Philip Avery

Journalist (1959)
Sun Feb 02 2020
By   sabin

Media is known as one of the strongest and fastest sources of news and events. Today we are talking about the media star Philip Avery, who is currently working for the BBC. He is an English meteorologist and weather forecaster, well known for his appearance on the BBC channel.

Avery was born on 15th November 1959, in the United Kingdom, where another BBC journalist Wendy Hurrell was also born. Born to his English parents, Philip is of White ethnicity and holds British nationality.

Is Philip Avery married or single?

Talking about his personal life, Avery is a married man. In 2004 Philip exchanged his wedding vows with Helen Willetts in Colwyn Bay in Wales. His wife is a news presenter currently serving on the BBC.

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Image: Avery's wife, Helen

Since the marriage, Avery and his spouse are living together happily. Moreover, there are no rumors or controversies of the couple that leads to their separation or divorce. 

Children

Philip and his partner are living a martial life for more than 13 years, and they share two-child together. The kids were reported to be born in late January 2006 and the other is still unknown. However, there is no information regarding Avery's child. 

Neither Avery and his wife wish to talk about their child in any interview or shows. Hopefully, we might get to hear about their kid soon in the future. As of now the two kids are in their teenage years and are enjoying their school days.

Net Worth

Talented BBC news presenter makes decent money from his journalism career. To date, he has appeared in various news programs and covered many major events which added an excellent sum to his current wealth.

According to the BBC, the highest salary ever paid to a news presenter is $2.6 million. As Avery is one of the famous presenter of BBC, no doubt he earns in good numbers.

As of 2019, Philip Avery's total net worth is estimated to be in a million dollars; however, the exact number is still under review.

Philip Avery's road to the BBC weather

It is no strange that Philip raised in the city of the UK alongside his brother, but the information about his brother is still unknown. His father is a Royal Naval Officer. Furthermore, there is no information about his high school and university. 

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Image: Early days of Philip

After completing his first training with the Royal Navy, Philip enrolled in naval air station before he joined a helicopter squadron embarked in HMS Ark Royal. 

Moreover, Avery assisted to air The Weather Network, a 24-hour cable-channel located in Birmingham, before shifting to London to serve with the Weather Channel.

Avery presenting news for the BBC. Know about his career and profession
Image: Avery presenting news for the BBC

The following year, Phillip joined the BBC company in April 1998. He made a regular appearance on BBC World News, BBC News, BBC Radio 2, BBC Red Button, BBC Radio Live 5. Additionally, he previously appeared as a forecaster on the BBC News at Ten, BBC News at One, and BBC News at six.

In October 2010, it was announced that Philip will no longer be serving as a news presenter at BBC weather forecasts. However, the famous journalist returned to the BBC after a few years. Since then, Avery is presenting the weather for at BBC's Gardener's World, and BBC One.

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