Melanie Sykes : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children and Career

Melanie Sykes is an English television and radio presenter, and model know all about her in this article as like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children and Career

Melanie Sykes : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children and Career
Melanie Sykes
  Bio
Name Melanie Sykes
Birthdate ( Age) 7 August 1970
Place of Birth Ashton-under-Lyne, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Marital Status  Married
Husband/Partner ack Cockings (m. 2013–2016), Daniel Caltagirone (m. 2001–2009)
Children Roman CaltagironeValentino Luca Caltagirone
Father Robert Sykes
Mother Wendy Sykes
Profession English television and radio presenter, and model
Net Worth $5 million
Last Update August 2021

Melanie Ann Sykes  is an English television and radio presenter, and model. She is best known for co-hosting Today with Des and Mel with Des O'Connor and Let's Do Lunch with Gino D'Acampo.

She also co-hosted Going Out with Alan Carr on BBC Radio 2 with Alan Carr from May 2010 until it ended in March 2012, and returned with Alan Carr for Alan and Mel's Summer Escape from 2017.

Early Life and Family

Sykes was born in 1970 at Ashton-under-Lyne to an English father and a Catholic Anglo-Indian mother.She attended Mossley Hollins High School and studied A-level Religious Studies at Ashton Sixth Form College. Sykes was a member of the Ashtonian Brass Band, along with her father, mother and two sisters (Samantha and Stacy), playing the baritone horn.

Melanie Sykes Husband 

Melanie Sykes married actor Daniel Caltagirone in January 2001. The couple have two sons, Roman born in 2002 and Valentino born in 2004. In July 2008, it was reported that the couple had split up, with Sykes having "grown apart" from Caltagirone, who had moved out of their Hampstead, London home.They divorced in June 2009. Sykes married her boyfriend Jack Cockings on 18 May 2013 at Sherborne Castle in Dorset.

In November 2013, Sykes was arrested and cautioned by police over an assault against Cockings.Soon after the common assault caution, after less than one year of marriage, Sykes began the process of filing for divorce.

Melanie Sykes Net Worth

Melanie Ann Sykes  is an English television and radio presenter, and model who has an estimated Net Worth of between $5 million in 2021. The earnings listed mainly come from her salary .

Professional Career

In the mid-1990s Sykes first came to public attention as the face of the Boddingtons Bitter advertisements.After first reporting for The Big Breakfast, Sykes has continued her television career, including presenting stints on I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! and as presenter of EastEnders Revealed.

In 1999, Sykes presented Melanie Sykes' Southall Stories, a documentary for BBC Two on Asian culture in Great Britain. She has also hosted a variety of awards ceremonies, including Miss World, the BAFTA Awards and the Q Awards.

Sykes' television career stalled for a period, although she made a successful comeback as host of Today with Des and Mel with Des O'Connor in 2002. On 12 May 2006, ITV announced that the show would be one of a number to be axed in a "painful, but utterly necessary" move.Sykes' other work for ITV has included hosting shows The Vault (2003–2004), Celebrities Under Pressure (2003–2004) and The British Soap Awards (2003).

Sykes appeared as a guest panellist on Loose Women in October and November 2005 and later returned as a guest anchor in October 2008 and May 2009.From 2006 to 2009, Sykes regularly filled in for Paul O'Grady as presenter of The Paul O'Grady Show when O'Grady was unable to appear. She presented the show on eleven occasions.

Sykes was the presenter of the daytime series Gene Detectives for BBC One.In 2008, Sykes was a judge on 'The Sofa Factor', an item for GMTV, where viewers sent in short clips and the winner got to present TV Pick of the Day and win a trip to Las Vegas.In 2010, Sykes guest presented five episodes of The 5 O'Clock Show with Denise van Outen on Channel 4. In August 2011, Sykes returned to daytime television, co-hosting Let's Do Lunch with Gino & Mel and Let's Do Christmas with Gino & Mel with Gino D'Acampo on ITV. The show was cancelled in 2014.

On 13 September 2011, Sykes co-hosted the three-part series Missing Millions with Paul Heiney on ITV.In February 2014, BT Sport announced that Sykes would become part of their MotoGP team.[9] Due to other work commitments, she left the channel in May 2014.

In 2014, Sykes took part in the fourteenth series of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! where she finished in third place, behind runner-up Jake Quickenden and winner Carl Fogarty.In 2015, Sykes co-presented Humble Pie, a cookery series for Watch, alongside Marco Pierre White.On 4 April 2017, Sykes was confirmed as the new voice of Blind Date, taking over the role most famously held by Graham Skidmore in the original series. The show is broadcast on Saturday nights on Channel 5.

In 2017, Sykes appeared on a "celebrity" charity edition of TV quiz show, The Chase.She departed early and did not make the final round.In March 2018, Sykes won Star Baker in Channel 4's The Great Stand Up to Cancer Bake Off.In 2021 Sykes alongside Joanna Page were the new presenters of BBC One's consumer series Shop Well for Less?

Sykes presented The A List, a national radio chart show based on total sales, produced by Unique the Production Company at the studios of London's Heart 106.2. She left the show towards the end of 2006 and was replaced by Gail Porter.

Sykes was heard on BBC Radio 2 with Aled Jones sitting in for Steve Wright in the Afternoon on 22, 23 and 24 December 2008. In May 2010, she began co-hosting the BBC Radio 2 show Going Out with Alan Carr after Emma Forbes' resignation.Sykes continued on the show until its end in March 2012. She returned on Boxing Day 2015 with Alan Carr for a one-off show on BBC Radio 2. In January/February 2017 she and Carr again returned to Radio 2 to sit in for Paul O'Grady for 4 weeks.

Sykes and Carr presented their own Saturday morning show called Alan and Mel's Summer Escape on BBC Radio 2 for 10 weeks during the summer of 2017.She presented a show with Carr on BBC Radio 2 on Christmas Eve and another on New Year's Eve in 2017.Sykes and Carr returned for further specials for Easter, for the Royal Wedding, and for further runs of Alan and Mel's Summer Escape in 2018, 2019 and 2020.For a time, Sykes presented her own radio show on Capital FM.

Q/A

Who is Melanie Sykes husband?

Melanie Sykes married actor Daniel Caltagirone in January 2001. The couple have two sons, Roman born in 2002 and Valentino born in 2004. In July 2008, it was reported that the couple had split up, with Sykes having "grown apart" from Caltagirone, who had moved out of their Hampstead, London home.They divorced in June 2009. Sykes married her boyfriend Jack Cockings on 18 May 2013 at Sherborne Castle in Dorset.

Melanie Sykes parents nationality

Sykes was born in 1970 at Ashton-under-Lyne to an English father and a Catholic Anglo-Indian mother.