Jeremy Kyle through the years: Ties with the queen, show controversy and ‘affairs’

Master of DNA tests and home truths, Jeremy’s own personal life has been thrust under the spotlight after reports emerged of his wife’s alleged infidelity. We look at the TV host's past fifty years..

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by Jessica Anais Rach |
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Early life

Jeremy Nicholas Kyle was born 7 July 1965 in Reading, Berkshire (aged 50)

His father was an accountant and personal secretary to the Queen Mother

He studied History and Sociology at the University of Surrey in Guildford



1986 to 1995: Kyle worked as a life insurance salesman, recruitment consultant, and radio advertising salesman

1996: He then became a radio presenter at Orchard FM in Somerset and Leicester Sound in Leicester, before being signed by Kent's Invicta FM

1997: He joined BRMB in Birmingham, presenting the shows Late & Live and Jezza's Jukebox

2000: Kyle moved to the Century FM network calling his new show was called Jezza's Confessions. He won a Sony Award for Late & Live in 2001.

2002: He started presenting series Jezza's Virgin Confessions broadcast on Virgin Radio

2007- present: Kyle began presenting now infamous The Jeremy Kyle Show, broadcasting across Gcap Media's One Network

2011: Kyle began hosted a U.S. version of his eponymous show which ran for two seasons.

Controversy and health

2008: The Jeremy Kyle Show was criticised in court after a man who found out during the recording of a show that he was not the father of his wife's child later pointed an air rifle at her

2012: Kyle was diagnosed with testicular cancer.[25] He received chemotherapy and underwent surgery to remove the affected testicle. He was given the all-clear following surgery

2014: Kyle waspepper sprayed by a bouncer claiming Kyle was making the resort look bad, while filming in Magaluf

Love and Family

1989: Jeremy Kyle married Kirsty Rowley on July 01, 1989; their marriage lasted 2 years till 1991

1990: Their daughter, Harriet, was born in June

1990: The marriage ended just five months after the birth, when h is ex-wife has claimed that Kyle had a gambling habit

1999: Kyle met model Carla Germaine whilst presenting on a BRMB radio show. Carla had entered the controversial Two Strangers and a Wedding contest hosted by the station, married the co-contestant, but divorced him after 3 months.

2002: Carla married Kyle in 2002

2004: They welcome their first child Alice

2006: They welcome second daughter Ava

2010: They welcome first son Henry

2015: In September the couple split, amid reports she was having an affair with a toyboy lover. Jeremy released a formal statement, reading: “After 13 years of a generally happy marriage, my wife and I, Carla, have separated amicably.”

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