Scottish weather presenter, Carol Kirkwood is popular all around the world for her work on BBC Breakfast and Victoria Derbyshire. In 2015, she took part in the famous television reality show, Strictly Come Dancing where she stood 10th. Born as Carol MacKellaig in Morar, Inverness-shire, Scotland, the United Kingdom to Malcolm MacKellaig, Carol was raised in a middle-class family. She holds a Scottish nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. After graduating from Lochaber High School, Carol attended Napier College of Commerce and Technology and she earned her Bachelor's of Arts in Commerce from there. She then joined BBC News. However, some years later she left the BBC and then began working in the recruitment office and then she also worked as a training consultant.
Again in 1993, she joined BBC News and began working as a freelance presenter. She has been acting as the main presenter of the BBC Breakfast since 2013 and also for Victoria Derbyshire. Regarding her personal life, Carol was a married woman. She was married to her former husband Jimmy Kirkwood in the 1980s. However, nearly after 25 years of marriage, the couple separated in 2008. The couple didn't share any children. After her divorce, Jimmy Kirkwood was reported to be single, but it was until December 2017, the news of her dating issues got in the limelight. A spokesperson for her reported that she was in a relationship with her secret boyfriend, a gun-toting cop who guards senior Royals.
Though, no news of her second marriage is out. As per researches on Carol's financial aspect, her net worth as of 2018, is estimated to be around $4.5 million. However, her annual salary and property detail are not disclosed.