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Ben Shephard Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Wed Nov, 2015
Ben Shephard

Facts of Ben Shephard

Date of Birth: 1974 , December-11
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch

Quick Timeline of Ben Shephard

1974 Born in Epping, Essex, England
1990 Was released by Everton FC
1998 Began hosting the show, The Bigger Breakfast
2004 Joined ITV
2010 Signed a new contract with Sky Sports
2007 Presented the entertainment series, DanceX
2004 Married to Annie Perks
2005 First child, Jack Shepherd
2007 Second child, Sam Shephard

Detail Timeline of Ben Shephard

December 11 , 1974

Born in Epping, Essex, England

Born as Benjamin Peter Sherrington Shephard in Epping, Essex, England, United Kingdom, Ben once played for Everton FC as a youth player. He is English and is of white ethnicity. He is five feet and nine inch tall. 

1990

Was released by Everton FC

Ben attended Chigwell School and received his formal education from there. While he was there, he used to play for the Everton FC as a youth player, however, they released him and he vowed never to touch a football again. 

1998

Began hosting the show, The Bigger Breakfast

He finally graduated from University of Birmingham and earned his Bachelor's of arts degree in Dance, Drama & Theatre Arts. In 1998, he was seen in the Channel 4 being the host of the show, The Bigger Breakfast.

2004

Joined ITV

After presenting and hosting several shows for Channel 4, he finally joined ITV in 2004 and there he presented The Xtra Factor. From 2005, he became the stand-in presenter on This Morning. He presented this show for more than half a decade.

July 27 , 2010

Signed a new contract with Sky Sports

On 27th of July 2010, he signed a massive contract with sports channel Sky Sports. He was seen hosting the UEFA Champions League on Sky Sports 3 or 4. These days, he is acting as the co presenter of the show, Goals on Sunday.

2007

Presented the entertainment series, DanceX

In 2007, he joined BBC News being the presenter of the entertainment series, DanceX. He is also known for hosting the shows like 1 vs. 100 there. From August 2012, he announced that he will not appear in the BBC shows in the coming days. 

March 25 , 2004

Married to Annie Perks

On 25th of March 2004, Ben got married to love of his life Annie Perks. As a married couple they have already welcomed two children. He is not involved in any kind of extra affairs and they are completely dedicated towards each other.

May 28 , 2005

First child, Jack Shepherd

He became father for the first time in his life in 2005. Within a year after being married with love of his life, Annie Perks they welcomed their first child together and it was a son and they named him Jack Shepherd.

January 24 , 2007

Second child, Sam Shephard

He also became father for the second time in his life and that was in 2007. He and his wife, Annie Perks welcomed their second child together on 24th of January and that time it was also a son and they named him Sam Shephard. 

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On 25th of March 2004, Ben got married to the love of his life Annie Perks. As a married couple, they have already welcomed two children. He is not involved in any kind of extra marital affairs and so far we here no rumors claiming the separation of this two enigmatic couple.

Ben attended Chigwell School from where he received his formal education. While he was there, he used to play for the Everton FC as a youth player, however, after he was not selected for senior team he vowed never to touch a football again.

He is the graduate of the University of Birmingham. In 1998, he was seen in the Channel 4 being the host of the show, The Bigger Breakfast. After being there for about half a decade, he joined ITV in 2004 and there he presented The Xtra Factor. In 2007 he signed for BBC and then from 27th of July 2010, he began presenting and hosting several shows in Sky Sports. His net worth is said to be in millions.