In a statement released yesterday, Dale's agent said: "While we know many will share this awful loss, we ask that you respect the family's privacy at this time of grief".
No details around the circumstances of his death have been announced.
She wrote: 'Absolutely gutted, only saw him last week.
Steve continued: "Just when you think someone's got everything, deep down inside, maybe they don't have everything". I wanted to withdraw but you know what this business is like.
She said: "Yesterday between four and five in the afternoon four ambulances and lots of police arrived at the house". "He was a good guy and there wasn't another side to him".
Some who had worked with Winton expressed their sadness over the news of his death. "He was a joy to be with at all times", said Carol Vorderman.
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Dale's close friend David Walliams also paid tribute, sharing fond memories of his time with the star. The reason for Dale's death has yet to be revealed, although he had been open with his struggles with depression.
Appearing on ITV chat show Loose Women, Winton said: "I did not want to put one foot in front of the other outside the house".
Adil Ray added: "Very sad to hear of the passing of Presenter, Dale Winton".
Celebrity chef James Martin also made sure to remember the entertainer.
Kate Phillips, Controller of Entertainment Commissioning at the BBC, told the broadcaster that Winton was "an immensely well-loved individual" and praised his "wonderfully unique and special energy" that he brought to TV programmes. Our thoughts are with Dale's family and friends during this hard time.
Dale presented the show, which sees three teams go head-to-head using their skills and knowledge of merchandise to win cash prizes, from 1993 until 2001. He had recently returned to our small screens on his show, Dale Winton's Florida Fly Drive.