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Carol Kirkwood Bio, Age, Height, Family, BBC, Married, Net Worth

Carol Kirkwood Biography

Carol Kirkwood is a Scottish journalist and weather presenter. She is currently working at BBC on BBC Breakfast and Victoria Derbyshire shows. Kirkwood was trained by the Met Office.

Carol Kirkwood Age

Kirkwood was born on the 29th of May 1962 in Morar, Scotland. She is 59 years old as of 2021.

Carol Kirkwood Height

Kirkwood stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.70 meters. She weighs about 67 Kgs or 148. Her body measurements are 38-27-38. She has blonde hair with beautiful blue eyes.

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Carol Kirkwood Family

Kirkwood was born as Carol MacKellaig in Morar, Inverness-shire, Scotland. Her parents were hoteliers in their hometown, Morar. She was raised in a family of eight children. There is no further information about her family.

Carol Kirkwood Education

Kirkwood attended Lochaber Highschool in Fort William. After graduating from high school, she enrolled at Napier College of Commerce and Technology in Edinburgh. She graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in commerce.

Carol Kirkwood BBC

Kirkwood is the main weather presenter at BBC Breakfast show. She first joined BBC as part of the secretarial reserve in London. She later started presenting short slots on BBC Radio Scotland. Kirkwood then moved to BBC Radio2 and BBC Radio.

In 1993, Kirkwood started working as freelance presenter at the Corporation’s Elstree Studios training department. In addition, she presented HTV West’s programme Talking Issues. She then joined The Weather Channel in 1996 which was later closed down.

After her training at Met Office, Kirkwood joined BBC News in April 1998 as a weather presenter. As a weather presenter at BBC, she has appeared in multiple channels and programs including  BBC News, BBC World News, and BBC News at Six.

In addition, she regularly contributes and reports on The One Show. She has co-presented the BBC One Series The Great British Weather and BBC Radio 2’s The Chris Evans Breakfast Show.

Kirkwood has also appeared as a guest on CBBC’s Hacker Time Show. In 2014, she made an appearance on Would I Lie To You. In September 2015, Kirkwood participated in the thirteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing. She partnered with Pasha Kovalev a professional dancer.

On November 17, 2015, Kirkwood received as Honorary Fellowship from Princess Anne. She has also won the TRIC award for best TV Weather presenter in 2003, 2008, 2009 and 2012.

Carol Kirkwood Married

Kirkwood was previously married to her ex-husband Jimmy Kirkwood. They got married in 1990 and finalized their divorce in 2008. The two did not have any children. Recently, Kirkwood revealed that she was seeing someone and that she was happy with her relationship status.

Carol Kirkwood Salary

Kirkwood is one of the best weather presenters working at BBC. She earns an estimated annual salary of 150, 000 euros.

Carol Kirkwood Net Worth

Kirkwood has an estimated net worth of $5 million. She has been able to create her wealth from her career as a weather presenter.

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