David Allan (Broadcaster) Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Education, Career, Net Worth

David Allan Biography

David Allan is an English broadcaster and journalist. He is best known for his work as a television continuity announcer and radio presenter.

David Allan Age|Birthday

Allan was born on August 7, 1940. Therefore, he is 82 years old as of 2023 and celebrates his birthday on 7th August every year.

David Allan Height|Weight

Allan’s height and other body measurements are currently unavailable. However, we are keeping tabs and we will update the broadcasters once the detail is publicly available.

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David Allan Family

The broadcaster has managed a lowkey about his private life. Therefore, Allan has not disclosed details about his parents and if he has any siblings.

David Allan Education

Allan attended the Bury Grammar Schools| Nursery, Infants, Junior, Senior & Sixth Form.

David Allan Career


Allan spent nine years working in theatre as a stage manager before he began broadcasting on the offshore station Radio 390 in 1966 having been educated at BuryGrammar School. Additionally, he joined BBC Radio 2 to present country music programs in 1968, a role he occupied for much of the 1970s and to a lesser extent in the 1980s. Moreover, he presented the station’s early Sunday morning show from 1989 to 1991. He also deputized for the likes of Chris Stuart, Ray Moore ad Terry Wogan. He presented shows on Country 1035 in London in 1994. However, it was a heavy critic of the station’s music playlist due to the fact that he did not stay long.

However, he presented country music programs on Radio 2 again in January 1995 but was replaced by Bob Harris in April 1999. Subsequently, he returned to Country 1035 and was heard at weekends on PrimeTime Radio and also presented a show o Melody FM. Furthermore, he won an International Broadcaster award from the American Country Music Association in 2002.

Moreover, having regularly written opinion pages in the magazine Country Music People and presented country music programming for BBC TV, he also works as a country music journalist. In addition, the broadcaster also covered the Wembley Country Music Festival.


In 1969, the broadcaster began freelancing as a network continuity announcer for BBC Television. Three years later, he became a regular announcer remaining with the BBC presentation department until 1994. Moreover, he announced for BBC World Service Television while announcing for BBC One and BBC Two during the early 1990s. He returned to the BBC as the promotional voice for a season of 1970s-themed programming in April 2012. This included a return to his continuity role on April 21, 2012.

In addition, he was heard announcing Carlton Television in London on freelance duties from 1995. Moreover, he was heard across much of the ITV network as an announcer for overnight programming during the late 1990s and early 2000s. He has also worked as an announcer for the British version of History since 2000. Currently, he is providing continuity for Military History Channel in the UK.

David Allan’s Net Worth

Allan’s net worth ranges between $1 million and $5 million as of 2023 and his primary source of income is his career as a television announcer and radio presenter.