Mary Nightingale Biography – English Newsreader and Host

Published Date   04th Nov. 2018, 15:40 pm
Mary Nightingale Biography – English Newsreader and Host
Quick Info
Birth Name: Mary Nightingale
Birth Place: Scarborough, England
Birth Sign: Gemini
Spouse: Paul Fenwick
Height: 170cm
Weight: 165lbs
Ethnicity: White
Eye Color: Hazel Green
Hair Color: Blonde
Date of Birth: 26/05/1963
Age: 61 years old
Nationality: British
Net Worth: $2 million
Qualification: BA in English
College: Royal Holloway, London University
Children: 2 (Molly, Joe)

Mary Nightingale is an English TV show host notable for her work for the British TV station ITV. At age 55, Nightingale is currently the oldest woman network newsreader on British terrestrial television. Besides being a broadcaster, Mary is also a proud patron and ambassador to a number of British Charities.

Mary was born in Scarborough, North Riding of Yorkshire, England on 26th May 1963. Nightingale completed her Bachelors of Arts in English from London University. After graduation, Mary worked as a Eurobond dealer. Later, she joined Sir Keith Mills’ team at Airmiles helping the team in its sales promotion.

Nightingale began her career in TV since 1990 as a reporter for TV Tokyo: World Business Satellite. She also worked for BBC News network as well. Later in 1999, Mary joined ITV for hosting the network’s hugely popular travel show ‘Wish You were here.’ Currently, she serves as a news presenter in the same network since 2000.

Mary Nightingale’s Net Worth and Earnings

The former travel host Mary Nightingale’s Net worth is speculated to be $2 million. Nightingale amassed such a large sum of money from her career as a journalist.

Mary Nightingale's career in Journalism has paid her well to have a lavish lifestyle.

Nightingale’s long career as a journalist has paid her well to have a luxurious lifestyle. Image Source: Instagram/ Academicians’ Room

Mary Nightingale served in various networks earning lots of dollars till date. Nightingale’s former co-presenter Mark Austin used to receive £300,000 ($389,458.80) per year as his salary from ITV. Mary also might receive a similar salary to add to her Net worth.

Apart from Journalist, Mary Nightingale is also a proud patron and ambassadors to a number of British Charities. Some of the Charities in which Mary is a patron are mentioned below.

  • Rainbow Trust
  • The Willow Foundation
  • Mariposa Trust
  • Action for Children and others.

    In 2003, Mary competed in Who wants to be a Millionaire with Des Lynam. They won $64,000 in the show which they funded in their chosen charities. Nightingale donated her share of $32K to Wellbeing of Women Charity.

Nightingale’s Husband and Family

Mary Nightingale married producer and director Paul Fenwick on April of 2000. The couple is cherishing their happy married life since then without any rumor of divorce. They often appear in the red carpet events together.

Mary Nightingale is married to Paul Fenwick since 2000.

Mary Nightingale is in a marital bond with Paul Fenwick since 2000.
Photo Source: Getty Images

Nearly two decades of the happy conjugal life of Mary and her husband Paul has blessed them with two adorable kids. Nightingale welcomed her first kid with Fenwick, a daughter Molly Fenwick on 17th January 2003. Likewise, Mary gave birth to the Fenwick family’s second offspring, a son Joe Fenwick on 2005.

Currently, the happy family of Mary Nightingale with her husband and two kids resides in West London.

Some Facts about Broadcaster Mary Nightingale

  • Mary Nightingale won TRIC Awards as Newscaster of the Year in 2002 and 2004.
  • Nightingale is an ambassador for The Prince’s Trust.
  • She has also performed as a newscaster in numerous movies including Ski Sunday, Carlton Country, and Holidays Undercover.
  • The 55 years old journalist served as a presenter in the show ‘Britain’s Best Dish’ in 2011.
  • Mary is a regular panelist of British Panel Show ‘Loose Women.’

Watch a video of Mary Nightingale behind the scenes at ITV News here.

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