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Who is Adrian Chiles?
Adrian Chiles is a notable British television and radio presenter. He has presented with Christine Lampard in both The One Show (2007 to 2010) and Daybreak (2010 to 2011). From 2010 to 2015, he was the chief presenter for football coverage on ITV Sport.
Adrian’s professional journalism training and love of football, have resulted in his presenting business programs. Such as Working Lunch and The Money Programme as well as sports programs like Match of the Day 2. He is currently working for BBC Radio 5 Live.
How Old is Adrian Chiles?
He is 55 years old as of March 2022, having been born on March 21, 1967, in Quinton, Birmingham, England. Chiles shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Jace Norman, TINI, Lorenzo Zurzolo, Ronaldinho, Wendell Madera, and many more.
Adrian Chiles Family
Who are Adrian Chiles’s Parents?
He was born to an English father by the name of Peter Chiles. And a Croatian mother by the name of Ljerka Chiles.
Does Adrian Chiles have Siblings?
He has a brother by the name of Neville Chiles.
Adrian Chiles Education
He received his high school education at Haybridge High School. After high school, he graduated with a degree in English literature from the University of London. He also studied at Westfield College, Queen Mary University of London. He studied journalism at Cardiff University.
Adrian Chiles Marital Status
He is currently in a relationship with Katharine Viner since February 2019, a British journalist and playwright. Despite being in a relationship, he was previously married to Jane Garvey. They married in September 1988, in Swansea, they separated in June 2008 and divorced in October 2009.
Adrian Chiles Kids
He has two daughters with his ex-wife Jane. Her daughters’ names are; Evelyn Katarina Chiles born in January 2000, and Sian Mary Chiles born in March 2003.
Adrian Chiles Career
A Television Career at BBC
Originally, he joined BBC for work experience on Business Breakfast. His experience from Financial World Tonight led him to front the BBC Two business show Working Lunch, where he came to popular notice. Since then, he has scripted and fronted a variety of other programs for BBC. Including; BBC Two, the 2003 series So What Do You Do All Day?, and Asian Millionaires. Adrian presented the spin-off series of the popular UK television show The Apprentice called The Apprentice: You’re Fired! from 2006 to 2009.
In the series, he interviews the latest candidate to be fired. In 2009, he left BBC and was preceded by Dara O Briain. He was a guest host in January 2007, of BBC One’s satirical news quiz, Have I Got News for You. Chiles returned to BBC television in January 2016 and fronted a 2-part religion/travel series My Mediterranean with Adrian Chiles for BBC Two. For BBC One in July 2016, he presented a special edition of Panorama called “Why We Voted to Leave: Britain Speaks”.
On BBC Radio 4, Adrian hosted a follow-up program on January 1, 2019, called “Brexit: bewitched, bothered or bewildered”? Chiles presented a BBC Two documentary entitled Drinkers Like Me in August 2018. He admitted to having been regularly drinking in excess of 100 units of alcohol per week. As a part of the program, a doctor carried out a [Fibroscan] liver test on him. This produced a score of 8.9 indicating mild/moderate fibrosis of the liver and significant hepatic steatosis.
A BBC Sport Career
After the BBC won back the rights to Premier League football, Adrian became the host of Match of the Day 2 on Sundays. During the run-up to the 2006 World Cup in BBC Three, he was a part of Africa Cup of Nations coverage. Also, he was a member of the BBC’s World Cup team in bringing viewers late-night highlights. At the Euro 2008, he was the BBC’s coverage and was one of the anchors of the morning 2008 Olympics coverage from Beijing.
An ITV Career
Soon after Chris Evans was confirmed as the new Friday presenter in a revamped one-hour format, Adrian left the BBC for ITV. In a four-year contract, speculated to be worth £1 million per year. On April 30, 2010, he left the BBC. From May 2010, he fronted ITV’s football coverage. On May 24, 2010, he made his ITV debut. In his debut, he presented the England vs Mexico friendly at Wembley (where England won the game by 3 goals to 1). Following ITV’s new breakfast television program, Adrian in September 2010, made his first appearance on Daybreak.
Due to the show failing to capture a larger market than its competitor Breakfast, it was announced on November 18, 2011, that Adrian would be terminated from the show. He was replaced by Dan Lobb. Adrian began presenting That Sunday Night Show on ITV in January 2011. The program returned for a second series in September 2011, and in January 2012, the third series. On April 20, 2014, his contract with ITV came to an end, however, he signed a new contract to purely host ITV’s football coverage. His new contract included a wage cut of £1 million per year. It was announced on January 23, 2015, that Adrian had left his role as ITV’s football host with immediate effect. Since then he has not returned to the franchise.
A Radio Career
Adrian’s early career at BBC, he was an assistant producer and was presenting Radio 4’s Financial World Tonight by 1993. For Radio 5 Live he began presenting and producing his own show Chiles on Saturday. The show was awarded the sports category, Gold Medal, at the Sony Radio Academy Awards in 2002. With Anna Foster, he returned to Radio 5 Live in November 2013, co-presenting Drive on Fridays. From 10 am to 1 pm on Monday and Tuesday in October 2014, he became the host of the new program 5 Live Daily with Peter Allen. And subsequently, Emma Barnett, hosting Wednesday to Friday. He was moved to Fridays only in January 2018, and the title was changed to Chiles on Friday. With Emma Barnett hosting from Monday to Thursday under the title The Emma Barnett Show.
He is the author of We Don’t Know What We’re Doing. The book was published in 2007 and recounts the stories of a varied cast of avid West Bromwich Albion supporters he met during the course of the 2005-06 season. Adrian was the World Record Holder from 2007 to 2009, as the person with the highest number of kisses received in 60 seconds with 78 kisses. He appeared with Mackenzie Crook and Johnny Vegas in 2004, in the film Sex Lives of the Potato Men in a cameo role as the host of a sex party. He secondly appeared in the series of Al Murray’s Happy Hour as himself. And also had a cameo appearance in series Two of That Mitchell and Webb Look. He released a 2 Good 2 Bad: The World Cup DVD on November 23, 2009, based on a segment from Match of the Day 2.
Chiles embarked on a charity cycling trip in March 2008, with footballer Alan Shearer from Newcastle upon Tyne to London via West Bromwich for Sport Relief. The duo raised £371,065 for their feat. Adrian grew a beard in 2010, which was later shaved off by Christine Lampard for Sport Relief, raising £60,000 in the process.
Adrian Chiles Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 0inches (1.83m) and a moderate weight.
Adrian Chiles Salary and Net Worth
He receives an annual salary of between £155,000 to £159,000 and anet worth of $2 million.