Canadian media would not have been what it is today had it not been for its media personalities who have constantly struggled to keep the infotainment quotient of their viewers high. Their passion for work and strong work ethics, have made them a popular name in Canadian media. Be it Mandy Ross the host of Fashion TV who is living her dream of hosting, filming and travelling with her shows and projects or Kevin O’Leary, the co-founder and chairman of O’Leary Funds who is popular for his financial shows, Canadian media has seen a plethora of men and women who have been exemplary in their work. And then there is children’s entertainer Suzanne Pinel who is popular as Marie Soleil, Trish Stratus WWE Wrestler and star of TV show Armed and Famous, Patrick Watson journalist and documentarian, Mark McKinney comedian, Rita MacNeil variety show host, Rod Black sportscaster and others. These are some of the biggest media personalities who command the most respect, evoke the most trust or provide the highest level of entertainment for Canadian viewers. Check out this segment to find out in details about the life and works of famous Canadian media personalities.
Alex TrebekAlex Trebek
22 July 1940
American-Canadian Television personality
John RobertsJohn Roberts
15 November 1956

Robert HerjavecRobert Herjavec
14 September 1962
Business People

Steven CrowderSteven Crowder
07 July 1987
Actor, Political Commentator

Emily MaitlisEmily Maitlis
06 September 1970

Ali VelshiAli Velshi
29 October 1969
Television host
Catherine HerridgeCatherine Herridge
18 May 1964
News Correspondent

Peter JenningsPeter Jennings
29 July 1938

Chrystia FreelandChrystia Freeland
02 August 1968
Deputy Prime Minister of Canada
Alexandre TrudeauAlexandre Trudeau
25 December 1973

Joe ClarkJoe Clark
05 June 1939
Former Prime Minister of Canada
Jennifer FinniganJennifer Finnigan
22 August 1979

Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
04 May 1916
Journalist, Author, Activist

Dave MaddenDave Madden
17 December 1931

Michaelle Jean Michaëlle Jean
06 September 1957
Former Governor General of Canada

Fergie OlverFergie Olver
Game Show Host
Jeanette JenkinsJeanette Jenkins
18 September 1974
Fitness Trainer/TV Personality/Author

Maxine SneedMaxine Sneed

David BrooksDavid Brooks
11 August 1961

Billie Mae RichardsBillie Mae Richards
21 November 1921
Voice Actress
Matte BabelMatte Babel
13 October 1980
TV Host

Naomi KyleNaomi Kyle
13 January 1986
Gamer, TV Show Host & Actress
Kevin O’LearyKevin O’Leary
09 July 1954

Renee PaquetteRenee Paquette
19 September 1985
Sports Broadcaster

Akshay KumarAkshay Kumar
09 September 1968
Bret HartBret Hart
02 July 1957
WWE Wrestlers

Aden YoungAden Young
30 November 1971
Lauren SouthernLauren Southern
16 June 1995
Political Activist

16 September 1962

Adnan SamiAdnan Sami
15 August 1971
Ben MulroneyBen Mulroney
09 March 1976
Actor, Television presenter

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Bryan BaeumlerBryan Baeumler
18 April 1974
Television host
David FrumDavid Frum
30 June 1960

Samantha BeeSamantha Bee
25 October 1969
Journalist, Actor, Television actor, Screenwriter

Monty HallMonty Hall
25 August 1921
Television presenter, Actor, Journalist

Joe WeiderJoe Weider
29 November 1920
Functionary, Editor
Harland WilliamsHarland Williams
14 November 1962
Charles KrauthammerCharles Krauthammer
13 March 1950

Nate BurlesonNate Burleson
19 August 1981
Football Commentator

Jian GhomeshiJian Ghomeshi
09 June 1967

Lisa LaFlammeLisa LaFlamme
25 July 1964
News presenter, Journalist
Max Aitken, 1st Baron BeaverbrookMax Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook
25 May 1879
Newspaper publisher

Scott McGillivrayScott McGillivray
07 April 1978

Art LinkletterArt Linkletter
17 July 1912
Actor, Television presenter, Radio personality

Donald Stewart CherryDon Cherry
05 February 1934
Sports commentator

Suroosh AlviSuroosh Alvi
26 March 1969
Cory DoctorowCory Doctorow
17 July 1971

Wendy MesleyWendy Mesley
08 January 1957
Geoff KeighleyGeoff Keighley

Ashleigh BanfieldAshleigh Banfield
29 December 1967

31 May 1967
Professional wrestler, Singer, Journalist
Bryan Lee O'MalleyBryan Lee O'Malley
21 February 1979

Ezra LevantEzra Levant
19 February 1972
Natasha FatahNatasha Fatah

Melyssa FordMelyssa Ford
07 November 1976
Model, Journalist

George StroumboulopoulosGeorge Stroumboulopoulos
16 August 1972
Journalist, Radio personality

Edgar Bronfman Sr.Edgar Bronfman Sr.
20 June 1929

Morley SaferMorley Safer
08 November 1931
War correspondent, Television presenter,
Simon DeeSimon Dee
28 July 1935
TV Host

Ian HanomansingIan Hanomansing
1961 AD

Michael IgnatieffMichael Ignatieff
12 May 1947
Journalist, Historian, Politician, Novelist,

Elizabeth MayElizabeth May
09 June 1954
Writer, Politician, Journalist, Lawyer
Amanda LindhoutAmanda Lindhout
12 June 1981
Journalist, Autobiographer

Mauro RanalloMauro Ranallo
21 December 1969
Disc jockey, Journalist
Lyse DoucetLyse Doucet
24 December 1958
Journalist, Television presenter

Neil MacdonaldNeil Macdonald
1957 AD

Adrienne ClarksonAdrienne Clarkson
10 February 1939
26th Governor General of Canada
Robbie RossRobbie Ross
25 May 1869

Peter MansbridgePeter Mansbridge
06 July 1948
Journalist, News presenter
Sue JohansonSue Johanson
16 March 1930
Public Speaker

William Lyon MackenzieWilliam Lyon Mackenzie
12 March 1795

Rex MurphyRex Murphy
29 February 1947
radio personality
Jeff LemireJeff Lemire
21 March 1976
Writer, Comics artist

Kerry ShaleKerry Shale
17 June 1958
Dawna FriesenDawna Friesen
08 October 1964
News presenter, Journalist

Pierre LaportePierre Laporte
25 February 1921
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

Winsor McCayWinsor McCay
26 September 1869
Cartoonist, Animator, Screenwriter, Science

Michaela PereiraMichaela Pereira
26 August 1970
Adnan VirkAdnan Virk
25 August 1980
Dave SimDave Sim
17 May 1956

Pierre BertonPierre Berton
12 July 1920
Journalist, Historian, Writer

Adrien ArcandAdrien Arcand
03 October 1899
Journalist, Politician

Thomas D'Arcy McGeeThomas D'Arcy McGee
13 April 1825
Darwyn CookeDarwyn Cooke
16 November 1962
comics artist

Kate BeirnessKate Beirness
08 March 1984

Ralph KleinRalph Klein
01 November 1942
Politician, News presenter, Journalist,

Robert MacNeilRobert MacNeil
19 January 1931
Television presenter, Author, Journalist, Writer

Charles TempletonCharles Templeton
07 October 1915
Steve PaikinSteve Paikin
09 June 1960
Journalist, Biographer

Andrew CoyneAndrew Coyne
23 December 1960
Columnist, Editor
Avi LewisAvi Lewis
1968 AD
Film director

Jeanne SauvéJeanne Sauvé
26 April 1922
Ron MacLeanRon MacLean
12 April 1960
David RakoffDavid Rakoff
27 November 1964
Essayist, Journalist, Actor, Writer