Martin Bashir Bio


Relationship Statistics of Martin Bashir

What is Martin Bashir marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
How many children does Martin Bashir have ? (name):Three(Eliza, Phoebe, Samuel)
Is Martin Bashir having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Martin Bashir gay ?: No
Who is Martin Bashir wife ? (name):Deborah

Relationship status

Martin Bashir is happily married to Deborah, a professional nurse.

Martin and Deborah have three children- Phoebe, Samuel, and Eliza.

Who is Martin Bashir?

Martin Bashir is a British journalist. Martin Bashir was the one who interviewed the late dancer and performer, Michael Jackson.

He is currently working at the BBC as a Religion Editor as well as an English journalist and news anchor.

Martin Bashir- Birth Age, Family

Martin Bashir was born Martin Henry Bashir on 19 January 1963 in Wandsworth, London, England. His parents originally came from Pakistan and later in 1951, they moved to Britain.

Martin was one of five children born to his parents. One of his brothers, Tommy, suffered from muscular dystrophy and died in 1991.

Education, University

He attended the State Comprehensive Wandsworth School for Boys, Southfields, Wandsworth, London.

From 1982 to 1985, he attended King Alfred’s College of Higher Education, Winchester, where he studied English and History.

Later, he joined King’s College London, Strand, London.

Martin Bashir- Professional Life, Career

He started his career in 1986 as a journalist. Until 1999, he worked for the BBC in which he hosted programs including Songs of Praise, Public Eye and Panorama.

After that, he joined ITV and started to work on special documentary programs and features for Tonight with Trevor McDonald.

In 1995, he interviewed Diana, Princess of Wales about her failed marriage to the Prince of Wales.

He conducted a series of interviews with Michael Jackson in 2003, as part of an ITV documentary, Living with Michael Jackson. Martin named the interview ‘Leaving Neverland: Michael Jackson and Me’.


Martin got into the show, X-Factor through to the live shows with his rendition of Nat King Cole’s L.O.V.E. Since October 2019, he is on the show.

Recently, he forgot the lyrics of a song while singing and was the center of some friendly kidding among his news colleagues.


On October 26, 2010, he released a reggae album, Bass Lion.


In June 2008, he found out that he had a brain tumor that was growing on his pituitary gland. Doctors suggested Martin go on normally in his life without any operations.

Net Worth

As a top-journalist in the UK, he earns £599,999 per annum. His net worth is $1 million US.

Social Media

Martin has 20k followers on Instagram and 32k on Twitter.


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