Victoria Derbyshire

Victoria Derbyshire is a BAFTA, RTS and Sony award-winning English journalist and broadcaster. Likely, her eponymous current affairs and debate program has been broadcast on BBC Two and the BBC News Channel since 2015. She has presented Newsnight in the past. She formerly presented the morning news/current affairs and interview program on BBC Radio 5 Live between 10 am and 12 noon each weekday and was a 5 Live presenter for 16 years, departing in late 2014. Let’s know more about her through this article.

What is Victoria Derbyshire famous for?

Victoria is widely recognized as the presenter of the morning news/current affairs and interview program on BBC Radio 5 Live between 10 am and 12 noon each weekday and was a 5 Live presenter for 16 years, departing in late 2014.

Where is Victoria Derbyshire born?

Recalling her early life, Victoria was born in Ramsbottom, Lancashire, England. Her birth name is Victoria Antoinette Derbyshire. Her father’s name is Anthony Derbyshire and her mother’s name is Pauline Derbyshire. She has claimed that her father Anthony physically abused her, her mother and her younger brother and sister.

She has one brother (Nick Derbyshire), but her sister’s name is unknown. Victoria holds English- British citizenship, but her ethnicity is unknown. Her birth sign is Libra.

Where did Victoria Derbyshire go for education?

Concerning her education, Victoria attended Bury Grammar School for Girls, an independent school, before studying English language and literature at the University of Liverpool. She joined a postgraduate diploma course in radio and TV journalism at Preston Polytechnic (now the University of Central Lancashire).

What is Victoria Derbyshire doing now?

Victoria began her career as a local radio reporter before joining BBC Radio 5 Live in 1998 as a co-host of the breakfast show with Julian Worricker.

Worricker quit the breakfast show in 2003, and Derbyshire was replaced by Nicky Campbell. She took over the morning news program in August 2004 after a year of maternity leave.

She’s also appeared on This Week, an interview series called Victoria Derbyshire Interviews.., on the BBC News Channel, and Watchdog, among other news and political programs. Similarly, she anchored SportsTalk, a Saturday morning sports chat show on Channel 4.

She made her television debut in 2011 on Have I Got News for You.

Derbyshire began hosting Newsnight in autumn 2013, under the new editorship of Ian Katz, while continuing to host her regular 5 Live programs. Her current affairs program debuted on BBC Two and the BBC News Channel on April 7, 2015.

She met a father of two who survived the blaze with his family on the morning of the Grenfell Tower fire in North Kensington in June 2017. A video of Victoria embracing him as he sobbed as he explained the horrors he had seen eventually went viral.

In 2018, she appeared on the ITV show The Real Full Monty, in which she and seven other breast cancer survivors bared everything to inspire people to search their bodies for symptoms of the disease.

She appeared on the ITV show All-New Full Monty – Ladies Night in 2019.

Is Victoria Derbyshire married?

Reflecting on her personal life, Victoria married her long term partner Mark Sandell in Autumn 2018, following her treatment for breast cancer. They have two children.

It’s reported she had an affair with Sandell at BBC Radio 5 Live while he was married to the fellow presenter, Fi Glover.

How much is Victoria Derbyshire worth?

Being a broadcaster, Victoria earns a decent amount of money and fame through her profession in the field of the media industry. Based on some online reports, her estimated net worth said to be $4 million at present. However, her salary is somewhere around $104 thousand.

How tall is Victoria Derbyshire?

Observing her body physics, Victoria has a decent height and weight with blonde hair and blue eyes. Her other body information is yet to be disclosed. In the case of disclosed, we will let you know.

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