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Michael Absalom is a British presenter, sports commentator, and reporter. He is best known for his work on Sky Sports News, where he has been a presenter since 2006. He has also presented for BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Scotland, and BBC Radio Wales. Absalom was born in Falkirk, Scotland, on 13 April 1980. He attended the University of Stirling, where he studied journalism and media studies. Absalom began his career in broadcasting in 2002, when he joined BBC Radio Scotland as a sports reporter. He then moved to BBC Radio 5 Live in 2004, where he worked as a sports reporter and presenter. In 2006, he joined Sky Sports News as a presenter. Absalom has also presented for BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio 5 Live. He has also appeared on BBC One's Match of the Day and BBC Two's Football Focus. As of 2021, Michael Absalom's net worth is estimated to be roughly $1 million.

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Occupation Presenter, Sports Commentator, Reporter
Age 44 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born 13 April, 1980
Birthday 13 April
Birthplace Falkirk, United Kingdom
Nationality United Kingdom

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In 2017 he is a presenter for Pro Kabaddi League in India.


In 2015 Absalom hosted Rugby World Cup 2015 (Brighton, Birmingham, Milton Keynes and Manchester) for Progress Productions. He also wrote and produced his own 9 part web series called 'Stormtrooper' - which explores his passion for Star Wars and documents his quest to become a Stormtrooper in the next Star Wars film. All episodes can be seen here:


In 2014 Absalom commentated on The Hockey World Cup Final in The Hague, Netherlands, before heading out to India with IMG to host "Hockey Hotshots" - a live studio based show providing analysis of the Hero Hockey India League on Star Sports.


In 2009, Absalom lead the commentary team on CBBC F1, a Formula One commentary stream dedicated to youngsters and newcomers to F1, hosted on the BBC's interactive TV service or "Red Button". In 2012, he hosted the 2012 Summer Olympics torch relay all around the UK, before going on to host the Olympic Hockey from the Riverbank Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.


Michael, in 2008, starred in Aladdin in Malvern Malvern Theatres as 'Wishee Washee' Michael, in 2009, starred in Aladdin in Mansfield's Palace Theatre as 'PC Pong'. Michael, in 2010, starred in Peter Pan in Poole The Lighthouse as 'Smee' Michael, in 2011, starred in Aladdin in Middleton Middleton Arena as 'Aladdin'


Xchange came to an end in March 2006, and another series of Best Of Friends was filmed and screened. In 2008, Absalom appeared as a guest presenter on CBBC's Art show SMart and presented Sportsround from 2008 to 2009.

Absalom joined the Eurosport Alpine Ski World Cup commentary team at the start of the 2006/07 season, working alongside John Clark. He also played a key role in their Hockey commentary team, commentating on The Champions Trophy, The Indoor Hockey World Cup, various Olympic and World Cup qualifiers. Other commentary roles included Rugby (RBS 6 Nations 2010), Football (2010 World Cup Final and Euro 2012 Final).


2005 saw another series of Best of Friends and also the chance of a lifetime, when Absalom and Rani Price filmed several episodes of the show in South Africa in honour of the BBC's "Africa Week".


His popularity on CBBC was furthered in the summer of 2003 when he and fellow presenter Anne Foy were chosen to host Britain's Amazing Mates, in which they toured the country attempting to find 'the best mates in Britain', involving games and activities. This was followed in 2004 by the show Best of Friends which he presented alongside fellow CBBC presenter Rani Price. This quickly became one of the most popular shows on CBBC and again highlighted his great natural talent as a children's presenter. In 2004, he left the CBBC studio a.k.a. The Broom Cupboard to present one of CBBC's leading shows, Xchange, on which - again - he achieved great success.


Absalom made his first appearance on the CBBC Channel in 2002, as the resident weatherman. However, his popularity meant that he soon became a regular presenter in the studio, and before long he was one of CBBC's leading presenters, presenting not only on the CBBC Channel but also making regular appearances on BBC Two and BBC One.


Michael Absalom (born 13 April 1980), more commonly known as Abs, Is a regular Presenter on CBBC from 2002 to 2006 and hosted CBBC shows Best of Friends, Xchange and Sportsround. Absalom now works as a Freelance Sports Commentator and Reporter for BBC Sport, Eurosport, Star Sports, Sky Sports and most recently BT Sport.

Born on 13 April 1980 in Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland, he has lived in many different areas including Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria; Rowlands Castle, Hampshire and the south west counties of Dorset and Somerset. He now lives in Twickenham, London. He was educated at Dumpton School and Millfield School.