Angela Rippon Partner, Young, Married - More Facts About English TV Presenter

By Ravi Lama | Published On: 16 Jul, 2018
Angela Rippon Partner, Young, Married - More Facts About English TV Presenter

Quick Information

Date of Birth December 12, 1944 Age 76 Years 7 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married Husband/Spouse Ex Christopher Dare (m. 1967–1989)
Divorced Once Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Not Disclosed Ethnicity White
Height 5 Feet 6 Inches (1.68 m) Parents John Rippon (Father), Edna Rippon (Mother)

English television Journalist Angela Rippon is famous as being the former host of South West England's news and BBC One's Nine O'Clock News. She is the first female to present the BBC national television news permanently. The honorary Doctorate of Arts award winner, Angela also co-hosted the ITV Saturday night entertainment series, Amazing Greys. 

What Is Angela Rippon's Net Worth?

Angela Rippon has the net worth of $10 Million. She derived the wealth from as a journalist and writer. Angela generates the fortune working for BBC news as a newsreader and presenter. She also collected the revenue as being the regular presenter of BBC One's Nine O'Clock News.

Angela also earned the income from her written fourteen books like Mark Phillips: The Man and His Horses and Angela Rippon's West Country. She also increased her wealth as being a co-presenter TV shows like Top Gear, Rip Off Britain, and Holiday Hit Squad.

Angela Rippon at Rip Off Britain, Holiday Hit Squad (Photo:

The 73-year-old Angela was a regular presenter of BBC One's Nine O'Clock News in 1975. Prior to Nine O'Clock News, she was working as a presenter for radio and television news programmes in South West England.

Angela Rippon Splits With Her Partner Of 22 Years; Happy Being Single Now?

Angela Rippon separated from her husband of 22 years, Christopher Dare in 1990.

The journalist was married to an engineer named Christopher Dare at the age of 22 in 1967. She with her partner tied the wedding knot after five years of knowing each other. Angela Rippon met her first then-husband named Christoper Dare at YMCA dance when she was a young woman at the age of 17.

After more than two decades of the relationship, the married couple parted ways in 1990 as they filed for a divorce. 

After the divorce, Angela discovered that she was happy being single. In an interview with The Sun, she said that she is single and hinted that she will never get married. As she told,

“I suppose if I'm honest when your heart is broken it's painful and I don't want to go there again.”

However, she mentioned that she and her former husband are still a good friend. She revealed about her relationship with Christopher in an interview with Mail Online in October 2015 and admitted that she is friendly with the woman with whom Christopher lives. She further explained that she was in two more relationships, one lasted for 12 years and another for five years. 

As of now, Angela is single and has no children from her previous relationship; however, she has goddaughters.

At the age of 73, the reporter still has that unmatched attitude towards life. She strides in her tight trousers and high boots and says that she is never too old for leather. In an interview with the Mail Online, she said that there is no age limit to buy leather. She further adds that tag doesn't mention to be worn by young twenties only.

Short Bio

Daughter of John Rippon, and Edna Rippon, Angela Rippon was born as Angela May Rippon on 12 October 1944 in Redruth, Cornwall, England, UK. She stands at the height of 5' 6" (1.68 meters) and belongs to British nationality. 

Angela, 73, is an only child of her parents and has no any siblings. Angela attended her schooling in Public Secondary School, Coburg Street in Plymouth.