Tim Wilcox is a BBC News journalist from England. He often appears as the news presenter on BBC World News. Likewise, he is also the relief presenter and is known for presenting the coverage of Copiapo mining accident. He also anchored the daytime coverage of Egyptian revolution in January 2011 on BBC.
British journalist Tim Willcox was born on 28th May 1963, in Wellington, Somerset. Tim did his schooling at Taunton School, an independent school in Somerset. Similarly, he finished his college studies at St Chad’s College, Durham University, majoring in the Spanish language.
Besides, Tim was also inclined towards music as a youth and was the member of the British Youth Orchestra where he played the trumpet.
Tim’s rise to success was not an easy ride. The now BBC journalist started in newspaper journalism. In the beginning of his career as a newspaper journalist, he worked for Mirror Group Newspapers and Fleet Street News Agency.
Later, stepping into broadcast journalism, Willcox worked for ITN News as a presenter and correspondent for years. While with the network, he held the position of Arts and Media Correspondent. Eventually, he joined the news team of the network and made his appearance as the presenter during the 11 September terrorist attacks from New York.
His next move was to BBC where he joined as an anchor. He also presented bulletins during the weekends on the BBC One. Likewise, he also was a presenter on World News Today on BBC Four every Friday. He could also be seen on BBC World News and the BBC News Channel.
Besides, Willcox has also reported some serious incidents in the world scenario. Willcox traveled to Chile to Chile in September 2010, in order to report the rescue attempts of the trapped miners following the Copiapó mining accident.
In fact, he is also said to play in the movie based on the Copiapó mining accident.
Similarly, in March 2011, Tim proved his bravery reporting the Japanese earthquake and tsunami live from the disaster zone on BBC. A few weeks later after the incident, he moved to Libya to on the 2011 Libyan civil war.
Tim Willcox is undoubtedly one of the successful TV personality. And one does obviously expect his salary and net worth to be high. And well, that’s so true as well. However, the BBC anchor is yet to make accomplishments so as to earn as high as one of the highest paid BBC journalist like Chris Evans whose annual salary ranges from £2,200,000-£2,249,999.
Likewise, the journalist like Graham Norton (paid £850,000-£899,999) and Jeremy Vine (£ 700,000-£749,999) are also the BBC journalist who is ahead of Tim in terms of their earnings and salary.
Well, when it comes to Tim’s salary, as per the BBC payroll, his annual salary can be assumed to range around £150,000 ($210,919). Considering his earnings, his net worth can also be assumed to be substantially high.
To tell the truth, the journalist owns several properties in different places in the world. He is the owner of a Riverside home in Oxford shire that is worth £700,000. He also owns an expensive flat in London.
Tim was married to wife Sarah and his relationship with her is one of the most talked about topics. The duo met at Sunday Mirror where Sarah was the sub-editor. They eventually started dating and got married in September 1995 in Dry Sandford, Oxfordshire.
The couple lived together in Islington, North London, and also had three children together. Besides, there are also reports about Tim’s involvement with women apart from his wife. There were reports that Willcox had an affair with BBC colleague Sophie Long.
Later in January 2015, there were rumors that Willcox had separated from Sophie and that he was involved with Tessa Hardy.