|Helen Skelton Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||July 19, 1983|
Helen Skelton is an English television presenter, actor, radio personality, author, reality television personality, and dancer who is known for co-presenting the BBC children’s program Blue Peter from 2008 to 2013 as well as for starting as a presenter on the BBC One show Countryfile in 2014. Over the years, she has also been a part of a variety of other projects which include the likes of Coronation Street, Cutting It, BBC Radio Cumbria, Sportsround, Newsround, Strictly Come Dancing: Christmas Special, Country Tracks, Holiday Hit Squad, London Marathon Highlights, The Instant Gardener, Tonight, The School that Got Teens Reading, Lorraine, Walks with My Dog, Big Week at the Zoo/This Week at the Farm, Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins, Digging Up Britain’s Past, Luxury Christmas for Less, Morning Live, This Week on the Farm, Live: Summer on the Farm, Betfred Super League Rugby, Inside the Superbrands, Strictly Come Dancing, The Chase: Celebrity Special, Countdown, All Star Family Fortunes, Pointless Celebrities, What’s Cooking?, Sunday Brunch, and The TV That Made Me.
Helen Elizabeth Skelton
Carlisle, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
Helen Skelton studied at a local Primary School in Kirkby Thore, Cumbria. After that, she attended Appleby Grammar School. She then enrolled at the Cumbria Institute of the Arts and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism.
Television Presenter, Actor, Radio Personality, Author, Reality Television Personality, Dancer
- Siblings – Gavin Richard Skelton (Older Brother) (Football Coach, Manager, Former Professional Footballer)
- Others – Rebecca (Sister-In-Law, Gavin’s Wife)
Helen Skelton has been signed with YM&U Group, Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, she has a net worth of $6 Million.
5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
50 kg or 110 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Helen Skelton has dated –
- Richie Myler (2012-2022) – She started going out with professional rugby league footballer Richie Myler in the year 2012 and the duo tied the knot the following year in December. On June 19, 2015, they were blessed with their first child – a boy named Ernie Myler. In September 2015, the family shifted to France after Richie Myler joined the Catalans Dragons club. The couple was blessed with its 2nd child, a son named Louis Myler, on April 8, 2017. Their third child and first daughter, Elsie Kate Myler, was born on December 28, 2021. On April 25, 2022, she announced via Instagram that she and Richie Myler were no longer a couple as he had left the family home. It was later revealed that his new girlfriend Stephanie Thirkill was pregnant with the couple’s first child who was born in 2023. In August 2023, it was reported that Helen had officially divorced Richie Myler.
Race / Ethnicity
Through social media, Helen Skelton has done endorsement work for various brands such as GO Outdoors.
Helen Skelton Facts
- She grew up on a dairy farm in the village of Kirkby Thore.
- Helen Skelton was an extra on shows such as Coronation Street and Cutting It during her time in college.
- Along with Angela Rippon and Joe Crowley, Helen Skelton co-presented two series of the BBC One program Holiday Hit Squad from 2013 to 2014.
- She appeared as a contestant on the television game show, All Star Family Fortunes in 2015.
- Her debut novel titled Amy Wild: Amazon Summer was published in May 2015.
- In 2022, Helen Skelton appeared as a contestant on the 20th installment of the British dance contest show Strictly Come Dancing. She partnered with professional partner Gorka Marquez and concluded her journey as the runner-up.
- She started serving as a stand-in presenter for the BBC One series Morning Live in 2023.
- Helen Skelton has stated that if she were not a broadcaster, she would have been a teacher.
- In August 2023, Helen announced that she had decided to BBC Radio 5 Live in order to spend more time with her children.
Featured Image by Ruth Crafer/ Helen Skelton / CC BY-SA 3.0