Jon Snow Bio, Age, Height, Channel 4 News, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Jon Snow Bio, Wiki

Jon Snow is a British Anchor/Presenter/Correspondent/Reporter working for Channel 4 News as a presenter and he has been the face of the station since 1989. He joined the ITN team in the year 1976 where he worked as a Washington Correspondent in the year 1984.

Jon Snow’s Age

Snow was born on the 28th of September 1947 in Ardingly, Sussex, England. He is 74 years old as of 2021.

Jon Snow Height

He stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 3 inches.

Jon Snow Education

Snow attended and spent around five years at the Pilgrims’ School. Later on, he attended St Edward’s School in Oxford and spent a year as a VSO volunteer teaching in Uganda. After obtaining mixed success in an attempt to pass his A-levels, he later moved to the Yorkshire Coast College in Scarborough.

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There, he obtained the necessary qualifications to gain a place in reading Law at the University of Liverpool. Unfortunately, he could not complete his studies as he was expelled for taking part in the 1970 anti-apartheid socialist student protest. Later on, he described this as “an absolute watershed in his life.”

Jon Snow’s Work Experience

Since the year 1984, he has been able to travel all around the world in order to cover the news. Snow has traveled to the Berlin Wall and covered Barack Obama’s inauguration and the earthquake in Haiti in addition to traveling to South Africa to cover the release of Nelson Mandela.

In his career, he has been able to receive many awards. Among these awards include the Royal Television Society awards for Journalist of the Year in the year 2006, Presenter of the Year in the year 2009, and the Richard Dimbleby Bafta Award for Best Factual Contribution to Television in the year 2005.

Jon Snow’s Net Worth

In Snow’s career as an Anchor/Presenter/Correspondent/Reporter, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Jon Snow’s┬áSalary

He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Jon Snow’s Parents and Siblings

Snow was raised in Ardingly to his loving and caring parents, George D’Oyly Snow who was a Bishop of Whitby, and Joan, who was a pianist having studied at the Royal College of Music. In addition, he is also a grandson of First World War General Sir Thomas D’Oyly Snow whom he writes mostly in his foreword to Ronald Skirth’s war memoir The Reluctant Tommy. Jon is also a cousin to former BBC television news presenter Peter Snow. In addition, he grew up in Ardingly College, where his father was the headmaster.

Jon Snow Wife/ Spouse

He had been in partnership for around 35 years with human rights lawyer Madeleine Colvin. However, he later entered into a marriage in March of 2010 with Precious Lunga, who is a scientist from Rhodesia now known as Zimbabwe.

Jon Snow Kids

Together with Madeleine, he had two daughters whom he shared no information about. Later on, in marriage with Lunga,  they count it a blessing to have a child whom they got through surrogacy in March 2021.

Jon Snow’s Twitter and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 1,450,575 followers, and about 695 followers on his Instagram account.