Andrew Pierce Net Worth

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Andrew Pierce’s net worth is estimated at $1 Million – $5 Million.
Andrew Pierce (Patrick J Connolly) was born on 1961 in Bristol, United Kingdom, is a Journalist, editor, broadcaster. Find out about the life of this billionaire, including Andrew Pierce’s net worth, age, family, dating life, salary, and assets.

Popular As Patrick J Connolly
Occupation Journalist, editor, broadcaster
Age 60 years old
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Birthplace Bristol, United Kingdom
Nationality United Kingdom

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Andrew Pierce’s net worth has been growing in 2020-2021.Andrew Pierce is 60 years old and has a net worth of $1 Million – $5 Million.

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2018

In a BBC documentary in 2018 about Greg Owen and the court case National AIDS Trust v NHS Service Commissioning Board, Pierce strongly criticised the idea of taxpayer-funded PrEP, a preventative medication to protect against contracting HIV: “That’s what this is about: indulging gay men who don’t want to use a condom. Well that’s outrageous. Why should the taxpayer subsidise a reckless sex life of people in the gay community?”

2014

Pierce presented a Sunday morning political radio show on the commercial radio station LBC 97.3 from 2008 until he left in 2012. That radio programme was in the latter years presented as a double-headed show with Kevin Maguire from the Daily Mirror. Pierce and Maguire continue their double act reviewing, previewing and dissecting the media and politics on the BBC, ITV and Sky News. He started presenting a Saturday Breakfast show on LBC Radio from 22 March 2014.

In 2014, the Daily Mail had to pay damages to Kirsten Farage after Pierce falsely claimed in a column that she had been a mistress of Nigel Farage, then the leader of UKIP, while he was still married to his first wife. In May 2018, the Daily Mail paid £11,000 towards the legal costs of the writer Kate Maltby after the publication of an article by Pierce about the claims of sexual harassment Maltby made against the politician Damian Green. The article was removed from the Mail’ s website without the publication having made an admission of fault.

During his tenure as chair of the Iris Prize, Pierce has overseen a number of key developments in the festival. In 2014 at a launch reception Pierce announced a new strand at the Iris Prize Festival, Best British Short, and helped secure a sponsorship deal with Pinewood Studios Group totalling £14,000 in post-production sound for the winning filmmaker. In January 2015 it was also announced that the Iris Prize would be increasing from £25,000 to £30,000.

2013

His LBC show currently runs Friday evenings 6–10 pm

The Iris Prize Festival is a five-day public event in Cardiff, Wales, which includes screenings of the 30 short films competing for the Iris Prize. The Iris Prize is supported by the Michael Bishop Foundation and is the world’s largest LGBT short film prize giving the winning filmmaker £30,000 to make their next short film in the UK. Iris produced shorts include Burger (2013) directed by Magnus Mork List of films at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, and Followers (2015) directed by Tim Marshall, both selected for the prestigious Sundance Film Festival. Andrew Pierce became Patron of the Iris Prize in 2007, and in 2013 became its first Chair.

2004

Pierce was raised, and remains, a Roman Catholic. He is openly gay, strongly supports civil partnerships, and lives in a long-term civil partnership, legalised by the Labour Government’s Civil Partnership Act 2004. He was, and remains, opposed to same-sex marriage, legalised by the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013. He stated that his opposition to its introduction was the lack of public support for it, the creation of a possible schism between Church and State, and that there were no new rights accorded to it that did not already exist under Labour’s 2004 civil partnership law. He also cited the views of several prominent gay people opposed to it, such as Labour MP Ben Bradshaw, and those unsure about it, such as historian David Starkey, and its absence from the election manifestos of the political parties that introduced it. He said it was therefore pointless to introduce it, and criticised Prime Minister David Cameron for treating it as a priority.

1979

Pierce first became interested in right-wing politics as a first-time voter in 1979. He is a former Assistant Editor of both The Daily Telegraph and The Times newspapers, and an ex-Political Editor of the latter. He is a columnist and Consultant Editor for the Daily Mail, which he joined in 2009.

1961

Andrew Pierce (born Patrick J Connolly 1961) is a journalist, editor, author, broadcaster and political commentator.

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