Carol Kirkwood is one of the most celebrated Scottish weather presenters, an actress and a good dancer. Despite various challenges in her life, Kirkwood has managed to become one of the best celebrities in the present context. Being known for her professional work, Kirkwood made headlines after being engaged to her new mystery partner.
The former Strictly Come Dancing star got messages of congratulations shortly after the news of her engagement went live. So, here you will get to know more about her relationship.
BBC Weathercaster Carol Kirkwood Is Engaged With Her Partner
The 59-years-old Kirkwood has confirmed that she is engaged after giving fans a flash of her sparkly ring during this morning's (May 23) breakfast show. The BBC weather presenter thanked her followers for their precious messages on her Twitter account.
And now, fans are eager to know about the name of her new partner, but Kirkwood has not given any hint regarding her partner's identity. As per some sources, they have been dating each other since June 2021, and the Sun reports that the pair might have met each other in early 2016.
Likewise, she has not given any information about when they will marry. Moreover, she has talked openly about their bonding.
Maybe, Kirkwood will update on her fiance & wedding plans in the coming days; gazing eyes on her Twitter @carolkirkwood remains.
Take A Look At Her Past Marriage
The BBC weathercaster is happy to share her engagement news, but this is not her first time as she was previously a married woman. She married Jimmy Kirkwood in the 1990s while in her early days at the BBC. For your information, Jimmy is widely known as a cricket player from Northern Ireland. Apart from cricket, he played hockey representing both Ireland and Great Britain in the sport.
After being in a marital relationship for 18 years, the former pair separated. And their divorce news was announced in 2008. The reason behind their separation still remains unknown, as they had always preferred to keep their life away from the media.
Short Details On Career of Carol Kirkwood
Kirkwood earned a BA in commerce from Napier College of Commerce and Technology. After graduation, she joined the BBC's secretarial reserve in London. Since then, she has had an active presence in this field and has presented in various stations.
Apart from her work as a weathercaster, she has also made appearances on television shows. In August 2015, it was revealed that Kirkwood would participate in Strictly Come Dancing (13th season). The famous weathercaster was partnered with professional dancer Pasha Kovalev.
Furthermore, she has also won some awards, including the TRIC award for best TV Weather Presenter for four years (2003, 2008, 2009 & 2012–2017). Not only that, but she also won an Honorary Fellowship from Princess Anne for grants to broadcasting at Inverness College in 2015.