Ben Shephard

English television personality

Benjamin Peter Sherrington Shephard (born 11 December 1974) is an English television presenter and journalist who is currently employed by ITV. He was a main presenter on the now defunct breakfast programme GMTV and since April 2014 has co-hosted the ITV breakfast show Good Morning Britain with Susanna Reid, Kate Garraway and Charlotte Hawkins. He has also hosted game shows such as The Krypton Factor (2009–2010), Tipping Point (2012—present) and Ninja Warrior UK (2015—2019).

Ben Shephard
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Shephard in 2006
Born (1974-12-11) 11 December 1974 (age 47)
NationalityEnglish
EducationChigwell School
Alma materUniversity of Birmingham
OccupationTelevision presenterjournalist
Years active1998–present
EmployerITV
TelevisionGMTVThe Xtra FactorThe Krypton FactorGoals on SundayTipping PointGood Morning BritainNinja Warrior UK
Spouse(s)Annie Perks (m. 2004)
Children2
WebsiteOfficial website

In 2012, along with Helen Skelton, he welcomed the athletes of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Trafalgar Square as part of their homecoming parade.