English TV journalist Fiona Bruce is best acknowledged for her three decades of working experience in the BBC News Network. She is known for appearing in many Prime Time BBC’s Television shows including BBC News at Six, BBC News at Ten, and Quiz Programme Hive Minds in 2015. In 2018, she presented Antiques Roadshow of 2018.
Two Decades Of Married Life; Juggles Time Between Work & Family!
Fiona Bruce is married to advertising agency executive Nigel Sharrocks in London since July 1994. The pair has two children, one of which was born six months before their wedding.
The couple welcomed their son named Sam born in January 1988 and a baby-daughter named Mia in November 2001. Both the husband and wife manage their time between their working shifts from London and Oxfordshire to be with their children.
In a conversation with the Telegraph in 2015, she admitted of juggling her career with family life, revealing that she watched the clock while working for her BBC show, Panorama.
Fiona Bruce with husband, Nigel Sharrocks at the Strictly Childline Ball in London in September 2017 (Photo: Dailymail.co.uk)
However, the anchor reportedly has a nanny to look after her children. Fiona in the interview revealed that she is happy with her children and said,
"My kids once said, “What would you do if you hadn’t got us?’ I replied, 'I’d be more successful and I’d have more friends, but I wouldn’t be as happy.’"
What Is Fiona Bruce’s Net Worth?
The 54-year-old news reporter has summoned the net worth of $3 million from her professional Journalism career since 1989. She is the third highest earning newsreader, who is entitled to a salary between £350,000 and £400,000 a year from the BBC Network.
She is further adding remuneration presenting a documentary in 2018 about British woman Rachel Nickell, who was murdered in 1993. She also accumulated fortunes when she presented Documentary TV series Real Story for four years since 2003.
The Journalist resides at a house directed towards the upper market of North-London. She had a tough time to build a garden near her residence after a local council refrained her to do so. Fiona had also asked the local council on the plans to knock down her existing house with a four-storey block of flats would simply ruin her peace and privacy. However, she won the legal battle against plans to build luxury flats at the end of her garden in 2016.
Fiona's Family: Praises Late Mother
Fiona is the youngest child in her family and was born to English father John Bruce, who worked from a post-boy to an executive at Unilever. Her late mother, Rosemary Bruce was of Scottish ancestry, who raised Fiona and her two brothers Neil and Alasdair Bruce. So, she belongs to British white ethnicity with English and Scottish descent.
The reporter on her 2018 interview for Express Magazine talked about her late mother, who died in 2011. She had described her mother as a compassionate woman, who always took care of her family and stopped working when she had her first child.
Comparing her motherhood from her mother, Fiona has also questioned her parenting skills of raising her two children.
The TV reporter was born on 25 April 1964 in Singapore as per wiki. Fiona, 54, stands at the height of 1.78 m (5’ 10”). Her birth sign is Taurus.
Fiona studied at the International School of Milan, Gayton Primary School. She then attended Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College in New Cross, London from 14 years of age until she turned 18. She later went to complete her education at the University of London Institute in Paris.