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BBC Two's Victoria Derbyshire: See her Married life with Husband and Children. Also see her Career

Updated On 14 Aug, 2020 Published On 09 Aug, 2017
BBC Two's Victoria Derbyshire: See her Married life with Husband and Children. Also see her Career

The BBC Two's broadcaster, Victoria Derbyshire married the senior editor of BBC named, Mark Sandell as his second wife with two children.

The Nick Clare Award winner journalist, Victoria Derbyshire which she won after interviewing a man who was accused and then cleared of date rape, is now having such an amazing and lavish life along with her husband, senior editor of BBC named, Mark Sandell.

Despite their past affairs, the couple is living happily and sharing a great bond between them, along with their children. So, today let us know about their relationships, past affairs, and career as well.

BBC's Victoria Derbyshire: See her Married life with Husband Children

Victoria entered into Mark Sandell's life as his girlfriend. The both were from BBC as Mark is the senior editor and Victoria, a presenter and broadcaster of BBC. This shows where they met for the first time in the office and started falling for each other.

After dating for several months, the couple tied their knot and became the second wife of Mark after his first divorce with Fi Glover. It was also rumored that the reason behind their divorce was, Mark, having an extra marital affair with Victoria.

Mark and his wife, Victoria, Source: Daily Mail and Mirror


Mark and his ex-wife, Fi, Source: Frostsnow and The Guardian

However, past affair did not affect their relationship and is living a cherished life together. Moreover, after certain years of their marriage, they welcomed their two children which completed their happy family.

Victoria's burgeoning career

Before joining BBC Radio 5 Live in 1998, she was working in a local radio station from where she generally started her career. Working several months in the local radio she joined BBC and started appearing as a co-presenter of the breakfast show along with her mate, Julian Worricker.

Her hard work leads her to win Gold Sony Award for the show. She grabbed lots of popularity from the show however she left the show by 2003 and partnered with Nicky Campbell. Moreover, she was in the maternity leave from her job and after returning she joined morning news program.

Victoria on her show, Source: BBC

Further, she was engaged in various shows and political program including the Newsnight, This Week, Victoria Derbyshire Interviews.., Watchdog and much more. Besides these, she also appeared as a host on Channel 4 for the sports chat show.

Apart from an indoor job, she was also given the task to cover the biggest globe stories like World Cup, the Paris Concorde crash, Olympic games and general elections. She is the first journalist whose program was broadcasted from Zimbabwe.

Quick Facts about Victoria Derbyshire

Victoria presenting her show, Source: BT TV
  • Born on 2nd October 1968 as Victoria Anthoniette Derbyshire in Ramsbottom, Lancashire, England.
  • Nick Derbyshire is her younger brother who was a cricket player for England.
  • Joined Grammar School for Girls.
  • Graduated from the University of Liverpool.
  • Earned a postgraduate diploma in radio and TV journalism from Preston Polytechnic which is now known as the University of Central Lancashire.
  • Her father abused the entire family including her mother, her and her two younger brothers and sister.
  • Her parents got divorced when she was 17 in 1985.
  • Started career working in the local radio.
  • Joined BBC Radio 5 Live as a co-presenter in 1998.
  • Debuted at the show, Have I Got News for You, a British television show in 2011.
  • Her program named, current affair program started broadcasted on BBC Two and the BBC News Channel since 2015.
  • Won the Sony Academy's Speech Broadcaster of the Year beating Jenni Murray, Jeremy Vine, and Evan Davis.
  • Also beat Justin Webb, Jane Garvey, and Melvyn Bragg and was awrded by Speech Broadcaster f the Year.
  • She interviewed the four male footballers about the sexual abused which was experienced by them being the male member and for which she won BAFTA Television Award.
  • Diagnosed with breast cancer.
  • She was highly criticized after she interviewed the convicted sex offender, Jonathan King after he released from the prison.


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