Jeremy Paxman Biography – British Journalist and Broadcaster

Published Date   14th Dec. 2018, 18:11 pm
Jeremy Paxman Biography – British Journalist and Broadcaster
Quick Info
Birth Name: Jeremy Dickson Paxman
Birth Place: Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Birth Sign: Taurus
Father: Joan McKay Paxman
Mother: Joan McKay Paxman
Spouse: Formerly lived with Elizabeth Ann Clough, without marrying
Height: 1.91m
Ethnicity: White
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: White
Date of Birth: 11/05/1950
Age: 70 years old
Nationality: British
Net Worth: $4 million
Qualification: English
College: St Catharine's College, Cambridge
Children: Two daughters, Victoria Paxman and Jessica Paxman, and a son, Jack Paxman




Born on May 11, 1950, Jeremy Paxman is a British broadcaster, Journalist, author, and the quizmaster of University Challenge. Paxman is one most respected political journalist of the UK. He is renowned for his tough and precise interviewing of huge public figures.

The British journalist, Jeremy Paxman’s Net worth is estimated to be $4 million. Paxman has earned this sum of money through his journalism career, and as a presenter in many television programs that includes University Challenge. Jeremy Paxman formerly lived with Elizabeth Ann Clough, and they have three children together; Victoria, Jessica, and Jack Paxman. The couple did not marry though and got separated in 2016.



Net Worth and Earnings

The British born journalist, Jeremy Paxman has a Net worth of $4 million. Jeremy Paxman has had his hands in many projects. Paxman has earned a tremendous amount of money in his career. Paxman, who is famous for hosting the University Challenge, is known to have received $302k for the quiz show.

Jeremy Paxman

Jeremy Paxman has made himself a worth of $4 million.
Image Source: The Independent

Paxman is also associated with Newsnight. He became the president of Newsnight in 1989. His earnings from the Newsnight is reported to be an approximate amount of $1 million.

Jeremy Paxman has also done numerous television shows as a presenter. Paxman receives a considerable sum of money as the presenter of the shows.

Apart from television career, Jeremy Paxman is also an author. He signed a three-book deal for $1.3 million before initiating to write. His books include Great Britain’s Great War and Empire: What Ruling the World Did to the British. The books focus on how Britain has changed in the past fifty years. Publishing book under the publisher William Collins, Paxman’s second book would tell about his time at the BBC. This would include his experiences of interviewing the politicians.

His other books include A Life in Questions, The Victorians, On Royalty, The Political Animal, and many more.

Jeremy Paxman has made a high income from the selling of his books.

Awards and Honours

The British journalist, Jeremy Paxman has won many awards including the Royal Television Society‘s Interviewer of the Year Award. Other than this, Paxman won BAFTA’s Richard Dimbleby Award for ‘outstanding presenter in the factual arena’. He received his next Richard Dimbleby Award in 2000 and was further nominated for the same award in 2001 and 2002.

Jeremy Paxman

Jeremy Paxman has won many awards till date including five Royal Television Society awards. Image Source: IMDb

Jeremy Paxman has won five Royal Television Society awards. In 1985, Paxman won the award for International Current Affairs. He won TV Journalism interviewer/ presenter of the year for four times (1997, 1998, 2001 and 2008).

In addition to this, Jeremy Paxman received many honourable degrees.

Affairs and Relationships

The British journalist, Jeremy Paxman lived with Elizabeth Ann Clough. Elizabeth and Jeremy Paxman had three children together; two daughters named Victoria and Jessica Paxman, and a son whose name is Jack Paxman.

The couple lived together without marrying for 35 years until they parted their ways. Elizabeth and Jeremy Paxman separated in 2016.

Other than this, there is no any information regarding his personal life as he does not want to keep his life in highlights. He also claims of not having any interest in others’ personal life.

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