Daniel Meirion Walker, an English journalist, newsreader, and TV host, was born on March 19, 1977 in Crawley, Sussex to a Welsh mother. He attended Ifield Primary School, Three Bridges Middle School, and Hazelwick Secondary School until the age of 18. Walker then went on to pursue higher education, earning a BA (Hons) degree in History in 1998 and an MA degree in Journalism Studies in 1999 from the University of Sheffield.
Walker’s professional broadcasting career started when he won a competition for young sports commentators, which led to work experience at Sheffield’s Hallam FM. In 1999, he secured a full-time role as a sports presenter and commentator for Manchester’s Key 103, where he presented the midweek sports show and was a resident sports correspondent on Mike Toolan’s breakfast show.
Dan Walker is currently known for his work as the presenter of 5 News on Channel 5. He previously hosted Football Focus from 2009 to 2021, BBC Breakfast from 2016 until May 2022, and shows on BBC Radio 5 Live. He has also presented Sportsday on the BBC News Channel and BBC World News, as well as regularly reported for Final Score and Match of the Day.
What is Dan Walker’s height?
Dan Walker, the English TV presenter who has been known for his roles on BBC Breakfast and Football Focus, is a tall man. In fact, he has stated on his Twitter account that he is “6ft 6” tall. This impressive height of 6 feet 6 inches or 198 centimeters would make him stand out in most crowds, and likely requires him to look up to most people he meets. Despite his height, Walker is known for his friendly and approachable demeanor on-screen, and has built a strong fan following throughout his broadcasting career.