Jim White (presenter) Biography

(Tv presenter)

Primarily known for his work with Sky Sports. He is married and a father of two.

Relationship Facts of Jim White (presenter)

  • Jim White (presenter) is married to Avril.
  • He is father of Two.
  • Jim White (presenter) is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Jim White (presenter)?

Jim White is a married man as he is married twice in his life.

At first, Jim was married to Fiona but they separated after ten years of marriage. After divorce, he was caught having an affair with a camerawoman named Susan Barrett.

At present, he is married to his reporter friend Avril. He went down on a bent knee and proposed to Avril before whisking her to France.

Similarly, he gave a platinum engagement ring with five diamonds, as he claimed the only problem was finding a perfect date for the wedding.

After that, they married on 12th February. He has two children from his first marriage.

Who is Jim White?

Jim White is a Scottish freelance television presenter. He is primarily known for his work with Sky Sports.

Similarly, he is best known for his round-the-clock presenting marathon on transfer deadline days.

Jim White: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Nationality

He was born in 1957 in Glasgow, the United Kingdom as James White. There is no information about his father, mother, and siblings.

Similarly, his nationality is Scottish and his ethnicity is unknown.

Education, School/College University

Talking about his education, he attended Napier College in Edinburgh. From here, he has completed a pre-entry journalist course.

Jim White: Professional Life, and Career

Talking about his career, he began his career after completing a pre-entry journalism course at Napier College in Edinburgh. As he began working with Scottish & Universal Newspaper in the year 1974.

Similarly, in the year 1979, he rolled into television as an entertainment reporter on STV flagship Scotland Today program.

Jim White (presenter)
Caption: Jim White (presenter) (Source: TV Newsroom)

Likewise, in the year 1988, Jim White became the primary host of Scotsport.

After that, he presented the coverage of Scotland’s campaign in the 1990 World Cup Finals in Mexico, whereas he became part of the team in 1991, that won a Scottish BAFTA. Moreover, he joined Sky in the year 1998.

Similarly, he traveled to Senegal with Arsenal captain Patrick Viera to report on Viera’s Diam bars charity program. Also, he is widely famous for his round-the-clock presenting marathon on transfer deadline days.

Furthermore, in September 2016, he took over Talksport’s 10 am to the 1 pm slot from Colin Murray, as the move followed News Corps’ purchase of the talk radio group, which also was seen as an early indication of the integration of Talk Sport into the Sky/News Corp sports media business.

Sky Sports announced that White was leaving the channel after 23 years as a presenter in June 2021.

Awards, Nominations

He won the Transfer Deadline Day award at SJA British Sports Journalism Awards with his other team members.

He was part of the team that won the Scottish BAFTA award.

Jim White: Net Worth, Income, Salary

As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of $8 million. He might earn a huge amount of money from his career.

But he has not disclosed his salary and income.

Jim White: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no rumors or controversy about him. As he is successful in maintaining his life away from rumors and controversy.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Talking about Jim White’s body measurements, he has a decent height and weight.

Similarly, he has salt and pepper hair and blue color eyes.

Social Media

Jim White is active on social media.

He has around 16.3k followers on Instagram and 446k followers on Twitter.

 

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FAQs

Who is Jim White presenter's wife?

He is living with his spouse, Avril.

Where was Jim White born?

He was born in Glasgow, United Kingdom.