He appeared in court to give evidence against Charles Ingram, the man who cheated on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.
Tarrant's catchphrases on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? include "Is that your final answer?" and "But we don't want to give you that!". They have become as famous as the show itself.
On becoming an OBE: I am really thrilled and really, really proud - proud for my mum and dad and my family and just proud for myself.
He dislikes the nightlife of London.
Chris Tarrant's awards are numerous and include Sony Radio Awards: Radio Personality of the Year in 1990, a Lifetime Achievement Award, ITV in 2000, and the CBE in 2004.
He likes badger watching, and ginger biscuits.
On being a presenter on Cluedo "I absolutely hated Cluedo, it was the worst thing I've ever done. It took forever to make the thing. We used to have to turn the studio audience over just to make sure they didn't get any bed sores."
He stands at 6' 2".
He is a Non-Executive Director of Celador Radio Broadcasting and an executive and associate of Sound TV, and a Trustee/Patron of The New School at West Heath for disadvantaged children.
He smokes cigars.
Chris has an OBE.
Tarrant appeared as a celebrity guest on ITV1's The Mint.
Chris Tarrant is married to Ingrid Dupre, and they have a child together. Each have one child from previous marriages.
Chris studied at King's School, Worcester and the University of Birmingham.
He has had a number of different jobs including teaching, lorry driving and being a security guard.
He once broke a limb after falling out of a tree.
He owns a chain of clothing stores.
He is a keen fisherman.
He was a Capital FM DJ until 2004 when he was replaced by Jonny Vaughn.