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Kaye Adams is a Scottish television presenter and journalist. She was an anchor on ITV topical discussion show Loose Women from 1999 to 2006 and again from 2013 and was a regular panelist on Channel 5’s daily morning show The Wright Stuff from 2007 until 2012. She hosts the morning show on BBC Radio Scotland on weekdays from 9 am to 12 noon. She is good friends with fellow Loose Women panelist Nadia Sawalha.
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Occupation||Television presenter, Journalist|
Kaye Adams was born on December 28, 1962 (age 60 years) in Grangemouth, United Kingdom. She is the daughter of Scottish parents. She attended Abbotsgrange Middle school in Grangemouth and Grangemouth High before moving to the fee-paying St George’s School, Edinburgh and the University of Edinburgh, from which she graduated with an MA Honours in Economics and Politics.
Kaye Adams started her media career as a graduate trainee at Central Television, concentrating on political and news journalism – her first coup was a one-hour interview with Margaret Thatcher. For the next few years, Adams remained focused on hard news when in early 1988 moved to Scottish Television’s nightly news program, Scotland Today.
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Adams was one of the first journalists on the scene of the Lockerbie disaster in 1988. In 1992, a chance opportunity to host a discussion show for Scottish Television after its original anchor Sheena McDonald left, set her off on a different path. Scottish Women ran for six years under Adams’s chair (1993–99), won a number of awards and marked the start of Adams’ career as a talk show host.
She has presented ITV Weekend Live since her original success with Scottish Women as well as three series of Central Weekend Live with Nicky Campbell and John Stapleton; Esther, latterly Kaye for BBC Two; and Pride and Prejudice for BBC Scotland. Adams co-presented the last ever This Morning before Richard and Judy left, while in 2002 she was This Morning’s daily live anchor from Australia, reporting on the first series of I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!. She has also appeared in Lily Savage’s Blankety Blank.
She anchored the ITV talk show, Loose Women where, between 1999 and 2006 combined with the rest of the female panel, she created a popular and engaging mix of topical issues and entertainment. On 5 November 2013, Adams returned to the panel in rotation with Carol Vorderman and Andrea McLean. In January 2014, former Loose Woman Ruth Langsford returned to co-anchor the program with Adams, Vorderman, and McLean in rotation. Vorderman left the show in July 2014.
Kaye Adams has also presented a daytime show called The People Versus. as well as appearing as a panelist and latterly as chair of Have I Got News for You. Between 2007 and 2010, Adams regularly guest hosted and was a panelist on the Channel 5 panel show The Wright Stuff. In late 2008, Adams narrated a six-part documentary series The Merchant Navy on STV.
On 26 May 2009, Kaye Adams returned to STV, more than 20 years after her first appearance on the station, as a guest co-host on the lifestyle program The Hour with Stephen Jardine. Adams presented four shows. In August of that year, Adams joined a long team of reporters on The One Show. Having reported on the Lockerbie bombing in 1988 for STV, Adams narrated a special documentary, The Lockerbie Bomber: Sent Home to Die for the Scottish television channel which aired on 9 August 2010. The program examined the Lockerbie bomber’s conviction and the renewed controversy over the Scottish Government’s decision to send him home to Libya on compassionate grounds a year earlier.
Kaye Adams has guest-presented Channel 5’s LIVE with… program since 2011. In 2013, Adams co-hosted the daytime chat show Sunday Scoop with Nadia Sawalha. Both Nadia Sawalha and Kaye Adams are represented by Nicola Ibison of Ibison Talent Group who acts as both their agent and management. Adams and Nadia Sawalha released a cookery book in 2018 called Nadia & Kaye: Disaster Chef.
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Adams joined BBC Radio Scotland in March 2010 to become the host of the daily phone-in program, Call Kaye. The show ended in 2015 and was then replaced by the launch of The Kaye Adams Show, which runs every weekday from 9 am to 12 pm. Kaye is often covered for by a guest host, particularly on a Friday, due to her work on Loose Women. In 2022, Kaye Adams was a contestant on the twentieth series of Strictly Come Dancing. She was paired with Kai Widdrington and was the first to be eliminated.
Kaye Adams is married to Ian Campbell, they had their wedding in 1995. Her husband is a tennis coach and they have two children together. Adams is a Scottish-origin co-patron of Kindred, a Scottish-based charity supporting families of young people with disabilities and mental health issues. In 2022 Adams admitted she had been lying about her age for around 20 years, knocking a decade off her actual age. As of February 2023, Kaye Adams and her husband Ian Campbell are still married and live together in Glasgow.
Kaye Adams net worth
How much is Kaye Adams worth? Kaye Adams net worth is estimated at around $5 million. Her main source of income is from her primary work as a journalist and television presenter. Kaye Adams’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $450,000 dollars annually. Her remarkable achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. She is one of the richest and most influential journalists in the United Kingdom. She stands at an appealing height of 1.71m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.