Jonny was born in Kenya but was educated at Epsom College and then Durham University, where he graduated with a degree in Politics. Following this, Jonny completed a post graduate course at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts Drama School.
To date, Jonny is a prolific figure in the events industry, having established himself as the UK’s number one auctioneer and has raised over £28 million for various charities, including Cancer Research UK, The NSPCC and The Princes Trust. As well as being a successful auctioneer, Jonny is a popular MC, presenting a variety of events for clients ranging from Sir Tim Rice, Sir John Major and Sir David Frost OBE and is a firm favourite with sporting legends such as Jason Leonard OBE, Sir Ian Botham OBE, Lawrence Dallaglio OBE and Sir Alex Ferguson.
Jonny is an avid supporter of Chelsea FC and currently fronts the club’s television channel, as well as presenting for ITV Carlton’s London Tonight, Sky Poker and Fantasy Football for The Telegraph online. His vast presenting experiences, not only covering sporting events but for game shows such as Brainteaser and Memory Bank, demonstrates he is a highly capable corporate presenter and conference facilitator.
Widely reputed as the face and voice for baseball in the UK, Jonny now commentates on the sport on BBC Radio 5 and prior to this was the main presenter on Major League Baseball, having hosted the live show for a massive twelve years and regularly fronts a variety of sporting shows for ESPN both in the UK and America.