Presenter Dale Winton has died aged 62, agent confirms
Written by Tristan Bishop-Smith on 18 April, 2018
TV host Dale Winton has died at the age of 62, the star’s agent has said.
The presenter was best known for hosting ITV game show Supermarket Sweep from 1993 to 2000.
He also presented the National Lottery game show In It To Win It and the BBC series Hole In The Wall.
Winton’s long-term agent Jan Kennedy confirmed the star had died at his home on Wednesday.
“It is with great sadness that we can confirm the passing of Dale Winton who died at home earlier today,” she said.
“While we know many will share this terrible loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy at this time of grief.”
Following news of Winton’s death, tributes poured in from the world of entertainment.
Presenter Davina McCall said: “I am so so so sad to hear about Dale Winton, a lovely, warm, kind, sensitive, generous soul with a touch of naughty! RIP.”
Former boxing champion Frank Bruno tweeted: “Very sad to hear that Dale Winton has passed away, to to young, my thoughts are with his family.”
Ex-Dragon’s Den star Duncan Bannatyne said: “RIP the great entertainer Dale Winton. So young at 62.”
Theatre performer Michael Ball said: “So sad to hear that the true gentleman, the charming and so kind Dale Winton has been taken from us far to soon. RIP lovely man.”