Michael Portillo Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Fiancé, Family, Salary and Net Worth

Micheal Portillo
Micheal Portillo

Michael Portillo Biography and Wiki

Michael Portillo is a well-known British journalist, broadcaster and Cabinet member of parliament, and Cabinet Minister of the Conservative party.

Michael Portillo Age and Birthday

Portillo was born on May 26, 1953, in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England. He is 68 years old as of 2021. Her birth sign is Gemini. Micheal turns 69 years old on May 26, 2022.

Michael Portillo Height and Weight

Michael appears to be quite tall according to his photos. He stands an average height of 5feet and 11 inches (Approx.1.81m) and has a moderate weight.

Michael Portillo Education

Portillo is quite a learned individual. He attended Peterhouse, Cambridge, and later graduated with a degree in History.

Michael Portillo Family

Michael was born and raised in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England by his parents, Luis Gabriel and Cora Waldegrave Blyth de Portillo.

Further information about the actual identities of his siblings is currently under review and will soon be updated.

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Michael Portillo Fiance

Portillo is happily married to his gorgeous wife Carolyn Claire Eadie. The couple decided to officially tie the knot on 12 February 1982.

Further information about their children is currently under review and will soon be updated.

Michael Portillo BBC2

Michael has had quite an impressive career, He has made a number of television programs for BBC2 including Art that shook the world: Richard Wagner’s Ring, Portillo in Euroland, Elizabeth I in the series Great Britons, When Michael Portillo became a single mum, Portillo Goes Wild in Spain and The Science of Killing. There followed documentaries on the unburied bodies from the Spanish Civil War and on Guantanamo Bay.

In 2010 BBC Radio 4 carried his 3-part series “Democracy on Trial”. For BBC4 he has made several series of Dinner with Portillo, a discussion program, and in 2008 The Lady’s not for Spurning (about Margaret Thatcher’s legacy). Since 2006 he has been on The Moral Maze team on BBC Radio 4.

He began the weekly political discussion program This Week on BBC1 with fellow presenters Andrew Neil and Diane Abbott MP. He did 100 programs for BBC2 in the Great British Railway Journeys and Great Continental Railway Journeys show. He was a weekly columnist on The Sunday Times for six years and was The New Statesman’s theater critic from 2004-2006.

Portillo chaired the judges of the Man Booker prize, while in 2011 he chaired the Art Fund Prize and in 2012 he chaired the committee recommending grants for an endowment to arts and heritage institutions under the government’s Catalyst program.

Michael Portillo Salary

According to BBC estimates, Micheal receives an annual salary ranging from $27,800 – $78,700. His contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.

Michael Portillo Net Worth

Portillo has a net worth of $250,000. This amount is from his extensive career among other investments.

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