Kirsty Gallacher is a Scottish television presenter most known for a famous show named Sky Sports News HQ.
Kirsty Gallacher, the popular journalist was married to her longtime boyfriend, Paul Sampson. They are blessed with two children; Jude Sidney Sampson and Oscar Sampson.
Kirsty Gallacher Early Life and Education
Kirsty Jane Gallacher aka Kirsty Gallacher was born on 20 January 1976 in Scotland, the United Kingdom to Lesley Gallacher and Bernard Gallacher. Her father Bernard is a Scottish golf player and a former Ryder Cup Captain. As far as her ethnicity is concerned she belongs to Caucasian ethnicity and holds a Scottish nationality.
Although she was born in Scotland the family moved to Virginia Water when her father got the job of professional at Wentworth Golf club. She attended Coworth Flexands School and St. George’s School in Ascot, Berkshire. Then she joined London College of Fashion and completed her degree in fashion journalism.
Kirsty Gallacher Career
The proficient journalist, Kirsty first began her career as a production assistant at the Ryder Cup Dinner. Then she was enrolled in Sky Sports News where she worked as a presenter for Kirsty and Phill, Soccer AM, Soccer Extra and 90 Minutes.
From the year 2000 to 2004, she hosted the Sky 1 show named Kirsty’s Home Videos. In the show, the viewers send in home videos to be screened. Furthermore, Kirsty has made a guest appearance on several shows including A Question of Sport and They Think It’s All Over.
Again in 2008, she presented the new version of Gladiators on Sky 1 along with Ian Wright. The same year she featured on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire along with Duncan Bannatyne.
In 2015, Gallacher paired along with Brendan Cole for the series of Strictly Come Dancing. She was nominated for Best Newcomer at the Royal Television Society Television Sports Awards. She has also won Satellite/ Digital TV Personality at the 2002 Television and Radio Industries Club Awards.
Kirsty Gallacher Personal Life
The renowned journalist, Kirsty was in a relationship with Ramon Vega. The duo dated each other for several years and was finally separated. Then she began dating Tim Vincent. She was also in a relationship with Rio Ferdinand and Stan Collymore. Then she began dating Paul Sampson.
Later she was married to her longtime boyfriend Paul Sampson. The duo was blessed with two children named Oscar and Jude Sidney. After being together for more than sixteen years the couple later separated following Kirsty father’s cardiac arrest in 2014.
In December 2016 Kirsty suffered an attack live on air which included the slurring of speech and her collapse. She was rushed towards the hospital for tests. It was found that she has suffered from extreme exhaustion and a viral infection.
Kirsty Gallacher Net Worth
The talented journalist, Kirsty Gallacher is living a lavish life. As per the online sources, Kirsty Gallacher’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million.
In one of her interview, she explained that her marriage is her worst investment. However, after divorce, she treated herself with a $3000 Chanel bag, which explains that she doesn’t care about the divorce and still is rich women.