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Ruth Dodsworth Bio, ITV Cymru Wales, Height, Age, Relatives, Spouse, Salary, Net Worth


Ruth Dodsworth Biography

Ruth Dodsworth previously known as Ruth Wignall is a British in the journalism and meteorology field who works for ITV Cymru Wales as a broadcaster. In June 1996, she began training as a news reporter and presenter at ITV Cymru Wales. In 2000, she changed her career and started presenting the weather.

Ruth Dodsworth Photo
Dodsworth Photo

Ruth Dodsworth Height

Dodsworth stands at a rough height of 5 feet and 9 inches.

Ruth Dodsworth Age

Dodsworth is 54old. She was born Ruth Elizabeth Dodsworth on May 21, 1975, in Worthing, West Sussex, England. Every May 21st, she celebrates her birthday annually.

Personal Life

Ruth Dodsworth Relatives and Family

Dodsworth keeps away information regarding her family and relatives away from the public eye. However, we will update this information once it’s available to the public.

Ruth Dodsworth Spouse and Children

Dodsworth manages to keep his marital and relationship status private. Thus, its not known whether or not she is single or dating. Previously, she was married to Jonathan Wignall. They had tied the knot in August 2002. They met at the ‘Escape into the Park’ festival while she was filming HTV Wales series, The Night Before the Morning After, in 2001. The couple were blessed with two children together Grace Dodsworth and Jack Dodsworth. After more than 17 years of marriage, the couple divorced in October 2019.


Jonathan Wignall is a businessman who worked for the Escape nightclub in Swansea and an yearly dance music festival in the city. He was sentenced for three years for stalking and coercive and controlling behaviour as well as for another simulataneous 9 months for stalking. Also, he was given a lifetime restraining order against contacting Dodsworth or their children and banned from attending her place of work.

Dodsworth revealed that Wignall would call her up to 200 times a day and demanding that she leaves work to eat lunch with him as well as delete contacts from her phone. Moreover, he threatened to take his own life. Further, she revealed that he would take every penny of her salary and would grant her exactly £3 for a Tesco meal deal when she asked for lunch money.

Dodsworth also said that one time her kids told her not to go home because he would kill her. He caused a fractured rib when he pushed her in front of family members on one occasion. Wignall even placed a tracking device on her car, linked to an app and a laptop computer.

On May 5, 2022, she showcased the factual documentary Controlled By My Partner? The Hidden Abuse on ITV1. The documentary investigates coercive control, ways to to spot it and ways to stop it. It also shows her impulsive romance where she misread early signs of jealousy and possessiveness in her husband as evidence of his love for her.

Ruth Dodsworth Education

Dodsworth earned a communications degree from his undergraduate institution before enrolling in a postgraduate journalism program at Cardiff University that was funded by ITV.

Professional Life

Ruth Dodsworth Career

Dodsworth works for ITV Cymru Wales as a broadcaster. In June 1996, she started working for ITV Cymru Wales and began her training as a news reporter and presenter. In 2000, she changed careers and started working as a weather presenter.

For ITV Cymru Wales, she has also hosted a variety of regional shows, such as The Ferret, Grassroots, coverage of the Royal Welsh Show and the Llangollen International Eisteddfod, Wales This Week, A Little Piece of Paradise, and the BAFTA-nominated Coast and Country. For ITV’s English areas, including London and Central, Dodsworth also serves as a backup weather presenter.

Dodsworth and Niall Foster co-host the morning show The Big Welsh Wake Up on the regional radio station Nation Radio, which they joined in September 2015. In November 2016, she started co-hosting a daily breakfast program for Radio Pembrokeshire, Radio Carmarthenshire, Radio Ceredigion, Swansea Bay Radio, and 106.3 Bridge FM, five local radio stations in south and west Wales owned by Nation. The next year, Dodsworth departed Nation. Dodsworth debuted on December 1, 2022, as a guest weather presenter for Good Morning Britain on ITV Breakfast.

Ruth Dodsworth Net Worth

Dodsworth current estimated net worth is £1 million, during his successful career as a journalist and meteorologist.

Ruth Dodsworth Salary

Dodsworth receives an approximate annual salary of £34968

Ruth Dodsworth Weight Loss

Dodsworth’s followers first began guessing about her tremendous weight reduction a couple of years ago. She reveals her weight had dropped and her hair began to thin, she also began to worry that she would not make it out of her marriage alive after staying 20 years in an abusive relationship with her ex-husband.

Ruth Dodsworth Social Media

Dodsworth has active social media platforms on Facebook. She has a following of 11K on Facebook.

Ruth Dodsworth ITV Cymru Wales

At ITV Cymru Wales, Dodsworth works with her fellow journalist and meteorologist:

  1. Andrea Byrne
  2. Andrew Jones
  3. Adrian Masters
  4. Jonathan Hill