Jonathan Scott is an award-winning photographer, author, TV presenter & conservationist living in Kenya and married to the wildlife photographer Angela Scott. He was born in London and grew up on a farm in Berkshire, he attended Christ’s Hospital School in Horsham before enrolling at Queen’s University, Belfast, where he read Zoology (1968-72).
Jonathan travelled overland from London to Johannesburg in 1974, a journey lasting four months and covering 6,000 miles. During this time, he first saw the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya and the adjoining Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. This was the savanna of Africa he had fallen in love with as a child. After two years working with wildlife in Botswana, he returned overland to Kenya, taking up residence in 1977 at Mara River Camp as a fledgling safari guide. Jonathan and Angela are famous for their work with big cats and have authored more than 40 books and appeared on numerous wildlife television series.