John Leslie Biography: Age, Net Worth, Instagram, Spouse, Height, Wiki, Parents, Siblings, Shows, Awards

June 21, 2024 0 Posted By Gift Nworie

John Leslie Stott is a Scottish former television and radio presenter known for his work on popular shows such as BBC One’s Blue Peter, ITV’s This Morning, and the gameshow Wheel of Fortune.

He has been in the entertainment industry since 1987 when he debuted on the Music Box channel.

In addition to his hosting roles, he also served as the studio host for the first series of the UK version of Survivor.


  • Full Name: John Leslie
  • Stage Name: John Leslie
  • Born: 22 February 1965
  • Age: 59 years old
  • Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Nationality: Scottish
  • Occupation: Scottish former television and radio presenter
  • Height: 1.96
  • Parent: Les Stott and Lexia Stott
  • Siblings: 1, Grant Stott
  • Spouse: Kate Moore
  • Children: None
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: $5 million

Early Life And Education.

John Leslie Stott was born on 22 February 1965 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. He was raised by his parents, Les Stott and Lexia Stott, and grew up with one sibling, Grant Stott.

He attended Liberton High School and James Gillespie’s High School before pursuing a career in music and entertainment. Leslie spent his early years in the church choir, studied music after leaving school, and even worked as a DJ in Copenhagen.


John Leslie’s career in television has had its highs and lows. He began his career in 1987 on The Music Box channel before rising to fame as the first Scottish presenter of the iconic children’s show Blue Peter in 1989.

He then went on to host popular shows like “This Morning” and the game show “Wheel of Fortune” on ITV, as well as the first season of the UK’s version of “Survivor.”

However, his career took a downturn after being accused of sexual assault in 2002, which led to him being dropped from several shows and his reputation being damaged. Despite this, John Leslie’s career in television remains prominent in the UK.

John Leslie’s later career and transition, which began in 2002, was marked by a shift away from television due to allegations made against him in 2017.

He temporarily left the entertainment industry during this time and dabbled in property development. He also attempted local radio presenting. However, according to reports, his focus currently is on property management.

Awards and Nominations


  • Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTA): – Best Production Design (Film/TV Drama) for “Never Grow Old” [Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTA) winner unclear which John Leslie]


  • Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTA): – Best Production Design for “Son” [Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTA) winner unclear which John Leslie]
  • Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTA): – Best Production Design for “Never Grow Old” [Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTA) winner unclear which John Leslie]

Social Media.

  • Instagram handle:@johnlesliestott

Personal Life

John Leslie’s high-profile relationships have been a topic of public interest throughout his career. In the early 1990s, he dated actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, and in the early 2000s, he had a very public relationship with model Abi Titmuss.

However, a controversial sex video featuring Titmuss, which Leslie had filmed, caused a scandal and damaged his reputation. These days, Leslie is out of the spotlight and reportedly lives with his girlfriend Kate Moore. He has also built a successful career in property development.



  • Blue Peter Presenter [This was a popular children’s show]
  • Wheel of Fortune – Presenter
  • This Morning – Co-presenter
  • Various others, including Formula One
  • Future Cooks
  • Scavengers
  • Mega Machines (narrator)
  • Style Challenge

Net Worth

John Leslie is a British Formal television presenter and actor, best known for his work on “Blue Peter” and his appearances on various game shows.

He is estimated to have a net worth of approximately $5 million, making him one of the wealthiest presenters in the UK. He has also faced controversy and legal issues throughout his career, decreasing his net worth over the years.

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