Vernon Kay is an English reporter who was also a model and is generally recognized for being the presenter of the British television game show called “All-Star Family Fortunes” (2006-2015).
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Vernon Kay’s Bio, Age
Vernon Kay was born on April 28, 1974, in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. His full name is Vernon Charles Kay. His astrological sign is Tauras. He is English by nationality and his ethnic background is white. His father’s name is Norman Kay and his mother’s name is Gladys Kay. He has only one sibling, a younger brother named Stephen in his entire family. Currently, his brother works as a school teacher.
Talking about his education he studied at St Joseph’s RC High School. He joined Manchester Metropolitan University for higher education and obtained a degree in environmental science. He loved playing football since his childhood years. He was a fan of the football club “Bolton Wanderers” that was located in his hometown. While he was studying in high school he worked as a toilet janitor. He also worked in DIY shops that helped to pay his fees.
Vernon Kay’s Height
Vernon Kay has a tall height of 6 feet 4 inches and weighs 80 kg. He has a body measurement of 41-31-35 inches. His shoe size is 8(US). His hair color is black and has blue eyes.
Vernon Kay Career
Vernon Kay began his modeling career by working for BBC’s Clothes Show Live. Afterward, he co-presented an entertainment show named “The Mag” in 1998. He then hosted the summer “CBBC” weekend morning shows including “Fully Booked” in 2000, “Top of the Pops Plus” and “Top of the Pops”. In 2004, he presented the season of the show called “Celebrities Under Pressure” that aired on the ITV network. That year he was hired by BBC Radio 1 and hosted an entertainment program every Sunday.
He has also hosted the show called “Hit Me, Baby, One More Time” that aired on the ITV network in 2005. He worked on the network for several years hosting various shows namely “Vernon Kay’s Gameshow Marathon”(2007), “The Whole 19 Yards”(2010), and “Beat the Star”(2008-2009). In 2015, he was offered a job at the newly opened network named Radio X where he ran the weekday morning show.
He has played roles in several movies such as “Shaun of the Dead”(2004), “Hercules”(2014), and “Keith Lemon: The Film”(2012). Kay’s upcoming projects include the twentieth season of “I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here”.
Vernon Kay’s Wife
Vernon Kay is currently married to Tess Daly. Tess is an English model, author and TV host who has additionally hosted the BBC One dancing program named “Strictly Come Dancing”. They tied the knot on September 13, 2003, in a wedding ceremony held at t Mary’s Roman Catholic Church located in Horwich, Bolton. The couple is blessed with two daughters Phoebe, born in 2004, and Amber, born in 2009 respectively.
Vernon Kay’s Net Worth
Vernon Kay has made a good income from his career. As of 2020, he has an estimated net worth of $4.5 million.
Vernon Kay has 286K followers on Instagram and has more than 1.1 million followers on Twitter. Similarly, he has more than 87K followers on Facebook.