Carol Kirkwood Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, BBC

Carol Kirkwood Biography

Carol Kirkwood is a British weather presenter. She was trained by the Met Office and she was later employed by BBC. Kirkwood was on BBC Breakfast and Victoria Derbyshire.

Carol Kirkwood Age

Kirkwood was born on May 29th 1962 in Morar, Inverness-shire, Scotland.

Carol Kirkwood Height

Kirkwood is a woman of average stature and shape she stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches.

Carol Kirkwood Family

Kirkwood was born in Morar she stayed at a hotel since her parents were hoteliers in Morar.

Carol Kirkwood Husband

Kirkwood is currently not married, she was previously married to Jimmy Kirkwood. She currently resides in Maidenhead, Berkshire.

Carol Kirkwood Education

Kirkwood studied at Lochaber High School in Fort William and later attended  Napier College of Commerce and Technology in Edinburgh where she got a BA in commerce.

Carol Kirkwood BBC

Kirkwood entered the BBC’s secretarial reserve in London after graduation. She presented brief slots on BBC Radio Scotland, then BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 4 after a series of internal moves. She left the BBC after marrying Jimmy Kirkwood and went on to work in recruiting and then as a training consultant for a management firm in Cheshire. She co-hosted a now-defunct cable TV station, Windsor TV, later renamed Wire TV, with Sacha Baron Cohen in 1992.

Kirkwood returned to the BBC in 1993 as a freelance presenter at the corporation’s Elstree Studios training department, where she also hosted a bi-monthly show for HTV West called Talking Issues. She joined The Weather Channel’s new UK service in 1996, but after it closed down, she received training at the Met Office under the supervision of the BBC, before joining BBC News as a weather presenter in April 1998.

She has also featured on all of BBC Weather’s radio and television output, including BBC News, BBC World News, BBC News at Six, and the live forecasts as part of the BBC’s Wimbledon Tennis Championships coverage. On BBC Breakfast, Kirkwood is the lead weather presenter. In 2013, the show relocated from London to Salford’s MediaCityUK, but she remained in London, presenting the weather on Breakfast via video connection. She is a frequent contributor and reporter for The One Show and presented The Weather Show for the BBC.

Carol Kirkwood Salary

Kirkwood earns an annual salary of $ 400,000.

Carol Kirkwood Net worth

Kirkwood has an estimated net worth of $ 3 million.

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