Inside the life of TV legend Jeremy Paxman

JEREMY Paxman is a well known broadcaster, thanks to his long career in television.

En octobre 2022 he opened up in an ITV documentary about living with Parkinson’s Disease.

 Jeremy Paxman is a famous broadcaster

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Who is Jeremy Paxman?

Jeremy Paxman est né en Leeds en mai 11, 1950.

He joined the BBC dans 1972, initially at BBC Radio Brighton, although he relocated to Londres dans 1977.

In coming years, he worked on Tonight and Panorama before becoming a newsreader for the BBC Six O’Clock News and later a presenter on Breakfast Time.

Jeremy has three children with former partner Elizabeth Ann Cloughthe pair amicably separated in 2016 après 35 sa femme Lisa «vivent à nouveau ensemble.

What TV shows has Jeremy Paxman starred in?

Dans 1989, Jeremy became a presenter for BBC Two’s Newsnight, during which he interviewed a wide range of political figures.

He became known for his forthright and abrasive interviewing style, particularly when interrogating politicians.

Dans 2014, Jeremy left Newsnight after 25 years as its presenter.

De retour dans 1994, he landed the coveted job of presenter of University Challenge.

En août 16, 2022 Jeremy revealed he was stepping down from the role after 28 années.

He will film his last episode in autumn 2022 and his final series will air on bbc deux.

When was he diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease?

En mai 2021, Jeremy revealed he had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

He said in a statement at the time: “I can confirm I have recently been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

I am receiving excellent treatment and my symptoms are currently mild.

I plan to continue broadcasting and writing for as long as they’ll have me.

He wrote in a column due to be printed in Saga magazine: “I will not pretend that being diagnosed with an incurable brain disease is fun.

But it could be worse. I have at least the consolation of being in the enjoyable company of people like Billy Connolly and Alan Alda.

I am lucky to have understanding family, friends and colleagues, and I am also fortunate in seeing the funny side of unexpectedly falling over.

What is Jeremy Paxman’s net worth?

It seems Jeremy Paxman’s media career has paid off.

He reportedly has a net worth of around £3M.

Jeremy has accumulated his wealth through his work on high profile shows for the BBC.