Kelly Somers Biography
Kelly Somers is a media personality serving as a Sports Presenter and Reporter for BBC Sport. She also frequently appears on Amazon Prime for Premier League appearances and Channel 4 & Whisper TV for international fixtures. Previously, she worked for Premier League Productions where she presented Fanzone and Premier League Today for six years, as well as regularly featuring on their Fantasy Premier League output.
Kelly Somers Age
How old is Kelly Somers? According to my information, Kelly is 32 years old. She was born on December 21, 1990, in Watford, United Kingdom.
Kelly Somers Height
She is 5 feet 9 inches tall, approximately 1.75 meters or 175 centimeters.
Kelly Somers Nationality
She holds British nationality.
Kelly Somers Education
Somers attended the town’s Parmiter’s School. During her summer holidays, she gained work experience in journalism at the Watford Observer. At the age of nine, and during the 1999–2000 football season, Somers was the winner of a writing competition held by the Watford Observer after entering with a 200-word report on Watford’s 1–1 draw with Leicester.
Subsequently, she attended Loughborough University and studied Sports Science before securing a place at Nottingham Trent University where she graduated with a Postgraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Kelly Somers Parents
Kelly is the daughter of Jean Somers. She was raised by her parents in Watford, England. However, her father’s name is unknown.
Kelly Somers Husband
Is Kelly Somers married? Kelly is not married. However, she is in a relationship with her fiancé Max who is 34 years old. Kelly has never shared a picture of Max and has said she is wary of social media – but she has also said the pair live together in north London.
Kelly is expecting her first child with her fiancé Max after battling fertility issues. In an interview with OK!, the in-demand star said she is already nearing her third trimester.
She said: “I’m excited that my baby is going to be born in a generation with the Lionesses as role models. I just hope this momentum continues.”
Kelly’s road to motherhood has not been an easy one and she was convinced it wouldn’t happen for her.
She said: “I never, ever thought I would get to be a mum. I’ve grown up thinking it wouldn’t be possible. I’ve had so many problems. so I just feel incredibly fortunate.”
She was diagnosed with endometriosis in 2019 and she enlisted a private doctor, who told her she had polycystic ovaries. Because of her diagnosis, she cut out alcohol and ‘bad foods’ and had regular scans to monitor her cycle. It was during one of those scans when doctors told her they had noticed a thickening of the uterus and she tested on day six and discovered she was expecting. She has said she plans to work for as long as she can before the baby comes.
Kelly Somers BBC Sports
Who is Kelly on the BBC Sports presenter? Somers is an experienced events host and football presenter and reporter who works regularly for BBC and Amazon. Previously, she worked for Premier League Productions where she presented Fanzone and Premier League Today for six years, as well as regularly featuring on their Fantasy Premier League output.
Somers has worked on Champion League games for Optus Sport as well as reported for talkSPORT’s Sports Breakfast and BBC 5live and fronted a number of football clubs’ online coverage and awards ceremonies including for West Ham United at the London Stadium for three seasons. She has also covered the 2018 FIFA World Cup for Optus Sport, the 2019 BBC Women’s World Cup in France, the 2019 BBC World Darts, the 2020 Euros, and most recently the 2022 BBC World Cup.
During the 2020 Euros, Somers was the BBC Sport England reporter following the team for over a month. From sit-down chats with Jack Grealish and Jordan Pickford to pitchside post-match breakdowns with Gareth Southgate, she was described as a “breath of fresh” by the media. Her honest interview with Southgate after the Three Lions beat Germany 2-0 in the last-16 particularly hit home. Not only did he reveal to her that his Euro ’96 penalty miss still hurts him, but he also admitted he believed he was to blame for his teammates losing the semi-final.
Somers continues to be a regular presenter & reporter throughout BBC’s TV and Radio platforms, as well as, frequently appearing on Amazon Prime for Premier League appearances and Channel 4 & Whisper TV for international fixtures.
In 2022, Channel 4 obtained the television rights to The UEFA Nations League England games and Somers joined the team as match reporter. Later that year, she was announced as part of the BBC’s broadcasting team that traveled to Qatar where she took on the role of pitch side reporter, in addition to, interviewing the England players as a preview to the World Cup matches.
When she’s not covering football, Kelly watches more football, plays netball, and loves exploring the world when she has the opportunity!
Kelly Somers Salary
Her salary ranges between $45,000 to $110,500.
Kelly Somers Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2023.
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