Leon Hawthorne is a British television executive, Journalist, and presenter born on the 11th of January (Capricorn zodiac sign) 1966 in Bristol, England. He did his middle and high school education in Cardiff and Oxford before moving on to the University of Liverpool for his tertiary education. He got into the University at seventeen and graduated at twenty one. While Leon studied at the University, he was active in a lot of things that interested him, making him became an Editor for his school’s newspaper. He also for a new passion for politics and ventured into the Student union politics of his university.
Leon ranked on the list of famous people who were born on the 11th of January 1966 and he is very successful and looked upon TV journalist.
Leon Hawthorne Career Details
Hawthorne’s career started in August 1989 immediately after he joined Thames Television as one of their researchers on business and economics on the show, The City Programme. In 1990, he join the British Broadcasting Channel (BBC) as an assistant Producer on Business, Breakfast, and Breakfast News. This is where is appearances on TV screens began as a reporter. He anchored some of the shows and read out a bit of the news lines. After some years at BBC, Hawthorne moved to Bristol where he joined the huge ITV franchise HTC west in order to expand his dream of working as a reporter full time and learn more about on-screen personalities and television media as a whole.
As a producer and reporter there, he produced a short film which revolves around the kind of work he does. The films were mostly on local current affairs and he presented them on the news network. He also started a brand new show on the network called Money Week which he anchored all on his own. He joined CNN as a World News anchor and covered so many huge stories ranging which gained traction in the United States as well as worldwide.
Leon started The Baby Channel in 2002 which was first aired on Monday, 10th of October 2005. The show is channel is known as the world’s first parenting TV channel. The show aired every day at 6 am and 8 pm for new parents of 0 to 4 year olds, and also expectant parents. Digital Media Sales acted as an advertising sales rep for this channel and promoted it in digital and manual magazines. Leon started The Baby Channel with a 21% stake in the company and he brought most of the partners for the launch. A huge chunk of the stakes was held by Simple Media TV at a 50% rate. Leon was very excited to begin this project and he made that know to various news interviews he was on before and after the debut of The Baby Channel. The theatre channel Theatreland TV, which is also his brainchild, came about shortly after The Baby Channel was established.
Leon accomplished all these and more with being less than fifty years of age, impressive would be one word to use, but, not the perfect word to describe his feat in the media industry. He stills works tirelessly and he does not seem to be taking a break anytime soon.
Leon Hawthorne Net Worth
With references to so many online sites, Hawthorne’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million – $5 million. Hawthorne earned most of his money from television as being a media personality in Britain. His previous year’s net worth and annual salary are both under review.
Leon Hawthorne Dating History And Marriage Details
Leon Hawthorne is a very personal man who loves to keep his relationships private. As far as we know, he has been single for a very long time, and he still is single. Being a very eligible man, it is a surprise that he is still single.
Leon Hawthorne Parents
As mentioned earlier, information about Leon’s private life is not yet out to the public. There is no information regarding his parents, siblings, or relative out yet. It will be updated as soon as it is revealed.
Leon Hawthorne Body Measurements
- Eye color – Brown
- Hair color – Brown
His full body measurements are unknown but would be updated as soon as they are available. He is known to be of average height, and has a fairly athletic or more slim physique.