Valerie Singleton Biography and Wiki
Valerie Singleton (b. Apr 9, 1937) is an English television and radio presenter famously known as a presenter of the popular children’s series Blue Peter from 1962 to 1972. Valerie also presented the BBC Radio 4 PM program for ten years as well as a series of radio and television programs on financial and business issues.
Valerie Singleton Age and Birthday
Singleton was born on April 9, 1937, in Hitchin, United Kingdom. She is 84 years old as of 2021. Her birth sign is Aries.
Valerie Singleton Height
Valerie stands at a height of 5 feet and 5 inches (Approx. 1.63m)tall.
Valerie Singleton Education
Singleton attended and graduated from Frensham Heights School in Surrey as well as at the independent Arts Educational School, Tring Park in Hertfordshire.
Valerie wanted to be a dancer and for two years attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
Valerie Singleton Family, Parents, Siblings
Valerie is the proud daughter of Dennis Singleton and her mother whose identity is not known. Her father is an ex-RAF wing commander, a senior commissioned rank in the British Royal Air Force and air forces.
He later became an advertising manager at the J Walter Thompson advertising agency. Valerie grew up alongside her brother Michael.
Valerie Singleton Partner and Kids, Is She Married?
Moving on to her marital affairs, the famed television personality is not married or rumored to be in a relationship since she is a very private person keeping a low profile. However, she was speculated to be in a relationship with lesbian singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading, which turned out to be a lie.
Valerie shortly dated Peter Purves in 1967 and has had several relationships including Richard Wade, a writer on the BBC’s, Pete Murray, who she dated for four years and was engaged to, Graham Nash, the rock musician, Mark, who was 24 years her junior.
Valerie Singleton Salary
According to ITV News salaries, Singleton receives an average salary ranging from $33,774 to $112,519 a year. Her actual salary is under review and will be updated soon.
Valerie Singleton Net Worth
Valerie Singleton has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2021. Her primary source of income is her career as a television and radio presenter.
Valerie Singleton Blue Peter
Blue Peter is a British children’s television program that was first broadcasted in 1958. It’s the longest-running children’s TV show in the world.
The program which follows a magazine/entertainment format, features viewer and presenter challenges, competitions, celebrity interviews, popular culture, and sections on making arts and crafts items from household items.
Valerie Singleton BBC
Singleton joined the BBC in 1961 as a continuity announcer and in 1962 joined Blue Peter, where she stayed until 1972. Valeris also presented another BBC children’s show, Val Meets The VIPs, a chat show which ran for three series during 1973–74.
She won an OBE Award in 1994 for her passion and services in children’s television