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(Television Presenter and Cameraman)

Simon King is a cameraman, TV presenter. Simon is married to his wife and has four children.

Relationship Facts of Simon King

Simon King is married to Marguerite Smits van Oyen.
He is father of Four (Savannah, Alexander, Romy and Greer).
Simon King is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Simon King married to?

Simon King is married to his wife, Marguerite Smits van Oyen, a fellow wildlife filmmaker, with whom he often works.

Marguerite Smits van Oyen is his second wife. They have a daughter named Savannah, born in August 2006.

He also has three children from his first marriage: Alexander was born in 1986, Romy was born in 1989, and Greer was born in 1995.

His marriage date and wedding details are unknown.

Who is Simon King?

Simon Henry King is a British TV presenter plus cameraman.

He is well-known as a TV host of the BBC’s Big Cat Diary.

Simon King: Birth, Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Simon was born on December 27, 1962, in Nairobi, Kenya. He is of English descent and has a sister Debbie.

His father’s name was John King and his mother was Eve King. But they were separated in 1971.


Regarding his academics, King graduated from the Henbury School (1974-1979).

Simon King: Professional Life, Career

At the age of only 13, Simon teamed up with Mike Kendal to create Man and Boy.

He started his profession as a youngster on-screen character in such TV movies as The Fox (1973) and Secret Place in 1974.

In 1976 he went with naturalist Mike Kendall in the BBC arrangement Man and Boy.

Although, King made two arrangements of King’s Country and a progression of King’s Country Diary for the BBC.

In addition, he went ahead to make, film, immediately, and exhibit many honor-winning TV projects and movies a portion of the best known being Springwatch, Big Cat Diary, Planet Earth, and Blue Planet.

He is also an open speaker, creator, craftsman, artist, and a decent cook.

Although, Simon was nominated for the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2010 Queen’s New Years’ Honors List for his administration of Wildlife Photography and Conservation.

He has included shooting 2011’s African Cats which was described by Samuel L. Jackson.


He has won BAFTA Awards for his association with Wild Africa and The Blue Planet.

Simon King: Net Worth, Salary

The estimated net worth of this presenter is around $8 million as of 2022.

As per the reports, the average salary of a broadcaster is between $52k per annum.

Rumors, Controversy

There are no rumors of the couple getting separated by now and his bio is stronger in the aspect of a career rather than his personal life.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Simon King stands at a height of 6 feet (1.83m) with bodyweight is unknown.

His hair color is brown and his eye color is hazel.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Simon is active on Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube but he is not active on Facebook.

He has more than 83.2k followers on Twitter, over 10.9k followers on Instagram, and 15k subscribers on the Youtube channel.


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