He worked as a fireman before going on BBC's popular baking show in 2015.
About Mat Riley
English baker and vlogger who found fame as a contestant on series six of the BBC reality show Great British Bake Off.
His wife Alex is a news and current affairs presenter for London Live TV. They have a son named Rueben.
Friends and colleagues
He and James Morton have both competed on BBC's Great British Bake Off.
He runs the YouTube channel, The Life of Riley, which was originally intended to share baking and recipe vlogs before expanding to his family life.