Nicky Campbell Biography
Nicky Campbell (Full Name: Nicholas Andrew Argyll Campbell, OBE ) is a well-known Scottish journalist as well as a television and radio presenter. As of now, he works as the presenter of the BBC Radio 5 Live breakfast program since 2003.
From 2007 to 2021, he presented BBC One’s Sunday morning show The Big Questions. Furthermore, Nicky has presented the Long Lost Family on ITV since 2011. From 1988 to 1996, he presented the game show Wheel of Fortune. From 2001 to 2009, Nicky presented the consumer affairs program Watchdog.
Nicky Campbell Age
Nicky Campbell was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on 10th April 1961. He is 62 years old.
Nicky Campbell Height
Nicky stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches (Approx 1.83 m).
Nicky Campbell Family
Nicky was born in Edinburgh to his parents. He was adopted as an infant by an adoptive father who was a publisher of maps and a mother who was a psychiatric social worker. In 1989, Nicky credited Larnach’s support in tracing his birth mother during his first marriage. In 2002, he decided to find his Irish biological father. His biological father was a Northern Irish Catholic while his biological mother was from a Dublin Protestant family thirteen years older than him.
Nicky Campbell Wife
He first married Linda Larnachat in 1989 but divorced after eight years of their marriage. Later, Nicky married his second wife, Christina “Tina” Ritchie, a journalist by profession. Christina is the previous head of Virgin Radio News. The lovely couple tied the knot in December 1997 in Kensington. Together, they have four stunning daughters.
Nicky Campbell Education
He attended the independent school Edinburgh Academy. Later, Nicky enrolled at the University of Aberdeen and studied history, graduating with a 2:1 degree.
Nicky Campbell Salary
He earns an ample salary of $114,783 per year. This is in accordance with BBC Radio 5 presenters’ salaries.
Nicky Campbell Net Worth
Nicky has accumulated a hefty fortune over the years and has an estimated net worth of $9 million.
Nicky Campbell Career
Nicky has been presenting The Big Questions on BBC One since the year 2007. Paddy O’Connell succeeded Nicky and presented the first series. He has co-presented the BAFTA award-winning Long Lost Family along with Davina McCall on ITV since 2011.
In July 2013, he co-hosted BBC One’s Your Money Their Tricks alongside Sian Williams and Rebecca Wilcox. In early 2014, Nicky also presented the four-part series Wanted: A Family of My Own beginning on April 24, on ITV.
Nicky left BBC Radio 1 in October 1997 and joined the news and sports network BBC Radio 5 Live after he was offered the job by Roger Mosey, the then station’s head. He presented the mid-morning program on 5 Live for more than 5 years before succeeding Julian Worricker in January 2003 in the breakfast slot. Previously, Nicky co-presented alongside Victoria Derbyshire. From 2004 to 2011, he co-presented the program alongside Shelagh Fogarty.
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