Clive Myrie Biography: Age, Wife, Net Worth, BBC, Wikipedia, Children, Family

December 2, 2023 0 Posted By Johnson Ajiboye

Clive Myrie is an English journalist, newsreader, and presenter well-known for his work at the BBC.

He has gained popularity for his role as the host of the longrunning quiz shows Mastermind and Celebrity Mastermind.


  • Full Name: Clive Augustus Myrie
  • Date of Birth: August 25, 1964
  • Age: 59 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Farnworth, Lancashire, England
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Journalist, Newsreader, Presenter
  • Height: 1.73m
  • Parents: N/A
  • Siblings: N/A
  • Spouse: Catherine Myrie
  • Children: N/A
  • Relationship Status: Married
  • Net Worth: $3 million

Early Life & Education

Clive Augustus Myrie was born on August 25, 1964, in Farnworth, Lancashire, England, and he will be 59 years old in 2023.

He was born to Jamaican immigrant parents who moved to the United Kingdom in the 1960s. According to reports, his mother worked as a seamstress for Mary Quant, while his father was a factory worker.

Myrie attended Hayward Grammar School in the Great Lever area of Bolton and later studied at Bolton Sixth Form College, where he completed his Alevels. 1985 he graduated from the University of Sussex with a Bachelor of Laws degree.

Personal Life

Clive Myrie is married to Catherine Myrie, an upholsterer and furniture restorer. They met at the 1992 London launch of a book about Swiss cheeses.

The couple resides in Islington, North London. The beloved couple is very discreet concerning their relationship.


Clive Myrie began his career at the BBC in 1987 as a trainee local radio reporter. He worked as a reporter for Radio Bristol and later joined Points West, BBC Television, and Radio News.

In 1996, he became a BBC foreign correspondent and has reported from over 80 countries. He has covered major events such as the impeachment of U.S. President Bill Clinton and the wars in Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq.

Myrie served as the BBC’s Tokyo and Los Angeles correspondents before becoming the BBC Asia Correspondent in 2002.

He also worked as the Paris correspondent from 2006 to 2007. In addition to his foreign reporting, Myrie has presented various news programs on BBC News, including the BBC Weekend News and weekday bulletins on BBC One.

He joined the BBC News Channel as a presenter in April 2009 and has covered significant events such as the 2015 Nepal earthquake and the Rohingya refugee crisis.

In March 2022, he anchored the BBC’s coverage of the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Net Worth

Clive Myrie has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @clivemyrie
  • Twitter handle: @CliveMyrieBBC

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