Andrew Neil is a prominent Scottish former journalist and broadcaster. Currently working as the chairman of The Spectator and presenter of The Andrew Neil Show on Channel 4. He was editor of The Sunday Times from 1983 to 1994.
Andrew presented BBC political programs and was chairman of GB News previously. Neil was appointed editor of The Sunday Times by Rupert Murdoch in 1983 and held this position until 1994. Andrew became a contributor to the Daily Mail after this.
Neil became the founding chairman of Sky TV, also part of Murdoch’s News Corporation. He served for the BBC for 25 years until 2020, fronting various programs, including Sunday Politics and This Week on BBC One and Daily Politics, and Politics Live in 1988.
Andrew Neil Age
Andrew Neil was born in Paisley, United Kingdom on May 21, 1949. He is 73 years old.
Andrew Neil Height
Andrew is a man of average stature and stands at an average height of 5 ft 9 inches (Approx. 1.75 m).
Andrew Neil Education
At 11, He passed the qualifying examination and obtained entrance to the selective Paisley Grammar School. After school, Andrew joined the University of Glasgow, where he edited the student newspaper, the Glasgow University Guardian, and dabbled in student television.
Andrew Neil Family
Andrew was born to his caring parents Mary and James Neil in Paisley, Renfrewshire. His mother served in cotton mills during World War II and his father ran the wartime Cairo fire brigade served as an electrician and was a major in the Territorial Army in Renfrewshire. Neil grew up in the Glenburn area alongside his siblings.
Andrew Neil Wife
He is married to his beautiful wife called Susan Nilsson. On August 8, 2015, The duo celebrated their wedding. Susan is a Swedish civil and structural engineer and is presently the director of communications of engineering and environmental consultancy, at Waterman Group PLC.
Andrew Neil Salary
Andrew’s annual salary is $89,354 per year.
Andrew Neil Net Worth
Neil has an approximate net worth of $1 million – $5 million.
Andrew Neil Career
He serves as the chairman of the Press Holdings title ITP Media Group and The Spectator since 2008. In 1996, Neil became editor-in-chief of the Barclay brothers’ Press Holdings group of newspapers, owner of The Scotsman, Sunday Business, and The European.
He is the presenter of The Andrew Neil Show on Channel 4. The show started when he was serving at BBC for 25 years. In 2022, He joined Channel 4 as presenter of the show, which shares the same name as his former BBC Two program.
On 30 January, Channel 4 aired a documentary, Boris Johnson: Has He Run Out of Road?, in which Neil explored the future of Boris Johnson’s premiership following repeated allegations of parties held in Downing Street during the COVID-19 lockdown.
On 21 February, Channel 4 announced Andrew would host a show beginning in May, which would also be accompanied by a weekly podcast. The Andrew Show launched with an interview with Jacob Rees-Mogg cabinet minister and Neil was also joined by journalists Pippa Crerar and Madeline Grant.