In November 1998, Jeff got married to Liz Stelling but they were in love affairs since a long time. Before getting married in November, they welcomed their first child together in September. They are still together and they have already been parents three times.
Soon after completing his secondary education, he joined Hartlepool Mail where he took the job of journalist. He then joined Middlesbrough F.C. at the end of 1970s as a reporter. He began his television career at TV-am as a sports newsreader. He then joined Channel 4, Eurosport, and British Satellite Broadcasting and finally took the job at Sky Sports in 1992 covering the news about the horse racing, snooker and darts. He began presenting Sports Saturday from 1994 and later in 1998 this show changed its name to Gillette Soccer Saturday.
Jeff is a tall guy. His height is five feet and seven inch. His net worth is said to be around $3 million but his annual salary is unknown.