Annie Nightingale Biography and Wiki
Annie Nightingale (b. April 1, 1940) is an English radio and television broadcaster. She was the first female presenter on BBC Radio 1 in 1970 and is its longest-serving presenter.
Nightingale is BBC Radio 1’s longest-serving broadcaster and holds the Guinness World Record for the longest career as a female radio presenter.
Annie Nightingale Age and Birthday
Nightingale was born on April 1, 1940, in Osterley, Isleworth, United Kingdom, She is 80 years old as of early 2021.
Regarding her education, The Enligh broadcaster attended St Catherine’s School, Twickenham, Lady Eleanor Holles School, Hampton, Middlesex (by scholarship), She then proceeded to the Polytechnic of Central London (now the University of Westminster) School of Journalism.
Annie Nightingale Height
From a close look at her pictures with other celebrities, We estimate Nightingale’s height at 5 feet 6 inches.
Annie Nightingale Husband
Nightingale is happily married to Binky Baker. The couple tied the knot in 1978.
Annie Nightingale Career
The talented broadcaster launched her career as a journalist, broadcaster, columnist, TV host, and fashion boutique owner, welcoming the unprecedented years of her youth in the 1960s amid The Beatles, Rolling Stones, The Who, The Kinks, David Bowie, The Byrds, The Beach Boys and other leading pop artists and writers.
In the 1960s and 1970s, she penned columns for the Daily Express, the Daily Sketch, Petticoat, and Cosmopolitan magazine.
Annie joined the BBC Radio 1 team in 1970, making her the first national female DJ on the BBC. She has remained there ever since. Nightingale has specialized in championing new and underground music, she has also headed the movement inspiring other women to become DJs and broadcasters.
Annie Nightingale Net Worth
Nightingale boasts a net worth of about $10 million dollars. This amount is from her extensive career as a journalist.
Annie Nightingale Salary
According to online sources, Annie’s annual salary ranges from $70,000 to $147,000. Her contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.