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Alex Brooker is an English journalist, presenter and comedian best known for his television work with Channel 4.
Since 2012, Brooker has co-hosted The Last Leg, a Channel 4 panel show with Adam Hills and Josh Widdicombe as well as co-presenting Channel 4 ski jumping show The Jump with Davina McCall in 2014. In 2016, he began presenting The Superhumans Show for Channel 4 daytime.
In February 2018 Brooker signed with Leeds Rhinos’ Foundation PDRL (Physical Disability Rugby League) team.
|Net Worth||£1.5 million|
|Profession||Journalist, Presenter, Comedian|
Alexander James Brooker was born on May 15, 1984 (age 37 years) in Croydon, United Kingdom. His parents are Gordon Brooker and Elaine Brooker. He was born with hand and arm deformities and a twisted right leg which had to be amputated when he was a baby. He now wears a prosthetic leg.
Brooker went to the Norton Knatchbull School in Ashford, Kent, before graduating from Liverpool John Moores University in 2006 and worked as a sports reporter on the Liverpool Echo. He now works for the Press Association.
Alex Brooker entered Channel 4’s Half a Million Quid Talent Search in 2012, which aimed to find disabled talent for coverage of the 2012 Summer Paralympic Games and beyond. He first appeared as a trackside reporter on Channel 4’s coverage of the 2011 BT Paralympic World Cup.
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Brooker interviewed the likes of Boris Johnson and David Cameron during the 2012 Summer Paralympics opening ceremony and was a co-host on The Last Leg with Adam Hills, a nightly alternative look at the Games. Brooker was also on The Last Leg of the Year, an end of year special with Adam Hills and Josh Widdicombe.
Since 25 January 2013, Brooker has been a co-host on The Last Leg on Channel 4. In February 2015 Brooker interviewed Nick Clegg for the programme: his performance was described by political journalist Hugo Rifkind as “a model of how to talk normally to a politician – and make them talk normally back”.
On 1 August 2013, Alex Brooker hosted a one-off documentary about body image on Channel 4, titled Alex Brooker: My Perfect Body.
In January and February 2014, Brooker co-presented the first series of celebrity reality show The Jump on Channel 4 opposite Davina McCall. The series was broadcast live over ten nights from a mountainside in Austria. However, Brooker did not return for the second series in 2015. In 2016, he presented The Superhumans Show on Channel 4.
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In May 2014, Brooker fronted a campaign called “End The Awkward” by disability charity Scope, which used comedy to shine a light on the awkwardness that many people feel about disability. Brooker appeared in three advertisements guiding viewers through awkward situations that they may encounter with a disabled person.
Alex Brooker is married to longtime girlfriend Lynsey Brooker, they had their wedding in 20114. Alex and his wife Lynsey have two daughters. His wife is an accountant. However, Brooker is a supporter of Arsenal F.C., appearing regularly on the Footballistically Arsenal podcast.
Alex Brooker net worth
How much is Alex Brooker worth? Alex Brooker net worth is estimated at around £1.5 million. His main source of income is his media career. However, in September 2012, Brooker won The Million Pound Drop Live with Josh Widdicombe playing for Echoes Foundation, Scope Joseph’s Goal. Brooker is the official ambassador of UK based charity Legs4Africa.