Helen Skelton Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, BBC Radio 5 Live

Helen Skelton is a prominent English actress and television presenter currently working on BBC Radio 5 Live as a weekly host on Sundays from 3 pm to 6 pm. In the bargain, She acts as a temporary co-host on BBC Radio 5 Live DriveTime with Tony Livesey.

From 2008 to 2013, Skelton co-presented the BBC children’s program, Blue Peter. She has been a presenter on Countryfile since 2014. She also co-presented two series of Holiday Hit Squad alongside Joe Crowley and Angela Rippon. Furthermore, Helen also presented the daytime series The Instant Gardener which ran for twain seasons.

Helen Skelton Age

Helen Skelton was born in Carlisle, Cumbria, England on July 19, 1983. She is 38 years old.

Helen Skelton Height

Skelton is a woman of average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 3 inches ( Approx 1.60m).

Helen Skelton Education

She attended and graduated with a high diploma from Appleby Grammar School. Later, Helen joined the Cumbria Institute of the Arts and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts in Journalism.

Helen Skelton Family

Helen was born to her loving mother Janet, and her supportive father Richard in Carlisle, Cumbria, England. She was raised by her devoted parents on a dairy farm in the village of Kirkby Thore. Besides, she has a sibling handsome brother called Gavin Richard. He is a famous English manager, football coach, and previous professional footballer. As of now, Gavin is the first-team coach of Carli United.

Helen Skelton Husband

She is currently divorced from her ex-husband called Richie Myler. Richie is an English England national rugby league team player. However, the couple separated recently after she announced via her Instagram account on 25 April 2022 that they were no longer a couple. Helen and Richie have been together for eight years.

Prior to their separation, the ex-duo had relocated to France in September 2015 after Richie joined the Catalans Dragons club. From their union, Helen is a proud mother of three children, a daughter who was born on December 28, 2021, a son born on April 2017, and another son born on June 19, 2015.

Helen Skelton Salary

Helen receives an annual salary of $89,997 per year. This is according to BBC Radio 5 anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.

Helen Skelton Net Worth

Skelton has an approximate net worth of $6 million.

Helen Skelton Career

On August 28, 2008, Helen was unveiled on Blue Peter as a presenter. She replaced Zöe Salmon and became the 33rd presenter for the program. Skelton took an uncredited role in the BBC production of Merlin in a challenge for the series. Helen announced her departure from the show in August 2013 and was replaced by Radzi Chinyanganya.

She served on other projects during her time on Blue Peter predominantly correspondent-based including reporting from the Championships, Wimbledon. Skelton became a presenter of live FA Women’s Super League football matches for the BT Sport channel after her departure from Blue Peter. She retained her BBC reporter role.

Since 2008, Helen has occasionally presented segments of Countryfile. Skelton has also presented two series of Holiday Hit Squad in 2013/14 alongside Joe Crowley and Angela Rippon. She presented the London Marathon Highlights show in 2014 and 2015 on the BBC and was replaced the following year by Ore Oduba.

Helen took part in a Christmas Special edition of the BBC One program Strictly Come Dancing in December 2012. She has co-presented the daytime BBC One series The Instant Gardener since 2015 alongside Danny Clarke. She presented Tonight: Kids V Career in early 2016. Moreover, Helen alongside Rebecca Adlington and Mark Foster hosted coverage of the 2016 European Swimming Championships.

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