Rick Edwards Biography
Rick Edwards is an English actor, author, television presenter, and journalist who works as a morning co-host for BBC Radio 5 Live. In addition, he hosts the Courtship series on NBC on Sunday nights.
Rick Edwards Age
Rick Edwards was born in Enfield, London, England on May 20, 1979. He is 44 years old.
Rick Edwards Height
Rick’s height is 6 feet 4 inches/1.93m tall.
Rick Edwards Family
Rick is from Enfield, London. He is the son of his mother, Patricia A. nee Galloway, and his father, Philip G.
Rick Edwards Wife
Rick married his wife Emer Kenny on May 20, 2016. His wife is a British actress and screenwriter best known for her roles in EastEnders and Father Brown. Emer is also a Haringey, London native who celebrates her birthday on October 10.
Rick Edwards Education
Rick graduated from Portsmouth Grammar School in Portsmouth. Later, he enrolled at Pembroke College, Cambridge, to study Mathematics. During his first year, however, he changed his major to natural sciences. He also performed sketch shows and stand-up comedies, during his college years.
Rick Edwards Salary
Rick annually earns a salary of $110,000.
Rick Edwards’ Net Worth
Rick’s approximate net worth is $2 million.
Rick Edwards Career
Rick has been the morning co-host of BBC Radio 5 Live’s breakfast show with Rachel Burden since November 2021. Originally, Nicky Campbell and Rachel co-hosted the breakfast show. He previously worked for the BBC as a presenter on the BBC quiz show Impossible. He has also hosted Fighting Talk on BBC Radio 5 Live during his time at the BBC. He has worked as an anchor for Sky’s DC Fancas alongside Bec Hill while working as a journalist. In addition, he worked as a presenter for the ITV2 panel show Safeword for a second series in 2016.
In 2013, he was also a co-presenter on BBC Three’s political discussion show Free Speech, alongside Tina Daheley. In addition, during the 2015 general election, the duo aired a series of Free Speech specials. He was a member of the Channel 4 commentary team formed during the 2012 Paralympics during his time as a presenter. He has also hosted the E4 reality show Tool Academy, which follows fed-up girlfriends who enroll their underperforming other halves in a school where tools become men. He has also worked for the radio station XFM.
He was also a co-host on Science(ish) with Dr. Michael Brooks. The podcast also delves into the science behind popular films. Furthermore, the Science(ish) series was such a success that Rick and Ar Brooks were commissioned to write a book with the same title as the podcast. The podcast also topped the iTunes Science & Medicine chart.
He is not only a television host but also a published author. Rick’s books include Hollywood Wants to Kill You: The Strange Science of Death in the Movies (2019) and Contagio: The Science of Pandemics(2020). Furthermore, Rick co-wrote Science(ish): The Strange Science Behind the Movies with Dr. Michael Brooks in 2017. (October 2017).