Dan Walker Bio, Wiki
Dan Walker is an English journalist and tv presenter, who serves on BBC Radio 5 Live and Final Score and Match of the Day. He presented Football Focus from 2009 to 2021, and BBC Breakfast since 2016.
Dan Walker Age
Walker was born on March 19th, 1977, in Crawley, United Kingdom. He is currently 44 years old as of 2021.
Dan Walker Height
Walker boasts of a height of 1.98 meters tall.
Dan Walker Family
Walker is a very private person when it comes to his personal details. Thus he has not disclosed any details on his family. We will be sure to update you once this information is available to us.
Dan Walker Wife
Walker is happily married to Sarah Walker since 2001. The two are blessed with three children and live in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.
Dan Walker Education
Walker attended Hazelwick Secondary School before going on to the University of Sheffield, where he earned his MA in Journalism Studies in 1999. In 1998, he also earned a BA in History.
Dan Walker BBC
Walker’s broadcasting career began when he started his work experience at Sheffield’s Hallam FM. He got his work experience after he won for the young sports commentators. Walker later moved to full-time career for a 4-year stint as the sports presenter and commentator for Manchester’s Key 103 radio.
Walker later moved to professional broadcasting when he went into a six-month spell at Granada Television in Manchester. He appeared as the commentator for the Football League Review show that was before he joined BBC regional news program North West Tonight. Walker had been nominated for awards and he won the Royal Television Society Sports Award in 2005 for the regional Sports Presenter of the Year.
Walker was a member of the BBC Sport team that covered the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. He spent the tournament in a double-decker bus, traveling from Cape Town at the start of the tournament to Johannesburg for the final, filming packages for broadcast on TV and online, and providing commentary and news through the BBC’s online channels and Twitter.
Walker presented on the Afternoon Edition every Monday – Thursday on BBC Radio 5 Live until 2016. Walker took over as host of BBC Breakfast from Bill Turnbull in 2016. His first show aired on February 29th, and he currently co-hosts the show with Louise Minchin from Monday to Wednesday. Dan Walker hosted the Sport Relief telethon’s ‘Clash of the Titans’ episode. Walker has covered the 2016 Olympics as a reporter.
Strictly Come Dancing
On 10 August 2021, it was announced he would be competing in the nineteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing. He was paired with the Ukrainian/Slovenian professional Nadiya Bychkova.
His annual salary is estimated to range between $ 100,000 – $ 500,000.
Dan Walker Net worth
Walker has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.