Zoe Ball (BBC Radio 2) Bio, Wiki, Age, Parents, Partner, Ex-Husband, Billy Yates, Dad, Salary and Net Worth

Zoe Ball Biography and Wiki

Zoe Louise Ball is a British television personality who hosts The Radio 2 Breakfast Show and It Takes Two, which airs every weeknight on BBC Two.

Zoe Ball Age

Zoe is 50 years old as of 2020, She was born on 23 November 1970 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.

Zoe Ball Birthday

Zoe celebrates her birthday on the 23rd of November every year.

Zoe Ball Height

Zoe stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall.

Zoe Ball Nationality

Zoe is British in Nationality.

Zoe Ball Education

Zoe attended Heston Junior School in the Hounslow area before going on to Farnham Common First School and Farnham Common Middle School before attending Holy Cross Convent School in Chalfont St Peter and Amersham College of Art and Technology. She also studied as an actress at the Young Theatre in Beaconsfield.

Zoe Ball Parents

She is Johnny Ball’s and Julia Anderson’s daughter. Her father is a renowned announcer and TV host best known for making math and science interesting for children in the late 1970s and early 1980s by his many children’s TV programs such as BBC’s Think of a Number and ITV’s Johnny Ball Reveals Everything. The pair married in 1969 and divorced when Zoe was two years old, in 1972. Dian’s father later married.

Zoe Ball Brother

ball was brought up alongside her brother Jamie Clark.

Zoe Ball Partner and Spouse

Zoe is in a relationship with her loving partner Michael Reed, a construction firm boss whom she met In December 2017,  through a mutual friend. They dated for two years before splitting up briefly at the end of 2019; they reunited in January 2020.

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Zoe Ball EX-Husband Norman Cook

Ball was previously married to DJ and rapper Norman Cook, also known as Fatboy Slim, whom she met while working at BBC Radio 1. In August 1999, the pair married at Babington House in Somerset. They divorced in 2003 but later reconciled. After 18 years together, the pair declared their split on September 24, 2016.

Zoe Ball Billy Yates

Since breaking up with Norman, Zoe dated cameraman Billy Yates, who fatally committed suicide on May 4, 2017, at his home in Putney, South London. According to a source close to Billy, the cameraman suffered from depression.

Zoe expressed a desire to do more to honor Billy’s memory, so she set out for a 300-mile cycle ride from Blackpool to Brighton for Sport Relief. The incredible achievement earned more than £1 million.

Zoe Ball Children

Zoe shares two children with her ex-husband Norman, Woody Cook born in 2000, and Nelly May Lois Cook born in 2010.

Zoe Ball House

Zoe placed her lovely 5 East Sussex home for sale just two years after purchasing it. Unsurprisingly, the breathtaking home has become a success, being the most visited home in Sussex on Rightmove in 2020.

Zoe and her husband moved to their new home in Newick, which was designed in the 1920s by Russian aristocrat Baron Vladimir de Wolff and features a swimming pool, tennis court, and acres of land.

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Zoe Ball BBC News Wikipedia

Ball is the BBC’s presenter of both Radio 1 Breakfast and The Radio 2 Breakfast Special, as well as It Takes Two, which airs every weeknight on BBC Two. She was the first woman to host Radio 1’s Breakfast Show on her own. She has co-hosted four good series of ‘The Priory’ on Channel 4 with Jamie Theakston.

She also hosted Radio 2’s “The Definitive History of UK Dance Music” and a Saturday morning show with Danny Baker, and she fills in for Ken Bruce and Dermot O’Leary on their Radio 2 shows on a daily basis. She has appeared on BBC1’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ program and participated in a national ‘Strictly’ tour in 2008.

Zoe also anchored BBC One’s Saturday morning children’s show Live & Kicking, as well as the pre-school show Playdays. Ball introduced SMart with Mark Speight and Jay Burridge in 1994, and she left in 1996. She also anchored the first season of Fully Booked and was a fixture on Top of the Pops.

She previously worked with ITV1, where she co-hosted the wildlife series ‘Extinct’ with Trevor MacDonald, presented the second series of ‘Soapstar Superstar,’ and also presented ITV1’s national hunt for a ‘Sandy’ and a ‘Danny’ in “Grease Is The Term.”

She was also a runner at Granada Television and researcher for the Cool Cube on BSkyB. She then worked as a researcher for quiz shows for two years.

Zoe Ball Salary

Zoe receives an annual average salary of £1.36 million from her successful career at BBC News.

Zoe Ball Net Worth

Zoe is believed to have an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2021 from her successful career as a news journalist for BBC.

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