Jack Hargreaves Net Worth

Jack Hargreaves Net Worth is
$2 Million

Jack Hargreaves Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Jack Hargreaves OBE (London 31 December 1911 – 15 March 1994) was an English television presenter and writer. His enduring interest was to comment without nostalgia or sentimentality on accelerating distortions in relations between the city and the countryside.He is remembered for appearing on How, which he also conceived; a children's programme that went out live, mistakes and all, about how things worked or ought to work. It ran from 1966 on Southern Television and networked on ITV until the demise of Southern in 1981.Hargreaves is better known as the gentle-voiced presenter of the weekly magazine programme Out of Town, first broadcast in 1963, following the success of his 1959 television debut with the B&W series Gone Fishing. He went on to co-host "Country Boy" with Ollie Kite, also on Southern Television, in which they introduced a boy from the city to the ways of country. His country TV programmes continued in the 1980s with Old Country. Other programmes he created for local viewers were Farm Progress and a live afternoon series Houseparty.Most of his viewers were probably unaware that he was a player in the setting up of ITV, and a member of Southern's board of directors. From early in his life he acquired a sophisticated grasp of city life. He made his reputation in the heart of London, on whose outskirts he was born. Yet for the last 30 years of his life, while employed by the National Farmers' Union, serving on the Nugent Committee (the Defence Lands Committee that investigated which parts of the Ministry of Defence holdings could be returned to private ownership) and throughout his later career as a TV personality, he sought – in entertaining ways – to question and rebut metropolitan assumptions about the character and function of the countryside. A biography of Hargreaves by Paul Peacock was published in July 2006.
IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthDecember 31, 1911
Place Of BirthLondon, England, UK
Height6' (1.83 m)
Star SignCapricorn
1His pipe and beloved tool-shed
1Lived with Vogue journalist Barbara Baddeley from 1948-1963.
2Did some training to be a vet in the early nineteen thirties but decided not to pursue this as a career.
3He had five children: two sons, Mark and Victor, with his first wife Jeanette Haighler; two sons, James (born 1946) and Edward (born 1947), with his second wife Elisabeth Van de Putte; and a daughter, Polly (born 1957), with his secretary Judy Hogg.


How1966TV Series creator


Southern Gold1993TV SeriesHimself
Survival1974TV Series documentaryNarrator
How1966TV SeriesHimself (1966-1981)
Young Tigers1964TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Host / Himself host
Out of Town1963TV Series documentaryHimself - Presenter

Archive Footage

The Great British Sunday2008TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)

Known for movies

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