Andrew Marr

British Commentator, Journalist (1959)
Mon Aug 26 2019
By   Alina

Who is Andrew Marr? 

Let's get into the biography of Andrew Marr who is the journalist recognized as the presenter of The Andrew Marr Show and the History of the World. Marr is a British political commentator and television presenter who has struggled throughout his life. 

Andrew Marr was born on 31 July 1959 in Glasgow, Scotland as Andrew William Stevenson Marr. Marr holds British nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. His father is a Donald Marr, an investment trust manager, and his mother is Valerie Marr

As far as education is concerned, Marr studied at Craigflower Preparatory School in Scotland, Dundee's autonomous high school and at Loretto School. He then joined an independent school in Musselburgh, East Lothian, where he was a Pinkie House member as well as a prefect. 

He went to read English at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, graduating with a first class honours degree. Popular journalist Andrew Neil and Andrew Marr doesn't just share first name but also same professional life. 

Andrew Mar in the studio of his show. career, professional life
Image: Andrew Mar in the studio of his show

Formerly he was affiliated with Maoist, he was a member of the Socialist Campaign for a Labor Victory, an offshoot of the International Communist League. He submitted a post-war British political history on BBC Two in 2007, the History of Modern Britain by Andrew Marr, followed by a prequel in 2009, The Making of Modern Britain by Andrew Marr, concentrating on the era from 1901 to 1945. 

As for now, he is the editor of The Independent and BBC News and has been earning pretty good amount of money from his career. Marr has also interview influential British politician Nigel Farage

Personal Life 

Popular journalist and political commentator has a very blissful life and a successful married life. Unlike any  other celebrities who go through number of divorce, hookups and break ups, he is in a steady relationship with his wife. The most interesting thing is when Andrew and Jackie tied the knot, American journalist Christie Ileto was just a year old baby.

Wife

Primrose Hill, north London, resident Marr married the political journalist Jackie Ashley. The couple tied a knot in August 1987 in Surrey. His spouse, Ashley is also a daughter of the Labour life peer, Lord Ashley of Stoke (1922–2012). 

Ever since their marriage there are no family disputes, rumors and controversies regarding their relationship. The pair hardly provides any details about their personal life so there are very less details about Marr and Ashley's married life. 

Andrew Marr with his wife Jackie Ashley. wife, spouse, personal life, married
Image: Andrew Marr with his wife Jackie Ashley

His wife Ashley was President of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge from 2015 to 2018, and so Marr spent much of his moment at the President's house there. In July 2009, Marr and his wife received honorary doctorates from the University of Staffordshire.

Children 

The couple have two daughters and one son as for children. There are no other information about Marr's children. 

Past Relationship 

Well, it's been more than 32 years, that the couple are together. They could be each other's first love as Marr's name has never been dragged with any other lady till date. Neither he has been spotted with any other female. 

Net Worth & Salary 

As per some of the source, Andrew’s salary is 400,457 euros which is around $447,931 and his net worth is still under review. His wife also earns pretty good amount of money from her successful career. 

Andrew Marr on a vacation. net worth, earning, income, salary
Image: Andrew Marr on a vacation

Although Marr earns huge amount of money, there are no details on his properties, house and cars. We will make sure to provide all the details as soon as we grab them. 

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