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Helen Skelton is an English television presenter and actress. She co-presented the BBC children's programme Blue Peter from 2008 until 2013, and since 2014 has been a presenter on Countryfile.

Relationship Facts of Helen Skelton

Helen Skelton is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Helen Skelton?

Helen Skelton’s relationship status is single at the moment. Currently, in 2022 July she got divorced from her husband England national rugby league team player Richie Myler.

If there is any detailed info about her relationship then it’ll be updated.

Past Affairs

In December 2013 Helen Skelton married Richie Myler. Also, she gave birth to their first child, a boy, on 19 June 2015.

Plus, her second son, Louis, was born in April 2017. Likewise, on December 28, 2021, they welcomed their daughter.

On April 25, 2022, Skelton announced that she and Myler were no longer a couple via her Instagram account.



Who is Helen Skelton?

Helen Skelton is an English television presenter and actress. From 2008 Helen Skelton co-presented the BBC children’s program, Blue Peter, until  2013, and since 2014 has been a presenter on Countryfile.

She is the former co-host of the BBC One program Holiday Hit Squad alongside Angela Rippon and Joe Crowley.

Helen is the current presenter of all swimming coverage on the BBC with the European Swimming Championships, the World Aquatics Championships, and the Olympics.

She also presents the daytime series The Instant Gardener.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Nationality

Helen Skelton is 38 years old. She was born on 19 July 1983 in Carlisle, Cumbria, England.

Helen was raised along with her brother, Gavin, Who is a professional footballer as well as a player-manager.

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She belongs to American nationality. There is no information about her father, mother, or ethnicity.

In which school did Helen Skelton attend?

Helen Skelton appeared at Kirkby Thore Primary School, and then Appleby Grammar School. She graduated from the Cumbria Institute of the Arts, where she achieved a BA degree in journalism.

During her time at college, she worked additionally on Coronation Street and Cutting It.

Helen Skelton: Professional Life, Career

Skelton started her career in 2008. On 28 August 2008, she was revealed as a new Blue Peter presenter, replacing Zöe Salmon.

She becomes the 33rd presenter for the program. Skelton became only the second woman ever to finish the 78-mile (126 km) Namibian ultra marathon in April 2009.

In early 2010, Skelton coracle the entire length of the River Amazon for Sport Relief 2010. She coracle 2,010 miles (3,230 km) on a solo journey from Nauta in Peru on 20 January, to Almeirim, Brazil on 28 February.

On 28 February 2011, she walked a 150-meter tightrope between chimneys at Battersea Power Station, 66 meters above ground, to raise money for Comic Relief.

In December 2012, she becomes a member of a  Christmas Special edition of the BBC One program Strictly Come Dancing. Skelton announced her departure from the show; she was replaced by Radzi Chinyanganya in August 2013.

She presented the London Marathon Highlights show on the BBC in 2014 and 2015.  In 2016, she was replaced by Ore Oduba.

Since 2015, Skelton has co-hosted the daytime BBC One series The Instant Gardener alongside Danny Clarke. Skelton presented Tonight: Kids V Career in early 2016.

In October 2016, Skelton guest granted five episodes of Lorraine on ITV. Helen returned to host the swimming coverage on the BBC during the 2017 World Aquatics Championships with Adlington and Foster 2017.

Furthermore, she presented more than five episodes in February 2017. Helen co-presented two episodes of Walks with My Dog on More4 in 2017.

Moreover, Skelton took part in a celebrity boxing match defeating Camilla Thurlow via unanimous decision after three 2 minute rounds for BBC Sport Relief in March 2018.

Awards, Nominations

Helen Skelton has achieved two Guinness World Records: the longest solo journey by kayak, and the longest distance in a kayak in 24 hours by a woman.

There is no more information that she has received many awards and nominations.

How much is the net worth of Helen Skelton?

Skelton has achieved an impressive amount of net worth from her journalism career. Her estimated net worth is $6 million as per sources.

Moreover, the salary of a TV presenter in the US is more than $50,000 per year.

Helen Skelton: Rumors, Controversy

This TV presenter is chopped from BBC Commonwealth Games coverage after controversy over her revealing outfits.

Body Measurements

Helen Skelton is 5 ft. 10 in tall and weighs 87 kg. She has gorgeous blond hair color and her eye color is Blue. Her dress size is 6 and her shoe size is 7.

Her body measurements are 38-26-37 inches (breasts- waists- hips).

Social Media

Skelton is active on social media. She has got around 124k followers on Instagram, 121k followers on Twitter, and 4,175 followers on Facebook.

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