TV presenter is unrecognisable in throwback picture

Guess who! Veteran TV presenter is unrecognisable with a luscious head of hair and bow-tie in a throwback photo – so can you tell who it is?

  • Britain’s most famous financial advisor Martin Lewis shared throwback picture
  • Lewis shows off luscious head of hair and playful grin in black and white snap
  • TV personality said he came across the picture and shared it on social media  

He’s known as a passionate and sometimes stern advocate for British consumers, but Martin Lewis showed a more playful side of him today with a throwback picture from his youth. 

The TV financial advisor, 50, took to Instagram, where he posted a black and white picture of himself as a young man, sporting a full mop of hair and a dapper black vest and dotted bow tie. 

Saying he felt compelled to share the ‘old chestnut,’ the presenter gave a shout out to his Money Saving Expert colleague Ollie, who babysat his Twitter account in the past.

‘I didn’t mean to do it Ollie… (Found this old chestnut, thought I’d post it),’ the presenter wrote in a caption as he shared the snap. 

Martin Lewis showed a more playful side of him today with a throwback picture from his youth. The TV financial advisor, 50, took to Instagram, where he posted a black and white picture of himself as a young man, sporting a full mop of hair and a dapper black vest and dotted bow tie.

Fans of the Money Saving Expert loved the pictures, with some joking it looked ‘a fine mess.’  

‘That’s another fine mess …. You got me into keep smiling,’ one said. 

Several said the picture was ‘brilliant,’ while another said it looked ‘lovely.’

The presenter bagged a NTA this weekend, in a new category set up by the award show’s committee.  

The presenter bagged a NTA this weekend, in a new category set up by the award show’s committee (pictured, on Good Morning Britain earlier this month)   

For the first time ever, the NTAs gave out an award for TV expert with the nominees being Kaleb Cooper, Martin Lewis, Sir David Attenborough and Jay Blades with money expert Martin taking home the trophy.

The This Morning regular was given a resounding applause and said: ‘When your up against a treasure like David Attenborough, you don’t expect to win. 

‘Whoever said we’ve had enough of experts, we haven’t. We need them more than ever.’

Elsewhere he gave a passionate speech as he scooped the coveted TV Expert gong at the National Television Awards .

The Martin Lewis Money Show host wasted no time taking a swipe at Liz Truss’ government and the difficult winter ahead for families as he took to the stage at the OVO Arena Wembley in London.

Filled with emotion, the financial whizz spoke about the ‘horrible’ and ‘disastrous’ year the country had endured with the energy crisis and said many have been left with ‘terrible issues and mental health problems’.

Appearing to mock Ms Truss’ widely criticised policies, he added: ‘We need somebody to get a grip on the economy and put things a little bit back.’

He continued: ‘Thank you so much to Claire and Angelica and everyone at the Martin Lewis Money Show and also to the web team who feed me the information and do the analysis for Money Saving Expert.

‘It’s been a pretty horrible year financially and the energy crisis has been disastrous and left many people in terrible issues and mental health problems.

‘I’m afraid the next year, with the mortgage problem and the knock-on to rent, is going to be pretty bad.

‘And you know what? We need somebody to get a grip on the economy and put things a little bit back.

‘But that’s for my show next Tuesday, tonight this nerd is gonna party! Thank you and good night.’

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