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Nicky Campbell (Nicholas Lackey) was born on 10 April, 1961 in Edinburgh, Scotland, is a TV and Radio personality. Discover Nicky Campbell's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 59 years old?

Popular As Nicholas Lackey
Occupation N/A
Age 60 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born 10 April 1961
Birthday 10 April
Birthplace Edinburgh, Scotland
Nationality Scotland

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Who Is Nicky Campbell's Wife?

His wife is Linda Larnach (divorced)Tina Ritchie (m. 1997)

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Nicky Campbell Net Worth

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Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
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On December 12th 2019, Campbell announced his mother Sheila died at the age of 96. She appeared in her son's episode of Who Do You Think You Are in 2007. Campbell announced her death via social media.


Campbell was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2015 Birthday Honours, for his services to children.


In early 2014, Campbell presented four-part series Wanted: A Family of My Own beginning 24 April on ITV. In 2015, he wrote and presented an episode of Perspectives on his great love for 'The Great American Song Book' and a one-off episode called Rebuild Our Home, both for ITV.

Campbell and Kate Robbins co-wrote and recorded an album, We're Just Passing Through, which was released on 7 July 2014.


In 2013, Long Lost Family won a Royal Television Society Award for best 'Popular Factual' programme and in 2014 a Television BAFTA award for best "Features Programme". It was nominated for a National Television Award in the "Factual Programme" category, but lost out to Gogglebox.


Since 2011, Campbell has co-presented the BAFTA award-winning Long Lost Family, with Davina McCall on ITV. The show aims to reunite family members and as of 2015, five series have aired. Campbell also co-hosted BBC One's Your Money Their Tricks opposite Rebecca Wilcox and Sian Williams in July 2013.


From 2007 until 2009, Campbell hosted For the Rest of Your Life for Endemol, beginning in May 2007. Campbell featured in an episode of Who Do You Think You Are? that aired 11 July 2007, where he was seen tracing his adoptive family's roots in Scotland and Australia.

He currently presents The Big Questions on BBC One and has done so since 2007. He hosted the second series of the BBC Two quiz show Battle of the Brains in 2009. He replaced Paddy O'Connell, who presented the first series.

Campbell has won seven Sony Awards, including a Gold Award in 2007 for the Radio 5 Live Breakfast programme as "Best News and Current Affairs Programme" (with Shelagh Fogarty). In 2008, he received an Honorary Doctorate from the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.


In 2006, Campbell appeared in the singing show Just the Two of Us, with Beverley Knight.


In 2004, he wrote a book called 'Blue Eyed Son', about his own adoption experience. Campbell currently narrates the C5 Documentary series Nightmare Tenants Slum Landlords (June 2019).

In 2004, Campbell wrote Blue-Eyed Son [Story of an Adoption], his account of being adopted and tracing both his birth parents and his extended families in Ireland. Both sides of his birth families helped with and contributed to the book. His birth mother, Stella, died in 2007; Campbell spoke at her Dublin funeral. As a result of his book and his work promoting adoption, he was asked to become a Patron of the British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF).


In 2001, Campbell began presenting the BBC consumer affairs programme Watchdog. He presented the show alongside Kate Sanderson until 2004 and then alongside Julia Bradbury from 2004 until 2009, when it was revealed that Anne Robinson would replace Campbell and Bradbury for the next series of Watchdog, which began airing in September 2009.


Campbell left BBC Radio 1 in October 1997 and joined the news and sport network BBC Radio 5 Live, when offered the job by Roger Mosey, the station's head. He presented the mid-morning programme on 5 Live for over 5 years before replacing Julian Worricker in the breakfast slot in January 2003, co-presenting initially with Victoria Derbyshire. From 2004 to 2011, he co-presented the programme with Shelagh Fogarty. In May 2011, Fogarty left the breakfast show and was replaced by Rachel Burden. Campbell joins the programme half an hour later than Burden (6:30  am, as opposed to 6  am) and usually continues on his own for an hour at the end when the show becomes a topical events phone-in (Your Call). He also presented an interactive programme called Now You're Talking on the radio.

Campbell married his second wife, journalist Christina "Tina" Ritchie who is the former head of Virgin Radio News, in December 1997 in Kensington, and the couple have four daughters.


Campbell left the network briefly in October 1993 to care for his sick wife. In early 1994, he took over the weekday drivetime show from 4  pm to 7  pm, and in 1995, he took over the afternoon show from 2  pm to 4  pm. Campbell attracted a large audience, and when Radio 2 wanted a replacement for Jimmy Young, he revealed that he was the BBC's choice and detailed a series of meetings between himself and the controller of Radio 2. However, the BBC later claimed that Campbell had initiated the meetings himself, and his public revelations prompted the wrath of Greg Dyke.


In 1989, during his first marriage, Campbell traced his birth mother and after having children of his own with Ritchie, Campbell decided to find his Irish biological father in 2002. Whereas his birth mother was from a Dublin Protestant family, his biological father was a Northern Irish Catholic thirteen years younger than her. He also discovered that his grandfather had been in the IRA in 1919–1921, and his biological father had been active in the IRA of the 1950s, and still held Irish Republican views. However, these claims appear false as stated by many members of his family that his father's side of the family was Protestant and his grandfather a member of the Garda Siochana.


Campbell presented the British version of Wheel of Fortune (produced by Scottish Television for the ITV network) from 1988 to 1996.

He regularly hosted Top of the Pops from 1988 to 1991 and again from 1994 to 1997. In the 1990s, Campbell fronted Central Weekend on Central Television in the English Midlands and Carlton Live in London with Richard Littlejohn and then Andrew Neil.


Campbell started out as a jingle writer and when he was on BBC Radio 1 from 1987 to 1997, he wrote a lot of music for the station. He has written and co-produced a jazz swing album for singer and actor Mark Moraghan, Moonlight's Back in Style, released on Linn Records in September 2009. Campbell and Moraghan met on Just the Two of Us in 2006. Campbell is a company director of Mhor Music Ltd., an original music company producing bespoke and original music for feature film, television, corporate media, online content and ringtones; and Mhor Productions Ltd., a supplier of radio and television programming and broadcasting activities.


Campbell worked at London station Capital Radio from 1986–87, occasionally presented on Music Box and joined BBC Radio 1 in 1987, presenting a Saturday night show from 10  pm to midnight. In early 1988, he took over the weekend early morning show from 6  am to 8  am from Simon Mayo and in October 1988 he presented the music and interview show which he named Into the Night, which went out from 10  pm to midnight Monday to Thursday. Guests included political figures, with Campbell interviewing John Major in 1991, after Conservative Party chairman Chris Patten recommended the show to the Prime Minister when Radio 1 sent an invitation to No.10. He was also regularly joined by Frankie Howerd in the last years of the comedian's life. In August 1993, Campbell also took over a Sunday morning show from 10  am to 1  pm, following the on-air resignation of Dave Lee Travis.


After graduating from the University of Aberdeen with a 2:1 in history, Campbell toyed with the idea of becoming an actor and got involved in commercial production for radio to gain his Equity card. At university, Campbell's best friend had been the actor Iain Glen. He worked at Northsound Radio in Aberdeen from 1981 to 1985, first as a jingle writer, before going on to host the breakfast show.


Nicholas Andrew Argyll Campbell, OBE (born Nicholas Lackey, 10 April 1961; publicly known as Nicky Campbell) is a Scottish radio and television presenter and journalist. He has presented the BBC Radio 5 Live breakfast programme since 2003, BBC One's Sunday morning show The Big Questions since 2007, and Long Lost Family on ITV since 2011. He presented the game show Wheel of Fortune from 1988 until 1996, and the consumer affairs programme Watchdog from 2001 to 2009.