Rav broke his leg on a training run, ending his career in the British army.
Rav was born to an English mother and a Mauritian father.
Rav is the second of five children.
Rav was a Detective Constable in the South London police.
(On Strictly Come Dancing)
Rav: I've never been near a dancefloor in my life, but I like a challenge. I'm not afraid of making a fool of myself. People won't rate my chances, but I've a good feeling they're going to be surprised.
Rav: [On being a pin up] It's a bit silly really, I don't think too much about it. Friends say there are fansites on the web about me, but I don't pay much attention. It's flattering, but my feet are on the ground.
(On giving up policing to be a presenter)
Rav Policing requires a 100% commitment – and you can't do it half-heartedly. My media commitments were interfering with my work – and policing is too serious for that.