Ade Adepitan MBE is an English television presenter who is also a wheelchair basketball player. He uses a wheelchair as a reason for contracting polio as a child which led to the loss of use of his left leg. Currently, he is an employer for BBC and Channel 4. He has also been working in film industry as an actor for The Wright Stuff, Unreported World, and Freight.
Adepitan reportedly has an estimated net worth of $1 million. He is currently married to his wife Linda Harrison.
As of 2019, Ade Adepitan has an estimated net worth over $1 million. He currently works for BBC and Channel 4 and is assumed to earn around the six digit figure yearly as salary.
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Ade has lots of fans and most of them appreciate him. He is popular among social networking sites.
Ade Adepitan is married to Linda Harrison. The couple tied the knot in August 2018 at St Paul's Cathedral. Reportedly, the pair couple had been dating each other for eight years.
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Besides, there is no information about his past affairs or girlfriend.
Ade Adepitan was born on March 27, 1973, in Maryland, Lagos, Nigeria. After six months of his birth, he became a victim of polio which made his left leg functionless. While Ade was the age of 3, he and his mom shifted to London, the United Kingdom to stay with his father.
As of now, he is a permanent citizen of United Kingdom and holds a Britain nationality. His ethnicity is African and the birth sign is Aries.
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Ade first attended to the Southern Road Primary School in Plaistow, Newham and there he got the courage to deal with his disability. He took part in numerous extracurricular activities which helped him to an accomplished wheelchair basketball player at the University of Illinois in Chicago.
Ade determined to play basketball professionally for two years with CAI CDM Zaragoza and his dream came true. He was selected to compete in the Sydney 2000 Paralympics.
Later, his hard work led him in the field of television. In 2012, Ade was appointed as one of the main presenters on Channel 4 and afterward, he became one of the presenters of the new BBC travel series The Travel Show in 2014.
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Ade had been Member of the Order of the British Empire for the service to disability sport in 2005. He was also presented with an Honorary Doctorate from Loughborough University. Soon after, he was awarded Certificate of Excellence and Lifetime Achievement in 2005 and 2010 respectively.
He has suffered a lot from losing his leg. However, he never expressed with other people. He has been implicated in lots of charity work.
He had helped several people who are suffering from physical disabilities. He is a benefactor of Go Kids Go and a great supporter of the National Society of the prevention of the Cruelty to Children Charity & the wheel power Charity and so on.