Kelly Somers - Updated May 2024

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Kelly Somers

Kelly Somers is a popular sports presenter and reporter from England. Kelly Somers is a regular contributor to football coverage on radio and television including the BBC, Amazon, Premier League Productions, and Optus Sport.

Early Life

Kelly Somers was born on the 21st of December 1990, in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, the United Kingdom. She holds British nationality and is 33 years old as of 2024. She belongs to Mixed ethnicity and has a zodiac sign of Sagittarius. Similarly, she practices Christianity religion and her birth name is Kelly Elizabeth Somers.

Additionally, she lived with her parents in England. However, the details about her parents including their names and profession unviable on the online website at the moment. Similarly, she has not shared any information regarding her siblings and other family members.

Kelly Somers – Education

Moving on to her educational background, she attended a local community school nearby her hometown. After completing her school, she enrolled at Loughborough University and earned a bachelor’s degree in the field of sports and exercise science.

Professional Career

Kelly Somers began her career working in the media department at AFC Bournemouth. Her work gained attention as the team advanced to the Premier League, and she left her position to pursue freelance media work. Somers began her career covering live games for Final Score (2001), Optus Sport, and TalkSPORT.

Somers is a regular on Saturday afternoons across the BBC. On Kelly Somers, she interviews some of the Premier League’s best players, and she frequently covers major EFL action for Final Score, alternating with Mark Clemmit.

In 2018, she hosted Optus Sport’s coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Meanwhile, she hosted the BBC’s coverage of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. She was part of the reporting team that covered one of the first matches played when football was allowed to resume in June 2020, following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced many activities, including football, to be suspended for a time.

Recent Works

The game, which pitted Bournemouth against Crystal Palace, was also the first Premier League match to be broadcast live on BBC television, and the first top-level match to be broadcast since 1988. In August 2020, she became the sixth woman to present an episode of Match of the Day when she covered the 2020 FA Community Shield, and in 2019, she covered the 2019 PDC World Darts Championship for the BBC.

Kelly Somers

Caption: Kelly Somers analysis the game from the commentary box (Source: Instagram)

She also appears on BBC One’s The Women’s Football Show and Football Focus on a regular basis. Other roles at the BBC have included covering England’s progress at UEFA Euro 2020 and the FIFA World Cup in 2022. Somers joined Channel 4’s coverage of the UEFA Nations League in June 2022 as a reporter.

On March 11, 2023, she was one of several BBC sports presenters who announced they would not be appearing on air as a result of the BBC’s decision to remove Gary Lineker from Match of the Day following controversial comments he made about the UK government’s Illegal Migration Bill. Somers was initially reported to be filling in for Alex Scott on Football Focus, but she later announced she would not be hosting the show.

Awards

Somers is one of few female sports reporters who has worked with big sporting networks such as BBC, talkSPORT, Premier League Productions, and many others. Depisted of her huge success and fame as a sports presenter, she has not been able to earn any kind of awards or recognition in her career.

Net Worth 2024

According to an online website, her net worth is estimated at around $1 million-$3 million while her salary and incomes are still under review. The majority of her earning comes through her reporting and anchoring profession.

Relationship Status

Moving on to her personal life, Kelly Somers has not revealed anything. This report seems to be currently single and unmarried. There is no news regarding her relationship and dating history available on an online website. Meanwhile, this British sports reporter is not a part of controversy or scandal. She has maintained a safe distance from such things and has a clean profile.

Kelly Somers – Body Measurements

Kelly Somers

Caption: Kelly Somers posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

This beautiful reporter stands 5 feet 9 inches tall (1.75 m) and weighs around 60 kg (132 lbs). Additionally, she has a pair of hazel eyes with dark blonde hair colour. Similarly, her body measurement measures 32-30-31 inches, and wears a shoe size

Social  Media

On her Instagram page ‘@kellyesomers’ there are over 75.3k followers. Similarly, there are over 55.1k followers on her Twitter page ‘@KellySomers’ and 13 friends on her Facebook page.