Robert Le Normand was born in Jersey in June 1954. His parents left the island when he was very young.. They settled in Gloucestershire where Robert was educated at various schools.
Leaving school with no formal qualifications, Robert has been a poultry farm manager, a financial adviser and a karate instructor at various times in his life.
He now lives in south Wales with his wife Pearl. Although they have no children together, they do have seven between them. They have both been married before. Their home is now often alive with the happy sounds of their grandchildren's laughter.
Robert, who prefers to be called Bob, has several passions. He loves to cook. This is appreciated by his family, as they like to eat! He enjoys reading and likes to keep fit.