife Antoinette Oguntonade, who is an accountant by trade. The husband and wife duo are the founders of the digital platform BrickzWithTipz, which was born from the desire to offer people a safe environment to learn about property and finance in a way they can relate to.
Tayo Oguntonade and his wife, Antoinette, have a daughter named Olivia.
Tayo Oguntonade The Great House Giveaway
Property expert Tayo Oguntonade joined Channel 4’s The Great House Giveaway in 2021, as part of Channel 4’s Black to Front project, which aims to celebrate black talent in the TV industry. The property expert permanently joined the hosting team alongside returning presenter Simon O’Brien and S4C’s presenter Carys Davies.
The Great House Giveaway sees two people, who have never met and have never owned a home, given a lump sum to buy a property at auction. The pair then have six months to revive the property into a habitable and desirable home with the aim to split any profits. If they don’t sell – the house goes back to auction.
Tayo said: “Helping to get people on the property ladder has been a passion of mine for a long time, one of which I’ve been doing throughout my career. I am so excited to be joining The Great House Giveaway team and getting to share my advice with not only the renovation new-comers on the show, but also the viewers at home!”
Kate Thomas, commissioning editor for daytime and features at Channel 4, said: “Tayo is a brilliant talent who already has loads of fans following his advice on social media. I’m delighted he has joined the Bafta-winning team on The Great House Giveaway.”
Sioned Wyn, Executive Producer at Chwarel added: “I am thrilled to have someone of Tayo’s outstanding experience join the team. With his breadth of knowledge and genuine warmth to our contestants, he brings so much to the programme that viewers will love.”
Tayo Oguntonade Ethnicity
He is of Black African ethnicity and Nigerian descent.
Tayo Oguntonade Nationality
He is of British nationality.
Tayo Oguntonade Instagram
Tayo Oguntonade’s Instagram handle is @brickzwithtipz.