Ian Payne (Sports broadcaster) Bio, Age, Height, Family, Sky sports, Net worth, Wife

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Ian Payne Biography

Ian Payne is a popular British sports broadcaster who is currently serving as a Sports correspondent at ITV News. Additionally, he hosts a late-night current affairs phone-in show on LBC Between 10 pm and 1 am. Previously, he served as a presenter for Radio 5 Live and sky sports.

Ian Payne Age

Born in the year 1962 in Germany on the 16th of December. Presently, he is at the age of 60 years old as of the year 2022.

Ian Payne Height/Weight

Currently, we do not have any information regarding his actual height. However, he is estimated to be a man of average height. Additionally, he has not disclosed his other body measurements including his weight. We will update you as soon as possible.

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Ian Payne Early life/Family

So, he was born and raised in Germany by his wonderful parents. His father is a consultant obstetrician and gynecologist Peter Payne. Although he has not disclosed any information about his mother and siblings.

Ian Payne Educational Background

Unfortunately, he has not actually shared about his primary and high school education. Nevertheless, he was educated at Radley College, Abingdon, Royal Holloway College, and Lancashire Polytechnic.


Nevertheless, he began his career at BBC serving in a journalistic training program in the year 1986 with BBC Radio Lancashire. Afterward, he became a producer with Radio 2 and latterly on other programs including Radio 4’s Today. Later on, joined BBC Radio 5 Live covering a wide variety of sports as well as presenting sports on 5. So, in the year 2000, he became the presenter of the weekday afternoon show.

Eventually, in the year 2003, previously, he has been presenting Monday but was later on replaced by Jeff Stelling. Additionally, he presented FA Cup coverage during 2005 and the League Cup from the year  2003 to 2006. Apparently, in the year 2010, he returned to BBC mainly presenting 5 live sports. Moreover, standing in on the Up All Night program and weekend breakfast.

Furthermore, he presented scores on a Saturday sports program on LBC. Also, he wrote on their blog. In addition, he presented the London and southeast edition of the BBC football league program late kick-off in march 2011.

As a freelance, on 5 November 2010, Payne crossed the National Union of Journalists picket lines to present a BBC Breakfast radio program that was broadcast on 5 Live, Radio Ulster, and Radio Scotland.

Finally, he became the new ITV News Sports Correspondent, replacing BBC-bound Natalie Parks. Later, he started presenting on Sports Tonight Live, a new sports television channel that broadcasts on Primetime Channel 498 on Sky.  He continued to work for the station from the start of the 2012–13 football season, presenting every Tuesday and Wednesday night from 7-10 pm alongside his regular guest, former Arsenal midfielder Perry Groves.

Net worth

Over the years he has been serving as a sports broadcaster in Sky sports and other previous jobs, and he has managed to accrue a lot of wealth. Currently, his net worth is estimated to a value of $1.5 million to $5 million.

Apparently, he has not shared details relating to his current salary. Today he is serving at Sky sports, therefore, we will do our level best to update his salary


Presently, he is a married man even though he has not shared information on her wife’s identity including her name. However, they are living together, and together they have three children.

How tall is Ian Payne?

Currently, we do not have any information regarding his actual height. However, he is estimated to be a man of average height