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58 years old Martin Bashir is a British journalist and news anchor who is best known for interviewing Princess Diana and for his documentary on Michael Jackson.

Despite being a successful journalist and media personality, Martin has opted to maintain privacy when it comes to his personal life. However, we have managed to unravel details regarding his wife, kids, age, earnings, and family. Stay till the end to know the personal life of Martin Bashir.

Martin Bashir Married Life: Wife & Children

Martin Bashir is relishing a wonderful married life with his wife Deborah Bashir. 

Wife of Martin Bashir.

Martin and Deborah share three children together namely Samuel, Phoebe, and Eliza. Their daughter Phoebe celebrates her birthday on 13th May.

According to the tweet of Martin his son Samuel graduated from his master’s program in May of 2014 whereas, according to another tweet of Martin, his youngest daughter Eliza graduated from high school in the year 2014.

Daughter of Martin Bashir.

In February of the year 2019, Martin shared the joyous news of him being a grandfather. From his tweet, he revealed that his daughter Phoebe had safely given birth to her first child. Phoebe gave birth to a baby boy who is the first child of her and her husband Tom.

Martin and his wife Deborah have not only managed to keep their relationship out of the public eye but at the same time, details regarding their children are also kept out of the spotlight as much as possible.

Career And Net Worth Of Martin Bashir

Martin began his career as a journalist in the year 1986 and he worked for BBC until 1999. He used to host various programs like Songs of Praise, Public Eye, and Panorama.

He then joined ITV where he worked on special documentary programs. He also interviews Princess of Wales, Diana in the year 1995 about her failed marriage with the Prince of Wales.

As a part of an ITV documentary, Martin also conducted a series of interviews with Michael Jackson in the year 2003 which was named “Leaving Neverland: Michael Jackson and Me”.

He even co-anchored the current affair show named NIghtline of ABC and he is also a correspondent for NBC’s Dateline NBC. Later in September of the year 2016, Martin was appointed as BBC News religious affairs correspondent.

Talking about his musical career, Bashir is a bass guitarist who has even released a reggae album named Bass Lion on 26 October 2010. Moreover, Martin also competed on The X Factor: Celebrity in October of 2019.

According to Glassdoor the average base pay salary of Journalists of BBC is expected to be around £3,500.

However, being an experienced journalist Martin’s net worth may range in millions as of 2021.

Short Wiki-Like Bio Of Martin Bashir

Martin Bashir was born on 19 January 1963 in Wandsworth, London, England with the birth name Martin Henry Bashir. He has four siblings from his parents among which his brother Tommy died in the year 1991 due to muscular dystrophy. His father and mother are said to originally be from Pakistan and they moved to Britain in the year 1951.

Talking about his educational background, Martin went to the State Comprehensive Wandsworth School for Boys and later attended King Alfred’s College of Higher Education, Winchester from the year 1982 to 1985 where he studied English and History. He also went to King’s College London, which is located in Strand, London.

Martin who is 5 feet and 6 inches tall in terms of height is fluent in English and Urdu language.

Additionally, Martin was also diagnosed with a brain tumor in the year 2008 which affected his pituitary gland and that did not require surgery. In 2020, Martin was struck by the coronavirus in the summer, and later he also underwent a quadruple heart bypass operation.

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