Dougie Donnelly

Who is Dougie Donnelly?

Dougie Donnelly is a Scottish television presenter best recognized for his sports coverage. For several years, Dougie Donnelly was involved with the BBC’s networked programming of golf, darts, snooker, and bowls.

Dougie Donnelly – Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Dougie Donnelly was born on June 7, 1953, in Rutherglen, Scotland, and reared there. 

His nationality is English. His parents’ identities are not revealed.

For several years, he starred in television commercials for Sterling, a furniture business in Tillicoultry, near Stirling.

He graduated from the University of Strathclyde Law School and Hamilton Academy.

Net Worth of Dougie Donnelly? Salary, Earning

He also gave narration for the Sky One science entertainment show Brainiac: Science Abuse.

As of 2022, Dougie Donnelly’s net worth is expected to be $1.6 million.

Facts of Dougie Donnelly

Popular As Douglas Donnelly
Occupation Television sports broadcaster
Age 69 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born 7 June 1953
Birthday 7 June
Birthplace Glasgow, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Net Worth $1.6 million.

Relationship, Married life, Boyfriend/Girlfriend

Dougie Donnelly has a wife. 

He married Linda Donnelly on August 22, 1980, and they have three children: Kim Donnelly, Laura Donnelly, and Lisa Donnelly.

The marriage appears to be stable and strong, as no reports of extramarital affairs have surfaced as of yet.

Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Color

Dougie Donnelly stands 5 feet 6 inches (1.72 m) tall and weighs 80 kg. 

His hair is blond, and his eyes are hazel blue.

Dougie Donnelly – Professional Career

Donnelly began his career with Radio Clyde in the 1970s, hosting the popular Mid-Morning Show beginning in 1979. 

Later, in 1980, he joined the BBC Scotland Sports Department, where he was involved in the presentation of various programs such as Sportscene Live (which includes events such as the Scottish Cup Final and Scotland internationals), Afternoon Sportscene, the network’s rugby union coverage, and the football World Cups in 1990 and 1998.

Donnelly hosted two series of a TV chat program, Friday Night with Dougie Donnelly, and was named Scottish TV Personality of the Year in 1982.

Dougie Donnelly is with Sam Torrance. Source: Alamy

He left the BBC after his 33rd consecutive Scottish Cup Final in 2010, and is now the chief commentator on European Tour Productions’ worldwide live TV coverage of golf’s European Tour, going to approximately 20 tournaments per year across the world.

Dougie also covered four Commonwealth Games, four Summer Olympic Games, and three Winter Olympic Games, where he commented on the British women curlers’ Gold medal victory in Salt Lake City in 2002.

He has also presented various radio and television quiz shows and appeared on The Weakest Link, Ready Steady Cook, Banzai, and The Games.

Dougie Donnelly – Social Media Status

Dougie’s Twitter account is live, however, his Facebook and Instagram profiles are inactive. 

He has over 15.6k Twitter followers.

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Quick Facts of Dougie Donnelly

  • Dougie is a Scottish television broadcaster who is best known for presenting sports coverage.
  • He was involved in BBC’s networked output of golf, darts, snooker, and bowls for several years.
  • Dougie’s estimated net worth is $1.6 million as of 2022.
  • He has been in the television business for a long time and he has not been involved in any notable controversies throughout his ongoing career.
  • Dougie is a married man.
  • The marriage seems to be stable and going strong as no rumors of any extramarital affairs have emerged as of now.