Andrew Marr Biography

(Actor, Reporter, Journalist, Television presenter and Political commentator)

Andrew Marr is an amateur painter and presenter of the BBC1 Andrew Marr Show. He is married and a father of three.

More about the relationship

Andrew Marr married Jackie Ashley in August 1977 in Surrey and is in a relationship with her till now. They have 3 children(1 son and 2 daughters).

Relationship Facts of Andrew Marr

  • Andrew Marr is married to Jackie Ashley {Compare Couple}.
  • She is mother of Three.
  • Andrew Marr is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Andrew Marr?

Andrew Marr was born named Andrew William Stevenson Marr. He is a Scottish television presenter, political commentator, a journalist, and also an actor

He has received both journalist and political awards in 2001. He contributed a lot to ‘BBC News’ and hosted ‘The Andrew Marr Show. He is known for the movies Doctor Who (2005), ‘Andrew Marr’s History of Modern Britain’ (2007), and ‘BBC Ten O’clock News’ (2000).

Andrew Marr is still hosting and presenting ‘The Andrew Marr Show. Andrew has also worked as a reporter, trainer, editor, and many more.

Andrew Marr: Birth facts, Family, Childhood

Andrew Marr was born on July 31, 1959, in Glasgow, Scotland. He is currently 58 years old. His birth name was Andrew William Stevenson Marr.

Marr was the son of Donald Marr, who was an investment trust manager, and Valerie Marr, a housekeeper.

Marr had a very religious family. So, he used to go to the church as a boy. He was raised up in Glasgow, Scotland. He is British and speaks English. Marr was interested in politics from the beginning of his childhood.

His childhood was spent all in learning. He was very good at his studies as well.

Andrew Marr: Education History

Marr was educated at ‘Craig Flower Preparatory School’. the ‘High School of Dundee, and at Loretto School, an independent school in Musselburgh, East Lothian.

He then went to study English at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and graduated with a first-class honors degree.

Andrew Marr: Early Professional, Career

Marr began his career as a political commentator, edited ‘The Independent’ (1996-1998), and also as political editor of BBC news (2000-2005). He hosted a political program ‘Sunday AM’, now called ‘The Andrew Marr Show.

In 2000, he took over John Sergeant, as the BBC’s political editor. He was an avid painter and has written many books related to the arts. He worked as a reporter for a newspaper and joined ‘The Scotsman’ as a trainee and a business reporter in 1984. He worked in various other newspapers as well.

Andrew Marr
Caption: Andrew Marr and his wife Jackie Ashley (Source: Daily Express)

When Marr was appointed as BBC political editor in May 2000, he played various presentational roles and announced in 2005 that he would step down as a political editor to give time to his family.

He worked more for BBC after 2009. As Marr was also interested in politics, he also wrote about the need for impartial, delivering news reports.

Lifetime Achievements, Awards

Andrew Marr had a very successful career. He won many awards. He was ‘The Columnist of the Year’ in 1995, at both ‘What The Papers Say Award’ and ‘British Press Awards, and also received the journalist and political award of 2001.

Marr received two ‘British Academy Television Awards’: the ‘Richard Dimbleby award’ at the 2004 ceremony and he was considered for honorary membership of ‘The Coterie’ for 2007. He also won the awards for ‘The best Specialist Programme at the 2008 ceremony.

Andrew Marr: Salary, Net worth

Marr’s salary is 400,457 euros and his net worth is still under preview.

Andrew Marr: Rumors, Controversies

Andrew Marr stated that he did not deserve his 400000 euros BBC salary and said, “No one in the media earns what they should.”

Andrew Marr was accused that he whispered ‘that was very good’ to Penny Mordaunt at the end of the interview. When the interview ended he handed it over to another presenter but with the camera still on him, he was whispering ‘that was very good’ to Tory MP.

Body Measurements

He has brown hair color and his eye color is blue. There is no information about his height, weight, and shoe size.

Social Media Profile

He is active on Twitter and has more than 192.5K Twitter followers. He has a Facebook page but no Instagram account.

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