Gethin Jones Biography
Gethin Jones is a well-known Welsh television broadcaster who played rugby union at Manchester Metropolitan University. Following graduation, Gethin began his television career as a presenter of children’s shows on the Welsh language channel S4C, including Popty, Mas Draw, and the flagship children’s entertainment show Uned 5 (Unit 5, 2002-2005).
He became the 31st presenter of the BBC children’s program Blue Peter in 2005. Gethin began presenting the BBC1 five-morning-a-week magazine show Morning Live from Manchester studios in 2020. Following a trial run that will finish in December 2020, the program has been commissioned as an all-year-round feature of the BBC1 schedule.
He appeared as a guest on This Morning with Gloria Hunniford in February 2011. He hosted the ITV gameshow Holding Out For a Hero in the autumn of 2011. That November, he also hosted Remembrance Week on BBC One. Gethin worked as a guest features reporter for the ITV Breakfast show Daybreak from December 19, 2011, until December 23, 2011.
Gethin Jones Age
On February 12, 1978, Gethin Jones was born in Cardiff, Wales. He is 44 years old.
Gethin Jones Height
Gethin stands at a moderate height of 6 ft 1 in/1.82 m tall.
Gethin Jones Family
He was born in Cardiff, the son of violin teacher Sylvia (née Groskop) and Baden Powell Primary School headteacher Goronwy Jones. Mererid is Gethin’s older sister. Gethin’s maternal great-grandfather was a Jewish immigrant from Poland.
Gethin Jones Wife
In December 2007, Gethin began dating mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins. In 2005, the couple met for the first time. He and Katherine met on a Strictly Come Dancing episode when Jenkins and Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli performed “Time to Say Goodbye.” Gethin and Jenkins announced their engagement in February 2011 and their divorce on December 30, 2011.
Gethin Jones Education
He attended Ysgol Gynradd Coed-y-Gof and Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf (both in Llandaff North, Cardiff) for primary and secondary school. Gethin has a Grade 8 violin and a Grade 6 piano diploma, and he has participated in school musicals as well as school and county orchestras. At A-Level, Gethin studied Biology, Geography, and Economics.
Throughout high school, he pursued two hobbies. Gethin’s mother encouraged him to pursue his musical talents while also participating in rugby union. Gethin was captain of the university’s rugby first team and played in the Lancashire under-21 squad while studying Economics and Geography at Manchester Metropolitan University, where he graduated with a 2:1. Gethin was offered tryouts by Sale RFC in his final year as a 21-year-old.
Gethin Jones Salary
Gethin annually pockets a salary of $78,756.
Gethin Jones’s Net Worth
Gethin’s approximate net worth is $1 million.
Gethin Jones Career
He had a successful ankle arthroscopy and lateral ligament reconstruction surgery. According to his Instagram photo, Gethin appears to be doing well and may soon be able to walk again. According to Digital Spy, Gethin revealed that he had COVID symptoms when addressing his early departure from the show. However, the precise information remains unknown. Looking at Gethin, he appears to be doing better.
Gethin joined the Blue Peter children’s television show as a presenter on April 26, 2005. Gethin auditioned alongside co-presenter Zöe Salmon on the same day. On his 30th birthday, Gethin and his Blue Peter co-presenters hiked the highest summits in each of the United Kingdom’s component countries, beginning with Slieve Donard in Northern Ireland and ending with Snowdon in North Wales. They ascended Scafell Pike the next day after traveling overnight by coach to the Lake District.
The two were to be flown to Scotland by copter to climb Ben Nevis, but were unfit to do so due to copter problems, forcing them to land in Oban. The following day, the two successfully climbed the mountain. This challenge was created to profit Sport Relief 2008.
Gethin blazoned on Blue Peter on April 8, 2008, that after three and a half times with the show, he’d be leaving at the end of the current series in June 2008. Gethin’s representative stated that he’d always intended to depart when he reached the age of 30.
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