TV Presenter of Hit TV Shows Supermarket Sweep and National Lottery' Dale Winton Dies at 62

Updated On 19 Apr, 2018 Published On

Dale Jonathan Winton, an English radio DJ and TV presenter best known as the host of Dale's Supermarket Sweep and BBC's National Lottery, has died aged 62, his agent announced on Wednesday's night. The cause of his death is yet to be announced.

Dale was the face of the hit quiz show Supermarket Sweet, which he hosted from 1993 until 2000 and again in 2007, the National Lottery game show, In It to Win It and Hole in the Wall.

Video: Late Dale Winton best moments from his hit TV show 'Supermarket Sweep'

Dale, at the first phase of his career, served as a DJ in clubs in Richmond and also worked for several other menial jobs before he joined a radio channel, presenting a weekend show. In 1987, he rose to fame, with TV show for Channel 4, Lifestyle Channel and ITV. He started hosting his most notable show, Supermarket Sweet in 1993.

The veteran has won millions of hearts with his TV shows, and his loss has shocked all of his fans across the globe, with dozens of tributes flooding in for the Hercules of Supermarket Sweep.