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(writer, composer, musician, comedian, artist, ornithologist, conservationist, television presenter, and actor)

Bill Oddie is an English writer, composer, musician, comedian, artist, plus ornithologist. He is married to Laura Beaumont and he is a father of two kids.

Relationship Facts of Bill Oddie

Bill Oddie is married to Laura Beaumont.
He is father of Three (Kate, Bonnie, Rosie).
Bill Oddie is having an affair.
His sexual orientation is straight.

When did Bill Oddie tied the knot?

Bill Oddie is married to Laura Beaumont, with whom he has worked on a variety of projects for children.

They exchanged vows in the year 1983 and have a daughter, Rosie.

Bill also has two daughters from his first marriage to Jean Hart. They are Bonnie and Kate Hardie.

Bill and Jean were married in 1967 but their separation date is unavailable.

Who is Bill Oddie?

Bill Oddie is an English writer, composer, musician, comedian, artist, plus ornithologist. In addition, he is also a conservationist, television presenter, and actor.

Bill is famous for producing wildlife shows like Springwatch/Autumnwatch, How to Watch Wildlife, Wild In Your Garden, and Birding with Bill Oddie.

Bill Oddie: Birth, Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

He was born William Edgar Oddie on 7 July 1941 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, UK. His ethnicity is English.

His father, Harry was an assistant chief accountant, and his mother, Lilliam used to work in a cotton factory. Harry passed away in 1927 due to heart failure.

Bill also had a sister Margaret Jean Oddie, who died in 1940. He attended Pembroke College and studied English Literature.

Prior to this, he attended Lapal Primary School, Halesowen Grammar School, King Edward’s School, and an all-boys direct grant school.

Bill Oddie: Professional Life, Career

Bill Oddie’s first published work was an article about Birmingham’s Bartley Reservoir in the West Midland Bird Club’s 1962 Annual Report.

Furthermore, he appeared in Bernard Braden’s television series On The Braden Beat in 1964.

Bill is notable for TV successes in the hugely popular 1970s and early ’80s comedy The Goodies with Tim Brooke-Taylor and Graeme Garden. He plays the drums and saxophone.

He appeared as Cousin Kevin in a production of The Who’s rock opera Tommy at the Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London on 9 December 1972.

In addition, Bill Oddie has written and presented many shows. They are Britain Goes Wild With Bill Oddie, Bill Oddie Goes Wild, Birding With Bill Oddie, Oddie In Paradise, The Great Kenyan Bird Safari, Nature Watch, Springwatch, and Autumnwatch.

Likewise, he made an OBE for his service to Wildlife Conservation in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on 16 October 2003.

However, he played down the event, choosing to wear a camouflage shirt and crumpled jacket to receive his medal.

In June 2004, Oddie and Johnnie Morriss jointly profiled in the first of a three-part BBC Two series. That is The Way We Went Wild, about television wildlife presenters.

He was awarded the OBE  in the 2003 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his services to wildlife conservation.

Net Worth, Salary

As of 2022, the estimated net worth of this TV presenter and musician is around $1.3 million.

As per the reports, a musician’s yearly salary is around $42,000.

Rumors and Controversy

He has criticized the BBC’s muted response to the controversy over Jeremy Clarkson’s comments about public sector workers on The One Show.

This TV presenter after suffering from depression and bipolar disorder is now returning again on TV. He will host the show Wild Animal Rescue for Channel 5.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Bill Oddie has a perfect height of 5 ft 3 inches but his weight is unknown.

His hair color is gray and his eyes are brown color.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Bill is active on the Twitter account but he does not use Facebook and Instagram.

He has more than 78.7k followers on Twitter. Moreover, he also has his own official website.


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