| Date of Birth :|| Jul 6th, 1948
| Age :||72 Years old
An English-born Canadian journalist and news anchor Peter Mansbridge was born on July 6, 1948 in London. He was children to Stanley Harry Mansbridge and Brenda Louise Mansbridge along with his two siblings Paul and Wendy. As far as his education is concerned, Peter initially joined ‘Glebe Collegiate Institute’. However, he dropped out before the completion of graduation. The influential journalist was a chief correspondent for CBC news and anchor of The National. On Monday night, Mansbridge announced that he will be retiring from his post in July 2017 after a long career.
Throughout his career, Mansbridge has won several honors including 12 Gemini Awards as a broadcast journalist. He also received an honorary doctorate from Mount Allison University where he is serving as a chancellor, University of Manitoba, Ryerson University and many others.
Married and children: Who is Peter Mansbridge wife?
Talking about his marital life, there has certainly been several ups and downs. Mansbridge has been married three times. He has two daughters from his first marriage which ended in 1975 followed by his marriage to CBC colleague Wendy Mensley which ended in 1992. He has now been married to Canadian actress Cynthia Dale since November 14, 1998 and has a son.
Career and Net worth: How much is Peter Mansbridge Net worth?
In 1968, he started working for the regional airline Transair in Churchill airport, based on Churchill, Manitoba. There his duties included announcing arrivals and departures over the airport’s PA system. While Peter was making a flight announcement, local CBC Radio producer Gaston Charpentier was so impressed with his commanding baritone that he hired the then 19-year-old Peter as the host of CHFC’s late night music program. Peter then went on to create, produce and host Churchill’s first local radio newscast. From Churchill, Peter joined CBC radio and TV in Winnipeg, and, by 1975, he was a Saskatchewan correspondent for CBC’s flagship nightly news program The National. Peter then again moved back to Ottawa to become a parliamentary correspondent. For a whole decade, he covered news related to politics. Peter made his debut as solo anchor of The National on 1st May 1988 and later began serving as a co-anchor for CBC prime time news from 1992. Peter covered major news which included famous happenings like federal elections, party leadership conventions, 1995 Quebec referendum, ice storms in Ontario and many more. He also went on to cover important events like the fall of the Berlin Wall, the funeral of Diana Princess of Wales and Pope John II. He has anchored the coverage of the Olympic Games and also the inauguration of U.S. President Barack Obama. Peter Mansbridge has been successful in earning huge respect and recognition from dedicating so many years at broadcasting network. However, his real net worth figure and value has not got published yet. Some sources reveal that he is currently earning handsome salary amount of 100000 dollar. For more news and recent updates, his fans can follow him on his twitter account @petermansbridge.