Carol Kirkwood is a Scottish weather presenter and journalist, best known for her appearances on the BBC’s “BBC Breakfast” program. She was trained by Met Office (the United Kingdom’s national weather service). Carol is known to place in 10th position on the 13th series of BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing. In this post, we will take a look at Carol Kirkwood’s bio, her parents’ details, her husband, children, and net worth.
Carol Kirkwood Biography
Carol Kirkwood was born on 29 May 1962 in Morar, Scotland. She grew up in a small village in the Scottish Highlands and attended Lochaber High School. After completing her education, she began her career in the media as a radio presenter before moving on to television.
Kirkwood began her career in the media as a radio presenter for BBC Radio Scotland. In 1984, she joined BBC South West as a weather presenter and has been with the BBC ever since. In addition to her work on “BBC Breakfast,” Kirkwood has also presented the weather on BBC One’s “The One Show” and “BBC News at One.”
Kirkwood has also written a book, Under a Greek Moon and The Hotel on the Riviera.
Who Are Carol Kirkwood’s Parents?
Kirkwood is the daughter of Malcolm MacKellaig. The family ran a hotel business in Morar. Unfortunately, Carol’s dad passed away when she was still young. She hasn’t revealed any information concerning her mother.
Carol Kirkwood’s Films and Television Shows
Kirkwood has also made appearances on several films and television shows, including “The Great British Weather,” “Celebrity MasterChef,” and “Strictly Come Dancing.”
Carol Kirkwood’s Awards
Kirkwood has been recognized for her work as a weather presenter, receiving the “Best TV Weather Presenter” award at the Royal Television Society Awards in 2012 and 2013.
Who Is Carol Kirkwood’s Husband?
Kirkwood is married to her husband, Jimmy Kirkwood. They however divorced in 2008. On 23 May 2022, Carol revealed that she was engaged to a new lover.
Carol Kirkwood’s Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $5 million.