Steph Mcgovern is an English business journalist and television presenter. Currently, she works as the main business presenter for BBC Breakfast. Read to know about her family, childhood, education, career, and boyfriend!
Birthday, Family and Education
Steph Mcgovern’s full name is Stephanie Rose. She was born on May 31, 1982, in North Tyneside, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom. She was raised in Middlesborough in Teesside. There is no information about her family and childhood.
Steph attended Kader Primary School. After graduation, she enrolled at the Macmillan City Technology College which is now called the Macmillan Academy. There in the year of 1998 to 2000, she studied Math’s, Physics, Design Technology and Business Studies. She was a scholarship student with Arkwright Engineering Scholarship.
At the age of 19, in 2001, she helped Black And Decker save over pound 1 million on design for the Leaf Hog Project. She was awarded the “Young Engineer for Britain”.
In the later years, she joined the University College London. She studied Science Communication and Policy in the Department of Science and Technology Studies there.
Her career began when she joined BBC at Tomorrow’s World Program. She also got a part-time job as a researcher in the current affairs. In a short amount of time, the smart lady became the main producer of daily financial news on the Today program on Radio 4.
With her hard work and dedication, Steph became a lead producer of the business news on the BBC’s One, Six and Ten o’clock news bulletins.
The year 2010 brought a change in her career. She started presenting for BBC Radio 5 Live. She also presents Sunday evenings On the Money. On top of that, she has also presented a realistic show for Radio 4, incorporating series about silk industries.
The talented career-oriented woman is also a former champion Irish dancer.
On August 2012, Steph started to work on the BBC Breakfast and is one of the major presenters in the show.
Steph is an unmarried woman. And she likes to keep her personal life away from the media’s spotlight. She is either single or might be keeping her boyfriend a mystery. There is nothing known about her previous boyfriends as well.
There were rumors that she was romantically involved with co-presenter Mike Bushell. Later the rumors turned out to be untrue. There were also rumors that she was pregnant. However, she denied those rumors. She was a subject of controversy when she compared Carol Kirkwood to a pack of pigs. She received several backlashes back then.