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James Naughtie

Selena Published On Sun Aug 25 2019   Modified On Thu Aug 29 2019
James Naughtie

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Full NameAlexander James Naughtie
First NameAlexander
Middle NameJames
Last NameNaughtie
Birth NameAlexander James Naughtie
ProfessionJournalist and Author
Birth CityMilltown of Rothiemay
Birth CountryUnited Kingdom
Father NameAlexander Naughtie
Mother NameIsabella Naughtie
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseEleanor Updale
No Of Children3
EducationKeith Grammar School, the University of Aberdeen, Syracuse University
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Date of BirthAugust 9,1951
Age69 years


    Body and Relation Status of James Naughtie

    What is James Naughtie marital status ?Married
    How many children does James Naughtie have ?3
    Who is James Naughtie married with?Eleanor Updale

    Who is James Naughtie?

    James Naughtie is a British radio and news presenter for the BBC. Likewise, he is the best known for presenting the  Radio 4’s Today programme from 1994 to 2015 as one of the main presenters.

    James Naughtie was born on 9 August 1951 Milltown of Rothiemay, United Kingdom as Alexander James Naughtie. Further, he was born to Alexander Naughtie and Isabella Naughtie but raised in Milltown of Rothiemay, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He holds British citizenship and is of white ethnicity. Concerning his education, Naughtie studied Keith Grammar School, the University of Aberdeen and then Syracuse University for further education.

    In 1975, Naughtie started his journalism career at the Aberdeen Press & Journal. He entered the Westminster employees of the paper the following year, becoming its Chief Political Correspondent. He worked as a fellow of Laurence Stern on his domestic employees for The Washington Post in 1981. In 1984, he entered The Guardian and became its political leader.

    Till date, James worked in many TV channels including The World At One, Radio 3, The New Elizabethans on Radio Four, Radio 4's Today programme, and Good Morning Scotland.

    Who is James Naughtie Married to? Wife & Children

    As of today, James Naughtie is sharing a blissful marital life with his wife, Eleanor Updale. His partner Updale is an author of the Montmorency books and was a  producer of The World at One.

    James Naughtie  is married to hiws wife, Eleanor Updale.Know about his wedding,married,children
    Image: James Naughtie  is married to his wife, Eleanor Updale

    Now, talking about their married life, it is still private when the Naughtie and Updale tied the knot with each other. As a matter of fact, they have maintained their marital relationship a low key, which makes the social sites unable to provide any sort of information.

    Whatever their wedding date maybe, the most important thing is the lovely bond they share. Currently, the couple is very happy life with joyfully and peacefully with no sign of conflict. 


    They share three children together, one son and two daughters. However, the children's name isn't available to the media as they are living a very private life. Currently, the whole family lives in London and Edinburgh.

    Net Worth and Salary

    As we know, Brandi Hitt is a famous British radio and news presenter. Hence, he is immensely popular in the journalism field since a long time, and there's no doubt Naughtie must be earning pretty good from his professional career. Although James' hasn't disclosed the precise figures of his net worth, it must be somewhere in a million dollars.

    James Naughtie with his co-worker at BBC .Know about his salary, net worth.
    Image: James Naughtie with his co-worker at BBC

    Naughtie has been a part of many reputed news channels and stations during the long duration of his career. Now, talking about his salary, he earns the average wage of between 150 thousand to 199 thousand. Moreover, BBC reporter Carolyn Quinn also earning a good amount of money.

    Moreover, in 2016-17, as a contributor to the BBC, Naughtie earned £ 150,000 to £ 199,999. In 2018-19, his earnings from the BBC were in the £ 170,000 to £ 174,999 group.

    James Naughtie's book Winters Their Lives and Works
    Image: James Naughtie's book Winters Their Lives and Works

    As an author, he has published some books including That Changed History, The Rivals: The Intimate Story of a Political Marriage, The Accidental American: Tony Blair and the Presidency and The Madness Of July.