Peter Mansbridge is a famous retired Canadian journalist who is best known for being CBC News’s chief correspondent and The National’s anchor. According to Peter Mansbridge bio, he was born on July 6, 1948, which makes the retired Candian journalist age be 70 years old now. His long contribution to CBC Network from 1988 to 2017 has made him become recognized as one of the prominent journalists in the Candian journalism history. Because of his unforgettable contribution, Peter has been awarded various titles and awards including an honorary doctorate from Mount Allison University. Apart from his professional life, the journalist also ofter rises into the limelight for his personal life issues and people are eager to know about Peter Mansbridge wife and married life details.
Early Life and Education
Mansbridge was born in 1948 in London, England to the parents named Stanley Harry Mansbridge (father) and Brenda Louise Mansbridge (mother). His dad Stanley was an RAF Wing Commander by profession as a civil servant. He has an amazing childhood memory that Peter spent with his siblings Paul and Wendy. Though he was born into English ethnicity background, he carries Canadian nationality. His father earned a D.F.C. for his hardworking dedication during World War II.
Talking about his education, Peter went to Glebe Collegiate Institute in Canada. However, he was not able to complete his graduate studies and therefore dropped out the University.
Career and Professional Life
At the age of eighteen, Peter Mansbridge worked for the Royal Canadian Navy and served for a couple of years over there. Later, he went to work as a ticketing agent in Churchill, Manitoba at Churchill Airport. He gets the support of Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)’s manager named Gaston Charpentier in 1968 who hired him as the host of CHFC’s late night music program when Peter was in his late teenage days.
In 1971, he started working for the CBW radio station as a reporter. Later, he was hired by CBWT-TV after a year. Soon, he was employed for CBC’s flagship evening news program The National as a reporter in Saskatchewan. After a year of experience over there, he went to Ottawa for serving as a parliamentary correspondent. In 1988, he grabbed an offer from CBS to co-anchor. He later became CBC News’ This Week In Parliament’s announcer. After contributing to the show for twelve years, he quit the show in 1988 but continuously worked for CBC News until 2017.
The popular London-born Canadian journalist Peter Mansbridge has been married for three times already. His first wife name is Parm Dhillon with whom Peter’s conjugal life terminated in 1975. Later, he tied his knot with Wendy Mesley on January 6, 1989, who was his CBC colleague. Though Peter Mansbridge wished to make a lifetime running family with Wendy Mesley, their relationship came to an end in 1992.
Happy family life with wife Cynthia Dale
After the second failure of his conjugal life, Peter married Cynthia Dale who is a Canadian actress by profession on November 14, 1998. With Dale, Peter Mansbridge is blessed with a happy family including a son named William who is now totally matured.
Also, the Candian journalist has two talented daughters from his first wife Parm Dhillon. His daughters’ names are Pamila and Jennifer Mansbridge. At present, Mansbridge resides in Stratford, Ontario with his family. Also, he owns a summer cottage near the Gatineau Hills where he often goes on vacation.
Moving to his body measurement details, Peter Mansbridge height is 6 feet which makes him perfectly tall person. Peter Mansbridge looks awesome in his beard and was in the controversies because of it in the past.
Salary and Net worth
The renowned Canadian television personality earns an impressive volume of salary and thus Peter Mansbridge net worth is in a jaw-dropping figure. Apart from such remuneration, he has also amassed numbers of titles and awards including 12 Gemini awards and Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. While he was serving the University as a chancellor, Peter Mansbridge salary was said to be 80,000 USD according to some wiki sites. His net worth is around 10 million USD that has been garnered from his long professional life before getting retirement.
Wiki and Facts
Peter Mansbridge biography and personal details are maintained by various wiki sites including Wikipedia. He is active on Twitter since April 2009 and his profile can be reached @petermansbridge. Likewise, you can follow him on his Instagram profile that can be reached @thepetermansbridge. He has amassed more than 323k and 22k followers on his Twitter and Instagram profile respectively.