Combining the love for literature and link with politics, Rex Murphy became one of the most popular political journalists. When Rex burst out on the screen of CBC-TV, he turned his fans into haters. But soon after this, he managed to rekindle the love from the audience with his excellent presentation.
The Canadian personality was one of the most talented and famous commentators and authors, primarily on Canadian political and social matters, who was a regular host of CBC Radio One's Cross Country Checkup. Now after the retirement from CBC, he is into writing. He works as a columnist and is a vocal critic of arguments.
How Much Is Rex's Net Worth?
Rex has garnered the net worth as a political analyst. As per sources, the average salary of a radio host is $44,391 per annum in the United States. Having worked as the host for 21 years he must have accumulated more than an average salary making a decent net worth.
His career began as an elected President of Memorial University Student Council; it seems he has political passion on early of ages. The man worked as a host for the station's morning call-in program before accepting a position as a political commentator and interview on the local CBC TV current affairs show "Here and Now." He was awarded in June 2008 an Honorary Doctor of Law Degree from the University of Waterloo. Finally, he announced that he would retire from the show Cross Country Checkup in September 2015.
Rex as a keynote speaker (Photo: cbc.ca)
Now after the retirement, he is working as a columnist for The National Post. Even here, he writes as a critic and is an analyst for political affairs.
Rex's Secret Married Life
Moving into his personal life, he is a married man. Its been more than two decades since he shared the vows with his beautiful girlfriend. He remains tight-lipped when it comes to his personal and love life. They also have a 23-year-old daughter together.
After many years of romance, the couple is no more together. They had divorced a few years ago and now he no longer visits his daughter. The reason behind the divorce is undisclosed but the media predicted that he could not give enough time to his wife, which lead to the separation. Looking at his Twitter account, it shows that he is enjoying the single life.
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Rex Murphy was born in Carbonear, Newfoundland, Canada on 3rd March 1947. The man was born to his parents named Harry and Marie Murphy and grew up with his five siblings where he is the second of five children. He graduated from the Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1968, so he also holds the Canadian nationality.
The 71-year-old veteran journalist Rex is standing with tall towering with over 5 feet 10 inches and over 60 kg weight. At an age of 71, the man still young fit healthy and fine, because of his daily exercise and healthy balanced diet. Hope he keeps her fit and healthy body forever.