Ben Shephard Biography

January 28, 2019
First published on:January 28, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Ben Shephard

Birth Name Ben Shephard
Birth Place Epping, Essex, England
Famous Name Ben Shephard
Birth Date 11 December 1974
Net Worth $1 million
Salary $150,000
Nationality English
Ethnicity White
Profession elevision presenter and journalist
Currently Working For ITV and Sky Sports
University attended University of Birmingham
School attended Chigwell School
Currently Married yes
Married to Annie Perks
Children 2

Ben Shephard is an English TV presenter and a journalist who works for ITV and Sky Sports Today. His most recognized role was as the main presenter on the now defunct breakfast programme GMTV.


Ben Shephard reportedly earns around $150,000, as his yearly salary from the network, and as of 2019, he reportedly has an estimated net worth of over $1 million. He is currently married to his wife Annie Perks and has 2 children with her.

Ben Shephard Early Life and Educational History

Ben Shephard was born on 11 December 1974 in Epping, Essex, England. He holds an English nationality and belongs to the White ethnic group. Further, the details about his parents and siblings are not revealed in the media yet. 

Ben Shephard after graduating from Chigwell School and eventually joined the University of Birmingham, where he achieved a 2:1 BA Hons degree in Dance, Drama & Theatre Arts. 

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Ben Shephard Net worth and Salary

The English sportscaster/anchor Ben Shephard has an estimated net worth of $5 million whois yet to reach the level of Jamie Carragher, having a net worth of over $21 million. As of 2019, the reporter receives an annual salary of $150,000 from his successful reporting career with ITV and Sky Sports which is quite similar to Arlo White

However, Sky Sports network hasn't disclosed the salary range of its sports journalist but as per the reports, Sky is one of the networks which is well known of paying a good salary to its employee.

On 27 July 2010, Shephard announced that he had signed a new contract with Sky Sports, where he is currently co-presenting goals on Sunday together with Chris Kamara in a deal worth $560,000 a year.

Further, he also works as a reporter of ITV network. In particular, ITV offers the salary range of $10,000 to $60,000 to its employee depending upon the position. 

Besides, he also worked for various different networks, earning a decent amount of salary which certainly helped him to collect such massive net worth. So with all the references, we concluded that he is living a lavish life along with his wife and children. 

Ben Shephard Professional Career

Shephard's career began in 1998 when he started hosting The Bigger Breakfast Channel 4 spin-off show, alongside fellow presenters such as Josie D'Arby, Melanie Sykes and Dermot O'Leary.

Shephard presented the first three series of the ITV2 spin-off program The Xtra Factor between 2004 and 2006, while Kate Thornton hosted the main ITV show While hosting the show, Shephard also played The Xtra Factor–Battle of the Stars.

He is currently working for ITV network and Sky network. Previously he also worked for BBC network.  He also hosted live secondary match coverage of the UEFA Champions League on Sky Sports 3 or 4, while Jeff Stelling hosts the main coverage on Sky Sports 1.

Ben Shephard Personal Life

Ben Shephard is a man married. He is married to his wife Annie Perks on 25 March 2004. In addition, the couple is blessed with two children, Sam Shephard, and Jack Shephard.

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The couple lives in their London home and is happily living with no rumors of divorce or separation. Moreover, there aren't any rumors about his past affairs, relationships, and girlfriend in the media yet. 

Shephard, a supporter of West Ham United, has also received honors in both rugby and football. Further, the details about his body measurement such as height, weight etc is still under the rock. 

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