How old is Vernon Kay and what’s his net worth? – The Sun | The Sun

OVER the years Vernon Kay has enjoyed an incredible career, and is now one of the UK's leading TV and radio stars.

In November 2023, he took on the ultimate challenge when he ran an ultramarathon for Children In Need.

Who is Vernon Kay?

Vernon Charles Kay was born in Bolton on April 28, 1974.

He is an English television presenter, radio DJ and former model.

Vernon started his career as a model before switching to TV, hosting T4 on Channel 4 in 2000.

He stands at a massive 6 foot 4 inches tall.

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Since 2023, Vernon has hosted Radio 2's mid-morning show.

What's Vernon Kay's net worth?

Vernon has amassed quite a fortune since his time in the spotlight.

He is believed to have an estimated net worth of £2million.

Vernon lives with his wife Tess Daly and his kids in an impressive home in Buckinghamshire.

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What TV shows has Vernon Kay presented?

Mr Kay has fronted numerous shows, mainly for ITV, these include:

  • T4
  • All Star Family Fortunes
  • Beat the Star
  • Splash!
  • The Whole 19 Yards
  • Home For the Holidays
  • Let's Get Gold
  • 1000 Heartbeats

Vernon also finished third in I'm A Celebrity in 2020.

He has also presented his own Radio 1 show between 2004 and 2012.

From 2015 until 2017 he fronted a show on Radio X.

In November 2023, Vernon ran an ultramarathon for Children In Need, covering 115 miles.

Speaking just before he set off, Vernon told his Radio 2 listeners: "I’m smiling because I’m trying to keep warm as it’s freezing in Leicester.

"I’ve been smiling all morning and now my smile is stuck to my face.

"To be honest I was excited last night, we had a big team dinner and a big meeting, and now I’m feeling really nervous, now I’m thinking have I done enough training for this epic challenge, I think I have. We’re about to find out!

"I’ve just been running. I’ve been doing my finest Forrest Gump impression.

"Lots of miles under the belt, different tempos.

Speaking after the run, Vernon said: "I’m absolutely exhausted, absolutely spent.

"Physically, mentally, there’s nothing in the tank. Is there anyone here who can replace a knee?

"It’s been one of the most painful and joyous experiences I’ve ever had. We’ve met some brilliant people who’ve donated all they can.

"Just one foot in front of the other, that’s what it was.

"And we had a great team pushing me along, motivating me. Thanks to the gang."

Who is his wife Tess Daly?

Vernon met Tess in 2001 when he was hosting T4.

The pair then married in 2003 in Horwich, near Vernon's native Bolton.

They even presented BBC singing competition Just The Two Of Us together from 2006 to 2007.

Tess is of course famous for hosting Strictly Come Dancing.

How many children do Vernon Kay and Tess Daly have?

The couple have two children together.

Their first child, Phoebe, was born in 2004.

The pair then welcomed Amber in 2009.

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