Richie Anderson Bio, Wiki
Richie Anderson is a TV and radio journalist who works for the BBC. Former Sunday League football player for Coombs Wood F.C., Anderson currently hosts the travel reports on BBC Radio 2 in the mornings of workdays. He was revealed as a contestant in Series 20 of Strictly Come Dancing in August 2022.
Richie Anderson Age
Anderson is 35 years old as of 2022. He was born on 13 October 1987 Smethwick, West Midlands, England.
Richie Anderson Height
Anderson stands at a height of approximately 1.70 meters.
Richie Anderson Family
Anderson 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.
Richie Anderson Husband – Partner -Gay
Anderson who is openly gay is in a relationship with Dean Eagles. As part of a 2018 BBC television program called The One Show that examined the challenges of homophobia in sports, Anderson came out as homosexual to his teammates after playing a game of football.
Richie Anderson Career
Between August 2015 to March 2020, he hosted his own show on BBC WM, where he began his radio career. He had previously filled in for different presenters in the beginning of 2015. Anderson covered football for BBC WM during their matchday portions before he started hosting. He conducted interviews with fans before and after games under the moniker “Roaming Richie.” During this time, he rose to fame for his vox pop “man on the street” interviewing approach.
Richie Anderson BBC Radio 2
In the mid-morning segment of The Radio 2 Breakfast Show with Zoe Ball and Ken Bruce since January 2019, Anderson has covered travel news for BBC Radio 2. When Rachel Horne moved to Virgin Radio, he took her place. Additionally, Anderson occasionally broadcasts unique programs on Bank Holidays for Radio 2.
Richie Anderson The One Show
For The One Show on BBC One, Anderson occasionally covers a range of subjects. Richie has additionally contributed as a guest reviewer to BBC Two’s Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two.
Richie Anderson Strictly Come Dancing
Anderson was featured as one of the 15 celebrities taking part in the twentieth series of BBC One reality dancing game show Strictly Come Dancing. The 20th season of the program premieres on BBC One on September 23, 2022, with a debut special.
On August 5, he announced that he would be competing in the 20th season of Strictly Come Dancing. Richie wrote: “Can’t believe I’m typing this. I’M GOING TO BE ON STRICTLY COME DANCING 2022. My wish has come true. I can’t wait to enter the renowned ballroom. My dance abilities have been compared to Bambi on ice in the past, so good luck to my professional partner.
The presenter added, when asked about joining the program, “This is a dream come true! I can’t wait to put on those glitzy outfits with sequins and sparkles and dance across the most well-known dance floor in the world! When I hear the recognizable theme song for Strictly, I instantly feel fantastic. It’s pure escape. I’m sure my friends and family would understand if I have to postpone my yearly infamous Strictly launch night kitchen party. Being a member of an all-male dancing duet is also a significant honor since it’s crucial that we have that diversity on such a big event.
When asked about competing as a same-sex couple, Richie said: “I remember watching Nicola Adams do it a couple years ago and John Whaite last year, and I remember just thinking – me growing up when I was coming to terms with what I am or what I’m not – it would have been amazing for me to see something like John and Johannes and Nicola and Katya on such a big show.”
Eliminated From Strictly Come Dancing
On October 9, 2022, Richie and dancer Giovanni Pernice, with whom he appeared on the program, became the second couple to be booted from the competition. They came in 14th. After being eliminated, Richie stated, “It’s been short, but delicious! I never imagined I’d have the opportunity to try out the cha cha cha, quickstep, and samba live on television. I also got to meet some incredible folks with whom I will always be friends. Can’t wait to support everyone during the remaining games of the series.
Richie Anderson Salary
His annual salary is estimated to range between $ 100,000 – $ 500,000.
Richie Anderson Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.