TV show host Lindsey Russell became a familiar face of BBC's longest-running children shows Blue Peter (2013 to 2018). Initially, she was selected among the 20,000 candidates who faced a series of tough challenges. Later, she was announced as the 36th presenter in a live episode at the CBBC Festival in Leeds, broadcasted in 2013.
A graduate of a joint-honors degree in French and drama, Lindsey has even presented workshops for the National Youth Theatre and has taught French students.
Who Is Lindsey Russell? Her Age
Born in 1990 in England, Lindsey Russell celebrates her birthday on the 25th of September. She briefly resided in the U.S. before relocating with her family to Oxfordshire at the age of seven. Currently, the 29-years-old TV show host resides near Abingdon, the ceremonial county of Oxfordshire, England.
As for the physical attributes, the information on her height and weight remain undisclosed at the moment.
Lindsey Russell attended the prestigious St Helen and St Katharine School in Abingdon. She got chosen among the 20,000 applicants. Following her high school, Lindsey graduated studying psychology from East London.
Lindsey continued her education expenditures and enrolled at Bristol University. Later, in July 2013, she graduated, scoring 2:1 in French and drama.
While BBC's Blue Peter host Lindsey currently prefers to low-key her love life, she did have provided hints of her possible significant other in the past.
One such instance was in February 2017— she tweeted mentioning English actor David Williams as her boyfriend. But she never opened about their possible relationship in detail.
(Photo: Lindsey's Twitter)
Taking all these things into considerations, it looks like, currently, Lindsey does not have a partner.
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Two Brothers; Family Loves Cricket
The TV presenter has two sibling brothers in the family, with whom she spent her childhood in Oxfordshire. Her brothers were born in 1992 and 1997. One of her brothers, who is a quick drinker, completed a Ph.D. in chemical engineering.
Apart from that, there are not many details available on Lindsey's family life. However, Lindsey has been providing a clue that she and her parents are a big fan of cricket. One of her 25 August 2019 tweet stated that her whole family member played the cricket at annual village cricket tournament. She wrote;
My mum is scoring. My youngest brother is batting. And my dad is umpiring at the annual village cricket tournament. And on top of that, @stokesy has just led England to an unbelievable Ashes-saving win at Headingly. Life is so good right now. I love cricket so much.
As evident by her several other social posts, her siblings are also into the cricket. She even joined the stadium with her two siblings at the Surrey Cricket smash back in July 2017.
Net Worth- TV Shows
Lindsey's primary source of earning is from her career as a TV presenter.
(Note: As per ZipRecruiter, the average salary of a TV presenter is $53,167 per year.)
Lindsey's TV career can be traced back to 2013, where she appeared on CBBC's Dani's Castle in the episode 'Save Our Station.' She then broadens her experiences as a TV presenter arriving on BBC One's Pointless Celebrities (2014), CBBC's Hacker Time (2014), and BBC's Strictly Come Dancing (2014).
Also, she has credits in several TV shows, including The Big Audition (2018), Saturday Mash-Up (2017 to 2018), Blue Peter (2013 to 2018), and This Morning (2019).