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Dermot O’Leary ( Full name: Seán Dermot Fintan O’Leary Jr.) is an English broadcaster. He currently works for ITV and BBC Radio 2. Dermot’s radio career started when he worked as a disc jockey at Essex Radio. However, he left his role to become the presenter of The X Factor (UK) on ITV. He held this position from 2007 until its final series in 2018, with the exception of 2015. Dermot has presented ITV’s This Morning on a Friday, School, and Bank Holidays alongside Alison Hammond since 2021.
Dermot O’Leary Age
He was born on May 24, 1973, in Colchester, Essex, England. Dermot is 49 years old.
Dermot O’Leary Height
He is a man of above-average stature. Dermot stands at the height of 5 ft 9 in ( Approx 1. 73 m).
Dermot O’Leary Family
He was born to his Irish parents in Colchester, Essex. He is the son of Maria and Seán. Dermot holds both British and Irish citizenship. Growing up, Dermot was a member of The Boys’ Brigade Christian youth organization. During his teen, Dermot played American football for the Colchester Gladiators and the Ipswich Cardinals, he wore the number 32.
Dermot O’Leary Dee Koppang | Wife | Married
He married his long-term girlfriend called Dee Koppang in September 2012 in Chiddingstone. In June 2020, the couple welcomed a son. Dermot identifies as a fan of the Socialist Workers Party. However, he has said that they would “take all of [his] money” so he instead supports the Labour Party. He was an usher at the wedding of Holly Willoughby in 2007.
Dermot is a practicing Roman Catholic. In February 2008, he had an interview with Peter Stanford of the Daily Telegraph where he “cheerfully” admitted using contraception while living with his future wife: In a statement, Dermot said, “I do get it in the neck from some Catholics who say I am a buffet Catholic, picking and choosing the bits I like or don’t like.”
Dermot O’Leary Education
He attended primary school in nearby Marks Tey before he joined St Benedict’s Catholic College in Colchester. Dermot’s relaxed attitude at school caused him to fail all but two of his GCSEs. From there, he re-took his school-leaving qualifications. This allowed Dermot to start his A-Level courses at Colchester Sixth Form College. Eventually, he studied for a degree in Media Studies with Politics at Middlesex University.
Dermot O’Leary X Factor
It was announced on March 29, 2007, that Dermot would replace Kate Thornton as the new host of ITV’s The X Factor for at least two series. He confirmed on March 27, 2015, that he had quit The X Factor after eight years to pursue other projects. Dermot announced his exit from the show via his Twitter account. Olly Murs and Caroline Flack took over from Dermot. They co-hosted The Xtra Factor, the behind-the-scenes companion program, together in 2011 and 2012. Dermot returned to The X Factor on March 29, 2016, as a presenter, taking over from Murs and Flack, for the show’s 13th series.
Dermot O’Leary Alison Hammond
Alison Hammond is a 47-year-old English television personality and actress who was born on February 5, 1975, in Birmingham, England. In 2002, Alison competed in the third series of the reality show Big Brother and was the second housemate to be evicted. It was announced in November 2020, that Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford had been dropped from their Friday slot on This Morning after co-hosting the show for 14 years. Alison Hammond and Dermot were announced to take over the slot later that month. The pair presented their first show in January 2021.
Dermot O’Leary Bbc Radio 2
He was a presenter for Comic Relief in 2005, 2011, and 2013. Also, Dermot presented Sport Relief in 2012. He signed a deal in August 2006 to present the game show 1 vs. 100. The show aired on Saturday nights on BBC One in combination with The National Lottery Draws. He became the presenter of Matt Lucas and David Walliams’s show Rock Profile on BBC in May 2009. Dermot hosted a spin-off edition of the BBC One show Question Time in March 2010, aimed at first-time voters.
The show aired on BBC Three. Also, he presented Dermot Meets…, a series that saw him interview the likes of David Cameron, Nick Clegg, and Gordon Brown. Dermot replaced Terry Wogan on Children in Need in November 2015 due to Wogan’s cancer-related ill health. He died a couple of months later. Dermot presented the BBC One Saturday night game show The Getaway Car in 2016. The series was filmed in November 2015 and started airing in January 2016. Also, he guest-presented two episodes of The One Show with Alex Jones.
Dermot O’Leary Tv Shows
– 1998–2001 T4
– 1999 The Dog’s Balearics
– 2000 The Barfly Sessions
– 2000, 2008, 2009 Never Mind the Buzzcocks
– 2001–2008 Big Brother’s Little Brother
– 2002–2004 SAS: Are You Tough Enough?
– 2002–2003 Re: covered Presenter
– 2003 Teen Big Brother: The Experiment
– 2004 Shattered Presenter 7 episodes
– 2005, 2011–2013 Comic Relief
– 2006 Morning Glory
– 2006–2007 1 vs. 100
– 2007–2014, 2016–2018, 2023–present The X Factor
– 2008 Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack
– 2009 Rock Profile
– 2010–present Soccer Aid
– 2010 Question Time: First-Time Voters
– Dermot Meets…
– 2010–2019 The National Television Awards
– 2011 Live from the Royal Wedding
– 2011 The Marriage Ref
– 2012 Sport Relief
– 2013 From the Heart
– 2013 BRITs Icon: Elton John
– 2014, 2020 This Morning Stand-in
– 2014 Live From Space
– 2015 Children in Need
– 2016 The Getaway Car
– 2016 The One Show Guest
– 2017 BRIT Awards
– 2017 The Nightly Show
– 2018 The Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
– 2019 Icons: The Greatest Person of the 20th Century Category
– 2019 Small Fortune
– The X Factor: Celebrity
– 2019 The X Factor: The Band
– 2020 One World: Together at Home
– 2020 Goodwood SpeedWeek
– 2021–2022 This Morning
– 2021 British Academy Film Awards
– 2021–present The Pet Show
– 2021 An Audience with Arsène Wenger and David Dein
– 48 Hours to Victory
– Reel Stories: Sting
– 2022 Reel Stories: Robbie Williams
Dermot O’Leary Fish Restaurant Brighton
He was the co-owner of the Fishy Fishy restaurants in Brighton and Poole. The Poole restaurant closed in 2013 and in 2016, the Brighton restaurant closed.
Dermot O’Leary Net Worth
He is an English broadcaster. He currently works for ITV and BBC Radio 2. Dermot has an estimated net worth of $12 million.
How Old Is Dermot O’Leary
Dermot is 49 years old. He was born on May 24, 1973, in Colchester, Essex, England.
Who Is Dermot O’Leary
Dermot is an English broadcaster. He currently works for ITV and BBC Radio 2.