Angela May Rippon also known as Angela Rippon is a British television journalist, newsreader, writer, and presenter who began her career in South West England, hosting radio and television news shows. She later became a regular presenter on BBC One’s Nine O’Clock News, beginning in 1975. Born on October 12, 1944, Angela Rippon hails from Plymouth, United Kingdom. As in 2023, Angela Rippon's age is 79 years. Check below for more deets about Angela Rippon. This page will put a light upon the Angela Rippon bio, wiki, age, birthday, family details, dating, trivia, photos, lesser-known facts, and more.
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|Stage Name||Angela Rippon|
|Real Name||Angela May Rippon|
|Birthday||October 12, 1944|
|Birthplace||Plymouth, United Kingdom|
|Hometown||Plymouth, England, United Kingdom|
Family and Personal Life
Angela Rippon‘ father’s name is John and Angela Rippon‘ mother’s name is Edna. Her father was a Royal Marine; she first saw him in 1947 when he returned from World War II and her mother worked at a fine china company called Lawley’s and was also a seamstress. She married an engineer Christopher Dare in 1967. They separated in 1989.
- Angela Rippon was born in Plymouth, United Kingdom.
- Angela Rippon’s birth sign is Libra.
- She went to Public Secondary School for Girls, Cobourg Street in Plymouth.
- Angela worked for the Western Morning News.
- She began her career in South West England, hosting radio and television news shows. She later became a regular presenter on BBC One’s Nine O’Clock News, beginning in 1975.
- She was notable for being the first permanent female journalist to host the BBC’s national television news.
- Angela’s extraordinary achievement followed in the footsteps of two other trailblazing female news presenters in British television history: Barbara Mandell, who appeared on Independent Television News (ITN) broadcasts in 1955, and Nan Winton, who temporarily filled the role of national news presenter on BBC Television in 1960.
- She has appeared on the British version of What’s My Line?
- In September 2023, she appeared as one of the contestants on the twenty-first series of Strictly Come Dancing.
- She can be found on Instagram under the username @theangelarippon.