Dan Walker is most famously known for hosting BBC Breakfast, but what is this wife known for? Who is Dan Walker married to? Today, we will find that out. Firstly, a little introduction about Dan Walker would be good? All right! Dan Walker is an English Journalist who hosts the BBC Breakfast. Along with that, he also is a newsreader and a TV presenter. Dan Walker was born on 19th March 1977 to a local church minister and a Welsh mother. He was born in Crawley, Sussex. Walker studied in Ifield Primary School, Three Bridges Middle School, and Hazelwick Secondary School. As far as his college education goes, Walker earned a B.A degree in History in 1998. After that, he earned his M.A degree in Broadcast Journalism in 1999 at the University of Sheffield
Dan presents BBC Radio Live 5 and also has experience in reporting sports news on BBC. We all know how big BBC is! Right? So, it is well established that the English Journalist is pretty successful. He is also one of the contestants on Strictly Come Dancing. All’s well about Mr. Walker, but what about Mrs. Walker? Who is she? What do we know about her? Let’s find out!
Dan Walker and his wife, Sarah Walker, have been able to maintain a low profile even though Dan is a very known figure. Not much is known about her profession and achievements. Sarah Walker and Dan Walker met in 1999 at the University of Sheffield. Dan actually did his master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from there. They have been together since. Pretty adorable! Although Dan has shared that they have disagreements but who doesn’t? Along with a successful career, he also has an adorably successful marriage.
Dan and Sarah both live in Sheffield because Dan stated it is where they studied, and it is where he started his career from. Dan and Sarah have been together for more than two decades and got married in 2001, after dating for two years. The wedding details, venue, or guests are not known to the public eye.
They have three lovely kids together, two of them are girls, and one is a boy. Not much is known about them either aside from their names. The girls are named Susanna and Jessica, while the boy is named Chuck.
Walker’s career as a broadcaster began at college with Sheffield’s Hallan FM. He won a competition in college and got the opportunity to be a broadcaster. He got a full-time job in 1999 as a sports presenter for Manchester’s Key 103 Radio, also presented a midweek sports show.
Walker transitioned from radio to TV with a six-month stint at Granada Television in Manchester. Before he joined BBC regional news, he worked as a pundit on the Football League Review Show.
Fun Fact: Dan Walker is a huge admirer of Football.
He was nominated for several awards and also won some. He won the Royal Television Society Sports Award for Regional Sports Presenter in 2005.
Walker took over as the host of Football Focus from then-host Manish Bhasin in 2009, and also maintains a BBC blog where he likes to discuss the shows and football in general, broadly and interestingly. He was also a part of the BBC Sport team that covered the very famous 2010 FIFA World Cup (where are all our football fans at?) and spent the entire tournament in a double-decker bus traveling from Cape Town to Johannesburg for the final.
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Walker has produced programs for broadcast on TV and online, as well as offered analysis and news via Twitter and the BBC’s web outlets.
Walker not only is a famous and successful journalist but also works with serval organizations for charity. Along with Michael Vaughan, Jessica Ennis-Hill, and Lee Westwood is a patron of Sheffield Children’s Hospital. He had also climbed Mount Kilimanjaro for Comic Relief in 2019.
Walker does not like the idea of his income being made public because he enjoys working for the BBC, but he is said to earn approximately 222,000 euros.