Simon Thomas Biography
Simon Thomas is an English television presenter who is currently serving as a sports presenter on Sky sports. He has previously worked on Blue Peter for 6 years. Additionally, he also presented live Premier League football on Sky Sports from the year 2016 to 2018. However, she joined Sky Sports in year 2005 in June presenting Sky Sports News alongside George Thompson this is after leaving BBC.
Simon Thomas Age
Born in the year 1973 in Norfolk, England on the 26th of January. Currently, he is at the age of 49 years old as of the year 2022.
Simon Thomas Height/Weight
He is a man of a tall stature even on his appearance. He is measured to be standing a height of 6 feet 2 inches tall which is equal to 1.88m. However, he has also a moderate weight of around 86 kilograms.
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Simon Thomas Family
He was born in Norwich, Norfolk to wonderful and caring parents namely Andrew and Gill Thomas. He grew up in Cromer, and then Grimston. Regardless, he has two sisters who are Hannah and Rebecca. Although, he has not disclosed much about his family and its members. We will update this as soon as possible.
Simon Thomas Education
While they were in Grimston he attended Grimston Primary and Middle School. Later on, the family moved to Surrey where he attended Aberdour School in Tadworth, Surrey, and St. John’s School, Leatherhead. Eventually, he managed to join Birmingham University where he graduated with a BA Honors degree in history.
Simon Thomas Career(Sky Sports)
At first, he began working at Blue Peter when he was in for presenting the children’s program. Apparently, he got the job after applying for a job three times. During his tenure at Blue Peter, he ran in the London Marathon twice and two Great North Runs, and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro and Mont Blanc. Later on, he was clear about his intention to leave Blue Peter in January 2005. Furthermore, his last live show was aired on 25 April of that year.
Additionally, he presented CBBC Proms in the Park in Hyde Park in 2001 with Matt Baker and Faye Tozer, and in 2002 with Fearne Cotton. Moreover, he also presented BBC Radio 3’s Making Tracks with Matt Baker. After leaving the BBC, he joined Sky Sports in June 2005 and presented the 15:00–19:00 shift on Sky Sports News, alongside Georgie Thompson. At the start of the 2010 to 2011 Football Season, he became the lead presenter of Sky Sports’ live Football League coverage. Thus leaving his position on Sky Sports News.
Simon Thomas’s Net worth
He is considered among the richest sports presenters under Sky Sports news with a net worth of around $1 million to $5 million. This amount of wealth has been generated from his career as a television presenter over the years he has been active.
Unfortunately, he has not disclosed his current salary to the public due to his own valid reasons. However, he is estimated to be receiving quite a good amount of salary based on the years he has been serving as a sports presenter.
Recently, he got married to his current wife namely Derrina Jebb at Norwich Cathedral in the year 2021 in June. Although he was first married to his first wife namely Gemma who unfortunately died in the year 2017 November just three days after being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. Currently, he is living in Reading, Berkshire, and has a son recently his wife announced that he has premature birth of a daughter.