Helen Skelton Biography
Helen Skelton born Helen Elizabeth Skelton is an English television presenter and actress. She co-presented the BBC children’s program Blue Peter from 2008 until 2013, and since 2014 has been a presenter on Countryfile. She is currently the presenter of all swimming coverage on the BBC including the European Swimming Championships, World Aquatics Championships, and the Olympics. She also currently presents the daytime series The Instant Gardener.
Helen Skelton Age
She was born on 19th July 1983 in Carlisle, Cumbria, England, and brought up on a dairy farm in the village of Kirkby Thore. Helens’ birthdays are celebrated on the 19th of July.
Helen Skelton Height
She stands a height of 1.6 meters tall (5feet 3 inches).
Helen Skelton Parents
She was born to a mother named Janet Skelton and a father Richard Skelton who is a British musician.
Helen Skelton Husband
Helen is a married woman. She got married in December 2013 to Richie Myler who is an England national rugby league team player. the couple is blessed with two kids first child was born on 19th June 2015 and the second son Louis born in April 2017.
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Helen Skelton Wedding
There is no information provided about their wedding but they got married in December 2013. This information will be updated soon.
Helen Skelton Olympics
She is the current presenter of all swimming coverage on the BBC including the European Swimming Championships, World Aquatics Championships, and the Olympics. She also currently presents the daytime series The Instant Gardener.
Helen Skelton Radio 5
She worked in the newsroom at CFM Radio, and was involved with various programs at Border Television, before becoming a breakfast presenter on BBC Radio Cumbria in 2005, one of the youngest breakfast show presenters on the BBC network at the time. She was then a reporter and occasional presenter on children’s news program Newsround and its weekend sports-based version, Sportsround.
Helen Skelton Leeds
Her husband is currently playing for the Yorkshire club Leeds Rhinos.
Helen Skelton News
How old is Helen Skelton, how many children does she have and is she married?
Broadcaster Helen Skelton is appearing on Channel 4’s SAS: Who Dares Wins
You most probably recognize Helen Skelton from her many years as a TV presenter on the iconic children’s show, Blue Peter, but the star is most recently starring in Channel 4’s series, SAS: Who Dares Wins.
But what do we know about the star and her family life? We reveal everything we know…
Who is Helen Skelton and how old is she?
Helen Skelton is a TV presenter, broadcaster and actress, best known for her role presenting children’s TV show Blue Peter from 2008-2013 and as the presenter of Countryfile since 2014.
The star hails from Carlisle in Cumbria and was born on the 19th of July, 1983, making her 36 years old, and a Cancer.
She has a degree in journalism from the Cumbria Institute of the Arts and is a qualified tap dance teacher, previously stating if she wasn’t in media she would be a teacher.
During her time on Blue Peter, Helen took part in an incredible number of mental and physical challenges, such as kayaking the entire length of the Amazon River alone, becoming the second woman ever to complete the Namibian ultra-marathon, and being the first person ever to reach the South Pole on just a bike.
Is Helen married?
Helen is indeed married, she met England national rugby league team player Richie Myler in 2011 and the pair wed in December 2013.
Her legal name is Helen Skelton-Myler but is known professionally as Helen Skelton.
They tied the knot at Kirkby Thore’s St Michael’s church in the former Blue Peter star’s childhood village, near Penrith.
How many children do she and Richie have?
The pair have two sons together, the eldest is Ernie, four, and there’s also three-year-old Louis who just celebrated his birthday on April 8th.
The family briefly lived in France for a short while when Richie signed to the Catalans Dragons club in September 2015, but they moved back to the UK when he was signed to the Leeds Rhinos in June 2017.