Jonathan Legard

Journalist (1961)
Thu Aug 15 2019
By   Alina

Who is Jonathan Legard? 

Jonathan Legard, a sports commentator and huge fan of the Chester FC, had a 14-hour ambulance trip back from the French Alps after falling ill during a family vacation in 2018. Well, he has already recovered from the illness. He is a sports journalist, best known as the BBC's Formula One TV coverage lead commentator in 2009 and 2010.

Jonathan Legard was born 7 July 1961 in Cardiff, Wales, UK. Though he was born in Cardiff, after relocating there in 1966, Legard grew up in Chester. Before continuing his education in a private school in Shrewsbury, he attended Firs School. Legard is Chester City F.C's lifelong fan who played football at the Football Conference until 2010.

Jonathan Legard in his set. career, personal life
Image: Jonathan Legard in his set 

After completing his education, Legard started off his career in 1987 with BBC Radio Merseyside. He worked there until 1990 and then joined BBC Radio 5 Live. Ever since then, Jonathan has a very happening career. After working in various company and hosting numerous events in 2016, Jonathan started to serve Rio Olympics commentator in 2016. Besides, he admires the works done by other BBC journalist like Wendy Hurrell and Susannah Streeter.

Personal Life: Wife 

Moving onto his personal life, Legard met the woman of his dreams, Kate Legard at a very young age. After a couple of meeting the pair fell in love and instantly hit it off. After a couple of auspicious dates, Jonathan and Kate started going out officially as boyfriend and girlfriend. 

Both young and ambitious couples perused their career in their respective interest. While their career was flourishing, with time, their love also grew with the passing days. 

Jonathan Legard in an outdoor hosting. career, personal life, professional life
Image: Jonathan Legard in an outdoor hosting

The duo was so in love that they decided to get a forever tag in their relationship and married in the presence of close friends and family. As for now, both Mr. and Mrs. Legard is living a very blissful life. There are no rumors of them breaking up and divorce up so far.

Children 

The lovely couple of Legard shares three children altogether. There is no further information about his children as he loves keeping all the personal details to himself for the security of his family. 

Net Worth & Salary 

The net worth of the independents and hard-working Legard is not currently accessible, yet the television presenter's average wage is around $59,994 as per some of the source. 

Jonathan Legard out and about during his vacation. net worth, salary, income, earning, remuneration, wages and other sources of income
Image: Jonathan Legard out and about during his vacation

Since he is not only engaged in journalism field but also associated with the various company, he definitely earns a good fortune. Along with the details about his net worth, there is no information about his possible properties, houses, and cars. 

Social Media 

Well, Jonathan is only active on Twitter. Legard has around 37.2 thousand followers in his account. He often voices out his feelings via Twitter. If you want to keep up with his day to day personal life happening, we suggest you follow him on his Twitter account. 

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