What is Fiona Bruce's net worth, is the Fake or Fortune host married and how does she have any children?

FIONA Bruce is one of TV's most recognisable stars, thanks to her work on the BBC's Six O'Clock News, Antiques Roadshow and Fake or Fortune?

Here's everything you need to know about the Question Time host who went on to become the first female newsreader on the BBC News at Ten.

Who is Fiona Bruce?

Fiona Bruce was born in Singapore in 1964 to an English mother and a Scottish father and has two older brothers.

She went to school in both the UK and in Italy before studying French and Italian at Oxford, where she briefly became a punk.

After graduating, she worked at a management consulting firm before landing a researcher job on the BBC current affairs programme Panorama.

The 55-year-old later worked as a producer and reporter on both BBC Breakfast and Newsnight and in 1999 she became the secondary presenter of the BBC Six O'Clock News.

Fiona has also anchored the Ten O'Clock News, which she continues to do becoming the first woman to present the bulletin.

She has also hosted Crimewatch, taking over from Jill Dando after her murder and is also part of the BBC election team.

Is she hosting Question Time?

Fiona Bruce said it was "an honour" to be confirmed as the new host of BBC One's Question Time.

Question Time's former host David Dimbleby presented his final show in December 2018 as Parliament went into Christmas recess.

Bruce said: "It is an honour to be asked to take on one of the great political programmes of the BBC, particularly at a time of such historic change for the UK and tumult at Westminster.

"For many years, Question Time has been presented by one of my television heroes so I am thrilled and not a little daunted to be stepping into his shoes."

Bruce hosted her first Question Time on January 10, 2019.

What other TV programmes has Fiona Bruce presented?

As well as appearing on BBC News, Fiona has fronted countless historical documentaries, including one about Queen Victoria and one on the Queen's official residences.

The journalist has also appeared on Top Gear and often takes part in the annual BBC fund-raiser Children in Need.

Fiona is currently the presenter of BBC favourite The Antiques Roadshow and co-hosts Fake or Fortune alongside Philip Mould.

How much does Fiona Bruce earn?

Fiona was named as one of the top earners at the BBC – when the corporation announced who its highest earners were.

She currently takes home £350,000 – £399,999 a year.

This is thanks to her work on the BBC news and the Antiques Roadshow.

Who is Fiona Bruce married to?

Fiona married her husband Nigel Sharrocks in London in 1994 after the pair met at an advertising agency.

They split their time between London and Oxfordshire and have a son Sam, 20, and a 16-year-old daughter called Mia.

In 2001, Fiona stunned some viewers when she returned to work on Crimewatch, just 16 days after Mia was born.

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