Dan Walker Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 May, 2016
Facts of Dan Walker
Date of Birth: 1977 , March-19
Age: 42 years old
Birth Nation: England
Height: 6 Feet 6 Inch
Name Dan Walker
Birth Name Daniel Meirion Walker
Nick Name Dan
Father Austin Walker
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Crawley
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Working For Television
Net Worth N/A
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Light brown
Famous for Television Presenter
Married Yes
Married to Sarah Walker
Children 3
Divorce N/A
TV Show Football Focus, Final Score, Match of the Day, BBC Breakfast
Books Sport and Sundays: Christian BBC Presenter Dan Walker Tells His Story
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Dan Walker was born on 19 March 1977 and his current age is 39 years old. Dan was born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. Walker was raised in Crawley, West Sussex. Walker was born was the son of Austin Walker, the son of the minister of a local church as Daniel Meirion "Dan" Walker. Walker's nationality is English. And according to Walker's ethnicity, he is white. Dan's star sign is Pisces.

Dan Walker attended Ifield Primary School and later he also studied in Three Bridges Middle School and Hazelwick Secondary School. Dan has earned a degree in History at the University of Sheffield. Dan has also achieved an MA in Journalism from  the University of Sheffield.

Dan Walker started his career from radio, where he worked at Sheffield's Hallam FM. Walker also won  a competition for young sports commentators and gained experience. As a sports presenter and commentator, Walker moved to a full-time career with a 4-year stint in 1999 for Manchester's Key 103 radio.

Dan Walker started his television career from Granada Television in Manchester, where he appeared as  a commentator on the Football League Review show. Walker later joined BBC regional news programme North West Tonight and for his work he was nominated for several awards and he also won the Royal Television Society Sports Award in 2005. Walker started working in  London on 2006.

In 2009, he started appearing  as the presenter of Football Focus after he replaced  Manish Bhasin from the show. Walker was also involved in writing  blog on the BBC website and he also presented presents the web-based Friday preview Friday Focus. Walker's other TV credits include Afternoon Edition on BBC Radio 5 Live and he hosted several programs in several stations.

Walker on 29 February 2016 appeared as presenter of BBC Breakfast after he replaced Bill Turnbull. Walker currently co-present the programme along with Louise Minchin.

Dan Walker is a talented broadcaster with the charming personality. Walker's current relational status is married to Sarah Walker and his sexual orientation is straight.

Dan Walker has an affair and he married his girlfriend Sarah in 2001. And they have been married for about 12 years and he has three children with his wife. Dan Walker current lives in Sheffield, South Yorkshire along with his wife and children.

From a religious point of view Walker is a Christian, since he was 12 years of age. Walker is also active in several charity works, including the Sheffield Children's Hospital charity. He has also been active in poverty elimination and other social activities. Being a sports person he supports a professional association football club Crawley Town FC.

Walker's net worth and salary information are not updated yet. Walker contains his details in several websites and he has his updated bio in Wikipedia.

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