British journalist and presenter Bill Turnbull was born on 25 January 1956 as William Robert Jolyon “Bill” Turnbull. The BBC currently employs the talented Turnbull. Turnbull is popular as the main male presenter of BBC Breakfast and is also known as a regular host of the religious series Songs of Praise. Turnbull was born to an English mother and an English father of Scottish ancestry with British ethnicity in Surrey, South East England.
Turnbull entered into his adultery developing his interest in journalism. Bill Turnbull attended Eton College situated in Berkshire and then joined University of Edinburgh where he edited the student newspaper. In the year 1978, Turnbull stepped to his career by joining the Scottish local station Radio Clyde. In the year 1986, Bill joined the BBC as a reporter for the Today programme and simultaneously was hired as a reporter for Breakfast Time in the year 1988. Turnbull then appeared as a correspondent for BBC News in the year 1990 where he enclosed a wide range of international and domestic stories.
He landed as one of the main presenters on BBC News 24 in 1997 after moving back to UK. At the same time he presented regular programmes on Radio 5 Live. In the year 2001, as a weekend presenter Turnbull joined the BBC Breakfast team. In his career, he has covered many news and is appreciated for his appearance with his communicating skills. On September 2 2015, it was announced that Turnbull will be leaving Breakfast in early 2016 after completing his fifteen years as a presenter of Breakfast.
Turnbull has been fond of dancing since his young days. He is a person with down to earth nature whose hobbies are beekeeping and chickens. Similarly he enjoys long distance running and also has competed in the London Marathon and in the Great North Run held on 5 October 2008. Turnbull has admitted to be a fan of Wycombe Wanderers football club. He is married to Sarah McCombie, his long time girlfriend. After dating his wife for some years, he got married to her in March 1998. With his wife, he has three children; two sons named Henry and Will and a daughter named Flora. Turnbull is currently living in Rainow, Cheshire happily with his family. As Bill has good relationship with his wife and has three kids with her, he can’t be said a gay. Him being a gay is just a false rumor circulated.
Bill Turnbull has also published a comedy book about the ups and downs of beekeeping named The Bad Beekeepers Club in May 2010. Turnbull is said to be a person with friendly nature and kind heart. There is no doubt that Bill Turnbull is a marvelous presenter. He has been a successful an inspiring journalist earning a wonderful salary but he has not disclosed his net worth yet. Standing tall with the height of five feet eight inches, Bill has number of fans and followers following him in different net working sites. He can be followed in his twitter and Instagram account. More about him can be found in wiki.