Sir Trevor McDonald OBE is a Trinidadian-British newsreader and journalist. He is best known for his career as a news presenter with ITN, which he began on August 16, 1939, when he was born George McDonald.
Sir Trevor McDonald OBE received an Order of the British Empire. In recognition of his contributions to journalism, McDonald was given a knighthood in the year 1999. The 15th of December, 2005 was the last time McDonald presented an ITV News bulletin.
After more than 30 years at ITN, he decided to stand down from his post as anchor, although he stated that he did not intend to entirely retire from the television industry.
After observing the way in which Tom Brokaw and Dan Rather left their positions in the United States, McDonald informed his colleagues at ITN that he preferred a low-key retirement from the network.
At the conclusion of the final broadcast, he thanked everyone for watching and signed out with the words:”My involvement with the news at 10.30 has come to an end as a result of this. I am grateful that you decided to watch.”
As a way of paying tribute to McDonald, the theme song that was used for ITV News at Ten from November 1992 to March 1999 was played as the closing titles of the very final broadcast that he hosted.
Sir Trevor McDonald Wife
Sir Trevor McDonald and his second wife, Josephine, who he married in 1986 after having an office romance while working at ITN’s News at Ten, have reportedly “separated.”
This marks the second time in their 34-year marriage that the couple has gone their separate ways. Beryl was his first wife when they married ( m. 1964; div. 1985)
Sir Trevor McDonald Net Worth
Trevor, a gifted journalist, has established himself as one of the most successful journalists working in the British media sector. It is estimated that Trevor has a net worth between $3 million and $5 million.