How old is BBC Breakfast host Dan Walker? – The Sun

DAN Walker has become one of the BBC's biggest stars, up early to present BBC Breakfast before filling in at night for Match of the Day.

Here is all you need to know about the presenter who has anchored BBC Breakfast alongside Louise Minchin since 2016…

Who is Dan Walker?

Born March 19, 1977, Daniel Meirion Walker is a 43-year-old English journalist and television presenter from Crawley, West Sussex.

Dan earned a BA degree in History before undergoing an MA degree in Journalism at the University of Sheffield.

Dan is an active patron of several charities including the Sheffield Children's Hospital alongside Jessica Ennis-Hill

Dan married Sarah Walker in 2001 and the couple has three children together.

What other TV shows has Dan been on?

His professional broadcasting career started with work experience at Sheffield's Hallam FM before joining BBC regional news programme North West Tonight.

Dan has hosted BBC's Football Focus since taking over from Manish Bhasin in August 2009.

He also presents on BBC Radio 5 Live and regularly reports for Final Score and Match of the Day.

Dan has also been a main part of the BBC Sport team covering both the 2010 Fifa World Cup and the 2016 Rio Olympics.

When did he join BBC Breakfast?

In 2016, Dan replaced Bill Turnbull as presenter of BBC Breakfast.


His first show aired on 29 February and he currently co-presents the programme with Louise Minchin.

Dan hit the headlines in 2018 after his salary revealed he earns almost double what his female co-presenter do.

However, Dan pointed to the fact that his earnings come from fronting multiple shows.

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