Hilary Bird

Inside Biography


Hilary Bird is the wife of the renowned radio presenter Simon Mayo. The duo has been married for 31 years now. Hilary was a researcher, producer, and editor at BBC radio.

Early life and career

Hilary Bird is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She obtained HE Diploma in Fine and Applied Art from London Metropolitan University.

Bird also went to Manchester Polytechnic, Buffalo State University in New York and The Albright Knox Art Museum in Buffalo, New York, USA.

Bird began her career working at BBC Radio as a researcher, producer, and editor. Afterward, she joined the BBC Television as an a s sistant producer.

 In the year 1984, Bird won Gold and Silver Sony Radio Awards.

Personal life

Hilary Bird is married to the award winning radio presenter Simon Mayo. The duo first met in Nottingham. They instantly fell in love after their first meeting.

Bird‘s husband purposed her on one knee in the midnight of the valentine day in 1986. They didn’t wait long and tied the knot on 11 October of the same year. It’s almost been 33 years and the bond between the husband-wife seems stronger.

The couple has two children namely Natasha Mayo and Joe Mayo. Their daughter Natasha Mayo is an actress recognized for her work in Break Down 2016.

Net worth

Even though the actual figure of her net worth is still under review, comparing the salary of the employees in the BBC, such as Jeremy Vine, whose earning is £700,000–£749,999 as a BBC presenter her salary must be somewhere around that too. She is also an owner of Hilary Mayo Ceramics Company.


by ab-niranjan, 13 Aug, 2017

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