Jo Whiley Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, BBC Radio 2

Jo Whiley is a renowned British English radio DJ and television presenter. Currently, Whiley presents her weekday evening Radio 2 show.

She was the host of the long-running weekday later weekend Jo Whiley Show on BBC Radio 1. Johanne Whiley-Morton. In addition, Jo was a co-presenter for the BBC’s coverage of the Hampton Court Garden Festival in July 2021.

Jo Whiley Age

Jo Whiley was born in Northampton, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom on July 4, 1965. She is 57 years old.

Jo Whiley Height

Whiley is a woman of average stature and stands at a moderate height of 5 ft 6 inches (Approx 1.68 m).

Jo Whiley Education

She studied at Campion School at Bugbrooke, near Northampton, and graduated with a high school diploma. Whiley then joined Brighton Polytechnic where she studied applied languages. She attended the University of City London for a one-year course on radio journalism.

Jo Whiley Family

Jo was born in Northampton, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom to her supportive parents Martin and Christine. Whiley holds British nationality. Her father is an electrician, and her mother is a postmistress. She grew up with Frances Whiley, who has learning difficulties and diabetes and was admitted to the hospital after testing positive for coronavirus following an outbreak in her care home. She also has Cri du Chat genetic syndrome.

Jo Whiley Husband

She married her beloved husband called Steve Morton in July 1991 in Northampton. The duo has been together for over 25 years and they have four children namely India, Cassius, Jude, and Coco.

Jo Whiley Salary

Whiley’s annual salary is $85,480 per year.

Jo Whiley Net Worth

Whiley has an approximate net worth of $11 Million.

Jo Whiley Career

Jo got a job at BBC Radio Sussex on a show called Turn It Up after having a conversation with the lecturer. Whiley then got a job as a researcher on WPFM, a BBC Radio 4 youth culture and music show.

She served at BBC Radio 1 from September 1993 to March 2011 during the heyday of Britpop with bands such as Blur and Oasis. Moreover, Jo hosted a weekday evening show called The Evening Session with Steve Lamacq. In late 1995, she presented her show on Saturday afternoon.

Jo was a regular guest presenter on Top of the Pops from 1995 to 1998 co-presenting with fellow DJ Steve Lamacq before flying solo and alternating with Zoe Ball and Jayne Middlemiss.

Also, Whiley returned to the show twice between 2005 and 2006 to co-present with lead presenter Fearne Cotton. She has been an occasional stand-in presenter for Claudia Winkleman on BBC Radio 2 since August 2009. She began presenting In Concert on Thursday evenings in April 2010 after being an occasional stand-in presenter on BBC Radio 2.

Further, Jo televised coverage of major music festivals, such as the Glastonbury Festival, and narrated the BBC Three series, Little Angels. Whiley started hosting a music TV show on the music channel TMF and was judged on the T4 (Channel 4) show Orange unsigned.

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