Alan Wallace (born 17 October 1964) is a writer, media personality and former greengrocer. He is probably best known for co-presenting MasterChef, Celebrity MasterChef and
MasterChef: The Professionals on BBC 2 and BBC 1.
Gregg was born in Peckham, South East London, where he first watched Millwall and remains a Millwall supporter to this
He began his career in Covent Garden Fruit and Veg Market. In 1989 he started George Allan’s Greengrocers, a company that built up to
an eventual turnover of £7.5 million.
Based on his business success, he was invited to co-present Veg Talk on BBC Radio 4 with Charlie Hicks. He was the original presenter
of Saturday Kitchen in 2002. Other TV projects include: Eat Well for Less, Turn back Time, Harvest, Supermarket Secrets and Who Do You Think You Are? Of course, he is best known for
MasterChef, Celebrity MasterChef and Professional MasterChef.
Gregg’s autobiography, Life on a Plate was published in 2012 by Orion Books.
He has 2 children, Tom and Libby who he has bought up on his own. And he has also gained 2 rugby union coaching badges.
He now lives on the Kent coast with his teenage children and his fiancé Anne-Marie.