Trevor Phillips Bio, Age, Height, Family, Sky news, Net worth, Wife, Twitter

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Trevor Phillips Biography

Trevor Phillips (Sir Mark Trevor Phillips) is a British writer broadcaster and former politician. He actually served as  Chair of the London Assembly from the year 2000 to 2001. Moreover, he presented Trevor Phillips on Sunday and many others. However, he was appointed the head of the commission for racial equality by the Prime Minister Tony Blair in 2003 and was the chairman of its successor.

Trevor Phillips Age

Born in the year 1953 in Islington, London, England on the 31st of December. Presently he is at the age of 69 years old as of the year 2022.

Trevor Phillips Height

He is a man of quite a tall stature according to his appearances. Today he is standing a height of 6 feet 0inches tall equavalent to 1.81m.

Trevor Phillips Weight

However, he appears a man of a moderate weight. Even though he has not shared with the public his actual body weight. We will update as soon as possible.

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Trevor Phillips Family

Generally, he is a british citizen by birth having been born in Islington, London the youngest of ten children. So, his parents emigrated from then British Guiana in the year 1950. However, he spent his childhood partly in British Guiana and partly in Wood Green north London.

Trevor Phillips Education

However, he attended Wood Green County Grammar School on White Hart Lane. Although he took his A-levels at Queens’s college in Georgetown, Guyana. Later on, he returned to England to study at Imperial college london whre he obtained a BSc degree in Chemistry in the year 1975.

Trevor Phillips Career (Sky News)

Previously, he worked  as a researcher for London Weekend Television (LWT), before being promoted to head of current affairs in 1992, remaining in the post until 1994. However, he produced and presented The London Programme for LWT and has worked on projects for the BBC and Channel 4.

Additionally, he covered for Sophy Ridge’s Sky News Sunday morning programme Sophy Ridge on Sunday whilst she was on maternity leave. Apparently, his programme was temporarily rebranded as Trevor Phillips on Sunday. As a student at Imperial he became president of its students’ union. In 1978 he was electoral president of the National Union of scholars as a candidate for the Broad Left. later he was suspended from Labour following allegations of prejudice.

Following the suspension, he defended his comments about British Muslims on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. Afterward the 2005 riots in France, he warned that “inequality, race and powerlessness” can be “incendiary”. Moreover, he was invited to advise the French government and in September 2007 was awarded the Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur. Furthermore, he was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 1999 New Year Honours for services to broadcast journalism. Eventually, he received a knighthood in the 2022 New Year Honours in recognition of his services to equality and human rights.

Net worth

Currently, we not sure about his actual net worth. Even though it is estimated to be around $1 million to $5 million. This amount has accumulate from the years he has been active to his career as a journalist.


Unfortunately, as of today he has not disclosed his total amount of salary receiving every year. This is because of his love of keeping things on a low profile.


He is married to Asha Bhownagary a Parsi child psychotherapist with Indian ancestry in the year 1981. Together they have two daughters one of whom Sushila died in the year 2021in April due to anorexia.

How old is Trevor Phillips?

Presently he is at the age of 69 years old as of the year 2022. Born in the year 1953 in Islington, London, England on the 31st of December.