Jeremy vine  Bio, Age, Family, Wife, School, Salary, Net Worth,BBC

Jeremy Vine the BBC journalist

Jeremy Vine Biography

Jeremy Guy Vine is an English presenter, broadcaster, and journalist best known as the host of his BBC Radio 2 lunchtime program that features news, views, interviews with live guests, and popular music, that he took over from long-time host Sir Jimmy Young in 2003. Vine also hosts the BBC2 quiz show Eggheads, which he took over full-time from former host Dermot Murnaghan in 2014. He appeared on Strictly Come Dancing’s 13th series in 2015. He has hosted his own Channel 5 daily current affairs show, Jeremy Vine, since September 2018.



How old is Jeremy vine? – Age

Jeremy was born on 17 May 1965 in Epsom, Surrey, London. He is 56 years as of 2021.

Where did Jeremy vine go to school? – Education

Vine attended Ewell’s Lynton Preparatory School, Burgh Heath’s Aberdour School, and Epsom College. He played drums in a band called The Flared Generation, which also included his brother Tim; Smash Hits magazine described them as “the most unfashionable punk band in the country.” He received a 2:2 undergraduate degree in English from Durham University (Hatfield College). He was a member of The Durham Revue, a sketch comedy group, and an editor of the student newspaper, Palatinate. Vine obtained a work permit and traveled to the United States to find work in Wyoming after graduating from university at the age of 21. Vine joined on a journalism training course at the Coventry Evening Telegraph after a brief stint on Metro Radio before joining the BBC in 1987.

Jeremy vine – Family

Jeremy’s father was Guy Vine and Diana Vine was the mother. His father was a civil engineering lecturer at Surrey College of Technology in the North East, while his mother was a housewife who also worked as a doctor’s receptionist. Similarly, he grew up with a sister named Sonya and a younger brother named Tim Vine, who is a comedian. Vine’s father died in the year 2018. Likewise, he is of British nationality.

Jeremy Vine’s wife

Vine was married to Janelle Muntz, an American banker, for seven years, until their divorce in 2000. Vine expressed his regret, but their careers and travel had prevented them from seeing each other in three years.
Rachel Schofield, a journalist and news presenter, is now his wife since 2002. They have two daughters, Anna Vine and Martha Vine.

Jeremy Vine the BBC journalist
Jeremy Vine the BBC journalist

What is Jeremy vine’s Salary?

Jeremy earns a salary of € 290,000-€ 294,000 annually.

Jeremy vine Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of  3 million.

Jeremy vine Career

In 1989, he became a regular reporter on the BBC Radio 4 program  Today, filing reports from across Europe. While working for Today, he published two comic novels set amidst the modern Church of England, including Forget Heaven, Just Kiss Me (1992) and The Whole World in My Hands (1993). The novels were not successful and Vine now regards them as juvenilia. In the mid-1990s, Vine became familiar to BBC TV viewers as a political reporter, which included reporting on the ascent of New Labour under Tony Blair. He later made his mark offering irreverent reports on the 1997 General Election. After the 1997 election, Vine became the Africa Correspondent based in Johannesburg, traveling all over Africa. Reporting assignments took him to the war front to report on the Eritrean–Ethiopian War, the Angolan Civil War, the violence in Lesotho after South African troops went in and hoisted a South African flag over the Royal Palace, following leadership disputes. He also traveled to Algiers and Kenya, to report during political elections. Vine was successful in gaining interviews with key leaders in various African nations. Two of these included Robert Mugabe, the then President of Zimbabwe; and the leader of the Islamist regime in Khartoum, Sudan.                                                                                                                                                                Other areas of Africa from which he had reported include Mali, Zambia, Sierra Leone, and the Niger Delta, to report on the Nigerian villagers’ unrest over the work of the oil companies. In April 1999, Vine presented an exclusive report on South African police brutality for BBC Two’s Newsnight. The film won the Silver Nymph at the Monte Carlo Television Festival and resulted in the suspension of 22 police officers. In July 1999, the BBC announced that Vine was joining Newsnight full-time as a co-presenter, having stood in for Jeremy Paxman over the two previous summers. Formalized paraphraseVine was one of the original presenters of Broadcasting House on BBC Radio 4 and presented The Politics Show on BBC One from its launch in 2003 until Jon Sopel took over in 2005.                                            In May 2006, Vine was announced as Peter Snow’s replacement for presenting the BBC election graphics, including the famous Swingometer. His performance on the night of the council elections in England and Wales on 30 April 2008 was widely criticized.      From 2007 until 2009, he co-presented the Teaching Awards with Kate Thornton (2007), Myleene Klass (2008) and Christine Lampard (2009). Between 2007 and 2010, Vine was the presenter of the BBC’s flagship and the world’s oldest current affairs program, Panorama, which coincided with the show’s move back to a Monday peak-time slot. From 2008 to 2018, [10] Vine presented Points of View, taking over from Sir Terry Wogan. On 6 October 2008, he started hosting the former BBC Two quiz show Eggheads while the spin-off show,’ Are You an Egghead?’, was presented by the regular host, Dermot Murnaghan.                                                                                                                    Once the spin-off show had finished, Vine continued to host the second half of each series, with Murnaghan hosting the first half.              In Series 16, it was announced that Vine had become the sole presenter.                                                                                                                      As of 2014, Vine also hosted the spin-off series Revenge of the Egghead. The series ran for a 6-week period, between 24 February and 4 April 2014.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   On 12 March 2021, it was announced that after 18 years at the BBC, the program would be moving to Channel 5, and Vine was to continue as host of the show. Formalized paraphrase from 2016–17, Vine co-presented Crimewatch with Tina Daheley. In September 2018, Vine replaced Matthew Wright as the presenter of Channel 5’s weekday morning current affairs show, formerly called The Wright Stuff. The show’s name now changed to Jeremy Vine. Formal paraphraseVine said he would continue to present his Radio 2 weekday lunchtime program. In March 2021, it was announced that Eggheads would be joining his morning current affairs/phone-in show as a program broadcast on Channel 5 after the BBC put the quiz on hiatus.

Jeremy Awards

At the Sony Awards in 2005 and 2011, Vine was voted Speech Broadcaster of the Year.                                                                                            At the latter, Vine won the Sony Award for Interview of the Year for his 2010 election interview with Gordon Brown, in which the then-Prime Minister put his head in his hands while a recording of him calling a voter a bigot was played.                                                                      Vine also holds the Guinness World Record for the most sausage rolls consumed in 60 seconds.