Kirsty Jackson Young is a Scottish television and radio presenter who was born in the year 1968, 23rd November which makes her age 48 years of age now. She currently is the main presenter for the BBC Radio’s Desert Island Discs and she used to be the presenter for the Crimewatch on BBC television. She has been married to a millionaire club owner whose name is Nick Jones who is her current husband. Though her exact height is unknown, she looks fairly tall. Her bio includes the following details.
She was born in East Kilbride and her career as a media person began in the year 1989 where she worked as a continuity announcer for the BBC Radio Scotland. In the year 1992, she moved out to Scottish television where she started presenting the main evening news program named Scotland Today. She also used to host her own chat show named Kirsty. She later stopped working for Scottish TV in the year 1996. The very same year she presented a program named “The Time, The Place” as a guest presenter.
She also hosted a consumer’s show named “The Street” on BBC Two. In the year 1997, she joined a news team in Channel 5 but shortly she left the channel to join ITV in the year 1999 and a year later she hosted a show named The People Versus.
She started co-presenting the ITV Evening News along with Dermot Murnaghan and the very same year she gave birth to her child ad after that event, she made a decision to return to channel 5.
In the year 2006 the fact was brought to light that she was going to be hired as a new presenter for the BBC radio program named Desert Island Discs by replacing the presenter Sue Lawley She returned back to Five News in the year 2006 but a year later, she announced the fact that she would be leaving the channel and in the year 2007 on 29th August she hosted her last show in the Five News.
She replaced a lot of presenter in her news anchoring career. In the year 2007, it was announced that she would be replacing Fiona Bruce as a presenter on the BBC’s Crime watch program. She hosted the show till the year 2015. She started presenting the four-part BBC TV series named The British Family in the year 2010.
About her childhood and her personal life, she went to Stirling High School. She returned back in the year 2008 to open the new building of the school officially. As a teenager, she suffered from bulimia and she admitted that fact on her first television show and she also said that she dealt with it herself.
She has been married to Nick Jones as mentioned above who is the founder of Soho House Club and the owner of the Babington house. The couple has been blessed with two children whose named are Jones, Freya, and Iona. She has an estimated net worth of over a million dollars. There is an actress whose name is Kristy Young and people sometimes get confused because of the names.