John Humphrys

About John Humphrys

Birth Day: August 17, 1943
Birth Place: Wales

John Humphrys

John Humphrys was born on August 17, 1943 in Wales. Legendary newsman who led the BBC's Nine O'Clock News for much of the 1980s.
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🎂 John Humphrys - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

Currently, John Humphrys is 76 years, 11 months and 26 days old. John Humphrys will celebrate 77rd birthday on a Monday 17th of August 2020. Below we countdown to John Humphrys upcoming birthday.

Popular As John Humphrys
Occupation Journalist
Age 77 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born August 17, 1943 (Wales)
Birthday August 17
Town/City Wales
Nationality Wales

🌙 Zodiac

John Humphrys’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

John Humphrys was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.

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Legendary newsman who led the BBC's Nine O'Clock News for much of the 1980s.

Before Fame

After several years as a newspaper reporter, he began his career as a broadcast Journalist by joining the BBC in 1966.


He publicly railed against the dumbing down of television and the poor use of the English language.

Family Life

His two marriages, to Edna Wilding and Valerie Sanderson, produced a total of three children.

Associated With

Like American Journalist Brian Williams, Humphrys had a stellar career in radio and television broadcast journalism.

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