Unlike many journalists, Richard Arnold hasn’t kept himself limited in just covering stories and reporting those through mass media. Instead, he becomes involved in different programs as participant and guest and collects various kinds of experiences. Richard Arnold is an English television presenter and freelance journalist who is currently working as Entertainment Editor for ITV's breakfast show ‘Good Morning Britain.'
Career And Progression
Richard Arnold embarked his career from Inside Soap magazine where he worked until 1995. He grabbed the first television work on the BBC’s program, ‘The Sunday Show.' He also appeared in the shows such as ‘GMTV Today’ and ‘LK Today.' He began presenting his own show ‘The Richard Show’ in 2007 which ran for a year.
Moreover, the journalist has served as UK Reporter for the Australian Breakfast show, ‘Sunrise,' showbiz editor for ITV Breakfast show, ‘Daybreak,' entertainment editor for ITV’s ‘Good Morning Britain. He also featured as a contestant in the 2012 series, ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ with dance partner Erin Boag. Also, Richard participated in the first series of ‘Celebrity Master Chef’ and the season two of 71 Degrees North.
How Much Is Richard’s Net Worth?
Richard, 48, summons the net worth from his career as a journalist and television presenter. According to Payscale, a television presenter earns an average salary of $59,994, and their annual payroll varies between $33,724 to $206,084. He is working on ITV since June 2012 and became an entertainment Editor for ITV's breakfast show Good Morning Britain. Indeed.com reports that the average salary of ITV News Editor in the United Kingdom is £47,434 per year.
Richard Arnold (left) with Ben Shephard and Sean Fletcher on ITV's 'Good Morning Britain' in October 2018 (Photo: Twitter)
The prominent journalist, Richard has been engaged in the journalistic sector for over two decades. He has worked in many prestigious networks such as, ITV, GMTV, and BBC which pay a high salary to the employees.
Along with that, he has appeared as a contestant in the most loved shows including ‘Celebrity Master Chef,' ’Strictly Come Dancing,' ’71 Degrees North’ and ‘The Chase. Looking at his activities and achievements, we suspect the journalist must have garnered an enormous net worth in millions of dollars.
Is Richard Married to James Bonci?
The 48 years old reporter, Richard Arnold is evidently one of the most outspoken and amusing television personalities. He manages to stay noticeable in every event he attends and the reality show he participates. However, the journalist who is highly open professionally is opposite when it comes to his family matters.
Well, there have been rumors everywhere about his marriage and wife for a while, but he hasn’t addressed any of those. According to IMDB, Richard and James Bonci shared vow in a wedding conducted in April 2015 and has been a husband since then.
However, this piece of information is hard for the audience to believe without his confirmation as James was previously linked with Eric Turner which created quite a controversy. Apart from that, Richard’s silence about personal life isn't helping much. If the sources are to be believed, he is gay, but he hasn’t opened mouth to either confirm or deny the news.
But inspecting through his tweet of 7 September 2017, Richard has shown his support towards LGBT community. The Good Morning Britain entertainment editor shared his opinion to his 150K Twitter followers where he said that it is 'the people who play a part in creating a world for everyone where they could be themselves.' Along with these words, the City University graduate inscribed to march for LGBT with him and LGBT equality charity, Stonewall.
Richard's Short Bio
Richard Arnold was born on 24 November 1969 in Andover, Hampshire, England. He attended Portway Junior School in Andover and later earned M.A in English Language and Literature from the University of Edinburgh. He acquired a degree in journalism from City University. Richard belongs to white ethnicity and has an impressive height which suits his career.