Strictly is Dan Walker’s private 20-year marriage to college sweetheart Sarah – details

by | Nov 14, 2021 | Golf Shoes

November 13, 2021 – 4:45 PM GMT

Nicola Murphy

Dan Walker and his wife Sarah are approaching their 20th wedding anniversary – congratulations to the happy couple! While the BBC breakfast star may be busy competing in competitions Strictly come dance, we are sure that he will take the time to celebrate the major milestone in the relationship.

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Dan and Sarah now live in Sheffield with their three children: Susanna, Jessica and Joe. Although the TV star tends to keep his family out of the public eye, we’ve put together everything we know about their fairytale relationship that began at university …

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When did Dan and Sarah meet?


Dan and Sarah share three children

Dan and Sarah met in 1999 when they were both studying at the University of Sheffield, where Dan was doing a Masters in Broadcast Journalism.

The couple have since established their family home in South Yorkshire, not far from the BBC’s Salford offices. But his decision to live in the area was actually driven by sentimental reasons, as he told Mail Online 2018: “My wife Sarah and I moved to Sheffield last year because it played a huge role in our lives. We both studied here and that’s where I started broadcasting. “

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When did Dan and Sarah get married?

The couple dated for two years before tying the knot in 2001, though no photos or details of their wedding were released.

What did Dan say about his marriage to Sarah?

dan walker house kitchen

The family lives in Sheffield

Since appearing on Strictly, he has shared a rare photo with his wife and three children – whose identities were all hidden – enjoying dinner with dance partner Nadiya Bychkova.

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Dan too dedicated his romantic Viennese waltz to Sarah, revealing that it was a sentimental routine as she was performed by Billy Joel to her favorite song, She’s Always A Woman. “I’ll just rave about her for a moment,” he said Claudia Winklemann after his appearance. “Because she is one of those people, the more you know her, the more you love her.

Dan Walker family dinner

The BBC breakfast star tends to keep his wife and kids’ identities private

“And I’ve known and loved her for more than half of my life.” When the camera focused on her, Dan continued, “There she is, she is absolutely amazing, she is such a special person, and I love her in every detail. I hope she enjoyed it because we really loved it. “

The 44-year-old also regularly gives insights into their relationship on the anniversary and Valentine’s Day. Last year to celebrate 19 years of marriage, Dan shared a picture of a pair of golf shoes on Instagram when he joked, “One of the secrets of nearly 20 years of marriage … #Valentine’s Day golf shoes,” along with a laughing face emoji.

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