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Quick Timeline Of Sarah Kennedy
The 70-year-old, Sarah Kennedy MBE is a British radio and television broadcaster. She is mostly popular for her own daily morning radio show, The Dawn Patrol on BBC Radio 2 which she presented from 1993-2010. Further, she was appointed as a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for her broadcast services.
Sarah Mary Kennedy was born on July 8, 1950, in East Grinstead, Sussex, England. Her mother was a nurse, while her father worked as a stockbroker. Kennedy attended a local drama school for two years and was a matron at Copthorne Prep School. Further, she has worked as a drama teacher as well.
Sarah Kennedy Partner
Sarah has been living with her partner, Adrian McGlynn for a very long time. She is 16 years senior to her beloved and seems happy in her personal life. The couple first met in 1997 at Jason Morris' wedding, who is the son of renowned zoologist, Desmond Morris. Further, Sarah and Adrian have been together for 23 years as of now.
Kennedy's partner, Adrian is a businessman who works as a company secretary and director of Weatherbys, a family of companies that serves the banking and horse racing industry. Kennedy's fans know her partner, Adrian as her "much beloved." Well, he is protective of his partner and has supported her in difficult times.
Further, the radio presenter and her businessman partner are not married yet. Also, they don't share any children. It seems the couple is happy with their relationship and the wedding is off their charts. Do you know Sarah was married to an Army officer in her 20s? However, their marriage lived for a short time.
The former morning radio show host, Sarah Kennedy collected an excellent amount of money from her professional career. She has an estimated net worth of $8 million as of 2020. It is not known how much she made per year as a television and radio broadcaster. However, Kennedy might have earned over $43, 234 during her professional years.
Sarah is still remembered for her presenting her own morning radio show, The Dawn Patrol on BBC Radio 2 from 1993 to 2010. During that period, she gained wide popularity and became known internationally as well. BBC Radio 2 personalities such as Jeremy Vine and Sarah Montague also collected excellent wealth from their career.
Talking about Sarah's partner, Adrian earns a desirable income. He and Sarah reside in Northamptonshire but Kennedy also owns an apartment in a converted school building in London.
Kennedy has had her fair share of ups and downs during her broadcasting career. She was accused of presenting the show while being drunk. However, Sarah denied the accusations. On August 13, 2007, her slurred speech gained wide attention.
Sarah was harshly criticized after joking that she had almost run over a black pedestrian because she couldn't see black people in the dark. BBC had to later apologize for the comment.
Further, in May 2014, Sarah crashed into a stationary car and was banned from driving for 22 months for drunk driving.
The truth about Kennedy's Drinking Problem
After presenting The Dawn Patrol since January 1993, Sarah left the station in September 2010. It was speculated that she departed from BBC Radio 2 due to a drinking problem. However, Kennedy blamed that an "enemy" spread those rumors and denied suggestions that she has been forced out because of a drinking problem.
While talking with Daily Telegraph, Sarah told: "I have never, never, never in my life gone into the BBC other than being stone-cold sober." Sarah always told that lack of adequate sleep made her tired.