Denise Lewis Bio | Wiki
Denise Lewis is a British sports presenter. She is a former track and field athlete who specialised in the heptathlon. In 2000, Denise won the gold medal in the heptathlon at the Sydney Olympics. She is a two-time Commonwealth Games champion. In 1998, Denise was a European Champion and won World Championships silver medals twice, in 1997 and 1999.
Denise Lewis Age
She was born on August 27, 1972, in West Bromwich, England. Denise is 50 years old.
Denise Lewis Height
She is a woman of above-average stature. Denise stands at the height of 5 ft 9 in ( Approx 1.75 m).
Denise Lewis Family
She was born and raised by her parents in West Bromwich. Her parents are Jamaican-born. Denise grew up in Pendeford, Wolverhampton. She holds British nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity.
Denise Lewis Husband
Denise married her husband Steve Finan O’Connor in 2006. Steve is a former manager of the UK pop group All Saints and he now serves as the manager of Liam Payne and the son of comedian Tom O’Connor. The couple shares three sons.
Denise Lewis Patrick | And Patrick Stevens
Patrick Stevens is a 54-year-old retired sprinter from Belgium who was born on January 31, 1968. Patrick won the bronze medal in the 200 meters at the 1994 European Championships in Helsinki. Also, he won d a silver medal in the 200 m at the 2000 European Indoor Championships. Patrick earned selection for four consecutive Olympic Games for his native country.
Howver, he was not able to compete at Sydney 2000 as a result of injury. Being seven in the famous Michael Johnson 1996 200m WR final in Atlanta was the best result in his entire career. Patrick competed in four World Championships, between 1993 and 1999 where he finished eighth in the 1997 200 m final. Denise was in a relationship with Patrick Stevens from the late 1990s until 2005. The two shared a daughter called Lauryn
Denise Lewis Education
She attended Regis School in Tettenhall which became the King’s School. Later, A £1 million sports hall was built there and named in her honor.
Denise Lewis Heptathlon | Game
He became the first European to win the Olympic heptathlon, though Europeans such as Briton Mary Peters had won the Olympic pentathlon precursor event. Denise’s personal best score for the heptathlon is 6,831 points which was set in 2000 at the Décastar meeting. It is a former British record that ranks her third on the all-time British lists behind Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Jessica Ennis-Hill.
Denise Lewis Obe
In 2001, Denise was honored as Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the New Year Honours. She has undertaken various television and media work since retiring from athletics. Currently, Denise is a regular athletics pundit for BBC Television. She appeared on the program in 2012 during London 2012, Rio 2016, and Tokyo 2020.
Denise Lewis Strictly | Singer
She took part in the BBC dancing competition called Strictly Come Dancing in 2004. Denise was partnered with professional dancer Ian Waite. She was in the first few weeks and scored the highest number of points with the judges. Eventually, she reached the final and was runner-up to actress Jill Halfpenny. Later, Denise and the two other partners from the final danced at the Royal Variety Performance.
Denise and Waite competed again in the Strictly Come Dancing Champion of Champions Special, about 10 days after she competed in the Strictly Come Dancing final. Finalists from the first two series competed against each other. Denise received the most points from the judges. However, she once again became runner-up in the contest to Halfpenny. It was announced on November 7, 2016, that she alongside Pamela Stephenson, Frankie Bridge, Melvin Odoom, Ainsley Harriott and Gethin Jones will participate in 2016 Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special partnered with Anton du Beke.
Denise Lewis Salary
She earns an average salary of $69,827 as a presenter.
Denise Lewis Net Worth
She is a British sports presenter and former track and field athlete. Denise has an estimated net worth of $7,493,521.
Where Is Denise Lewis From
She was born on August 27, 1972, in West Bromwich, England.
Is Denise Lewis Still Married
She married her husband Steve Finan O’Connor in 2006. The couple shares three sons.