Noel Edmonds

Television Presenter and Radio Dj
Born Dec 22, 1948

Noel Ernest Edmonds is an English broadcaster and executive, who made his name as a DJ on BBC Radio 1 in the UK. He has presented light entertainment television programmes, including Multi-Coloured Swap Shop, Top of the Pops, The Late, Late Breakfast Show and Telly Addicts. He currently presents the Channel 4 game show Deal or No Deal and the Sunday edition of Sky1's Are You Smarter Than A Ten Year Old? and previously the topical Sky1 show, Noel's HQ.… Read More

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1948 Birth Born in 1948.


1968 - 1969 2 More Events
1970 22 Years Old 1 More Event
In April 1970, Edmonds began his own two-hour Saturday afternoon programme, broadcasting from 1pm–3pm, before replacing Kenny Everett on Saturday mornings from 10am–12noon in July of that year. … Read More
1971 23 Years Old Edmonds married Gillian Slater in 1971, but the marriage ended in divorce after eleven years.
1976 28 Years Old He hosted the children's Saturday morning programme, Multi-Coloured Swap Shop, which ran from 1976 until 1982. … Read More


1980 32 Years Old In 1980, Edmonds took part in the Eurovision Song Contest, introducing the UK entry live on stage at the final in the Hague. … Read More
1985 37 Years Old Telly Addicts was a BBC1 game show hosted by Edmonds, broadcast from 3 September 1985 until 29 July 1998. … Read More
1986 38 Years Old In July 1986, he married Helen Soby and, while together, the couple had four daughters: Charlotte, Lorna, Olivia and Alice. … Read More


1988 40 Years Old Edmonds returned to television with The Noel Edmonds Saturday Roadshow in 1988, after presenting a show called Whatever Next? earlier in the same year. … Read More
1997 49 Years Old In 1997, Edmonds was involved in an episode of the Chris Morris spoof documentary series Brass Eye, in which he unwittingly pledged his allegiance on camera to a campaign to rid the country of a new killer drug, the entirely fictitious 'cake', which apparently made 10 seconds appear as a few hours to a user. … Read More


1999 51 Years Old …  Several reformats failed to reverse its declining popularity, and in the final programme, broadcast on 20 March 1999, Edmonds appealed that viewers' memories should be kind to the programme. … Read More
2004 56 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2004, he and Soby divorced, splitting with much tabloid publicity because of her extramarital affair. After his second divorce, Edmonds began a relationship with Marjan Simmons, a French estate agent. They dated for a year until summer 2006. … Read More
In March 2006, Edmonds had his contract for presenting Deal or No Deal extended until Autumn 2007, for a fee rumoured at £3 million, making him one of the highest paid personalities on UK television. … Read More
2007 59 Years Old 1 More Event
He was also a guest host for the fourth-series episode of The Friday Night Project, broadcast on 26 January 2007.


2008 60 Years Old 1 More Event
Edmonds claimed that he had stopped payment on his TV licence in early 2008, in response to the sometimes controversial methods used to enforce collection of the licence. … Read More
2009 61 Years Old 1 More Event
On 23 July 2009, Edmonds married his third wife, Liz Davies, a make-up artist on the programme Deal or No Deal, in Lower Slaughter Gloucestershire. … Read More
In August 2015, Edmonds gave an interview to the Daily Mirror in which he stated that the greatest problem facing humanity was "electrosmog" due to Wi-Fi and other "systems", causing the destruction of "our natural electro-magnetic fields". … Read More
2016 68 Years Old 1 More Event
In June 2016, Edmonds claimed on Twitter that an Electromagnetic Pulse device was "a simple box that slows ageing, reduces pain... and tackles cancer". … Read More
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