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.
David AttenboroughDavid Attenborough

08 May 1926

Isleworth

Taurus

George OrwellGeorge Orwell

25 June 1903

21 January 1950

Motihari

Cancer

Mel BMel B

29 May 1975

Harehills, West Yorkshire, England

Gemini

Simon CowellSimon Cowell

07 October 1959

London

Libra

Milo YiannopoulosMilo Yiannopoulos

18 October 1984

Kent, United Kingdom

Libra

Jeremy ClarksonJeremy Clarkson

11 April 1960

Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire

Aries

Bear GryllsBear Grylls

07 June 1974

Donaghadee, Northern Ireland

Gemini

Holly WilloughbyHolly Willoughby

10 February 1981

Brighton

Aquarius

Bruce ForsythBruce Forsyth

22 February 1928

18 August 2017

Edmonton

Pisces

Christopher HitchensChristopher Hitchens

13 April 1949

15 December 2011

Portsmouth

Aries

Anna WintourAnna Wintour

03 November 1949

London

Scorpio

Jamie OliverJamie Oliver

27 May 1975

Clavering, U.K.

Gemini

Amanda HoldenAmanda Holden

16 February 1971

Bishop’s Waltham, Hampshire

Aquarius

Mark LabbettMark Labbett

15 August 1965

Tiverton, Devon, England

Leo

Sharon OsbourneSharon Osbourne

09 October 1952

Brixton, South London, England

Libra

James MayJames May

16 January 1963

Bristol, United Kingdom

Capricorn

Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson

06 January 1960

London, United Kingdom

Capricorn

Jimmy SavileJimmy Savile

31 October 1926

29 October 2011

Leeds

Scorpio

Jonathan RossJonathan Ross

17 November 1960

London

Scorpio

Joey EssexJoey Essex

29 July 1990

Southwark, United Kingdom

Leo

Andrew SullivanAndrew Sullivan

10 August 1963

Godstone

Leo

Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley

28 January 1841

10 May 1904

Denbigh

Aquarius

George AlagiahGeorge Alagiah

22 November 1955

Colombo

Scorpio

Louise MinchinLouise Minchin

08 September 1968

Hong Kong

Virgo

Coleen RooneyColeen Rooney

03 April 1986

Liverpool, Merseyside

Aries

Chris HarrisChris Harris

20 January 1975

United Kingdom

Capricorn

Alan CorenAlan Coren

27 June 1938

18 October 2007

Paddington

Cancer

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

Malcolm MuggeridgeMalcolm Muggeridge

24 March 1903

14 November 1990

Sanderstead, South Croydon, Surrey, England, UK

Aries

Robert WinstonRobert Winston

15 July 1940

London, England

Cancer

Murray WalkerMurray Walker

10 October 1923

Hall Green, Birmingham, England

Libra

Zeinab BadawiZeinab Badawi

24 November 1959

Omdurman

Sagittarius

Robin DayRobin Day

24 October 1923

06 August 2000

London

Scorpio

A. N. WilsonA. N. Wilson

27 October 1950

Scorpio

Ben BradshawBen Bradshaw

30 August 1960

City of Westminster

Virgo

Mark ThomasMark Thomas

11 April 1963

South London

Aries

Norman AngellNorman Angell

26 December 1872

07 October 1967

Holbeach, Lincolnshire, England

Capricorn

Chris MorrisChris Morris

05 September 1965

Bristol, England

Virgo

C.P. ScottC.P. Scott

26 October 1846

01 January 1932

Bath, Somerset

Scorpio

Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking

02 November 1969

England

Scorpio

Charlie BrookerCharlie Brooker

03 March 1971

Reading

Pisces

John OliverJohn Oliver

23 April 1977

Birmingham

Taurus

Phillip SchofieldPhillip Schofield

01 April 1962

Oldham

Aries

Rachel RileyRachel Riley

11 January 1986

Rochford

Capricorn

Steve-OSteve-O

13 June 1974

Wimbledon

Gemini

Piers MorganPiers Morgan

30 March 1965

Guildford

Aries

Michael PortilloMichael Portillo

26 May 1953

Hertfordshire

Gemini

Richard HammondRichard Hammond

19 December 1969

Solihull

Sagittarius

H. G. WellsH. G. Wells

21 September 1866

13 August 1946

Bromley

Virgo

Rachel JohnsonRachel Johnson

03 September 1965

Virgo

Louis TherouxLouis Theroux

20 May 1970

Singapore

Taurus

Zoë BallZoë Ball

23 November 1970

Blackpool

Sagittarius

Christiane AmanpourChristiane Amanpour

12 January 1958

London

Capricorn

Stacey DooleyStacey Dooley

09 March 1987

Luton

Pisces

Toby YoungToby Young

17 October 1963

Buckinghamshire

Libra

Victoria Coren MitchellVictoria Coren Mitchell

18 August 1972

Hammersmith

Leo

Emma WillisEmma Willis

20 March 1976

Birmingham

Pisces

Bradley WalshBradley Walsh

04 June 1960

Watford

Gemini

Konnie HuqKonnie Huq

17 July 1975

Hammersmith

Cancer

David IckeDavid Icke

29 April 1952

Leicester

Taurus

Sue PerkinsSue Perkins

22 September 1969

Dulwich

Virgo

Edd ChinaEdd China

09 May 1971

London

Taurus

Karl PilkingtonKarl Pilkington

23 September 1972

Sale

Virgo

Cathy NewmanCathy Newman

14 July 1974

Guildford

Cancer

Sandi ToksvigSandi Toksvig

03 May 1958

Copenhagen

Taurus

Katie PiperKatie Piper

12 October 1983

Andover

Libra

Peaches GeldofPeaches Geldof

13 March 1989

07 April 2014

Westminster

Pisces

Terry PratchettTerry Pratchett

28 April 1948

12 March 2015

Beaconsfield

Taurus

Alexa ChungAlexa Chung

05 November 1983

England

Scorpio

Stacey SolomonStacey Solomon

04 October 1989

Dagenham

Libra

Anna RichardsonAnna Richardson

27 September 1970

Shropshire

Libra

Ian WrightIan Wright

03 November 1963

Woolwich

Scorpio

Tana RamsayTana Ramsay

1974 AD

Croydon

Mel GiedroycMel Giedroyc

15 June 1968

Epsom

Gemini

Kelly OsbourneKelly Osbourne

27 October 1984

Westminster

Scorpio

Niall FergusonNiall Ferguson

18 April 1964

Glasgow

Aries

David FrostDavid Frost

07 April 1939

31 August 2013

Tenterden

Aries

G. K. ChestertonG. K. Chesterton

29 May 1874

14 June 1936

Kensington

Gemini

Davina McCallDavina McCall

16 October 1967

Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom

Libra

Denise van OutenDenise van Outen

27 May 1974

Basildon

Gemini