Michael Buerk

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Birthday
18, 1946
Birthplace
Solihull, England
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
18, 1946 (age 73)
Birthplace
Solihull, England

About

Long time host of BBC Radio 4's The Moral Maze, journalist, and newsreader whose reporting of the Ethiopian Famine subsequently inspired the Live Aid concert. He was a contestant on the 2014 season of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!

Before Fame

He became a reporter for BBC News in 1973 after a job with Radio Bristol. He was the BBC South Africa correspondent during the years of apartheid.

Trivia

He was awarded an honorary degree by the University of Bath, an honorary Doctor of the University degree from Surrey University, and the Golden Nymph award at the Monte Carlo Festival.

Family Life

He had twin sons with his wife. He was born in Solihull, Warwickshire, England.

Associated With

He competed against Kendra Wilkinson on series 14 of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!