Carol Kirkwood


Carol Kirkwood is a prominent Scottish weather presenter and television personality who is perhaps known best for her work on BBC Breakfast and Victoria Derbyshire. Carol Kirkwood’s Strictly Come Dancing career garnered her wide media recognition in its 13th series. The information of the very pretty and renowned, Carol Kirkwood is widely searched about by her fans throughout the social networking sites.


Carol Kirkwood was born on 29 May 1962 in Morar, Inverness-shire, Scotland Malcolm MacKellaig who owned a hotel based in Morar. Carol spent her childhood with seven of her siblings. She went on to attend Lochaber High School based in Fort William. Carol Kirkwood then joined Napier College of Commerce and Technology which is now known as Edinburgh Napier University in Edinburgh. She graduated with a BA degree in commerce.

Career and Path

Carol Kirkwood had desperately wanted to pursue a career in journalism. Soon after her graduation, Kirkwood went on to join BBC’s secretarial reserve based in London. She then went on to work for BBC Radio Scotland. Carol has a long affiliation with BBC. Furthermore, she worked for BBC radio 2 and BBC Radio 4. She briefly began working for a management consultancy after her marriage. Kirkwood began working for cable TV channel Windsor TV in 1992. She then began working as a freelance presenter for the BBC Elstree Studios. In the same time, she began presenting for HTV west’s Talking Issues. In 1998, Kirkwood joined BBC News as a weather presenter. Kirkwood is also known to have worked for BBC News, BBC World News, BBC News at Six and more.

Carol Kirkwood’s Strictly Come Dancing career began in August 2015 when she appeared as a participant in its 13th series. Carol Kirkwood’s Strictly Come Dancing’s partner was Pasha Kovalev. Kirkwood was safe for 6 episodes. Her best dance was in the fourth episode’s Paso Doble – “España Cañí”, where her score was 22. She was eliminated in the 7th round. Carol and her partner Pasha Kovalev finished in the 10th place. At present, Kirkwood works for BBC Breakfast as the chief weather presenter based in London. She is also noted to have appeared in The Weather Show, The One Show, The Great British Weather, CBBC’s Hacker Time and BBC One’s Would I Lie to You?

Personal life

Carol Kirkwood’s dating history shows that she was married to Jimmy Kirkwood. Jimmy and Carol had been married for 25 years before they set out to finalize their divorce. The couple did not have any children. After her divorce was finalized, Carol was in a relationship with her boyfriend. The relationship did not last very long. Carol Kirkwood’s dating history is not very long. But eight years after her divorce from Jimmy, she has revealed that she is interested to date and even get married. There have been rumors that Carol Kirkwood has a secret boyfriend that she is hiding from the paparazzi. In an interview, Kirkwood revealed that she is searching for ‘Mr.Right’ this time and will not take any chances. Carol is presently single and does not have any children.

Body Measurements

Carol Kirkwood is currently54 years old. Even at this age, Kirkwood remains to be one of the most desired women in the British journalism sector. She has been pursued by many men worldwide. Carol Kirkwood’s clothes look exceptionally well in her perfect hourglass shaped body. Carol Kirkwood’s clothes are bubbly colored, clique, and fit her body to reveal her body measurements of 38-28-39 inches from the breasts to waist to hips. She is known to have a bra size of 34 D and a dress size of 10. Carol Kirkwood stands tall at the height of 5 feet 9 inches and has a weight of 67 kg. During Carol Kirkwood’s strictly come dancing career, she lost ample weight due to regular training.

Net worth, achievements, and social media involvements

Carol Kirkwood’s net worth is estimated to be $ 5 million. Carol Kirkwood’s net worth is known to have been accumulated from her various TV appearances in BBC network. Carol Kirkwood’s strictly come dancing career has given her additional fame and finance. Carol has been doing great in her BBC career and her hard work has been recognized often. For her exceptional work in journalism, Carol Kirkwood has earned TRIC award for best TV Weather Presenter in 2003. She then went on to win the same award multiple times in 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013 and 2014.On 17th November 2015, Carol Kirkwood, for her contributions to broadcasting at Inverness College, received an Honorary Fellowship from HRH Princess Anne. Carol has been noted many times for her contribution in journalism. The biography of the very talented and beautiful, Carol Kirkwood can be found on various social media sites like Wikipedia, Twitter, and more.

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