Facts of Carol Kirkwood
|Full Name:||Carol Kirkwood|
|Age:||61 years 6 months|
|Birth Date:||May 29,1962|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo, Aquarius, Libra|
|Birth Place:||Morar, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom|
|Father's Name:||Malcolm MacKellaig|
|Education:||BA degree from Napier College of Commerce and technology|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)|
|Net Worth:||$5 million|
|Award:||TRIC award for best TV Weather Presenter|
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Carol Kirkwood is a Scottish weather presenter. She is well-known for working for the BBC. Moreover, she also participated in the 13th series of the show ‘Strictly Come Dancing’.
Furthermore, Kirkwood has won the TRIC award for the best TV Weather Presenter a number of times, in 2003, 2008, 2009, and 2012-2017.
Carol Kirkwood: Age, Bio, Parents, Siblings
Carol Kirkwood was born on 29th May 1962 in Morar Highland, the United States of America. As of 2020, her age is 58. She was born to parents, her father(Malcolm MacKellaig)the name of her mother is not revealed.
Similarly, she had seven brothers and sisters in her family and she was the eighth one. Her parents had a hotel in Morar. She spent her childhood with her siblings.
Carol Kirkwood: Education
The Scottish weather presenter attended Lochaber High School in Fort Willliam. Following that, she enrolled in Napier College of Commerce and Technology in Edinburgh where she obtained a commerce degree in BA.
Carol Kirkwood: Career, BBC
After she graduated from college, she began working as the BBC’s secretarial reserve in London. Also, she presented the short slots on BBC Radio Scotland. Following that, she presented on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 4. After her marriage, she left the BBC.
She began working in recruitment and also trained as a consultant for a management consultancy in Cheshire. In 1993, she again joined BBC at the corporation’s Elstree Studios training department. She worked as a freelance presenter. After that, in 2006, she went to the UK operation of The Weather Channel.
She made appearances across all BBC Weather’s output on television and radio including BBC News, BBC World News, and BBC News at Six. Similarly, she is also the main weather presenter on BBC Breakfast. Moreover, she has also presented The Great British Weather and The Chris Evans Breakfast Show.
Carol Kirkwood: Strictly Come Dancing
In 2015, Carol announced that she would be a part of the thirteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing. The show started in September 2015. Her partner in the show used to be Pasha Kovalev. Kovalev is a Russian professional ballroom dancer.
Carol Kirkwood: Awards
Kirkwood was awarded the TRIC award for best TV Weather Presenter in the years, 2003, 2008, 2009, and 2012-2017. Likewise, she also received an Honorary Fellowship from HRH Princess Anne for “contributions to broadcasting” at Inverness College on 17 November 2015.
Carol Kirkwood: Net Worth (2020), Salary
Carol Kirkwood has an estimated net worth of around $5 million. Similarly, she has an annual salary of around $400,000.
Carol Kirkwood: Marriage, Husband, Divorce, Children
Carol Kirkwood used to be a married woman but now she is divorced. She was married to Jimmy Kirkwood since 1986. The couple stayed together for 25 years. However, after 25 years of being together, the couple decided to separate for some reason. In 2012, the pair divorced.
Being married for more than 25 years, they did not give birth to any children. Since her divorce with Jimmy, Carol has stayed single and away from relationships.
Carol Kirkwood: Height, Weight
The Scottish weather presenter has a height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs around 58 kg. Her eye color is blue and her hair color is blonde.
Carol Kirkwood: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Carol is not active on Facebook and Instagram. However, she is active on Twitter with around 167k followers.