Steph McGovern Biography
Steph McGovern is a renowned television host and journalist from England. She is now the anchor of Steph’s Packed Lunch on Channel 4. Previously, she was the BBC’s principal business presenter on BBC Breakfast. Steph frequently co-hosted the entire show while she was there.
Steph McGovern Age
Steph McGovern was born in North Shields, Tyne & Wear, England on May 31, 1982. She is 40 years old.
Steph McGovern Height
Steph stands at the stature of 5 ft 9 in/1.73 m tall.
Steph McGovern Family
Steph was born in North Shields, Tyne and Wear, England to famous artist Eamonn McGovern. Steph grew raised in the North Yorkshire town of Middlesbrough.
Steph McGovern Partner
Steph is married to her spouse, a female BBC television executive, and they both live in Yorkshire. The TV host has not revealed any information about her partner or posted any photos of them.
Steph McGovern Daughter
Steph announced her pregnancy on July 14, 2019. She announced the birth of her daughter on November 4, 2019. She currently resides in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. She is a former champion Irish dancer who continues to compete in international contests. Steph assists with the coaching of dancers in these competitions.
Steph McGovern Education
Steph was awarded an Arkwright Engineering Scholarship at the outset of her sixth-form studies in 1998 for her potential to be a future leader in the engineering sector. She attended Macmillan Academy’s sixth form from 1998 to 2000, where she majored in math, physics, design technology, and business studies. At the age of 19, Steph was recognized by the Young Engineers Clubs as the “Young Engineer for Britain.”
Every year, she saved Black & Decker £150,000 by optimizing production procedures for the Leaf Hog (Blower/Vacuum/Mulcher). She later earned the EEF/Year in Industry Award for Business Contribution. In 2005, she enrolled at University College London and earned a BSc in Science Communication and Policy from the Department of Science and Technology Studies. In 2013, Steph received an honorary doctorate from Teesside University.
Steph McGovern Salary
Steph annually earns a salary of $110,583.
Steph McGovern’s Net Worth
Steph has an accumulated net worth of $5 million.
Steph McGovern Career
In October 2019, the journalist departed BBC Breakfast to join Channel 4. Steph was supposed to present Steph’s Talks in the spring of 2020 at Channel 4’s then-new headquarters in Leeds. However, due to the COVID-19 epidemic, she will begin doing The Steph Show from her front room on March 30, 2020. In September 2020, the show was renamed Steph’s Packed Lunch.
In 2021, she was named an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, and she was described as a “tireless champion for engineering and vocational skills.” Steph is currently hosting industrial events. She appeared in the BBC Four series Walking with… in December 2021, walking in Littondale, Yorkshire Dales. Steph appeared in the second UK series of Masked Dancer in October 2022, and her persona “Tomato Sauce” was unveiled in the fifth episode.
On the Tomorrow’s World program, she gained experience for her BBC job.In 2013, Steph received an honorary doctorate from Teesside University. She then found part-time work as a current affairs researcher. Steph later became the lead producer for daily financial news on Radio 4’s Today Show. She later rose to the position of lead producer of business news on the BBC’s One, Six, and Ten of the Clock news bulletins. Steph collaborated with Robert Peston, the then-business editor. She has hosted Wake Up to Money and On the Money on BBC Radio 5 Live.
In 2010, Steph was the main business presenter on BBC Breakfast. She was also a regular presenter during the show. Steph also presented Pocket Money Pitch on CBBC. Since March 2016, she has co-hosted the BBC One consumer program Shop Well for Less with Alex Jones. Steph presented a six-part BBC program, Made in Great Britain, in 2018.
Steph co-hosted BBC Two’s Can Britain Have a Pay Rise? with James O’Brien. She has appeared as a panelist and as the host of Have, I Got News for You. In October 2018, she revealed that she felt Donald Trump “creepy” when he called her “beautiful” during an interview in 2012. Steph allegedly told Trump that she had heard “better lines” at Middlesbrough’s Club Bongo, so putting an end to his comments. Step departed from BBC Breakfast in October 2019.