Carol Kirkwood

One of the well-known Scottish weather forecaster and presenter is Carol Kirkwood. She was trained by the Met Office. She is employed in the BBC particularly as BBC Breakfast and Victoria Derbyshire.

Carol Kirkwood’s Early Life

Carol Kirkwood was born on 29 May 1962 at Morar Highland, U.S. Her nationality is Scottish. Her horoscope is Gemini. Her father’s name is Malcolm MacKellaig. She was the eighth child of her parents. Their parents ran a hotel in Morar. In Fort William, she attended Lochaber High School. She gained BA in commerce from Napier College of Commerce and Technology.

Carol Kirkwood’s Body Features

Carol Kirkwood’s height is 1.74 m and her weight is around 58 kg. her eye color is blue and her hair color is blonde. She has a white complexion. She has a balanced and healthy body.

Carol Kirkwood’s Career

    Professional Career

In London, Carol Kirkwood joined BBC’s secretarial reserve. She also presented short slots on BBC Radio Scotland and BBC Radio 2 and 4. In 1992 she spent time on a defunct cable TV channel and Windsor TV. In 1993, she rejoined the BBC at Elstree Studios as a freelance presenter. She also joined the Weather Channel in 1996. After that, she joined BBC News in April 1998 as a weather presenter. She was the main weather presenter on BBC Breakfast. In 2013, the program moved to MediaCityUK in Salford from London but she stayed in London presenting the weather on Breakfast only through video link. She presents the weather on BBC Radio’s Breakfast Show. In Hacker Time on CBBC’s show, she appeared as a guest.

    Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly Come Dancing began in September 2015 in which she took part and was partnered with professional dancer Pasha Kovalev.

Carol Kirkwood’s Awards and Honor

In 2003, 2008, 2009, and 2012-2017 she won the TRIC award for the best TV Weather Presenter. On 17 November 2015, she received an Honorary Fellowship from HRH Princess Anne.

Carol Kirkwood’s Personal Life


Carol Kirkwood is married to Jimmy Kirkwood in 1986. Their marriage lasted for around 25 years but they did not have any children. After they got divorced in 2012. It was a heart breaking decision. But however, she overcame. At present she is single and she has kept her private life a secret. So it’s not known whether she is engaged or not with another man.

    Net Worth

Carol Kirkwood’s net worth is estimated to be $5 Million dollars. She has around over $400 thousand dollars of annual salary.

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