Victoria Newton Biography
Victoria Newton is the famous editor of The Sun. Newton formerly ran its “Bizarre” showbiz column and then became deputy editor of the paper, becoming senior editor in February 2020.
Victoria Newton Age
Victoria Newton was born on 9 March 1970, in Liverpool, England. She is 52 years old.
Victoria Newton Height
Newton stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Victoria Newton Education
She attended and graduated with a high school certificate from Rushcliffe School, a comprehensive in West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, where her father, Don, was deputy headmaster. Later on, Victoria went to Newnham College, Cambridge.
Victoria Newton Family
Victoria was born and raised by her loving and caring parents in Liverpool, England. However, information regarding her family members is under review and will be updated as soon as possible.
Victoria Newton Husband
She has managed to keep her marital status hidden, however, a review is ongoing, and this section will be updated as soon as possible.
Victoria Newton Net Worth
Newton has an approximate net worth of $ 1 million – $ 5 million.
Victoria Newton Career
Victoria started in Fleet Street in 1993 at the Daily Express as a trainee after graduating from university and then served at The People. In 1998, Newton became an assistant to Dominic Mohan on The Sun’s “Bizarre” pages, before becoming the paper’s Los Angeles correspondent in 1999.
Newton returned to the UK in 2002 to become the Daily Mail’s showbiz editor but returned to The Sun in 2003 to become editor of “Bizarre” replacing the departing Dominic Mohan. She described it as her “dream job” in September 2005.
In November 2007, it was announced that Victoria would be leaving Bizarre and had been promoted to Head of Features and Entertainment. She was replaced by her assistant, Gordon Smart.
She remained in this job until she was appointed the deputy editor of the News of the World in October 2009, a position she retained until the paper’s closure in 2011.
In September 2013, She was appointed the editor of The Sun on Sunday after being deputy editor of The Sun’s whole seven-day operation. Her immediate superior remained David Dinsmore, The Sun’s editor.
Victoria was appointed as editor of The Sun in February 2020 when her predecessor Tony Gallagher became deputy editor of The Times. The Sun on Sunday is still being presided over by Newton.