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Facts of Simon McCoy

Date of Birth: 1961 , October-7
Birth Nation: United Kingdom

Quick Timeline of Simon McCoy

1961 Born in Hammersmith United Kingdom
2007 Married with Victoria Graham
2013 Presented coverage of the Queen's
1986 Joined the breakfast TV station TV-am
2003 co-anchored Sky's coverage of Iraq war
2004 Joined BBC

Detail Timeline of Simon McCoy

October 7 , 1961

Born in Hammersmith United Kingdom

Simon McCoy was born to a furniture seller mother and local club seller father on  7 October 1961 in  Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom. Simon McCoy grew up with his grandparents in his hometown, because his parents were busy in their schedule.

September 28 , 2007

Married with Victoria Graham

Simon McCoy got married to his college sweetheart and long-term girlfriend  Victoria Graham on 28 September 2007. The couple met while they were studying in the same college in London. Victoria Graham is reported to be his second wife.


Presented coverage of the Queen's

McCoy presented coverage of the Queen's visit to Broadcasting House to officially opening of the new part of the BBC's Headquarters which features the largest live newsroom in Europe. The new Broadcasting House reduced the separately channelled BBC's services and started News and Radio departments in one complex. 


Joined the breakfast TV station TV-am

In 1986 Simon McCoy joined the breakfast TV station "TV-am" as a news editor. The station was the UK's first national operator of a commercial breakfast television franchise. Its daily broadcasts were between 6 am and 9:25 am.


co-anchored Sky's coverage of Iraq war

McCoy co-anchored Sky's coverage of the Iraq war in 2003 being based on Kuwait and Basra stations. He was on air for five hours every during the conflict.

The Iraq War was a protracted armed conflict that began with the 2003 invasion of Iraq by a United States-led coalition.


Joined BBC

McCoy joined the BBC in January 2004. The BBC network a Broadcasting House in London and is the world's oldest national broadcasting organization. Furthermore, it is the largest broadcaster in the world by a number of employees.


Simon McCoy holds  British nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Moving to Simon's  personal life, he is happily married man. He and his wife  Victoria Graham were married on 28 September 2007.  Simon McCoy has a son, named  Max who was born in 1993, from his previous marriage. But sadly he has not disclosed his first spouse’s name on social sites. Simon McCoy has also appeared in several episodes of Spooks, in the BBC1 drama Holby Blue, and in The Amazing Mrs Pritchard. Simon McCoy is active on social sites, like Twitter. Information about his salary and net worth is unknown to us.