Suzanne Whiston is a popular British TV journalist and sports producer known for producing the famed BBC’s Match of The Day football highlights. Also, she is known as the wife of Karl Pilkington, a man who is well-known as a presenter, comedian, and actor. Karl and Suzanne married in 1990, and they are still together.
Suzanne was the TV journalist who covered the most-talked-about FA Cup (2004) and the World Cup in Germany (2006) sporting events.
In this article, I will share Suzanne Whiston’s biography, career, age, husband, family, kids, net worth, education, height, ethnicity, and a few other interesting things you probably didn’t know about her. Before we continue, however, let’s take a quick look at her profile summary.
|Date of birth||April 21, 1968|
|Net worth||$2 million|
Suzanne Whiston Biography
Suzanne Whiston was born on April 21, 1968, in her home country, the United Kingdom, and is 64 years old. Her astrological sign is Taurus, and she holds British citizenship by birth. Speaking more about that, Suzanne was raised in London, England, in the United Kingdom. She has white skin color and belongs to the White ethnic classification.
Although Suzanne is reluctant to share details about her parents and family on the internet, we could not be more right to presume that her childhood years weren’t the worst. Looking at her pictures online, we can confirm that she has blonde hair and brown eyes. Suzanne loves books and reads them at her leisure. She loves public speaking, too, and does so well at that. On a rather unrelated note, Suzanne’s lucky number is 8.
Suzanne Whiston Education, Career
As with details about her parents and immediate family, Suzanne Whiston is yet to share any details about her education on the internet.
Regarding careers, Suzanne Whiston started hers as a TV producer. She got a job offer as a producer in the mid-1990s at the famed Manchester, UK-based radio station, Key 103. As a young lady interested in sporting activities, Suzanne worked in the station’s sports (soccer) department. After spending a couple of years at Key 103, Suzanne received a job offer from the BBC, where she was appointed as the producer of the show “Match of the Day.”
Suzanne Whiston worked in the media outlet’s soccer sub-department for years before being assigned to cover the FA Cup event with a team of reporters in 2004. And well, she would later cover the FIFA 2006 World Cup sporting event in Germany following the successful coverage of the FA Cup event.
As a TV journalist who has been consistently dedicated to bringing sports-related reports to light, Suzanne Whiston has earned a place for herself in the sports industry as one of the few female sports professionals. And well, she has worked with many other media outlets, including but not limited to BBC and Key 103. She is the co-owner of the film production company Alrite Production.
Side by side, Alrite Production company has a YouTube channel, created on February 12, 2016, with one video. Titled “Karl Pilkington’s ‘A Love of Two Brains’ Animated Movie Trailer,” the 2:35 minutes video now has over 15.4k thousand views.
Suzanne Whiston Family
Suzanne Whiston is married to her long-term boyfriend and fellow TV journalist, Karl Pilkington. And although the love duo is yet to reveal details about their children (if they have any), they have been married for over three decades. And well, during a live interview on the popular American TV show, “The Ricky Gervais Show,” the duo revealed they met each other for the first time at a coffee shop in 1990.
And speaking of coffee, Suzanne Whiston says she’d give Karl Pilkington 20 pennies to pay for a coffee. Well, dear, “the rest is history,” as the saying goes.
Among Karl’s community of fans, there is this assumption that Karl and Suzanne have gone their separate ways. I ran some fact-checking, and the confusion in a Reddit chat was about two women whom several articles have misinterpreted as Suzanne Whiston – Jo Whiley and Suzanne Shaw. Here is the real picture of Suzanne Whiston.
Suzanne Whiston Net worth
Suzanne Whiston has an estimated net worth of about $2 million. As a TV journalist, she earns an annual salary between $111,505 and $138,506. On the other hand, her better half, Karl Pilkington, has an estimated net worth of about $3 million, with an annual salary of about $600k thousand.
Side note: a new report says Suzanne Whiston and Karl Pilkington are not married. However, the same report purported that Karl isn’t interested in having children or getting married, so the duo has remained unmarried for over three decades. On a rather good note, the love duo is ‘engaged.’