Matthew Wolfenden is an English actor who is known across the globe for his role as David Metcalfe in the infamous British Opera named Emmerdale. Before he was a cast member in the Emmerdale, he was the member in the musical Saturday Night Fever. His bio and other stats include the following details.
He plays the character as the son of Eric Pollard in the show. His first job in the field of acting was as an extra on the programme but later he originally auditioned for the role of Eli Dingle but the role was given to Joseph Gilgun but then he was again called back for the role of David Metcalfe. He also has appeared on Hollyoaks: Let Loose.
In early 2007, he finished ninth place on Soapstar Superstar. He performed the songs by Queen and Daniel Powter.
He also has partnered with the Russian ice dancer whose name is Nina Ulanova for the seventh series of Dancing on Ice. His skills in gymnastics and the background of dance proved out to be advantageous and then he ended up in the finals of the show. He did not stop his role and continued to act in Emmerdale while he was training for Dancing on Ice. He became the King of the Ice after he beat Porter.
He has appeared on some chat shows with different co-stars which include Natalie Anderson and Fiona Wade. In the year 2014 in the month of January, he provided the soap news on the show named This Morning which was a topic which used to be covered by journalist and writer named Sharon Marshall.
In the year 2013, in the month of April, he appeared on celebrity special in the game show named The Chase. He then went to the finals of the game along with the fellow contestant named Lesley Joseph and they won the show ad tool 5500 pounds each.
He previously used to be married to his Emmerdale co-star named Charley Web, who was his wife back then and the couple was blessed with two children: a son whose name is Buster Lawrence and Bowie. He proposed Webb on the day of Christmas in the year 2009.
Unfortunately, they split up in the year 2013 but they also have decided to remain friends so that their children would not have to bear hardships. They reconciled later and in the year 2015, they were blessed with another child. They have been living happily as a family since then.
He was nominated for the British Soap Opera Award in the category of Sexiest Male 2012. He seems to be an active social network user since he has a Twitter account. He has a total fan following of 284 thousand and to keep that mass of 284 thousand well-wishers and followers well fed with correct information, he updates his news feeds daily where he tweets about his whereabouts and his appointments with his loved ones and other celebrities.
He also has been involved in social activities which can clearly be seen through his posts and messages he shares on his account. He has made significant improvement oh his net worth in the year 2016. He also is famous for his tattoos on his hands and body.