Sir Alastair Burnet Bio, ITV, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Sir Alastair Burnet?

British, Journalist and Broadcaster, Sir Alastair Burnet, works with ITV where he served the station as a chief presenter. He worked with the station since 1976 to 1991.

Sir Alastair Burnet
Sir Alastair Burnet

Alastair Burnet Date of Birth / Age

Burnet was approximately 84 years as of 2012 when he died although his exact age is not known as he has managed to keep his date of birth away from the public. However, we will update the information once more is available.

Alastair Burnet Height

Burnet stood at a height of approximately 5 feet and 8 inches tall.

Alastair Burnet Parents and Siblings

Burnet was born and raised at Sheffield. He managed to keep information regarding his family away from the limelight. We will however try to find more and update this information once it’s available to the public.

Alastair Burnet Spouse / Wife

Burnet has for a long time been keeping details regarding whether or not he is dating private. It is therefore not known whether Burnet is married or not but the information will be updated once available.

Alastair Burnet Kids / Children

Details regarding whether or not Burnet has any children are not available to the public at the moment. However, we will bring yo to speed on this information once more details concerning this are available.

Alastair Burnet Education

Burnet studied at the Leys School, a boys’ independent school in Cambridge. He then went to study history at Worcester College, Oxford.

Alastair Burnet Career

Burnet started out as a reporter for the Glasgow Herald before joining The Economist in 1958 as deputy editor, senior writer and then deputy editor. In 1963 he entered television and became political editor at ITN. While writing, he became a humanitarian news presenter and worked on ITN’s current affairs programs including Roving Report, Dateline and Dateline Westminster. He was also the main presenter for ITV’s coverage of the 1964, 1966 and 1970 general elections and the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969.

Burnet left ITN in 1965 to join The Economist as editor, but continued to broadcast as a reporter and pollster on the Associated-Rediffusion weekly news This Week.  In 1972 he switched he joined the BBC to report and present Panorama and Midweek and to cover programs for the February and October 1974 general elections, including the wedding of Princess Anne and Mark Phillips. Burnet published The Economist until 1974, when he increased circulation by 60%. He later joined the Daily Express as an editor, but resigned 18 months later.

He returned to ITN in June 1976, initially briefly with News at Ten, but in September 1976 became the main anchor of the newly launched prime-time news program News at 5:45.In March 1978 he returned to News at Ten.

How Much Does Alastair Burnet Earn?

Burnet earned an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.

How Much is Alastair Burnet Worth?

As a journalist, Burnet had been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.