Hilary Bird is the wife of the renown radio presenter Simon Mayo. The duo has been married for 31 years now. Hilary was a researcher, producer, and editor at BBC radio.
Early Life and Career
Hilary Bird is an American by nationality. She earned HE Diploma in Fine and Applied Art from London Metropolitan University. She also attended Manchester Polytechnic, Buffalo State University in New York and The Albright Knox Art Museum in Buffalo, New York, USA.
Bird began her career working at BBC Radio as a researcher, producer, and editor. Afterward, she joined the BBC Television as an assistant producer. In the year 1984, she won Gold and Silver Sony Radio Awards.
Hilary is married to the award winning radio presenter Simon Mayo. She met Simon for the first time in Nottingham. They instantly fell in love after their first meeting. Her husband purposed to her on one knee in the midnight of the valentine day in 1986.
They didn’t wait long and tied the knot on 11 October of the same year. It’s almost been 33 years and the bond between the husband-wife seems stronger. The duo has two children namely Natasha Mayo and Joe Mayo. Their daughter Natasha Mayo is an actress recognized for her work in Break Down 2016.
Even though the actual figure of her net worth is still under review, comparing the salary of the employees in the BBC such as Jeremy Vine whose earning is £700,000–£749,999 as a BBC presenter her salary must be somewhere around that too. She is also an owner of Hilary Mayo Ceramics Company.
Hilary Bird Affairs
First Affair with Simon Mayo
Simon Mayo is a lovely husband of Hilary Bird. They tied the knot in the year 1986 after some months of Simon's proposal to Hilary.