Biography of Michael Portillo
This is something 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 May 26, 1953 in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England. It celebrates its birthday on May 26 every year.
Michael Portillo Height
Portillo is located at a height of 1.8 m.
Michael Portillo family
Portillo is the wife of Carolyn Eadie and 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 the leftist movement in the 1930s and left Madrid when he fell to General Franco in 1939, settling in England. He also became head of the Diplomatic Office of the Government of London in Exile in 1972.
Michael Portillo Wife
Portillo has been happily married to his wife Carolyn Eadie since 1982. The couple has not revealed whether they have children or not.
Michael Portillo Net Worth
Portillo has an estimated net worth of $ 100,000 – $ 1 million. Her career as a news anchor is her main source of income.
Michael Portillo training
He graduated in 1975 with a first class degree in history
Michael Portillo Career
Portillo takes his first step on Channel 4 with Portillo’s Progress – three 60-minute programs that explore the changing social and political scene in Britain. From 2002 onwards, Portillo pursued an active media career, both as a public affairs commentator and as a writer and / or presenter for television and radio documentaries.
Between its launch in 2003 and its cancellation in 2019, Portillo appeared on the BBC This Week’s weekly political talk show with Andrew Neil and, until September 2010, Labor MP Diane Abbott. He has also appeared in various television documentaries. In 2002 they included one for Richard Wagner and one in Spain: Great Railway Journeys: From Granada to Salamanca, for BBC Two (2002).
Michael Portillo Books
- Wonderful trips by European railway
TV shows Michael Portillo
- 2010 – Great British Railway…
- 2012 – Great Continental Railway.
- 2016 – Great American Railroad.
- 1980 – 1999 – Major Rail Travel