Andrew Neil

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Talk Show Host (1949)
Tue Aug 13 2019
By   Alina

Who is Andrew Neil? 

Let's get into the article of BBC's Straight Talk With Andrew Neil hosts Andrew Neil. He also worked as an editor of The Sunday Times for 11 years. He worked for The Sunday Times for a century and was appointed by none other than Rupert Murdoch, the media mogul himself. 

Born on May 21, 1949, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Andrew Ferguson Neil grew in the Glenburn region. He started his education at Lancraigs Primary School and went on to attend Paisley Grammar School after completing the qualifying exams at the age of 11.

Andrew Neil chose to study at Glasgow University for his further education. There he also started to gain expertise in journalism as the editor of the school's newspaper while also working in university television. Later, he graduated from the same college in 1971 with a master's degree in political economy and political science.

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Image: Andrew Neil in the studio

Andrew Neil began his professional career working as a sports correspondent for the Paisley Daily Express. Then, before The Economist recruited him as a correspondent in 1973, he worked for the Conservative Party but later promoted him to an editor. 

A decade later, Rupert Murdoch recruited Neil controversially as an editor at The Sunday Times. Andrew Neil also pursued a career in television broadcasting, particularly with the BBC, while advancing his career in the print media. Neil is still active in his career. Just like Neil, Wendy Hurrell, Carol Kirkwood, and Lara Lewington are associated with BBC. 

Personal Life With Wedding Details

Just like any other celebrity, Andrew Neil also has a wonderful love life. There are thousands of people who want to know all the details about Neil's personal life, so here we are to provide all the information about him. 

Who is his Wife?

Andrew Neil is married to Susan Nilsson, whom he defines as "the Swedish engineer." On August 8, 2015, the couple married in a secret ceremony that came to highlight only about a week later when Neil took his Twitter account to show a picture of them in the standard black and white.

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Image: Andrew Neil with his wife, Susan Nilsson

The ceremony took place near the house of Neil in South France. The marriage was attended by only two individuals – Deal or No Deal presenter Noel Edmonds and his wife Elizabeth Davies who are the neighbors of Neil in Grasse. 

Neil also revealed in a series of tweets about the marriage that his beloved dog Molly, who is renowned for appearing commonly on Neil's show, also attended their big day. The couple do not share any kind of children together, but Neil is the godfather of 14 children.

Affairs Prior to the Marriage

Although Neil married Susan Nilsson in 2015, the couple started dating since 2010. It is said that Susan is 20 years younger than Neil and holds an economics degree. When love is concerned, age is just a number. This proverb perfectly fits this couple. 

His spouse has worked for years at Waterman Group's Engineering and Environmental Consultancy. She began working at the business for the first time before being promoted to the communications director. Other than Susan, there are no other past affairs of Neil. 

Net Worth & Salary 

Andrew Neil has gained a great deal of cash from years of print media work and television broadcasting. When BBC published its employee's salaries in 2017, it included Andrew Neil in the £200,000 bracket to £249,999 which is pretty high. 

Andrew Neil with his god children. kids, children daughter, son
Image: Andrew Neil with his godchildren

However, since non-BBC job accounts for 75% of its job portfolio, it is enough to say that Neil earns more from those sources. The 2016 Business Insider released that he is Glenburn Enterprises sole shareholder. 

Andrew Neil is certainly in the millionaire category, but it remains feasible to determine his precise numbers owing to the very little data on his finances available.

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