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British journalist and presenter, Clive Augustus Myrie was born on August 25, 1964.
Myrie was born in Bolton, Lancashire in the United Kingdom to Jamaican immigrant parents, Lynne Halden and Norris Myrie.
While his father Norris worked in a factory producing carpet and automobile batteries, his mother was a seamstress for Mary Quant.
His father retired and moved back to Jamaica, and his parents are divorced. Myrie received his education at Bolton’s Hayward Grammar School before transferring to Bolton Sixth Form College, where he earned his A-levels. He earned a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sussex in 1985.
Clive Myrie nationality
Myrie was born in Bolton, Lancashire in the United Kingdom. He is British.
Clive Myrie age
Myrie was born on August 25, 1964, hence he is currently 58 years of age.
Clive Myrie net worth
Myrie has a net worth estimated to be about $3 million.
Clive Myrie height and weight
Myrie stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 70-90kg.
Clive Myrie education
Myrie attended the Hayward Grammar School in Bolton and furthered at the Bolton Sixth Form College. He also earned a degree in Bachelor of Law from the University of Sussex.
Clive Myrie career
As part of the BBC’s graduate journalism program, Myrie began working there in 1987 as a trainee local radio reporter.
When he returned to the BBC from Independent Radio News in 1988, his first position was as a reporter for Radio Bristol. Later, he covered news for BBC Television and Radio News before reporting for Points West.
He joined the BBC as a foreign correspondent in 1996, and since then, he has reported from more than 80 nations. He started out as the BBC’s Tokyo correspondent before switching to Los Angeles from 1997 to 1999.
He was appointed a BBC Asia journalist in 2002, and from 2006 to 2007, he served as a journalist in Paris.
He had previously worked as a journalist for Europe stationed in Brussels until being hired as a presenter on the BBC News Channel in April 2009 to take the place of Chris Lowe, who had retired.
Since working for BBC News, Myrie has hosted BBC Breakfast, BBC News at Ten, and BBC Weekend News, all of which are broadcast on BBC One. He started delivering daily bulletins on BBC One in June 2014.
After meeting an ETA agent in Paris who gave him a tape of the group’s commanders making the announcement, Myrie broke the news that ETA had announced a unilateral ceasefire in September 2010.
On the BBC News Channel, he has hosted the 18:30–midnight hour, Monday–Thursday. He served as Election Tonight’s primary presenter at 19:30 and 21:30 during the general election of 2015.
Since 2019, Myrie has concentrated on the BBC One network bulletins, with a group of relief presenters handling the evening shift.
Myrie has occasionally been a presenter on BBC World News, particularly during the 2016 US election and World News Today and World News America. On April 15, 2016, he made a guest appearance on Have I Got News for You on BBC One.
Myrie participated as a panelist on Richard Osman’s House of Games quiz show in September 2017. Additionally, he co-hosted the current affairs program Beyond 100 Days with Katty Kay.
After Fiona Bruce left to host Question Time in 2019, Myrie took up the BBC News at Six and BBC News at Ten on alternate Fridays with Sophie Raworth. In Huw Edwards’ place, he now presents the BBC News at Ten on Fridays.
Following John Humphrys’ decision to depart after 18 years, it was announced on March 22, 2021, that Myrie will take over as presenter of the popular BBC Two quiz show Mastermind and its BBC One spin-off program, Celebrity Mastermind.
Myrie began serving as host on August 23, 2021. He appeared as a special guest in an episode of the Celebrity Antiques Road Trip on BBC Two in November 2021 alongside fellow newsreader Reeta Chakrabarti.
The Definitive History of Jazz in Britain, a ten-week documentary series hosted by Myrie on Jazz FM, will air from 4 April to 6 June 2021. On BBC Radio 3, he occasionally plays classical music.
He visited Ukraine in February 2022 and served as the BBC’s anchor during the Russian invasion of Ukraine in 2022.
He announced his return to the UK on March 8 but made a commitment to go back to the fighting. In 2023, Myrie debuted Clive Myrie’s Italian Road Trip.
Clive Myrie family and siblings
Myrie was born to Lynne Halden and Norris Myrie.
Clive Myrie wife
Myrie is married to Catherine Myrie.
Clive Myrie children
According to online reports, Myrie has no children.