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Who is Jeremy Paxman?
Jeremy Paxman is a television presenter, broadcaster, author, and journalist. Jeremy Paxman joined the BBC in 1972, initially working at BBC Radio Brighton before moving to London in 1977. Jeremy later worked on Tonight and Panorama before becoming a newsreader for the BBC Six O’Clock News.
Early Life and Childhood
Jeremy Paxman was born on May 11, 1950, in Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. Jeremy is seventy-one years old.
Keith worked for a steel company and was a former Royal Navy lieutenant and typewriter salesman. He abandoned the family when Jeremy was young and moved to Australia.
Joan died in 2009 after being born in 1920. Her family is wealthier, thanks to her self-made success father, who pays Joan’s children’s school fees.
Keith was a worsted spinner who made a living as a traveling sales representative. His son attends public school in Bradford. Jeremy has three younger brothers and sisters.
Giles, his brother, was the British Ambassador to Spain and had previously served as the British Ambassador to Mexico.
Jeremey’s other brother, James, is the CEO of the Dartmoor Preservation Association, and his sister Jenny works as a producer for BBC Radio.
They all grew up in Worcestershire, in Hampshire, Bromsgrove, and Peopleton near Pershore.
Jeremy Paxman enrolled at Malvern College in 1964. Jeremy later transferred to St Catharine’s College in Cambridge to study English.
While there, he edited the undergraduate newspaper Varsity and briefly joined the Labour Club.
Jeremy has since been named an Honorary Fellow of the College. Jeremy described himself as a socialist as a student. In later life, he described himself as a one-nation conservative.
While promoting Jeremy’s book Black Gold: The History of How Coal Made Britain, Jeremy revealed in September 2021 that he supported Scottish independence. The book will be released in 2021.
Jeremy’s lockdown hair was mocked by University Challenge viewers in 2020 when he swept his silver locks into a side parting and donned new round glasses.
On October 26, 2020, fans were left wondering if they’d switched to Coronation Street after host Jeremy sported a longer hairstyle that many compared to soap character Ken Barlow.
At the height of the pandemic, when hairdressers were forced to close, the 2020 series of the BBC Two student quiz show appeared shorter.
Net Worth and Salary
Jeremy Paxman is a wealthy man with a net worth of $2,497,627.
Jeremy Paxman had a romantic relationship with Elizabeth Ann Clough and lived in Stonor, southeast Oxfordshire. Despite the fact that they are never married, the two had three children.
After 35 years of marriage, they divorced amicably in 2016. Jeremy now owns a flat in Kensington, London, and prefers to keep his marital status out of the spotlight.
He has three children: two sons and a daughter. Jeremy had those children with his ex-girlfriend Elizabeth Ann Clough. After 35 years of marriage, the couple divorced amicably in 2016.
He is taller than average. Jeremy is 6 feet 3 inches tall ( Approx 1.91m).
His social media handles are unknown.
- He had a romantic relationship with Elizabeth Ann Clough and lived in Stonor, southeast Oxfordshire.
- Jeremy revealed in May 2021 that he was being treated for Parkinson’s disease.
- He is a television presenter, broadcaster, author, and journalist from England.
- He later worked on Tonight and Panorama before becoming a newsreader for the BBC Six O’Clock News.
- Jeremy is 6 feet 3 inches tall ( Approx 1.91m).