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Who is Carol Kirkwood?
Carol Kirkwood is a Scottish journalist and weather presenter working for the BBC. Similarly, she participated in the thirteenth series of the Strictly Come Dancing ranking within the top ten positions.
Carol Kirkwood was born on May 29, 1962, in Scotland, United Kingdom. Her father's name is Malcolm MacKellaig. She holds a Scottish nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Kirkwood went to Lochaber High School in Fort William. Further, she went to Napier College of Commerce and Technology in Edinburgh.
Beside her graduation, Carol was employed as a secretarial reserve in the BBC London office. She was assigned to presents short slots for BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 4. She left BBC for a short period spent her stint on local channel Windsor TV.
In 1996, Kirkwood joined the UK operation for the Weather Channel, however, it went defunct. Meanwhile, she joined the BBC Weather's output on radio and television. She further rose up to be the main weather presenter on BBC Breakfast. Carol has also worked alongside Susannah Streeter.
Carol Kirkwood's Personal Life
Kirkwood is currently living a single life, away from an affair. Previously she was married to cricketer cum hockey player Jimmy Kirkwood. The sweet couple tied the knot in 1990. They had their wedding in a private ceremony which was foreseen by close family and friends.
Likewise, the couple hasn't conceived any children from their nuptials. Unfortunately, the relationship came to an end in 2008. The divorce was finalized within a year and both the ex-husband and wife parted their own way.
Further, Kirkwood dated her colleague Steph McGovern but, hasn't yet confirmed her relationship status.
Carol Kirkwood's Body Measurements (Height, Weight)
Kirkwood has an amazing physique. She has an adorable face with a sumptuous weight. She recently lost a few kgs which made her look a decade younger.
Carol stands at a height of over 174 cm and weighs around 56 kg. She possess a blonde hair and her eyes are blue in color.
How Much Is Carol Kirkwood's Net Worth?
Kirkwood has summed a surplus fortune from her journalism career. She has earned a good salary of over $70,000 annually. Similarly, Kirkwood guest appears in many of the cameo series which provides her a handsome payroll.
Carol's participation in the dance show also earned her a good remuneration. As of now, she has gained an asset of over $4.5 million.
Carol Kirkwood on Social Media
Carol is very active in her social media. Her twitter handle has over 157k followers. Meanwhile, she is not much active on her Instagram page. Carol updates her lifestyle on her social media page.
Currently, she is involved with her Cricket World Cup tournament broadcasting that is being held in London. Alike Wendy Hurrell, she has also gained huge popularity on her social media pages.