Steve Rider Biography
Stephen Rider is an English sports presenter, he anchored ITV’s Formula One coverage from 2006 to 2008, and football coverage from 2006 to April 2010. He was the lead presenter for ITV’s coverage of the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand. He has been ITV’s main presenter for the British Touring Car Championship since 2009.
Steve Rider Age
He was born on 28th April, 1950, Dartford, Kent, England
Steve Rider Height
He stand at a height of 5 feet and 11 inches.
Steve Rider Education
He attended the John Roan Boys’ Grammar School on Maze Hill in Blackheath.
Steve Rider Parents
Information regarding his parents is unknown.
Steve Rider Wife
Rider married Jane Eydmann in November 1985 in Camden
Steve Rider Children
Rider and his wife Jane Eydmann have two children, a son and daughter.
Steve Rider ITV, BBC, SKY NEWS
He worked for both ITV Sport and Independent Television News for several years providing reports for the World of Sport programme, and reporting from the 1980 Summer Olympics. Rider was also a presenter for some of the golf coverage on Channel 4 and presented some live European football for ITV. He also read the sports news section in ITN’s Saturday late bulletins.
In 1985 he joined BBC Sport taking over the network’s Sportsnight programme, which he presented for six years. He became a familiar face on British television, presenting shows such as Grandstand, BBC Sports Personality of the Year and much of the BBC’s motorsports, rugby and golf coverage.
Rider anchored BBC channel’s coverage of the University Boat Race until 2005, and every Olympic Games between 1988 and 2004. In 1996 ITV attempted to recruit Rider, when it was announced that Formula One coverage would move from the BBC to ITV. However, he chose to remain with the BBC. His last assignment for the corporation came at the World Rowing Championships in Japan in the autumn of 2005.
In March 2006 he made his coverage debut on ITV, appearing on a Formula One preview show for the new season. Later on he was chosen over Gabby Logan to be the main presenter of ITV’s coverage of the 2006 World Cup and remained in that role until Adrian Chiles’s arrival as the channel’s main football anchor in May 2010.
In 2011, it was announced that Rider had joined Sky Sports to present F1 Legends for Sky Sports F1; the channel debuted in March 2012.
He was the main presenter of the Rugby World Cup 2011. This was his first major sports presenting role since anchoring the 2010 Champions League semi-final between Lyon and Bayern Munich. He started to present coverage of the British Touring Car Championship in 2009, which he still continues to do in 2022.
Steve Rider Salary
His annual salary is USD 90,000.
Steve Rider Net Worth
His estimated net worth is USD 80 million.
Steve Rider Instagram
He does not have Instagram account.