Dan Wootton is a journalist and presenter, well-known in the gossip world. He has made appearances as show business presenter on the ITV show, Lorraine and Daybreak and also appeared as a guest on BBC Radio 5 Live.
He has also worked for Daily Mail, Now Magazine and The Sun. Throughout his career, Dan has interviewed many famous stars like Simon Cowell and Ricky Martin.
Dan began his career as a journalist for the local paper, The Dominion Post and as a reporter on a daily TV show, Good Morning. And at the age of 21, he moved to the United Kingdom and worked for trade magazines and later landed a job with Broadcast Magazine.
In February 2007, he joined the News of the World TV team and the same year in November he became an editor. And a year later, in November 2008 he became a show-business editor. After its closure in July 2011, he became a columnist and feature writer for the Daily Mail and editor at large for Now magazine.
Dan joined The Sun newspaper in 2013, launching a new column on Sundays. In 2014, he was made the editor of the newspaper’s Bizarre column and was promoted to associate editor of showbiz and TV in 2016.
But his achievements do not end on promotions as he has proven his worth to the world by earning the name ‘Showbiz reporter of the year’ at the British Press Awards in 2010, 2013 and 2018.
Also, adding to the list of achievements, he must earn a hefty salary that counts to thousands as his career reaches a great height of success very often.
Dan Wootton Bio: Age & Family
Being a well-known name in the Television world, his professional life has not been a secret.
But as much as he likes to gossip about the personal lives of different celebrities and talk about their family life, he hasn’t disclosed much about his own family. People can find out about his family only with a few pictures that he shares in his social media sometimes.
When Dan Wootton's sister moved to New Zealand (Photo: Dan Wootton's Instagram)
Dan keeps his personal life shallow profile, not sharing any pieces of information about his family. But necessary information on him is available.
Dan, age 36 was born on 2 March 1983 in a city in the Wellington region called Lower Hutt, New Zealand. Holding the nationality and ethnicity of a New Zealander, he attended Naenae College and later completed his education in Media Studies and Political Science from Victoria University and obtained a degree.
Is Dan Married To Gay Partner?
In December 2013, Dan announced on Twitter that he was gay. He wrote in his Twitter, “I’m gay, and I believe in equality in every way. If the media hides gay relationships, then how will they ever be normalized?”
He is openly supportive of Gay marriage. He shows his happiness on Twitter, stating, "Amazing News from my homeland. Gay marriage is now officially legal in New Zealand!". He even shares on Twitter that he wouldn't allow his partner to go on Strictly as he thinks it ends the relationship.
As of now, Dan is not married, and he has never been caught in dating rumors, so there is no information about his partner.