List of famous British media personalities with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

The Media of the United Kingdom is vibrant and dynamic, consisting of different types of communication media like television, radio, newspapers, magazines, and Web sites. With its diverse range of providers, the most prominent being the state-owned public service broadcaster, the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), Britain is a fertile ground for flourishing media personalities. Francesca Unsworth, a British journalist and media executive who is currently the director of the BBC World Service Group is a significant media personality in the nation. Other prominent individuals associated with the BBC include Bruce Reynolds who became one of the youngest business reporters to be on National British Television at age 26. Broadcaster Kwame Kwei-Armah became the second black Briton to have a play staged in the West End, and is one of the important black media personalities in the U.K. June Sarpong a television presenter of Ghanaian descent, and Diane Johnson are among the successful women in the English media. Mike Neville—best known for his solid presentational style and witty banter—is also an important figure in the media of the U.K. This section provides you information about the life and works of British media personalities.
Mel BMel B

29 May 1975

Harehills, West Yorkshire, England

Gemini

Christopher HitchensChristopher Hitchens

13 April 1949

15 December 2011

Portsmouth

Aries

Simon CowellSimon Cowell

07 October 1959

London

Libra

George OrwellGeorge Orwell

25 June 1903

21 January 1950

Motihari

Cancer

Bear GryllsBear Grylls

07 June 1974

Donaghadee, Northern Ireland

Gemini

David AttenboroughDavid Attenborough

08 May 1926

Isleworth

Taurus

Milo YiannopoulosMilo Yiannopoulos

18 October 1984

Kent, United Kingdom

Libra

Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson

06 January 1960

London, United Kingdom

Capricorn

Jamie OliverJamie Oliver

27 May 1975

Clavering, U.K.

Gemini

Anna WintourAnna Wintour

03 November 1949

London

Scorpio

Sharon OsbourneSharon Osbourne

09 October 1952

Brixton, South London, England

Libra

Jonathan RossJonathan Ross

17 November 1960

London

Scorpio

Andrew SullivanAndrew Sullivan

10 August 1963

Godstone

Leo

Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley

28 January 1841

10 May 1904

Denbigh

Aquarius

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler

05 September 1905

01 March 1983

Budapest, Austria-Hungary

Virgo

Angela CarterAngela Carter

07 May 1940

16 February 1992

Eastbourne, England

Taurus

Coleen RooneyColeen Rooney

03 April 1986

Liverpool, Merseyside

Aries

Zeinab BadawiZeinab Badawi

24 November 1959

Omdurman

Sagittarius

George AlagiahGeorge Alagiah

22 November 1955

Colombo

Scorpio

Malcolm MuggeridgeMalcolm Muggeridge

24 March 1903

14 November 1990

Sanderstead, South Croydon, Surrey, England, UK

Aries

Louise MinchinLouise Minchin

08 September 1968

Hong Kong

Virgo

Walter WinchellWalter Winchell

07 April 1897

20 February 1972

New York City, New York, U.S.

Aries

A. N. WilsonA. N. Wilson

27 October 1950

Scorpio

Murray WalkerMurray Walker

10 October 1923

Hall Green, Birmingham, England

Libra

Robert WinstonRobert Winston

15 July 1940

London, England

Cancer

Alan CorenAlan Coren

27 June 1938

18 October 2007

Paddington

Cancer

Mark ThomasMark Thomas

11 April 1963

South London

Aries

Ben BradshawBen Bradshaw

30 August 1960

City of Westminster

Virgo

Norman AngellNorman Angell

26 December 1872

07 October 1967

Holbeach, Lincolnshire, England

Capricorn

Robin DayRobin Day

24 October 1923

06 August 2000

London

Scorpio

Chris MorrisChris Morris

05 September 1965

Bristol, England

Virgo

Chris HarrisChris Harris

20 January 1975

United Kingdom

Capricorn

C.P. ScottC.P. Scott

26 October 1846

01 January 1932

Bath, Somerset

Scorpio

Joey EssexJoey Essex

29 July 1990

Southwark, United Kingdom

Leo

Jeremy ClarksonJeremy Clarkson

11 April 1960

Doncaster

Aries

Nick GrimshawNick Grimshaw

14 August 1984

Manchester

Leo

Steve-OSteve-O

13 June 1974

Wimbledon

Gemini

Louis TherouxLouis Theroux

20 May 1970

Singapore

Taurus

H. G. WellsH. G. Wells

21 September 1866

13 August 1946

London Borough of Bromley

Virgo

Caroline FlackCaroline Flack

09 November 1979

London

Scorpio

David IckeDavid Icke

29 April 1952

Leicester

Taurus

Terry PratchettTerry Pratchett

28 April 1948

12 March 2015

Beaconsfield

Taurus

Jimmy HillJimmy Hill

22 July 1928

19 December 2015

London

Cancer

Karl PilkingtonKarl Pilkington

23 September 1972

Sale

Virgo

Jimmy SavileJimmy Savile

31 October 1926

29 October 2011

Leeds

Scorpio

Sue PerkinsSue Perkins

22 September 1969

Dulwich

Virgo

Piers MorganPiers Morgan

30 March 1965

Guildford

Aries

Anton du BekeAnton du Beke

20 July 1966

Sevenoaks

Cancer

Anita RaniAnita Rani

25 October 1977

Bradford

Scorpio

Katie DerhamKatie Derham

18 June 1970

Canterbury

Gemini

Rachel RileyRachel Riley

11 January 1986

Rochford

Capricorn

Sam AllardyceSam Allardyce

19 October 1954

Dudley

Libra

Brian BlessedBrian Blessed

09 October 1936

Mexborough

Libra

Victoria Coren MitchellVictoria Coren Mitchell

18 August 1972

Hammersmith

Leo

Richard HammondRichard Hammond

19 December 1969

Solihull

Sagittarius

Sandi ToksvigSandi Toksvig

03 May 1958

Copenhagen

Taurus

Amanda HoldenAmanda Holden

16 February 1971

Bishop's Waltham

Aquarius

Dan HowellDan Howell

11 June 1991

Berkshire

Gemini

James MayJames May

16 January 1963

Bristol

Capricorn

Niall FergusonNiall Ferguson

18 April 1964

Glasgow

Aries

Alexa ChungAlexa Chung

05 November 1983

England

Scorpio

Charlie BrookerCharlie Brooker

03 March 1971

Reading

Pisces

Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking

02 November 1969

England

Scorpio

Christiane AmanpourChristiane Amanpour

12 January 1958

London

Capricorn

Zac GoldsmithZac Goldsmith

20 January 1975

Westminster

Capricorn

Kim PhilbyKim Philby

01 January 1912

11 May 1988

Ambala

Capricorn

Peter HitchensPeter Hitchens

28 October 1951

Sliema

Scorpio

Ian WrightIan Wright

03 November 1963

Woolwich

Scorpio

Mel GiedroycMel Giedroyc

15 June 1968

Epsom

Gemini

G. K. ChestertonG. K. Chesterton

29 May 1874

14 June 1936

Kensington

Gemini

Yvette FieldingYvette Fielding

23 September 1968

Stockport

Virgo

Peaches GeldofPeaches Geldof

13 March 1989

07 April 2014

Westminster

Pisces

Carol KirkwoodCarol Kirkwood

29 May 1962

Morar

Gemini

Paula YatesPaula Yates

24 April 1959

17 September 2000

Colwyn Bay

Taurus

Jeremy VineJeremy Vine

17 May 1965

Epsom

Taurus

Vera BrittainVera Brittain

29 December 1893

29 March 1970

Newcastle-under-Lyme

Capricorn

Claudia WinklemanClaudia Winkleman

15 January 1972

London

Capricorn

Michael BarrymoreMichael Barrymore

04 May 1952

Bermondsey

Taurus

Carl FrochCarl Froch

02 July 1977

Nottingham

Cancer

Edward HeathEdward Heath

09 July 1916

17 July 2005

Broadstairs

Cancer

Jamie HewlettJamie Hewlett

03 April 1968

London

Aries

Frankie BoyleFrankie Boyle

16 August 1972

Pollokshaws

Leo

Martin ClunesMartin Clunes

28 November 1961

Wimbledon

Sagittarius

Reggie YatesReggie Yates

31 May 1983

Archway

Gemini

Kelly OsbourneKelly Osbourne

27 October 1984

Westminster

Scorpio

Edd ChinaEdd China

09 May 1971

London

Taurus

David IrvingDavid Irving

24 March 1938

Brentwood

Aries

Bruce ForsythBruce Forsyth

22 February 1928

Edmonton

Pisces

Laurie LeeLaurie Lee

26 June 1914

13 May 1997

Stroud

Cancer

Kirsty GallacherKirsty Gallacher

20 January 1976

Edinburgh

Capricorn

Carol VordermanCarol Vorderman

24 December 1960

Bedford

Capricorn

Cat DeeleyCat Deeley

23 October 1976

Sutton Coldfield

Libra

Michael PortilloMichael Portillo

26 May 1953

Hertfordshire

Gemini

Kerry KatonaKerry Katona

06 September 1980

Warrington

Virgo

Diane AbbottDiane Abbott

27 September 1953

Paddington

Libra

Susannah ConstantineSusannah Constantine

03 June 1962

London

Gemini

Stefan ZweigStefan Zweig

28 November 1881

23 February 1942

Vienna

Sagittarius

Ian HislopIan Hislop

13 July 1960

Swansea

Cancer

Jeremy KyleJeremy Kyle

07 July 1965

Reading

Cancer

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