He continued: “I’m continuing with Countryfile and BBC Sport and excited about other opportunities that come my way,
“But most of all I’m looking forward to having dinner with my family and being able to put my kids to bed.”
Matt joined the show in 2010 as a guest presenter, before returning the following year as a full-time host.
He replaced Jason Manford and sat alongside Alex Jones between Mondays and Thursdays.
It is not yet known who will replace Matt and join Alex on the green sofa in the future.
The One Show continues on BBC One tonight at 7pm.