- The Supermarket Sweep host passed away at his home earlier on Wednesday
- Presenter Davina McCall has led the tributes to Dale, who died today, aged 62
- Fans have flocked to Twitter to pay tribute to the much loved TV presenter
- #SupermarketSweep has started trending nationally
Tributes have flooded in for TV presenter Dale Winton who has died aged 62.
The Supermarket Sweep host passed away at his home earlier on Wednesday.
His long-term agent Jan Kennedy said in a statement: ‘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.
His career in showbusiness began when he worked as a DJ on the London club scene before he moved into work in radio and television.
His big break came with Supermarket Sweep, which saw contestants racing around a supermarket collecting items. In his 2002 autobiography he came out as gay.
Tributes have flooded in for TV presenter Dale Winton has died aged 62