BBC Radio 2 breakfast show host Chris Evans has quit after eight years in the job having taken over from Sir Terry Wogan in 2010, the announcement coming just weeks before his wife Natasha Shishmanian is due to give birth to their twins.
Chris Evans revealed on air that he would broadcast his last show in December and after 13 years at the station, would be leaving despite his show having attracted nine million listeners, which is more than any other breakfast show in the UK.
The BBC’s second highest earner after Gary Lineker said: ‘Some of us are mountain climbers and if you get to the top of your favourite mountain and you stay there, you become an observer. I want to keep climbing.’ But what is Chris Evans’s net worth?
Chris Evans leaves BBC Wogan House after presenting his Radio 2 Breakfast Show in July 2018
Who is Chris Evans?
Born Christopher James Evans on April 1, 1966 in Warrington, Chris Evans is currently the presenter of the BBC Breakfast Show, which airs every morning from 6:30am to 9:30am.
After running the local newsagents in his hometown and setting up Kiss-o-gram and Private Detective agencies in his youth, he has now become one of the most…