David Attenborough is a veteran broadcaster and naturalist who holds the record for the longest career as a TV presenter and a lengthy career as a journalist. His latest documentary film A Life On Our Earth, which had a delayed release date because of the pandemic, is now available to watch from September 28, 2020.
David Attenborough's Marriage to Jane Elizabeth Ebsworth Oriel
David Attenborough was happily married to his long-term partner turned to wife. Attenborough tied the knot with wife, Jane Elizabeth Ebsworth Oriel in 1950 after kindling romance for a few years.
Attenborough,94, lived in a marital relationship with Jane Elizabeth, 70, for forty-seven years until her last breath. She passed away on 16 February 1997 with a brain haemorrhage. Late. Jane Elizabeth was a native of Merthyr Tydfil, Wales.
Attenborough and Oriel gave birth to two children including Robert Attenborough & Susan Attenborough. Their adult children, Robert and Susan who are both in their 50s. Their daughter Susan is a former primary school headmistress who resides in the UK. The couple's son is a senior lecturer in biological anthropology at the Australian National University in Canberra.
The veteran broadcaster lived in his family's home in Richmond Upon Thames, London after his partner's demise 11 years back. According to sources, David was away filming his documentary in New Zealand.
How Much Is David Attenborough Net Worth?
David Attenborough has an estimated net worth of $35 million as of 2020. He is counted one of the BBC's top earners after declaring a total pre-tax income of £1.13million per year.
The television personality declared earnings of £905,000 after-tax or £1.13 million pre-tax. His overall profits from media firms were £1 million in 2017 £200,000 up on the year before. Most of his earnings come from media firms.
The 95-year-old was promoted to BBC2 Controller and was also responsible for the introduction of color television to Britain, bringing in Monty Python's Flying Circus in 1969. From 1973 to 1997, he worked as a Director of Programmes.
In his late 70s, David finished the epic 10-part series for the BBC, The Life of Birds, with writing and presenting the Part three series State of the Planet (2000) and The Life of Mammals (2002).
David Attenborough Wiki-Bio
David Attenborough was born on May 8, 1926, in London, England to British parents. He has a brother Lord Richard Attenborough. Well, when it comes to David's academic qualification, he studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University in 1947. In the same year, he served two years with Alexandra Palace and in 1954 he started the Zoo Quest series.