(Journalist, Television presenter)
Dan Walker is a BBC Radio host and author. Dan is married and a father of three.
Quick Facts of Dan Walker
|Age:||44 years 8 months|
|Birth Date:||March 19, 1977|
|Full Name:||Dan Walker|
|Birth Place:||Crawley, West Sussex, England|
|Salary:||£280,000 per annum|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 6 inches (1.98m)|
|Profession:||Journalist, Television presenter|
|Father's Name:||Austin Walker|
|Education:||University of Sheffield|
|Hair Color:||Light brown|
|Lucky Color:||Sea Green|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Cancer, Scorpio|
|Last Update:||November, 2021|
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“If you are out with say five of your friends and four of you smoke, and you are driving around town looking for a place to go on a Saturday night, where are you going to go? A bar where you can all smoke or a restaurant-bar where you can't smoke? So that is a concern.”
Relationship Facts of Dan Walker
- Dan Walker is married to Sarah Walker.
- He is father of Three(Chuck, Jessica, Susana).
- Dan Walker is not having an affair with anyone presently.
- His sexual orientation is straight.
More about the relationship
Dan Walker is married to Sarah Walker in 2001. They have welcomed three children. Their first child’s name is Susana Walker and they welcomed their second child, Chuck Walker. Then they were blessed with their third child, Jessica Walker.
The couple met in the year 1998 while studying at the University of Sheffield. While Dan was pursuing a master’s degree in journalism. Then they started dating. After having an affair for three years, the couple decided to marry in 2001.
He currently resides with his wife and children in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. They also have a dog, Winnie.
On 2020 Valentine’s Day, his wife Sarah gifted him golf shoes.
- 1 Who is Dan Walker?
- 2 Age, Parents, Siblings, Family
- 3 Dan Walker: Professional Life and Career
- 4 Dan Walker: Net Worth, Income, Salary
- 5 Dan Walker: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal
- 6 Body Measurements: Height, Weight
- 7 Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Who is Dan Walker?
Dan Walker is an English journalist and television presenter. He is best known for presenting BBC television programs including ‘Football Focus’ since 2009 and ‘BBC Breakfast’ since 2016. He presents sports on BBC News Channel, reports ‘Final Score’ and ‘Match of the Day’, and presents shows on BBC Radio 5.
Age, Parents, Siblings, Family
He was born on March 19, 1977, in Crawley, West Sussex, England. His birth name is Daniel Meirion Walker and he is currently 41 years old. He is the son of the minister of a local church and a Welsh mother. He grew up in Crawley until 18. Dan changed into Christianity at the age of 12 and he belongs to the Evangelical branch of Christianity. He holds British citizenship.
Education, School/College University
He joined Ifield Primary School, Three Bridges Middle School, and Hazelwick Secondary School. He completed his B.A. in History in 1998 and completed MA in Journalism Studies in 1999 at the University of Sheffield.
Dan Walker: Professional Life and Career
He debuted his professional career working at Sheffield’s Hallam FM. He got the opportunity to work in Manchester’s Key 103 radio with a full-time career as a sports presenter and commentator. Walker presented the regular midweek sports show and appeared as the resident sports correspondent for Mike Toolan’s breakfast show.
Walker joined Granada Television in Manchester and appeared as a commentator on the Football League Review show and later joined BBC regional news program North West Tonight.
He started working in London in 2006 and later in 2008, he presented and reported at Wimbledon, The Open, Aintree Ascot, The Derby at Epsom, and the 6 Nations.
He also presented Football focus, Friday Focus, and writes a blog on the BBC website where he discusses the show and football in general. Walker was a member of the BBC Sports team that covered the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Walker invited Gary Speed as a guest in his show ‘Football Focus’ on November 26, 2011, and they spent about four hours with each other on the day. The following morning, he received the news that Speed had died and he was stunned by Speed’s death.
He presented ‘Afternoon Edition’ every Monday to Thursday on BBC Radio 5 Live until 2016. He replaced Bill Turnbull as a presenter of BBC Breakfast in 2016 and he has been co-presenting the show with Louise Minchin. Walker also reported for the 2016 Olympics.
He is also actively involved in several charities like the Sheffield Children’s Hospital charity, alongside Jessica Ennis-Hill, Michael Vaughan, and Lee Westwood.
Further, he has also penned the books: Thronkersaurus: Football’s Finest Tales‘ and Magic, Mud & Maradona and Remarkable People which was published in October 2020.
He won a competition for young sports commentators. He won the Royal Television Society Sports Award in the category Regional Sports Presenter of the Year in 2005.
Dan Walker: Net Worth, Income, Salary
He has not revealed any data about his net worth. However, his salary is around £280,000 per annum, which falls under the highest-paid list in the BBC.
Dan Walker: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal
He likes to keep his profile low and he has not been engaged in any rumor, controversy, and scandal to date.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight
He has a height f 6 ft. 6 inches and he has got blue eyes and light brown hair. Other information about his weight, shoe size, dress size, etc. is not available.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
He has around 155k followers on Instagram, about 673k followers on Twitter, and around 239.1k followers on Facebook.
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