Terry Christian Gay, Married, Family, Net Worth

By Anmol Basnyat | Updated On: 21 Aug, 2018
Terry Christian Gay, Married, Family, Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth May 08, 1960 Age 61 Years 2 Month(s)
Nationality British Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married Wife/Spouse Not Disclosed
Divorced Not Yet Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Not Disclosed Ethnicity White
Height 5 Feet 7 Inches (1.70 m) Parents Daniel Christian (Father),

English broadcaster Terry Christian is known for presenting Channel 4's late-night entertainment show The Word and ITV1 moral issues program It's My Life. Terry is the recipient of the Sony Radio Award in the Best Specialist Music category in 1985 and 1986 for his show on BBC Radio Derby named Barbed Wireless.

What Is Terry Christian’s Net Worth?

Terry Christian makes his net worth working in various news broadcasts and radio programs. The anchor’s significant part of receipts is increased from controversial Channel 4 youth entertainment show The Word that he joined in 1990.

The correspondent further elevated his growing profits as a columnist for youth and political issues with the Derby Evening Telegraph from 1983 for four long years. Terry’s remunerative earnings are also accustomed to BBC Radio Derby’s Barbed Wireless for six years from 1982. He also presented WPFM and Wavelength on Radio 4 from 1986 till 1988.

According to Payscale, the average salary of the United States TV Presenter is $59,994 and Terry’s years of experience as a Journalist makes him generate a remunerative paycheck.

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The writer is a regular columnist for Sunday People and also had regular columns in the Daily Sport and Evening Telegraph. The reporter has also earned income from publishing books. Some of his publications include "Brothers: From Childhood to 'Oasis' - The Real Story" (1996), Reds in the Hood (1999) and My Word (2007) and latest book Childhood to Oasis (February 2018).

Increasing HIV Cases In Gay And Bisexual; Terry Responds

Terry replied to musician Holly Johnson when a Doctor named Christian Jessen posted an article about increment of gay and bisexual men being diagnosed with HIV in 2011. Dr. Christian shared an article based on the Health Protection Agency (HPA). The report stated that the HIV cases in gay and bisexual are increasing in a worrying trend since 2007.

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But musician Holly criticized HPA and said that it's a complete failure to the agencies which funds to promote safe sex. After which Terry joined the conversation and said that there were no gay men in the past. He also added that there were an opera lover and never married types.

(Photo: Terry's Twitter)

Holly then tweeted that the trend of not opening sexuality has changed in his generation. He said that people are now more open about their sexuality. 

Terry's Married Lide; Difficult To Get British Nationality

Terry is a married man but has kept a low key to reveal about his wife. The TV personality went to the Houses of Parliament in Westminster in January 2011 to promote his How Irish Are You? Campaign. During the halt, he gushed about his Irish ethnicity and supported Irish-born people in England to be gratified of their ethnicity.

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Interestingly he explained that he would be ticking his nationality as British and ethnicity as Irish in the passport identification, and will also make his wife and children do the same.

Terry was banned from watching his son’s game, who played an under-11s football game after he labeled the referee unashamedly biased. The newsman passed some comments on the 17-year-old referee after his son’s team, Queensgate Juniors Wasps were held to a 3-3 draw by rivals Spurley Hey in the Stockport Metro Junior League.

Family Life; Mother's And Sister's Death

Terry’s family consists of his father Daniel Christian and five other siblings including his three sisters, Janet, Mary and Sheila, and two brothers Tony and Kevin. Both of his parents Daniel, and late Margaret Christian (nee Cullen) were an Irish of Dublin. His father, Daniel was a Transport and General Workers' Union shop steward at Esso in Trafford Park, and his late mother Margaret was a school dinner lady.

His mother, Margaret died three weeks after the Mother’s Day on 3 April 2008. She came from a low-income family who used to work as a school dinner lady. Her father was military in the Connaught Rangers who was pensioned out from the troops after being gassed in his fourth year on the Western Front in the First World War. Margaret's father died from injuries 20 years later when he was ten years of age.

The author’s eldest sister, Janet also passed away from a burst appendix when he was three years old.

Terry, on his 2016 interview for the New Statesman Magazine, revealed that his family had to succumb a lot to maintain their financial standards. He admitted that he used to look forward to Christmas and also knew that he would get hurt since no one would present him with gifts.

During the same interview, he also revealed that when he got raised in a house that was grieving, his parents gave birth to his younger brother. After that Terry could not get much attention from the family, which made him do anything to get his mother’s approval.

Short Bio

Terry Christian was born on 8 May 1960 in Manchester, Lancashire as per wiki. He is 1.7 m (5' 7") in height and possesses Irish ethnicity.

Terry went to St Alphonsus RC Primary School in Old Trafford and St. Bede's College, Manchester. He later attended Thames Polytechnic in London to obtain a degree in Applied Biology specializing in microbiology.