Dale Winton remembered as 'generous soul' as celebrity tributes pour in

19 April 2018, 07:37 | Updated: 19 April 2018, 07:39

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The tragic news emerged late last night that TV personality Dale Winton had passed away aged 62.

It has not yet been confirmed what caused Dale Winton's untimely passing, but since the news broke, celebrities have been posting emotional tributes to their social media pages.

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Lisa Armstrong, Ant McPartlin's estranged wife, revealed in an emotional tribute that she had only seen Dale just last week.

David Walliams, who was a close friend of Winton's, shared his devastation with his fans, as well as the likes of Jonathan Ross, Davina McCall and Paddy McGuinness.

Dale Winton had been a prominent feature in households up and down the country since the 90's, beginning his presenting career on 1986 programme Pet Watch. He was best known for fronting the trolly-dash programme Supermarket Sweep between 1993 and 2000, as well as a comeback version in 2007.

The bubbly presenter also hosted the likes of popular lottery show In It To Win It and Hole In The Wall.

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Winton's long-term agent Jan Kennedy confirmed the star had died at his home on Wednesday. "It is with great sadness that we can confirm the passing of Dale Winton who died at home earlier today," she said. "While we know many will share this terrible loss, we ask that you respect the family's privacy at this time of grief."