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Dermot O'Leary Biography

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Dermot O'Leary

Facts of Dermot O'Leary

Date of Birth: 1973 , May-24
Birth Nation: United Kingdom

Quick Timeline of Dermot O'Leary

1973 Born in Colchester, Essex United Kingdom
2012 Married with Dee Koppang
2004 Joined BBC Radio 2
2008 Won Sony Gold Award for Music Programme of the Ye
2016 Hosted game show The Getaway Car
2014 Returned to Channel 4
2011 Hosted the Saturday night entertainment show The Marriage Ref
2007 Presented British reality television show The X Factor

Detail Timeline of Dermot O'Leary

May 24 , 1973

Born in Colchester, Essex United Kingdom

Dermot O'Leary was born on May 24,  1973,  in Colchester, Essex, England. His birth name is Sean Dermot Fintan O'Leary. He is the son of  Marie O'Leary and Seán Dermot Fintan O'Leary, Sr. He attended primary school in Marks Tey and later St Benedict's Catholic College in Colchester. 

2012

Married with Dee Koppang

Dermot O'Leary got married to his longtime girlfriend on September 14, 2012, at  St Mary's Church, Chiddingstone, Kent. His wife's name is Dee Koppang. After being in a romantic relationship around nine years together. 

2004

Joined BBC Radio 2

In the year 2004, O'Leary joined BBC Radio 2, presenting a Saturday afternoon show entitled Dermot's Saturday Club which ran from 2 pm to 4 pm. BBC Radio 2 is one of the BBC's national radio stations and the most popular station in the United Kingdom.

2008

Won Sony Gold Award for Music Programme of the Ye

He was awarded by three times for the  Sony Gold Award for Music Programme of the Year in 2008 and again in 2010 and 2013. The awards were generally referred to by the name of their first sponsor, Sony, as The Sony Awards, The Sony Radio Awards or variations.

2016

Hosted game show The Getaway Car

 In 2016, O'Leary hosted the BBC One Saturday night game show "The Getaway Car". It features the character The Stig from the BBC car show Top Gear, as well as supporting characters the Red Stig and Blue Stig, described as The Stig's adolescent nephews.

2014

Returned to Channel 4

In  2014, O'Leary made a return to Channel 4, where he presented the 'Live From Space' season for three consecutive nights on the channel.The channel was established to provide a fourth television service to the United Kingdom.

2011

Hosted the Saturday night entertainment show The Marriage Ref

In the year of 2011, O'Leary hosted the Saturday night entertainment show "The Marriage Ref". The Marriage Ref was a comedy panel game that aired on ITV. Which was directed by Jim Hickey, Gemma Rawcliffe and Barbara Wiltshire.

2007

Presented British reality television show The X Factor

 He presented a British reality television show "The X Factor" in the year 2007 on ITV.  Which was created by Simon Cowell. And produced by FremantleMedia's Thames and Cowell's production company Syco TV.

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 An English television presenter, Dermot O'Leary became known for hosting 'The X Factor', 'The Xtra Factor' and for his work with BBC Radio 2. Dermot O'Leary is proud of his Irish roots and holds dual British and Irish nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

Moving to his personal life, Dermot O'Leary was in an affair with Dee Koppang and after being in a romantic relationship around nine years together. In 2011, he announced his engagement to his longtime girlfriend Dee Koppang via the show "The Xtra Factor". He and his fiance Dee Koppang got married on September 14, 2012. The wedding ceremony was organized at St Mary's Church, Chiddingstone, Kent. Dermot O'Leary earns his salary from his broadcasting career, which adds up his current estimated net worth of $4 million.