How old is Carol Kirkwood and is she married?

CAROL Kirkwood is a BBC weather presenter known for her appearance on Strictly Come Dancing in 2015.

She's from a big family, being one of eight siblings – here's what we know about the well known weather lady.

Who is Carol Kirkwood and how old is she?

Carol Kirkwood is a weather presenter trained by the Met Office.

She's 58 years old and was born in Scotland.

She's a regular face across the BBC delivering weather updates since 1998, and she was a contestant on the 13th series of Strictly Come Dancing.

Carol also appeared on Would I Lie To You?.

Is Carol Kirkwood married?

In 1990 Carol married Jimmy Kirkwood, a former field hockey player from Northern Ireland.

Jimmy played for Great Britain at the 1988 Summer Olympics when Britain won the gold medal.

In 2008 the couple divorced.

Carol isn't thought to be in a relationship currently and in the past has told The Sun: "I’ve got so many friends that I go out with.

“We all have fun together and I’m happy as it is.

“I was married for a long time and I got married quite young so it’s nice doing things I have the freedom to do now."

She reiterated this in an interview with The Mirror after splitting with a boyfriend in 2015 by telling them: "I'm happy as I am".

Though she wouldn't rule out remarrying, saying: "I absolutely believe in marriage.

"If you're married to the person who is your soulmate and the person who you want to spend the rest of your life with.

"It'd be nice to be seeing somebody, but it's not the be-all and end-all."

Does Carol Kirkwood have any children?

Carol does not have children.

She herself is one of eight children, so grew up with a large family around.

Presenter Steph McGovern referred to her as Auntie while she was with Steph's child in early 2020.

Steph tweeted: "My new favourite thing is watching Auntie Carol @carolkirkwood doing a personal weather forecast for my 3 month old daughter whilst sitting on her knee (the baby not me). #weatherwords #babychat."

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