48 years old Zoe Ball is the first female host of both The Radio 1 Breakfast Show and The Radio 2 Breakfast Show for the BBC and presented the 1990s children’s show Live & Kicking. As an English radio and tv personality, she was a contestant in the third series of Strictly Come Dancing as well. To know more about her scroll below our pages.
Birthday, Age and wiki of Zoe Ball
The sizzling English radio and television personality Ball was born as Zoë Louise Ball. Later, she got famous by her stage name Zoe Ball. She celebrates her birthday every year on November 23. In 1970, she had opened her eyes in Blackpool. She is the daughter of Johnny Ball and Julia Ball. Belonging to the white ethnicity while she holds a dual Nationality of British and English nationality. She had grown up with her parents and sibling at Farnham Common, Buckinghamshire. Since childhood, she was very fond of acting. As of Sagittarius zodiac sign while she had celebrated her total 48 birthday to date.
Educational Background of Zoe Ball
The beautiful and gorgeous Zoe had done her schooling from Holy Cross Convent School. She had also enrolled in the Young Theatre at Beaconsfield. Besides this, there are no details on her further educational background including her University name and her academic qualification.
Boyfriend, Wedding, and Husband of Zoe Ball
When she was 2 years old, her parents got divorced. While working in the BBC Radio 1, she was dating the DJ and musician Norman Cook (also known as Fatboy Slim). Further, the exchanged vows at Babington House in Somerset, in August 1999. Sadly, after 4 years the duo split up when Ball revealed that she had had an affair with a close friend of Cook, fellow DJ Dan Peppe. Later, the duo reconciled.
Later the couple shares two children a son, Woody (born 2000), and a daughter, Nelly (born 2010). Their family lived in a beachfront property in Western Esplanade. In 2016, there was news that the couple got separated after 18 years together. It was reported that she has been in a relationship with BBC cameraman Billy Yates for several months. Shockingly, Billy was found dead at his home in southwest London and later it is understood that Billy died by suicide.
In 2017, she is in a relationship with Michael Reed. The duo met through a mutual friend and have been dating since December 2017.
As of now, she has not shared any photos and status regarding her love life. It seems that she is currently single and not dating anyone.
Zoe Ball’s Career & Wiki
Talking about the career of Zoe Ball she had started her career journey as a runner at Granada Television and researcher on BSkyB. Later, she had worked as a researcher for quiz shows for two years. Later she had hosted The Big Breakfast and The Priory on Channel 4, BBC One’s Saturday morning children’s program Live & Kicking, and the pre-school program Playdays.
Similarly, she was a co-host with Jamie Theakston on a Wednesday night chat/music show The Priory, which was commissioned by Chris Evans’s then production company Ginger Productions. Apart from this, she had also narrated two ITV Specials, The Nation’s Favourite ’70s Number One and The Nation’s Favourite ’80s Number One as well as the BBC One series Don’t Tell the Bride.
Net worth and Salary of Zoe Ball
As a radio and television personality, she had earned a huge name and fame in her lifetime career. It is believed that the net worth of the beautiful Ball has been estimated at around million of US dollars. While Zoe Ball’s yearly salary for the BBC is around £370,000. Later it was confirmed by Dailymail, she is one of the highest-paid women at BBC with £1.2million a year salary to host Radio 2 breakfast show. Ball makes the earnings ranging between £250,000 to £300,000 on Radio 2 and spin-off It Takes Two.