Jeremy Wade Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 19 Jun, 2018
Facts of Jeremy Wade
Date of Birth: 1971 , August-16
Age: 48 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Jeremy Wade
Birth Name Jeremy John Wade
Nationality English
Birth Place/City Suffolk
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession TV Presenter,author
Net Worth 1.5 million US Dollars
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Face Color White
Married to N/A
Education University of Bristol
Awards Not Yet
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia
TV Show River Monsters
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Jeremy Wade is a famous TV presenter, biologist, and extreme angler. He is a writer with a special interest in rivers and freshwater fish.

He is a traveler who has been traveling the world's remote rivers for last 35 years. Jeremy Wade is best recognized as a presenter on Discovery's most viewed TV series, River Monsters. 

Jeremy Wade's Early Life And Education

Jeremy Wade was born on March 23, 1956, in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. He is a British by nationality belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. Wade grew up in south-east England, on the banks of the Suffolk Stour.

Wade attended Dean Close School. He graduated from Bristol University with the degree in zoology. He has a post-graduate teaching certificate in biological science from the University of Kent.

Wade has also worked as a secondary school biology teacher while at Kent. He can speak several languages besides his mother tongue English. He is fluent in Portuguese as well and can also speak French and Spanish.

Jeremy Wade's Career

Wade began fishing since his early age. As a child, he used to fish along the river banks of Suffolk’s River Stour. The hobby later turned into a passion. When he grew up, he began to travel the world searching for the different distinct species of rivers available on the different parts of the world. He made his first trip to India’s mountain river in the year 1982 in search of the fish species.

In 1992, Wade wrote a book Somewhere Down The Crazy River along with the writer Paul Boote which is considered to be a classic of angling literature. He has also penned for the BBC Wildlife magazine, The Times, Sunday, Guardian, and The Field magazines.

CAPTION: Writer and TV presenter Jeremy Wade SOURCE: Animal Planet

Wade filmed a five-part series Jungle Hooks in the Amazon in 2002 for Discovery Europe and in 2005, he filmed Jungle Hoods India.

Wade has visited different places and mostly he has made a number of trips in the Congo and Amazon rainforest as it is the tropical rainforest rich in several types of natural biodiversities. With the help of local fishermen, he has been able to find many of the fish species.

In the year 2014, Wade made his acting debut appearing the movie Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys in the role of Lamprey expert. Before, this, he had covered the Lampreys in the River Monsters episode of Vampires of the Deep. The movie has made the episode as its reference where Jeremy has allowed himself to be bitten by the Lampreys to test on their abilities.

Wade has published two books titled Somewhere down the Crazy River in the year 1994 with Boote P and River Monsters: True Stories of the Ones that Didn’t Get Away in 2011.

Jeremy Wade's Personal Life

Talking about his personal life, the information regarding his marriage or wife or children is still under review. He has not disclosed any information about his love affair having a girlfriend in the past.

However, his personal website www.jeremywade.co.uk suggests he is still unmarried. Perhaps, he does not want the public to know about his personal life and family matters keeping them into a low profile.

CAPTION: Famous television presenter Jeremy Wade SOURCE: Realscreen

Wade is fond of traveling and fishing. He has spent several years fishing in Brazil due to which he has been fluent in Portuguese. Besides having the experience of traveling, he was also detained as a suspected spy, suffered from Malaria, threatened from the gunpoint and survived a plane crash. The awful experiences so far in the life of a person. However, this also proves, he is a brave one.

Jeremy Wade's Salary And Net worth

Wade is a daring personality. He has earned a great amount of salary from his work. His current net worth is $2 million. He is paid well for his appearance in River Monsters.

According to some reliable online tabloids, Wade's exact annual salary is not revealed yet, however, as he is the presenter of the widely successful television program, River Monsters, he undoubtedly earns the salary in thousands of dollars each year.

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