Peter Bowes Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Kids, BBC, Net Worth

Peter Bowes

Peter Bowes Biography

Peter Bowes is a media personality serving as BBC North America correspondent based in Los Angeles. He joined the network in 1996. He is also the founder of HealthSpan Media and the host of Live Long and Master Aging (LLAMA) podcast.

Peter Bowes Age

He was born in Durham, England. However his exact age is unknown.

Peter Bowes Height

Bowes is a man of tall stature although his exact height is not disclosed.

Peter Bowes Nationality

He is a citizen of both British and America. He was born in Durham, England and in 2008 he became a US citizen.

Peter Bowes Education

Between 1973 and 1980, Peter attended Sedgefield Comprehensive School. In 1983, he graduated from the University of Sunderland with a degree in Biology. He also earned a degree in Broadcast Journalism from National Broadcasting School in 1984.

Peter Bowes Family

Bowes, a native of County Durham, England moved to the United States in 1996 and became a US citizen in 2008. However, he hasn’t disclosed any information about his family.

Peter Bowes Wife

There is no information about his wife. It is therefore unknown whether he is married, single or in a relationship.

He has also not disclosed whether he has children or not.

Peter Bowes BBC

Bowes is a correspondent for BBC television, radio and digital outlets based in Los Angeles. He joined the network in 1996 and he is covering everything from US politics and world affairs to technology, natural disasters and Hollywood. In 2020, he founded HealthSpan Media, an independent production company telling the stories and explaining the science behind human longevity. He also hosts the Live Long and Master Aging (LLAMA) podcast where he interviews leading longevity scientists and some remarkable people who have mastered the art of aging.

Most recently, Peter is covering the COVID-19 pandemic, the Biden administration and breaking news around the United States. He began his career as a scientific researcher for the Medical Research Council in London. He then switched careers and trained as a broadcast journalist.


In 1984, Bowes started his broadcasting career. He worked at numerous UK commercial radio stations, including Radio Tees, Viking Radio, Pennine Radio, Piccadilly Radio and LBC. In the mid-1980s, a turbulent time in the UK, Peter reported on the 12-month coal industry strike. It led to him interviewing leading political and union figures – including the Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher. He also covered the Cleveland Child Abuse scandal – a story involving the alleged mis-reporting of child abuse by local doctors.

Between 1989 and 1996, Peter was a reporter and news-reader on BBC Radio 1, Britain’s leading music radio station. He was part of the on-air team at the Breakfast Show, working alongside DJs such as Steve Wright, Simon Mayo and Mark Goodier. He also presented the news on the Simon Bates programme and hosted the lunchtime/evening editions of Newsbeat. Additionally, he was the first network broadcaster to interview John Major after he succeeded Mrs. Thatcher as leader of the British Conservative party and Prime Minister.

A member of the British film and television academy, BAFTA, Peter has interviewed many Hollywood celebrities, including Harrison Ford, Kirk Douglas, Cher and the country music legend Glen Campbell. He has also covered every Oscars ceremony since 1996. Additionally, he is co-owner, with Andy Hollins, of the indie production company, The Radio Organization.

Peter Bowes Salary

He earns an average salary ranging between $40,000 to $110, 500 per year.

Peter Bowes Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 million to $5 million.

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