Moira Stuart Bio, Age, Family, Husband, BBC News, Salary and Net Worth

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Moira Stuart Biography

Moira Stuart is a British presenter and broadcaster. She was the first African-Caribbean female newsreader to appear on British television, having worked on BBC News since 1981.

Moira Stuart Age

She was born as Moira Clare Ruby Stuart on 2nd September 1949, in London, UK (73 years as of 2023).

Moira Stuart Family

Moira Stuart was born to Marjorie Gordon, a Dominican mother, and Harold Stuart, a Barbadian father. When she was 10 months old, her parents divorced, and the last time she saw her father, she was three. She made an attempt to search for him at the age of 17 but she found out he had died in 1966.

“There was a will for the kin, and so I had to try to find him. I went to Somerset Place and found that he had died the previous year. He was driving along the highway and was struck by an articulated truck.”

He was driving at a very high speed and on the wrong side of the road at the time of the crash. His sporting Victory car plowed into an oncoming truck.


Moira Stuart Husband

Moira is not married but she once told The Daily Mail that she almost married twice. She was also sensationally propositioned by John Humphry’s, Today show presenter who once told her she was “sensationally sexy”.

Des Lynam admitted that the two had been dating in the past. He wanted to be her husband, but they split up and things didn’t function well. Aside from this, there is no further information available about her personal life.

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Moira Stuart Education

Moira attended Our Lady’s Convent RC High School, Stamford Hill. At the age of 13 years, her family moved to Bermuda for a while before returning to London, where she attended college at the age of 15.

Moira Stuart BBC News

She has covered several television news and radio programs for the BBC in a career spanning four decades and was the newsreader for The Chris Evans Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2 from 2010 for nine years. Every Sunday from 23:00 till midnight she hosted her own music show on the station, featuring “timeless classics” from the past 60 years.

It was revealed on 17 December 2018 that Stuart will be joining Classic FM as a morning news presenter from February 2019 and, from July 2019, as a weekend presenter with her own Saturday broadcast.

In March 2020, she won the Harvey Lee Award from the Broadcasting Press Guild in recognition of her five decades of excellent broadcasting, including BBC radio and television news presentations, documentaries, entertainment shows, and her latest Classic FM news and music programs.

BBC News Anchors and Reporters

  • George Alagiah
  • Ben Brown
  • Fiona Bruce
  • Rachel Burden
  • Reeta Chakrabarti
  • Tina Daheley
  • Victoria Derbyshire
  • Christian Fraser
  • Jane Hill
  • Mishal Husain
  • Kasia Madera
  • Simon McCoy
  • Kirsty Wark
  • Tina Daheley
  • Mishal Husain
  • Jon Kay
  • Joanna Gosling

Moira Stuart Salary and Net Worth

Moira Stuart is a famous name in media journalism. No wonder, she is paid a huge sum as a salary. Once the rumor of Stuart receiving 1700 pounds per show on Chris Evan’s Radio 2 programmed fueled the BBC row. The actual net worth of Moira is not available in any media by any means but can be assumed to be in a million pounds.

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Moira Stuart Awards and Achievements

Moira is a very talented face on television. She will show her skills and hard work by seeing a list of awards she has won so far.

  • 1988; Best Television Host
  • 1989; Best Female Television Personality
  • 1994; Best Media Personality
  • 1997; She was voted the” Best Newscaster of the Year. She was appointed to the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2001; An OBE; Officer of the Order of the British Empire for her excellent broadcasting services.
  • 2002; Moira Stuart became media celebrities at the EMMA Awards,
  • 2003; 100 great black Britons.
  • 2008; Oldie Autocutie of the year.
  • In 2006, 2012, and 2013, she received three honorary doctorate degrees from the University of Edinburgh, De Montfort University, and Canterbury Christ Church University.

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