Helen Skelton facts: TV presenter's age, husband, children and career revealed

by 24britishtvSept. 23, 2022, 9 p.m. 19
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Helen Skelton is a familiar face on British telly thanks to her appearances on various programmes over the past decade.

The Countryfile star is one of the celebrities taking part in Strictly Come Dancing in 2022, but what is she best known for?

Here's all the big facts about the talented star:
• She co-presented Blue Peter from 2008 until 2013, and since 2014 has been a presenter on Countryfile. She also co-presented two series of Holiday Hit Squad alongside Angela Rippon and Joe Crowley. Before her TV presenting career took off, she appeared as an actor in Coronation Street and Cutting It. Helen has also hosted and reported at various sporting events over the years.
• How old is Helen Skelton? Helen Skelton was born on July 19, 1983, in Carlisle, Cumbria. She celebrated her 39th birthday in 2022. She was brought up on a dairy farm in the village of Kirkby Thore. Helen is also a qualified tap dance teacher, and has said that if she was not a broadcaster, she would be a teacher.
• Who is Helen Skelton's husband and how many children does she have? Helen Skelton and her ex-husband Richie Myler in 2016. In 2013, Helen married England national rugby league team player Richie Myler, and gave birth to their first child Ernie in 2015. Their second son Louis was born in 2017, and their first daughter Elsie was born in December 2021. However, just a few months later, Helen revealed that she had split from her husband. In an emotional social media post, Helen said: "Very sad to say that Richie and I are no longer a couple. "He has left the family home. We will be doing our best to co-parent our small children." In May 2022, it was revealed that Richie had already begun a new relationship with the daughter of the multi-millionaire President of the Leeds Rhinos club he plays for, Stephanie Thirkill. Richie has claimed that there was no crossover, and that he began the relationship with Stephanie after his marriage finished.

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