Huw Edwards - BBC Journalist

BY SMRITI Updated on 12 March, 2021

Huw Edwards is a well-known journalist. Image Source: Hello Magazine.

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Birth Name Huw Edwards
Birth Day 08/18/1961
Birth place Bridgend, United Kingdom
Zodiac Sign Leo
Nationality Welsh
Profession Journalist, Presenter, and Newsreader
Parents Hywel Teifi Edwards, Aerona Protheroe
Husband/Wife Vicky Flind
Sibling Meinir Edwards
College/University Coleg Sir Gar
Children Dan Edwards, Hannah Edwards, Amos Edwards, Rebecca Edwards, Sammy Edwards
Height 6 feet
Eye color Blue

Huw Edwards was born on the 18th of August, 1961, in Bridgend, United Kingdom. He is a well-known journalist and was the presenter of the Six O'Clock News which was the most-watched news program in Britain. He has also worked in movies and series such as Skyfall, Doctor Who, and many more. 

Huw Edwards was born to parents Hywel Teifi Edwards and Aerona Protheroe. He also has a sister. Huw is married to Vicky Flind and has five children named Dan Edwards, Hannah Edwards, Amos Edwards, Sammy Edwards, and Rebecca Edwards. Huw is a renowned journalist and has achieved a lot throughout his career.

Net Worth and Career

The talented journalist, Huw Edwards' net worth has not been revealed to the public yet. He started his career in journalism at the commercial radio station Swansea Sound. He joined BBC in 1984 as a news trainee and became the Parliamentary Correspondent for BBC Wales. He was the presenter of BBC Six O'Clock News from 1999 to 2003. During this time, the Six O'Clock News was the most-watched news program in Britain.

Furthermore, Huw Edwards is said to be the lead presenter for the BBC's 2019 election night coverage. He will be working alongside other renowned journalists such as Reeta Chakrabarti, Jeremy Vine, Tina Daheley, and various others.

Huw Edwards' net worth

As a news presenter of the BBC, Huw Edwards earned an annual income of £550,000 – £599,999 ($710K-$775K). But his salary had been reduced voluntarily when issues of gender pay differences were found within the BBC. PressGazette has announced his salary to be up to a maximum of £539,999 ($697K) per year. So looking at his paycheck, Huw Edwards' net worth must be a grand one.

Huw Edwards' career

The BBC reporter has presented a range of programs such as Bafta Cymru, The Story of Welsh, and many more. He has also appeared in various movies and TV series such as Doctor Who, Children in Need, Afghanistan: A Service of Commemoration, and many more. He has also won the BAFTA Cymru Award for Best On-Screen Presenter, for the Welsh TV series documentary, The Story of Welsh. He was also a guest star on Strictly Come Dancing in 2018. Huw Edwards also appeared in headlines in October 2019 when he chased down a robber just in his pajamas. 

Huw Edwards' Diet and Boxing

The news presenter Huw Edwards garnered a lot of attention after his weight loss. He has said that he has always been on a diet due to his on-screen job but he mainly cuts out sugar from his meals. 

Huw Edwards' diet

Huw has revealed that he lost a lot of weight after picking up boxing. He has taken to boxing with ex-pro Clinton McKenzie and does two or three sessions a week. Huw also does TRX once a week. He posts different pictures of his boxing sessions on his Instagram account.

Family and Personal Life

Well, Huw Edward's wife Vicky Flind was a former editor of  BBC's This Week politics show. She quit her job in the BBC to work on Robert Peston's ITV program, Peston On Sunday. Aforementioned, the married couple has five children, Dan Edwards, Hannah Edwards, Amos Edwards, Sammy Edwards, and Rebecca Edwards.

Huw Edwards' wife

Huw Edwards was born to parents Hywel Teifi Edwards and Aerona Protheroe. Huw's father Hywel Teifi Edwards was a Welsh historian, broadcaster and author. Unfortunately, he died at the age of 75 in January 2010. Huw Edwards also has a sister named Meinir Edwards.

Nevertheless, thanks to Huw's talents, skills, and hard work, he has reached where he is now.

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Published on 22 November, 2019

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