This article will answer every question you have about Simon Thomas. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Simon do for a living?
- Who are Simon’s parents and siblings?
- What are Simon’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Simon married or does he have a girlfriend/boyfriend?
- Does Simon have any children?
- Where is Simon now?
- How tall is Simon?
- How much money does Simon earn?
- What is Simon’s net worth?
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Who is Simon Thomas?
Simon Thomas is an English eminent television presenter who worked for six years on Blue Peter and presented live Premiere League football from 2016 to 2018 on Sky Sports.
How Old Is Simon Thomas?
He is 49 years old as of October 2022, having been born on January 26, 1973, in Norfolk, England. Simon shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Ellen DeGeneres, Joseph Quinn, Annie Rose, Addison Riecke, Sasha Banks, and many more.
Simon Thomas’s Family
Who are Simon Thomas’s Parents?
He was born to Andrew Thomas (Father) and Gill Thomas (Mother).
Does Simon Thomas have Siblings?
He has two sisters by the name Hannah and Rebecca.
Simon Thomas Education
He received his high school education at Aberdour School and St. John’s School. After high school, he attended The University of Birmingham where he graduated with a 2:1 BA Hons degree in history.
Simon Thomas’s Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life, Derrina Jebb, they married in July 2021, at Norwich Cathedral. However, he was previously married to Gemma Thomas, they married in 2005 until Gemma’s death on November 24, 2017.
Simon Thomas Kids
He has a son by the name of Ethan Thomas. And another kid with his wife Derrina, a daughter.
Simon Thomas Broadcasting Career
A Career with Blue Peter
Having applied for the job three times, on January 8, 1999, he began presenting the children’s program Blue Peter replacing the sacked presenter Richard Bacon. Previously, he worked as a runner at Children’s BBC and the radio station LBC. During his time at Blue Peter, he ran twice in the London Marathon and two Great North Runs and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Blanc. Also, he competed in over 40 solo skydives with the Royal Air Force presented a medal at the Commonwealth Games ran in the 60 meters sprint at the Norwich Union Indoor Athletics against Frankie Fredericks and Darren Campbell, and even directed an editor of the show. In January 2005, he co-presented his intention to leave Blue Peter and his last live show was aired on April 25 of that year.
A Career at BBC
In 2001, he presented CBBC Proms in the Park in Hyde Park with Matt Baker and Faye Tozer. And with Fearne Cotton in 2002. Moreover, he presented BBC Radio 3’s Making Tracks with Matt Baker.
A Career at Sky Sports
After leaving the BBC, in June 2005, he joined Sky Sports and presented the 15:00-19:00 shift on Sky Sports News alongside Georgie Thompson. He also presented Cricket AM with Sarah-Jane Mee during the summer on Sky Motors. And has presented the Sky Sports Victory Shield, England’s U21s games, Centenary Shield, International Cricket, Sky Sports News Cricket World Cup Report, the Mosconi Cup from Las Vegas, Sky Sports World Cup report from Cape Town 2010 and Sky Sports News’s coverage of the 2010 Ryder Cup.
At the start of the 2010/2011 Football Season, he became the lead presenter of Sky Sports’ live Football League coverage thus leaving his position on Sky Sports. He then went on to begin presenting live League Cup football on Sky Sports in 2014. This was following Ben Shephard stepping down from all live match presenting duties. Since August 2016, he has presented live Premiere League coverage most notably on Saturday lunchtimes and bank holidays. Regularly he works alongside pundits such as Graeme Souness, Jamie Redknapp, and Thiery Henry.
A Career at This Morning
In May 2019, he took part in a three-part mini-series for This Morning called ‘Pursuits of Happiness. Moreover, he appeared on the show in September 2019, to raise awareness for blood cancer symptoms.
A Career in Other Work
In addition to his presenting career, he competed on the Main Stage at Greenbelt in August 2009 and August 2010. This is a Christian music and arts Festival held at Cheltenham Racecourse.
Simon Thomas Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 1inch (1.85m) and has unknown weight.
Simon Thomas’s Salary and Net Worth
His salary is not mentioned on the internet but has a net worth of $1.5 million.