Julia Somerville

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Julia Somerville

Julia Somerville

Julia Somerville- Biography

Julia Mary Fownes Somerville, better known by her stage name Julia Somerville, is a British television newsreader and news reporter who has worked for the BBC and ITN. BBC Nine O’Clock News, ITV Lunch Time News, ITV News at Ten, and Rip Off Britain are among the journalist’s significant credits.

What is the Net Worth of Julia Somerville? Salary, Earnings

The lady is reported to have a net worth of $4 million. She is one of the highest-paid readers and reporters in the world, with a salary of over a million dollars. She is also regarded as one of her company’s ace employees, someone who is extremely dedicated and knowledgeable in her field.

What is the Net Worth of Julia Somerville? Salary, Earnings

Julia Somerville was born in the United Kingdom on July 14, 1947, to her parents in Wells, Somerset. She has not divulged the names of her parents or siblings, however, she is known to be the granddaughter of Admiral of the Fleet Sir James Fownes Somerville, who served until 1949. Julia had her schooling at Cheltenham’s Airthrie Preparatory School, after which she went to Oxford’s Headington School. Julia studied at the University of Sussex after graduating from high school, where she received her B.A. in 1969. English Literature is one of my majors.

Quick Facts

Real NameJulia Mary Fownes Somerville
Birth DateJuly 14, 1947
Age (as of 2021)73 Years
Birth PlaceWells, Somerset, England
NationalityBritish
ProfessionTelevision News Reader & Reporter
ReligionChristianity
Sun signCancer
Heightin feet inches – 5’ 10” – in Centimeters – 178  cm
Weightin Kilograms – 58 kg  –  in Pounds –  127 lbs
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye ColorGreen
Body TypeSlim

Julia Somerville- Relationship, Married Life, Husband

She has been married three times in her dating life. Julia married Stephen Band in 1970, but the couple divorced in 1975, after which Julia married Ray Gowdridge in 1984. Julia’s second marriage ended in divorce in 1992. She then married her architect husband, Sir Jeremy Dixon, and the couple is now happily married. Julia and Ray’s first child, Joseph, was born in 1983, and their daughter Rachael was born in 1988.

Julia Somerville- Professional Career

She began her career by working for a publisher on publications such as Homes and Gardens magazine, Women’s Journal, and others, before becoming the editor of a computer group’s house magazine for two years. Julia began her career at the BBC as a sub-editor in the newsroom in 1972, and in 1978, she was promoted to reporter. Julia joined the BBC Television News in 1993 as a Labor Affairs Correspondent and co-presented the BBC Nine O’Clock News. She joined ITN in 1987 as a co-presenter of the Lunchtime News and later filled in as a presenter for News At Ten. She also hosted 3D, an ITV current affairs show that aired weekly. Julia Somerville was employed by ITV until October 2001.

From 1999 to 2001, Julia hosted the daily LBC Radio Show London Life, which was a two-hour program. She joined the RIBA Annual Architecture Award Panels as a member of the judging panel in 2001 and served on it for several years. Julia was brought to the screen for a week in September 2005 to commemorate ITV’s 50th anniversary. Julia returned to BBC News in 2010 as a presenter, and in January 2011, she began working as an accessional relief presenter on BBC Weekend News on BBC One. She was a contestant on BBC One’s Celebrity Master Chef in September 2017.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Julia Somerville stands 5 ft 10 inches tall and weighs 58 kg. Furthermore, She has Blonde hair and Green eyes.

Social Media Details

Julia Somerville does not have an official presence on social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and TikTok.

Trivia

  • Julia was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 1992 and had neurosurgery to treat it.
  • She became a supporter of the charity Different Strokes.
  • The Metropolitan Police detained Julia and her husband Jeremy after sending images to be printed at a London branch of Boots the Chemist, however, the charges were later dismissed.
  • David Hughes was found guilty of harassment in August 2001 for mailing 390 outmoded letters to Julia and was found guilty under Section Two of the Harassment Act.
  • Julia filed a complaint against sound engineer Geoffrey Brewis in 1995, requesting that he stop contacting her.
  • Julia was named Chair of the Government Art Collection’s Advisory Committee for a four-year term.

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