|Kirsty Gallacher Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||January 20, 1976|
Kirsty Gallacher is a Scottish television presenter and a well-known face in the world of journalism. She is best known for presenting sports news on Sky Sports network. While pursuing journalism, she hoped for becoming a fashion journalist but she got her first break in the sports news. Kirsty leads a healthy lifestyle and is a fitness freak with her own fitness gear line Proskins.
Kirsty Jane Gallacher
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Kirsty went to Coworth Flexlands School and Nursery as a child. She was later enrolled in St George’s School in Ascot, Berkshire. Afterward, she went to the London College of Fashion.
- Father – Bernard Gallacher (Golf Player)
- Mother – Lesley Gallacher
- Siblings – Laura Gallacher (Younger Sister), Jamie Gallacher (Football Player) (Younger Brother)
- Others – Stephen Gallacher (Golfer) (Cousin), Russell Brand (Actor) (Brother-in-law)
Kirsty is represented by M&C Saatchi Merlin.
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
56 kg or 123.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Kirsty Gallacher has dated –
- Rio Ferdinand
- Paul Sampson (2000-2014) – Kirsty was in a long-term relationship with the ex- English rugby union footballer, Paul Sampson, for almost a decade. They started dating in 2000 and got married in 2010. The couple has 2 sons together – Oscar and Jude. However, Kirsty and Paul got divorced in August 2014.
- Danny Cipriani (2015-2016) – Kirsty was in a relationship with England’s ex-rugby player, Danny Cipriani, but the couple broke up in April 2016 because of the problems they were facing due to the age gap, Kirsty being almost 12 years senior to Danny.
- Laurence Fox (2018) – Earlier in 2018, Kirsty was in a secret relationship with actor Laurence Fox for almost 6 months. The couple finally called it quits in June 2018 because hiding their relationship was getting tiresome for them.
- Jack Whitehall (2018) – In April 2018, it was reported that Kirsty had a fling with comedian Jack Whitehall after they were spotted at the party getting close to each other.
Race / Ethnicity
- Prominent nose
- Mesmerizing smile
- Sharp cheekbones
She has endorsed many brands through her Instagram which include –
- The Body Camp
- Fortnum & Mason
- Aromatherapy Associates
- Coworth Park
She is a Catholic but not very religious.
Best Known For
Being the news presenter for Sky Sports network
First TV Show
In 2000, Kirsty made her first TV show appearance on the series They Think It’s All Over.
As per an interview in 2016, Kirsty revealed that she is a morning person and likes to work out only in the morning and for 3 times a week focusing mainly on resistance and weight workout. Her cardio included a normal warm-up session after which she did a number of press-ups and squats. She tried to work on all of the muscle groups.
In 2018, she was being trained by the ex-rugby pro, Mel Deane. She has also claimed that she is now feeling more comfortable in her body in her 40s than she did in her 20s.
Kirsty Gallacher Favorite Things
- Food – Fish
- Restaurant – Al Lago Andalucia
- Perfume – Aroma Therapy Associates
- TV Channels – Biography Channel, The History Channel
- Magazine – Vogue, Grazia
Kirsty Gallacher Facts
- Kirsty studied at the London College of Fashion because she desired to be a fashion journalist.
- She worked as a production assistant for 2 years at Sky Sports, starting in 1996.
- She finally got her break as a news presenter in 1998.
- Kirsty hosted the show, Kirsty’s Home Videos, on the Sky1 network from 2000 to 2004.
- She was also one of the original presenters of RI:SE on Channel 4 and was also a part of Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night.
- Kirsty became the winner of the 3rd series of Channel 4 show, The Games, in 2005. She was later made the presenter of the series.
- She has also made guest appearances on the shows like They Think It’s All Over, A Question of Sport, and Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.
- In 2008, she was the presenter of Sky1 network’s Gladiator and returned to Sky Sports network in 2011 to present Sky Sports News.
- In 2015, she appeared as a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing but was eliminated in the 6th week.
- On August 12, 2017, she was charged with drunk-driving in Eton, Berkshire, while she was on her way to pick up her kids.
- Kirsty is a huge fitness freak and has her own fitness gear range called Proskins.
- She is also a dog lover and has a pet dog named Bertie.
Featured Image by Kirsty Gallacher / Instagram