Robin Oakley Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 10 Jan, 2017
Facts of Robin Oakley
Date of Birth: 1941 , August-20
Age: 80 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Name Robin Oakley
Birth Name Robin Oakley
Nick Name Robin
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Kidderminster
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Working For Television
Net Worth Unknown
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Famous for Journalist, broadcaster
Married Unknown
TV Show Political editor, BBC
Books The Cheltenham Festival: A Centenary History
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Robin Oakley is widely known for his books on horse racing and politics.

Early Life:

Robin Oakley was born on 20 August 1941 as Robin Francis Leigh Oakley. Oakley’s birth place is Worcestershire, United Kingdom. Oakley was raised in Kidderminster and spent most of his childhood there.

Robin Oakley’s nationality is English and holds citizenship of United Kingdom. Oakley’s ethnicity is White.Oakley attended Wellington College, Berkshire and competed for his early education. He joined Brasenose College, Oxford.


Robin Oakley worked as political editor on the Liverpool Daily Post. Later he becomes an assistant editor on The Sunday Express. He also worked as the Crossbencher columnist. In 1986, he started working for the Daily Mail as assistant editor. Oakley worked for about five years in the Daily Mail.

In 1986, Oakley started working for the Times, where he worked as a political editor and columnist. Oakley worked for times till 1992. Later he moved to BBC and worked there till 2000 as Political Editor. During his time in BBC, he presented political news on BBC News.

After BBC, Robin Oakley joined CNN as European Political Editor. Since 1994, Oakley has been writing the Turf column in The Spectator and the racing correspondent of the Financial Times.Oakley has also worked as a radio presenter for The Week in Westminster for BBC Radio Four.

Oakley has been fascinated by horse-racing and currently he has been known as a well-known personality on Britain’s racetracks. Oakley’s famous book Valley of the Racehorse includes the bio of trainers Clive Brittain and Barry Hills. Oakley’s book Inside Track is mainly based on politicians.

Personal Life:

Robin Oakley has kept his personal life under his wraps and never mentioned any of the details about it. Oakley’s relational status is assumed to be single, it also indicates that he might be looking for a perfect girlfriend with him he can get married to make his wife or he might be highly focused on his career.

Robin Oakley keeps huge interest in sports, his one of the favorite game is horse racing and he has been spotted several times on the race tracks. Oakley also visits several literature awards function and he himself has been awarded several awards.

Net Worth and Salary:

Robin Oakley has been a popular writer on the horse-racing and being a famous writer he has maintained a net worth of few million dollars. His salary is assumed to around few hundred thousand.

Social Network Involvement:

Robin Oakley has been active on Twitter and has been followed by a huge number of crowd. Anyone can get in touch with him on Twitter with his id Robin Oakley (@robinofoakley). Oakley has also been active on Instagram.