Simon liked by many people is an English radio presenter and author who worked for BBC since 1981. He was the presenter of Simon Mayo Drivetime on BBC Radio 2 between 2010 and 2018. He also presented with Mark Kermode, presenter of Kermode and Mayo's Film Review on BBC Radio 5 Live. He currently presents a revamped drive time show on Radio 2 with Jo Whiley which began on 14 May 2018.
Simon Mayo; Who is the wife of Simon Mayo?
Simon Mayo is blissfully married to Hilary Bird, an American who is also a former researcher, producer, and editor at BBC radio. The couple married on 11 October 1986.
It all started in the year 1982 when he went to Nottingham to buy his first house. He bought a semi-detached Barratt house in a Cul de sac which is known as Camdale Close. And it was in Nottingham when he first met his future wife. The couple really hit off since their first meeting and started dating.
The couple has been together for almost 33 years and still, they have so much love and respect for each other and is an inspiration to all of them who do not believe in love.
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The couple is blessed with three children: Natasha Mayo, Ben Mayo, and Joe Mayo. However, their daughter Natasha Mayo is an actress recognized for her work in Break Down 2016.
In one of Simon's interviews,
"He said that the house was really important for him as he proposed her on one knee in the midnight of the valentine day in 1986."
In 1999 Simon Mayo broke a world record by broadcasting for 37 hours in aid of that year's Comic Relief. This record was broken by Chris Moyles and Dave Vitty on 17 March 2011.
Simon Mayo and Jo Whiley's drivetime show was on every weekday from 5pm-8pm and first aired on May 14, 2018.
However, Simon presented the show on his own for the past eight years and some listeners haven't been impressed with the changes to the hosting dynamic.
One Twitter user likened the pairing of "chocolate and cauliflower."
The BBC acknowledged some "regular listeners are unhappy" but urged listeners to give the pair time, adding: "Every new show needs time to settle down."
How much Salary does Simon Mayo own?
Simon Mayo net worth is stirring as he is enrolled in English Radio Presenter and Author. His salary ranges from £350,000 pounds to £400000. The presenter's previous drive-time program, which finished last week after eight years, attracted about 6 million listeners.
The wife of Simon Mayo, Hilary Bird net worth looks astonishing as her career is also enrolled in Researcher, Producer, and Editor. Comparing the salary of the employees in the BBC, such as Jeremy Vine, whose earning is £700,000-£748,999 as a BBC presenter her salary must be somewhere around that too. She is also an owner of Hilary Mayo Ceramics Company.
Simon Mayo Wiki Bio
- Simon Mayo 59, was born on 21st September 1958 in Southgate, London.
- He is of British nationality.
- His Birth sign is Virgo.
- His parents are Derek and Jill, both were teachers in school.
- Simon Mayo studied at St John's Primary School in Croydon, Surrey, Arden school in Knowle, Solihull School and the University of Warwick in 1980 with a degree in history of politics.
- He was the award holder of honorary Doctor Of Letters.
- Simon Mayo was interested in radio from his earliest days post-university, he worked for five years for BBC Radio Nottingham before joining the network's Radio.
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