Chris Lowe Biography
John Christopher Lowe, popularly known as Chris Lowe is a retired Scottish-born news presenter who worked for BBC News for 37 years before his retirement on 4 January 2009. BBC News 24 was covered by Lowe with Joanna Gosling on Friday from 1830 to 2200 and on Saturday and Sunday from 1900 to 0000. He joined the BBC as a graduate journalist trainee in 1972, the same day as Jeremy Paxman.
Chris Lowe Age| Birthday| Nationality
He was born on 25 January 1949 and is therefore currently 73 years old as of 2022. He celebrates his birthday on January 25 every year. Being born in Ayrshire, Scotland he is of the Scottish nationality and of white ethnicity.
Chris Lowe Height| Weight
His exact height and average weight are currently not known and will be updated soon. Also, more details about his physical appearance and other body measurements are currently not known and will be updated as soon as we get to find out from him or from other reliable sources.
Chris Lowe Family| Parents| Siblings
He has tried as much as possible to keep his family life away from the spotlight. Details about his parents whereabouts and whether he was raised up with siblings or not are currently not known and will be updated as soon as we find out.
Chris Lowe Wife| Married| Divorced
She has tried and succeeded in keeping her relationship status away from the social media and limelight. It is not publicly known whether she is married or in a relationship. Details about her partner’s information and whereabouts are not yet known and will be updated as soon as the information is available.
Chris Lowe Children| Son| Daughter
Chris Lowe lives in the West London town of Ealing with his two children. His son, Alex, is a sports reporter for The Times of London, and his daughter, Rebecca, works for NBC Sports in the US as a sports presenter.
Chris Lowe Education
Not so much is known about his educational background. We only know that Lowe went to the Dragon School in Oxford. He then joined Haileybury College and thereafter Brasenose College, Oxford. Further details will be updated soon.
Chris Lowe Early Career
He stayed on to complete a teaching qualification after his degree in politics, philosophy, and economics. He was a Westminster political correspondent and was mainly a reporter for radio and television during the eighties. During the worst of the Troubles, he spent a lot of time in Northern Ireland but reported from locations as far away as Ethiopia and Argentina. He has been a studio-based presenter on radio and TV for the last twelve or thirteen years, including the Today program and PM on radio, and Breakfast, Newsnight, and TV news bulletins.
Chris Lowe BBC News| Journalist
Chris joined BBC News 24 as a weekend presenter in the year 2000. He decided to train as a teacher following graduation in 1972. In 1972, under the graduate journalist program, he joined the BBC on the same day as Jeremy Paxman. He worked at Westminster as a political reporter and then spent time in Northern Ireland as a journalist during the worst of what became known as The Troubles. His work for the BBC later brought him as far as Ethiopia and Argentina.
He has been a newsreader on BBC One bulletins since the mid-1990s and has also been a regular host on radio programs such as PM. His last work for the BBC before his retirement in 2009 saw him appear on the BBC News Channel between 7 pm and 10 pm on Fridays and between 7 pm and 12 midnight on Saturdays and Sundays. Anita McVeigh and Joanna Gosling were among his co-presenters. Lowe was succeeded by Clive Myrie in April 2009.
Chris Lowe Outside Career
Lowe was an elected member of the Middlesex County Cricket Club Executive Board (2010-2019), and is a former chairman of the Dining Club. He is a lifelong Crystal Palace supporter. He also chairs daily The Cricket Society forums for which he was named vice-president in 2006, a role he shares as of 2015 with Derek Underwood and Tim Rice.
Chris Lowe Salary| Net Worth
Lowe’s exact salary is currently not known. His estimated net worth is currently between $2 million and $ 7 million. More details about his wealth, assets, properties, houses, cars he owns, private jets and villas, and so much more are currently not known and will be updated soon.