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English television presenter
Born: October 7, 1978 (age 43 years), Peterborough, United Kingdom
Height: 1.93 m
Spouse: Harriet Humphrey (m. 2007)
Children: Florence Aurelia Alice Humphrey, Sebastian Alexander James Humphrey
Parents: Rex Humphrey, Elizabeth Humphrey
Siblings: Rachel Humphrey, Thomas Humphrey
Date of BirthOctober 7, 1978
Place of BirthEngland
ProfessionTV Show Host
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He lives in Keswick south-west of Norwich, and married his childhood sweetheart, Harriet, in a ceremony in his home village just outside Norwich in August 2007. On 11 September 2012 he announced via Twitter that Harriet was expecting their first child.
Their daughter, Florence Aurelia Alice Humphrey, was born on 21 March 2013. Since, he has had a second child, Sebastian Alexander James was born on 1 August 2015. Harriet is employed as one of the directors and the production managers of Whisper Films.
He is a supporter of his local football team Norwich City.
Humphrey is colour-blind – a fact he revealed to much hilarity on BBC Radio 5 Live comedy sports show Fighting Talk, when talking about locking the automatic door on a train lavatory.
He can not tell when the light that shows when the door is locked has gone from green to red.
He received an Honorary Doctorate of Civil Law from the University of East Anglia in July 2012.
Jake Humphrey is one the UK’s leading sports broadcasters, having covered every major international sporting event, from the Commonwealth Games to the World Cup.
Starting out in children’s TV hosting shows including Fame Academy and Newsround, Jake has gone on to front popular sports programmes such as Football Focus, Score, Final Score and Match of the Day for the BBC – becoming the youngest presenter to host all four.
A huge sporting fan and Norwich City supporter, Jake joined BT Sport in 2013 as their lead football anchor presenting Premier League and FA Cup coverage. In 2015, he extended his role to also present Champions League and Europa League games.
Jake also fronts BT Sport’s studio show, Premier League Tonight.
With an incredible talent for live sports broadcasting and all the challenges it brings, Jake’s credentials also include the 2012 Summer Olympics coverage, BBC’s Formula 1 coverage and BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards.
When he’s not in front of the camera, Jake is an executive of Whisper Films, which he co-founded in 2010.
Whisper Films has gone on to become one of the fastest-growing production companies in the UK with award-winning productions including award-winning Formula 1 coverage for Channel 4, NFL show for the BBC and the US Open coverage on Amazon Prime.
A Patron for Break Children’s Charity, an Ambassador for CLIC Sargent and a Trustee of the Norwich City Community Sport Foundation, Jake lives in Norwich with his wife and two children.
In 2020, Jake launched The High Performance Podcast with organisational psychologist Professor Damian Hughes.
They speak to high performers across sport, business and arts on what non-negotiable behaviours they’ve employed to get them to the top and keep them there. Now on its third series, the podcast has been listened to in over 50 countries.
It was a UK Number 1 podcast in sport and business.
Jake truly lives and breathes sport, bringing his warmth, humour and passion to everything he does.