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Who is Clive Myrie?
Clive Myrie is a notable British journalist, newsreader, and presenter who works for the BBC. He has been the host of the long-running BBC quiz shows Mastermind and Celebrity Mastermind since August 2021.
How Old is Clive Myrie?
He is 57 years old as of March 2022, having been born on August 25, 1964, in Bolton, Lancashire, England. Clive shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Marc Gomez, China Anne McClain, Blake Lively, Tabitha Swatosh, Lachlan, and many more.
Clive Myrie Family
Who are Clive Myrie’s Parents?
He was born to Norris (Father) was a factory worker who made car batteries and carpets. And Lynne Myrie (Mother) was a seamstress who worked for Mary Quant.
Does Clive Myrie have Siblings?
He was raised alongside his brother and sister but much is not revealed about his siblings. In case of news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Clive Myrie Education
He received his education at Hayward Grammar School, then Bolton Sixth Form College. After that, he graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Sussex in 1985.
Clive Myrie Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life Catherine Myrie. He met his wife who was working in publishing at the 1992 London launch of a book about Swiss cheeses.
Clive Myrie Kids
It is not known whether he and his wife have any kids. In case of new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Clive Myrie Career
In 1987, he joined the BBC as a trainee local radio reporter, on the corporation’s graduate journalism program. His first assignment was in 1988 as a reporter for Radio Bristol and returned to the BBC after a year with Independent Radio News. He then reported for Points West and latterly BBC Television and Radio News. He became a BBC foreign correspondent in 1996, and since then he has reported for more than 80 countries.
Clive became the BBC’s Tokyo correspondent and from 1997 to 1999, he was the Los Angeles correspondent. In 2002, he was appointed a BBC Asia Correspondent, and from 2006 to 2007. was appointed Paris correspondent. His career has included major stories such as the impeachment of U.S. President Bill Clinton and the wars in Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq. In March 2003, during the invasion of Iraq by coalition forces, Clive was an embedded correspondent with 40 Commando Royal Marines. Joining them initially on HMS Ocean and subsequently during operations on the Al-Flaw Peninsula.
This assignment assigned to him was so dangerous that he even had to write a “goodbye” letter to his family in case of his death due to the danger posed to his assignment. After later serving as a Europe correspondent based in Brussels, in April 2009, he was appointed a presenter on the BBC News Channel, replacing the retired Chris Lowe. Since joining BBC News, he has presented the BBC Weekend News and weekend editions of BBC News at Ten and BBC Breakfast both on BBC One. On BBC One, he began presenting weekday bulletins in June 2014. On the BBC News Channel, he has presented the 18:30-to-midnight slot Monday to Thursday.
He was the main presenter during the 2015 general election of Election Tonight at 19:30 and 21:30. Clive reported extensively from Kathmandu on the earthquake that struck the city on April 25, 2015. Including the two Nepali citizens found alive under two collapsed buildings on April 30, that same year. He visited Bangladesh in October 2017, to report on the Rohingya refugee crisis. Clive has occasionally presented on BBC World News including; the 2016 general US election, World News America, and World News Today. On April 15, 2016, he appeared as a guest on BBC One’s Have I Got News for You. With Katty Kay, he has presented the current affairs program Beyond 100 Days.
Myrie began presenting BBC News at Six and BBC News at Ten with Sophie Rawoth on alternate Fridays in 2019, after the departure of Fiona Bruce to Question Time. Currently, he presents BBC News at Ten on Fridays. It was announced on March 22, 2021, that Myrie would become the new host of the flagship BBC Two quiz show Mastermind. And its BBC One spin-off shows Celebrity Mastermind following John Humphrys’ decision to leave after 18 years. On August 23, 2021, he made his debut as host. And in November 2021 featured as a guest participant in an episode of the BBC Two program Celebrity Antiques Road Trip with Reeta Chakrabarti (a fellow newsreader.)
From April 4 to June 6, 2021, he has hosted a documentary series on Jazz FM entitled The Definitive History of Jazz In Britain. Occasionally he presents classical music on BBC Radio 3. Myrie traveled to Ukraine in February 2022, as the anchor for BBC coverage of the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine. He announced his return to the UK on March 8 but promised he would return to the warzone.
Clive Myrie Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is an approximate height of 5ft 10inches (1.78m) and an approximate weight of 95kg (210lbs)
Clive Myrie’s Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual salary of £205,000-£209,999 and an estimated net worth of between $1-6 million.