Michael Portillo Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Kids, Net Worth, Tv Shows

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Michael Portillo Biography

This is what you need to know about Michael Portillo, a British journalist, broadcaster, and former politician known for presenting Great British Railway Journeys and Great Continental Railway Journeys.

Michael Portillo Age

Portillo was born on 26 May 1953 in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England. He celebrates his birthday on 26 May every year.

Michael Portillo Height

Portillo stands at a height of 1.8 m.

Michael Portillo Family

Portillo is a husband to Carolyn Eadie and she was born to his father, Luis Gabriel Portillo (1907–1993), and a Scottish mother, Cora Waldegrave (1919–2014).

Michael Portillo Father

Portillo’s father, a devout Catholic, was a member of left-wing movements in the 1930s and fled Madrid when it fell to General Franco in 1939, settling in England. He also became head of the London Diplomatic Office of the Government in Exile in 1972.

Michael Portillo Wife

Portillo is happily married to his wife Carolyn Eadie since 1982. The couple has not revealed if they have children or not.

Michael Portillo Net Worth

Portillo has an estimated Net Worth of $ 100k – $ 1 million dollars. Her career as a news anchor is her primary source of income.

Michael Portillo Education

He graduated in 1975 with a first-class degree in history

Michael Portillo Career

Portillo makes his first foray into broadcasting on Channel 4 with Portillo’s Progress—three 60-minute-long programs looking into the changing social and political scene in Britain. From 2002 onwards, Portillo developed an active career in media, both as a commentator on public affairs and as a writer and/or presenter of television and radio documentaries.

Between its inception in 2003 and cancellation in 2019, Portillo appeared in the BBC weekly political discussion program This Week with Andrew Neil, and, until September 2010, Labour MP Diane Abbott. He has also been featured in a number of television documentaries. In 2002 these included one about Richard Wagner, and one in Spain: Great Railway Journeys: From Granada to Salamanca, for BBC Two (2002).

Michael Portillo Books

  • Great Continental Railway Journeys

Michael Portillo Tv Shows

  • 2010 – Great British Railway…
  • 2012 – Great Continental Railway.
  • 2016 – Great American Railroad.
  • 1980 – 1999 – Great Railway Journeys

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