Ian Hislop Biography
Ian Hislop is an illustrious British journalist, broadcaster, writer, and satirist currently working as the editor of the magazine Private Eye. Ian has made appearances on multiple radio and television programs. Ian has worked as a team captain on the BBC quiz show Have I Got News for You since the program’s start in the year 1990. He is popular for The Wipers Times (2013), Have I Got News for You (1990), and Harry Enfield and Chums (1994).
Ian Hislop Age
Ian Hislop was born on 13th July 1960, in The Mumbles, United Kingdom. He is 62 years old.
Ian Hislop Height
Ian stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (Approx. 1.68 m).
Ian Hislop Family
Ian was born in Mumbles, Swansea to his parents Helen Rosemarie and David Hislop. His mother is a Channel Islander born in Jersey whereas his dad is Scottish from Ayrshire.
When he was five months old, Ian’s family started traveling around the world due to his dad’s job as a civil engineer. During his infant years, Ian lived in Hong Kong, Kuwait, Nigeria, and Saudi Arabia. Unfortunately, his father passed on when Ian was 12 years old while his mom passed away when he was 32 years old.
Ian Hislop Wife
He is happily married to his beloved wife named Victoria. The lovely couple exchanged their wedding vows in 1988 and they are blessed with two children, Emily and Will. Will is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor. The adorable family resides in Sissinghurst in Kent.
Ian Hislop Education
He matriculated at Ardingly College, an independent boarding school. Later on, Ian joined Oxford University and served at Private Eye and on several comedy scriptwriting jobs.
Ian Hislop Salary
He receives a desirable salary of $98,654 per year. This is according to Private Eye magazine editors’ salaries.
Ian Hislop Net Worth
Ian Hislop has been able to amass a fortune over the years and has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars.
Ian Hislop Private Eye
He joined the Private Eye directly after leaving Oxford and became editor after Ingrams’s departure in 1986. As the editor of Private Eye, Ian earned an award due to Outstanding Contribution to British Media at the Campaign British Media Awards in 2019.
He has also been acknowledged for his broadcasting career, having produced radio and TV documentaries on the First World War and immigration.
Ian has made appearances on multiple radio and television programs. Ian has worked as a team captain on the BBC quiz show Have I Got News for You since the program’s start in the year 1990. Ian is the only person to have appeared in each episode of its run.