NewsMichael Duncan Buerk is a British journalist and newsreader who was born on February 18, 1946. From 1973 to 2002, he hosted BBC News, and since 1990, he has hosted BBC Radio 4’s The Moral Maze.
From 1992 to 2003, he was the host of BBC One’s docudrama 999.
Buerk was born in Solihull, Warwickshire, and attended Solihull School, an independent school in the West Midlands, where he was a member of the Combined Cadet Force and a sports representative for the school.
Buerk’s dreams of joining the Royal Air Force were crushed when he failed an eye exam at the selection center. He worked as a hod carrier for a short time.
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Buerk and his wife, with whom he has twin sons, live in Guildford, Surrey. Roland, another of his kids and a former BBC journalist, survived the Boxing Day 2004 South Asian tsunami and was also in Tokyo when the 2011 Thoku earthquake and tsunami struck.
Michael Buerk Net Worth
Michael Buerk, an English journalist and announcer, has a $3 million net worth. Michael Buerk was born in February 1946 in Solihull, Warwickshire, England.
In 1984, his reporting on the Ethiopian famine inspired the charity album Band Air and the Live Aid concert. Since 1990, he has hosted BBC Radio 4’s The Moral Maze.