Dale Winton who was best known for his game show Supermarket Sweep and In It To Win it has tragically died aged 62z
His agent has this evening confirmed the very sad news that Winton has lost his life.
No further details around Winton’s death have been released and it is requested that his family are offered privacy at this very tragic time.
His long-term agent Jan Kennedy said:
It is with great sadness that we can confirm the passing of Dale Winton who died at home earlier today.
While we know many will share this terrible loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy at this time of grief.
A number of tributes have been left on Twitter
RIP the great entertainer Dale Winton. So young at 62.
— Duncan Bannatyne (@DuncanBannatyne) April 18, 2018
So so sad and shocked about the lovely Dale Winton. God bless ❤️
— Rylan Clark-Neal (@Rylan) April 18, 2018
So sorry to hear about the untimely death tonight of Dale Winton aged 62, he was a great all round entertainer and such a wonderful character. R.I.P. Dale… pic.twitter.com/xliot7cbeV
— Angela Rayner (@AngelaRayner) April 18, 2018
Winton started his career as a DJ in London and he was soon hosting his own show on local radio.
This lead Winton to joining the BBC Bristol to present Pet Watch for BBC One.
Over the years he also worked for Channel 4 ITV and on BBC One’s national lottery show.