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Bill Turnbull Biography: Net Worth, Illness, Prostate Cancer, Wife, Children, Parents, Twitter

Bill Turnbulll was a British journalist and broadcaster. During his later years, he worked as a presenter for the radio station Classic FM, having previously spent a significant amount of time as a presenter for the BBC.



From 2001 to 2016, he was the primary male presenter on BBC Breakfast. In addition, he hosted the television program Think Tank and the religious program Songs of Praise.

His educational background includes Eton College and the University of Edinburgh, where he served as editor of the student newspaper. In1978, he received his diploma from Cardiff University.



Bill Turnbull Net Worth

As of the year 2022, the former host of BBC Breakfast, Bill Turnbull, had a net worth of 9 million dollars. His career as a journalist and broadcaster has been quite successful.

Bill Turnbull Illness

Bill Turnbull was diagnosed with prostate cancer. In the year 2018, he shared the news that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer. He died on August 31, 2022 at the age of 66.

Bill Turnbull Prostate Cancer

In the UK, prostate cancer claims the lives of about 11,500 men annually, while 80% of those diagnosed with the disease live for 10 years or more.

Bill Turnbull called disclosing his own diagnosis of prostate cancer to the world the “one useful thing” he had done with his life.


Turnbull, who is 66 years old, was diagnosed in 2017. He said he was “mad at himself” for being proud that he hadn’t been to a doctor in four years.

The former BBC Breakfast and Classic FM broadcaster underwent prostate exams at the ages of 40 and 50 but said the disease had already spread to his bones by the time he visited a doctor for “old age”-related aches and pains.

Bill Turnbull Wife

Sarah McCombie is the wife of Bill Turnbill and the mother of their kids. The couple was married in the London Borough of Hackney in the month of March 1988.

Bill Turnbull Children

Bill and his wife Sarah are the parents of three beautiful children. Their first son Henry was born in October 1988 and their second son Will was born in October 1989. Flora who is their only daughter was born in August 1991

Bill Turnbull Parents

Turnbull was born to a Scottish-English dad and an English mom on 25 January 1956, in Guildford, Surrey. His mom was a teacher and his dad worked as a broker in England

Bill Turnbull Twitter



Bill Turnbull was officially on Twitter as Bill Turnbull @billtu. He joined Twitter in 2008 and has 113.7K Followers.

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