Dale Winton sadly passed away at the age of 62 yesterday, with his long-term agent confirming last night that he had died at home earlier that day.
"While we know many will share this terrible loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy at this time of grief,” she said.
Many celebrities, fans and colleagues of Winton's have been paying tribute to him on social media, some of which you can see below:
Dale Winton gave me the best bit of showbiz advice I ever got - Don’t quit the hit! Thank you Dale. X
— graham norton (@grahnort) April 18, 2018
I am so so so sad to hear about Dale Winton ðŸ'” a lovely, warm, kind, sensitive, generous soul with a touch of naughty ! RIP ðŸ™?ðŸ?»
— Davina McCall (@ThisisDavina) April 18, 2018
Desperately sad news about Dale Winton. A really funny and kind person gone too soon, RIP.
— Jack Whitehall (@jackwhitehall) April 18, 2018
So so sad to hear about dale winton. He was always so lovely to me, my family and the boys. You will be missed Dale by so many. #RIPdalewinton ðŸŒ¹
— Duncan James (@MrDuncanJames) April 18, 2018
So so sad and shocked about the lovely Dale Winton. God bless â?¤ï¸?
— Rylan Clark-Neal (@Rylan) April 18, 2018
Sad news. Back in the day Supermarket Sweep was the programme to watch. Dale Winton was the perfect host, he made it all look effortless. RIP pic.twitter.com/RW5r3qDs9N
— Paddy McGuinness (@PaddyMcGuinness) April 18, 2018
So sad and shocked to hear that Dale Winton has died. He was a lovely,warm man who posed charm. RIP
— Les Dennis (@LesDennis) April 18, 2018
So sad to hear the news Dale Winton has passed away. Thoughts for his family he was a gent to work with. RIP
— James Martin (@jamesmartinchef) April 18, 2018
Terribly sad to hear the lovely Dale Winton has died. Kind, sweet, truthful man.
— Julian Clary (@JulianClary) April 18, 2018
So sad to hear that the true gentleman, the charming and so kind Dale Winton has been taken from us far to soon. RIP lovely man. Xx
— Michael Ball OBE (@mrmichaelball) April 18, 2018
What a shame about Dale Winton! I sang a Bert Jansch song while sitting next to him on a radio show once. He struck me as being a really lovely man. Bye, Dale and thank you for your encouraging words. X
— graham coxon (@grahamcoxon) April 18, 2018
Dale Winton. Lovely man. Kind & mischievous, generous & a great story teller. Same production crew for In it & Who Dares. We’ll all miss him
— Nick Knowles (@MrNickKnowles) April 18, 2018
Shocked to hear of the death of Dale Winton, 62 is no age, how very sad. Thoughts are with his family and friends. RIP Dale
— Paul Chuckle (@PaulChuckle2) April 18, 2018
— David Walliams (@davidwalliams) April 18, 2018
Oh, so very very sad to hear about Dale Winton. What a lovely funny kind man. Thanks Dale, we all loved you. X
— Miranda Hart (@mermhart) April 18, 2018
Joyous celebration of Dale Winton with Chris @BBCRadio2 rest in peace gorgeous Dale âœ¨ðŸ'–âœ¨
— Zoe Ball (@ZoeTheBall) April 19, 2018
Just heard the terrible news about the passing of @DaleWinton_UK only aged 62. He was a huge part of Boyzone’s early career. So sad. R.I.P Dale and god speed my friend. ðŸ˜ž#supermarketsweep @thismorning
— Mikey Graham (@MRMIKEYGRAHAM) April 18, 2018