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Alex Hammond Sky Sports :: Tips, Wiki, Age, Bio, Married, Husband

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Name Alex Hammond

Birthday / How old / Age / Date of Birth / DOB 13th May 1974. As of 2024, she is around 50 years old.

Wedding & Marriage / Husband / Dating / Partner / Boyfriend Married twice in the past. Check the full bio for relationship details.

Wikipedia Biography / Profile Background

Introduction :

  • Alex Hammond (maiden name Alexandria A Hammond) is a well-known UK based sports reporter and presenter, working mainly for Sky Sports.
  • Besides being a general sports reporter, Alex also presents on Sky’s ‘At the Races’ Channel due to her in-depth knowledge of horse racing.

Family, Marriages and Children :

  • Alexandria A Hammond (or Alex Quinn, which was her married name from 2007 to 2009) was born on 13th May 1974 in Sheffield.
  • Alex was married briefly to her long-term boyfriend, Richard Quinn, a Scottish Jockey. The union ended amicably after only 19 months, but the pair remained good friends.
  • Her marriage to Richard was her second one. Previously, she was married to Mickey Hammond, a Surrey-based horse trainer.

Early Life and Education :

  • Little is known about Alex’s early life due to her private nature.
  • We do, however, know that she was raised in Sheffield and was a keen lover of sports as a girl, especially horse riding and football, supporting her hometown team, Sheffield United.
  • She attended regional schools as a child and is known to hold a good bachelor’s Degree.

TV Career, Job, Salary and Net Worth :

  • Alex started her career by working as a secretary and working rider for the much-respected stables of Jack and Lynda Ramsden, based in Yorkshire, England.
  • After moving on to present for the specialised horse-racing network, ‘The Racing Channel’ for a short time, she was soon spotted and snapped up by ‘Sky Sports News’ in 2003.
  • Now a regular reporter and presenter on ‘Sky Sports’, she can be seen on most shifts of the 24hour sports news service. She is famous (though on occasion infamous) for her feature ‘Tip of the Day’, offering viewers racing tips & potential winners.
  • She has presented features such as ‘At the Races’ and ‘The Horse of the Year Show’ and often features on BBC Radio’s ‘Talk Sport’.

Interesting Facts and Trivia :

  • Alex is also still a very keen rider, holding an amateur jockey’s license and has raced in over fifty amateur events.
  • Not just a huge lover of horses, Alex is also an animal lover in general. She supports the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) and has posted several videos to her Instagram account reflecting this. She even adopted a dog “Daisy the Cockapoo” from Pet Adoption UK.
  • In her spare time, she likes to relax at home in front of the TV or curl up with a good book.
  • In a 2005 interview with The Guardian, veteran presenter Mike Wedderburn had named Alex as one of his favourite co-hosts.

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Body Figure / Physical Info

Alex Hammond Measurements :

  • Eye Colour : Blue
  • Haircut / Hair Colour : Blonde
  • How tall is Alex Hammond Height : 5′2″
  • Feet / Legs / Boots / Shoe Size : 8
  • Pregnant? : Currently, she is not expecting a baby.
Personal / Home / Contact Details
  • Marital Status / Married? : Yes
  • Children / No. of Kids :
  • Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race : White
  • Nationality : British

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