Facts of Angela May Rippon
|Full Name:||Angela May Rippon|
|Age:||74 years 10 months|
|Birth Date:||October 12, 1944|
|Birth Place:||Plymouth, Devon, England|
|Father's Name:||John Rippon|
|Mother's Name:||Edna Rippon|
|Profession:||TV journalist, Writer|
|Education:||Public Secondary School|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)|
|Salary:||$1300 per episode|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
|Eye Color:||Light Brown|
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Angela Rippon is a TV Journalist, Newsreader, and a Host. She is also a Writer and has written several books. She is also known as the very first woman to regularly read the news on national television.
Angela Rippon – Bio, Age (74 Years)
Angela Rippon was born on 12 October 1944 in Devon, England. Her Father (John Rippon) was in Royal Marine and her Mother (Enda Rippon) worked in a fine china company and she was also a woman dressmaker. On an interview in the first encounter with her father, Angela said,
“I was nearly three when he got back. I have a photograph of us when he returned because it was always a big occasion when the ships docked at Plymouth.”
She is the only child of her parents. Her nationality is British with unknown ethnicity.
Angela’s education history is not very much open. She has joined Public Secondary School, Coburg Street in Plymouth. She left her study at the age of 17 and started to focus on her career. Angela is now 74 years old and is very successful in the media world. She has received many recognition and awards for her works.
Angela Rippon – Career, Achievements, Net Worth ($10 m)
Angela Rippon started to work at the age of 17 years with Western Morning News. She has also shown her editing talents in BBC local radio and Westward Television. Then in 1966, she made her TV debut at BBC South West. After that, in 1974 she presented her first national news. Her permanent news reading job was offered in 1975 on BBC One’s Nine O’Clock News, thus making her first lady newsreader.
She continued her journey in journalism and hosted and presented several news programmes. Angela presented shows like Top Gear, Come Dancing, Cash in the Attic, Amazing Greys, How to Stay Young, and so on. She, in 2018 has covered the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for Channel Seven (Australia).
Angela Rippon has received many honors. She holds Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) (2004), Honorary Doctorate of Arts (2012), and Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) (2017).
Besides this, Angela also writes books. Some of her written books are Victoria Plum a children book series, Mark Phillips: The Man and His Horses, and also a fitness book Stay Active, Stay Supple, Stay Healthy.
Angela’s career has helped her to gain fame and wealth. She has an estimated net worth of $13 million and salary $1300 per episode.
Angela Rippon – Life Partner
Angela Rippon is married only once. Her marriage took place when she was 22 in 1967. She married an Engineer Christopher Dare. They went slowly in their relationship and after five years of dating, they decided to tie the knot.
Sadly, this marriage lasted only for around 22 years. After Chris cheated Angela with another woman, they officially separated in 1989. Angela after that also found love, one lasted for twelve years and another for five years. She doesn’t have any children.
At present, Angela is living happily single and is busy with her career. Regarding remarrying, She said,
“I don’t think so. I’ve discovered I’m very happy being single. I suppose, if I’m honest, when your heart is broken it’s painful and I don’t want to go there again.”
Angela Rippon – Body Features
Angela at this age also looks very much fit and fine. She pointed her age and once stated,
“The glorious thing about reaching this age is that you don’t know how long you have left and you want to make the most of it.”
She had black hair but now her hair is white in color with light brown eyes. About her height, she once replied,
“When I was about 16 and 17 … I was already 5ft 4. I’m 5ft 6 now.”
Angela’s weight, body figures, etc are not disclosed yet.
Angela Rippon – Social Popularity
Angela Rippon is related to media. But she is staying from social sites like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Many accounts are open in her name on social media but none are officially known as hers.
Reference: Wikipedia, IMDb