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Chris Hollins's Biography

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Who is Chris Hollins?

Chris Hollins's father John Hollins played football for Chelsea, Arsenal, and England.

Chris's uncle David was a goalkeeper for Newcastle United and Wales.

Chris Hollins himself featured in the football set-ups of Charlton, QPR and Aldershot Town, before going to Durham University and subsequently Oxford University.

He played first-class cricket for Kent and Oxford University before embarking on a career in broadcasting.

Chris Hollins joined Sky Sports in 1994 and had stints at GMTV, Meridian and Five TV before joining BBC News in 1999.

He joined BBC Breakfast in October 2005 and became their main sport presenter.

In 2009 Chris Hollins partnering Aleksandra 'Ola' Jordan won Strictly Come Dancing.

The Express carried an article about Chris Hollins and his former girlfriend Carrie Davis from Chris Moyles's Radio 1 team.

In March 2011, the BBC revealed that Chris Hollins had decided not to take part in BBC Breakfast's move to Salford for "personal reasons".

In 2012, he married Sarah Alexander.

From 2010-15 he co-presented Watchdog.

In 2016, he co-presented Secret Britain on BBC One.

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