Martin Bashir is a British Correspondent, anchor, and Commentator. Martin Bashir works on NBC channel as a journalist, as a political reviewer in MSNBC is highly praised by his viewers.
- Birthday: January 19, 1963 (age 55)
- Ethnicity: Asian
- Nationality: British
- Profession: Journalist, Correspondent
Family and Personal Life
Martin Bashir is living with his wife Deborah Bashir including his three Children. Let us not assume about his divorce as he shares a good bond with his family which demonstrates his happy married life.
Bashir is the son of Pakistani Christian family born in South London but was raised in Handsworth. He got his early education from Wandsworth School for boys followed by King Alfred’s College for higher education. He completed his graduation from the University of Winchester with English and History as his major subject.
Beside this due to his Pakistani ethnicity, he is fluent in Urdu and English. Although having the ethnicity of Pakistan, he wants people to know him as a devoted follower of the Christian religion.
Knowing about his personal life, in 2008 MSNBC star revealed he is undergoing the treatment of brain tumor which nearly turned to cancer but now the disease is about to be cured.
Martin felt blessed when he got full support of his family during divisive times of his life including treatment of his disease, during controversial issues he had faced. He is activist of different Christianity oriented program who is seen visiting many churches around the globe.
Body Measurements and Lifestyle
Martin Bashir is standing tall with the height is 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m). He has an average build body measurements and his weight is not disclosed yet.
He has a black hair color and has a straight sexual orientation. Likewise, no any information related to his shoe size and dress size is yet provided.
- Height: 5 feet and 6 Inches (1.68m)
- Weight: N/A
- Plastic Surgery: N/A
- Body Measurements: Average Build
Martin Bashir has already performed the duty as a presenter in ABC channel show Nightline and also as an interviewer of Princess Diana. His controversial interviews of different personality followed by a comment on Michael Jackson made him in the highlight of different news.
Moving on to his professional career, he began to cover news for BBC from 1986 to 1999. This commentator was seen in programs like Songs of Praise, Public Eye, and Panorama.
After having brilliant years in BBC, he later paved his way to ITV. In ITV, he was given the task to prepare Special documentary Programs. At the time, he also had seen featuring tonight with Trevor McDonald. He came to huge fame after the interview with Princess Diana where he asked a question regarding the reason of the failure of marriage with the prince.
After the famous interview, he was seen interviewing guilty of Stephen Lawrence case which was also boon for his career as interviewer. Later this controversial interviewer was seen working for ABC anchoring Nightline which he snatched the show from Ted Koppel in 2005.
After serving ABC for five years, he chose MSNBC to sketch his anchoring skills. Martin then after is seen commentating in political issues in MSNBC with other work as a part-time host for different shows. Apart from corporate media house job, he presented himself in comedy based film Mike Bassett: England manager.
He got the chance to interview Michael Jackson due to close friend Uri Geller. Martin had to face serious blame as unprofessional, biased interviewer by more than 40 million viewers across UK and USA. His question as drugs abuse, child molestation embarrassed Michael Jackson. Later, Geller blamed Martin for ruining his relationship with Michael after the interview as he was the mediator. But to correct the ruined environment, he told Michael Jackson is good father doing good to his child and community.
Surprisingly Winchester graduate Martin was seen releasing reggae album with the title Bass Lion with the help of producer Cary Haase. But the album did not go well. Christian follower Martin was honored with different awards for his outstanding role in media line.
Salary and Net Worth 2018
Martin Bashir salary is not known till date. As Martin was a successful host of MSNBC including other media house, he might have retained a good amount of fortune over the time period.
Martin Bashir net worth is estimated around $2 million dollars as per Net Worth Bio website. However, it is not confirmed by the official source to date.
- Salary: N/A
- Net Worth: $2 million
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