Richard Keys
Name: Richard Keys
Occupation: TV Show Host
Gender: Male
Birth Day: April 23, 1957
Age: 63
Country: England
Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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Richard Keys

Richard Keys was born on April 23, 1957 in England (63 years old). Richard Keys is a TV Show Host, zodiac sign: Taurus. Nationality: England. Approx. Net Worth: Undisclosed.

Trivia

He has been accused of sexism on multiple occasions, including an off-air incident where he accused a female referee of not knowing the rules.

Net Worth 2020

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Before Fame

He began announcing Premiere League football games in the league's inception in 1992.

Biography

Biography Timeline

1976

His career started in London in 1976 when he began working for the Fleet Street Sports Agency Hayter's until 1978, when he moved to Liverpool and worked at Radio City as a football commentator.

1982

In 1982, he moved to Manchester to work at Piccadilly Radio as sports editor and football commentator. In 1984 Keys moved back to London, where he joined the ITV network as one of the main anchors of breakfast show TV-am. While working at TV-am he also commentated on football matches for ITV and cycling for Channel 4, including two Tours de France.

1990

Keys was one of the presenters for the Sports Channel on British Satellite Broadcasting (BSB) in spring 1990. When BSB merged with Sky in 1991, the channel was renamed Sky Sports. He presented TV-am for the last time on 28 December 1990 before leaving for Sky Sports.

1992

He presented Sky Sports coverage of Premier League football since the league's inception in 1992. He was the presenter of the flagship Super Sunday and also presented Sky's Monday Night Football, which coincided with Sky gaining rights for the UEFA Champions League. Later he fronted all of Sky Sports' Champions League coverage.

2002

In 2002, Keys and Gray raised £64,000 for charity in the ITV show Who Wants to be a Millionaire.

2003

In 2003, Keys has received an Honorary title from Coventry University (Honorary Doctor of Letters) for outstanding services to sports broadcasting.

2008

In 2008, Keys also presented the UEFA Euro 2008 for Al Jazeera Sports.

2011

In January 2011, Keys left Sky Sports after making derogatory comments about female assistant referee Sian Massey. His off-air comments about Massey and the fitness of women to officiate at football matches were recorded and leaked. Further clips were leaked showing co-presenter Andy Gray and Keys behaving in a sexist manner.

Keys later joined talkSPORT radio, where he presented on Saturday evenings. Later in 2011, Keys returned to television broadcasting launching the boxing channel Boxnation with boxing promoter Frank Warren.

2012

In 2012, Keys and Andy Gray received the best sports programme prize for their talkSPORT show at the Sony Radio Academy Awards.

2013

In June 2013, Al Jazeera agreed a contract with Keys and Andy Gray. They present English and European football coverage from Doha, Qatar, including the Premier League, UEFA Champions League, and FA Cup.

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Currently, Richard Keys is 64 years, 5 months and 26 days old. Richard Keys will celebrate 65th birthday on a Saturday 23rd of April 2022.

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