TV Presenter Dale Winton Dies

TV Presenter Dale Winton Dies

TV Presenter Dale Winton Dies

The Supermarket Sweep star died at his home earlier today.

The Supermarket Sweep host passed away at the age of 62 at his home earlier on in the day, his agent confirmed in the evening.

His agent telling Press Association: "While we know many will share this awful loss, we ask that you respect the family's privacy at this time of grief".

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Les Dennis tweeted: "So sad and shocked to hear that Dale Winton has died".

Davina McCall, 50, shared her heartbreak and called Dale "a lovely, warm, kind, sensitive, generous soul with a touch of naughty".

Winton "was a sweet man".

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The news was confirmed by the TV presenter and radio DJ's agent.


But it was in the 1990s that Winton became a household name, hosting daytime quiz show Dale's Supermarket Sweep. He had recently returned to our small screens on his show, Dale Winton's Florida Fly Drive.

His parents met when his mother was 17 and his father was in his 40s, according to Winton's 2002 autobiography, My Story.

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However, he revealed that he was in fact battling depression in an interview on ITV's Loose Women back in 2016.

"I would not leave the house".

'I'm a bit of a hoarder, but if I died today, no one would want all this old junk, so it's about time I went through it all. "I wanted to withdraw".

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Wintons's parents divorced when he was 10 and his father - with whom he shared a hard relationship - died three years later on Winton's bar mitzvah.

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