Children’s TV presenter Grace Webb is known for her love of adventure and taking on a challenge. A passionate motorsport enthusiast, she is the face of the new CBeebies show Grace’s Amazing Machines.
One to watch in the world of children’s factual programming, Webb has enjoyed a bright start to her career that began with her first TV appearance as a presenter on ‘Motors TV’ as part of the motorcycle championship ‘Thundersport GB’. Her success on the show went on to land her her own children’s show on CBeebies, Grace’s Amazing Machines, that was first aired in Autumn 2019. An exhilarating programme for younger audiences, the series sees Webb show off the biggest, fastest and most amazing machines in the world. Following its immense popularity from children and parents alike, a second series is due to air in 2020.
Alongside her presenting career, Webb also studied for a degree in Primary Education. She later went on to teach as both a classroom teacher and assistant headteacher for six years. Her passion for motivating younger minds has made Webb a natural when it comes to presenting for children’s TV.
Grace was born into a family of motorsport lovers, with both her father and brothers taking part in competitive racing. With her grandfather being Tom Wheatcroft, founder of Donington Park Race Circuit, Webb’s enthusiasm for adrenaline-fuelled sports doesn’t come as a surprise. Having ridden her motorbike around most of the major UK race tracks, Webb is also often seen out in four wheels and enjoys many other adrenaline-fuelled activities such as snowboarding, go-karting and aerial dance.