Producers

Esther Rantzen Net Worth

Esther Rantzen Net Worth is
$250,000

Esther Rantzen Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Esther Louise Rantzen, CBE (born 22 June 1940) is a British journalist and television presenter, best known for presenting the hit BBC television series That's Life! for 21 years from 1973 until 1994.Rantzen is known for her work with various charitable causes. She is founder of the child protection charity ChildLine, which she set up in 1986 and The Silver Line designed to combat loneliness, which she set up in 2012.
Source
IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthJune 22, 1940
Place Of BirthBerkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England, UK
Height5' 4" (1.63 m)
ProfessionProducer, Actress, Miscellaneous Crew
SpouseDesmond Wilcox
ChildrenMiriam, Rebecca and Joshua Wilcox, Joshua Wilcox, Miriam Wilcox
Star SignCancer
#Quote
1[on Lynsey de Paul] She could do everything - she could sing, she could compose, she was an immensely talented artist. She became a huge star but she was also a loyal and generous friend. It's an absolutely tragic loss.
2[on Sir Jimmy Savile] I think the nature of his crimes is still a shock. I think reading what he did to vulnerable people, whatever their age, but particularly the very young and disturbed and with mental health issues, is just revolting.
3[on Sir Jimmy Savile] It is a measure of his status, his role in society at that stage. He was a sort of clown-saint. He managed somehow to manipulate us all to believing that he was funny, entertaining and doing an awful lot of good. And that mask was impenetrable. I met the man half a dozen times. I never felt I knew him, there was always a very strange creation, he created this personality, but I didn't actually see behind it the depraved, sadistic paedophile we now know existed.
4I didn't work in the same department with Jimmy [Jimmy Savile], but I felt in a strange way responsible. We all joined in the mythology of Sir Jimmy, we gave him this status so that he was out of reach. It was on a level of gossip. People may say 'why didn't you pass it on?' Who to? We know that the police investigated complaints and couldn't take it further. You heard the rumours. I never liked the man, he was always a creep, but creepy is never evidence. He had his life in compartments. The people he ran marathons with had no idea of the other Jimmy Savile.
5Paedophiles have a disguise. Monsters don't get near children, nice men do. That's the mask they have to wear in order to get to kids.
6[on Jimmy Savile] He raised huge sums of money for charity. He did a great deal. I never did the marathon which he did, but I know people who did. He was exactly off screen as he appeared on screen: eccentric, idiosyncratic, he was a one-off, he was his own invention, with the cigar, the shiny shell-suits. When we met he'd kiss my hand, not many people do that.
#Fact
1Daughter of Henry Rantzen.
2She was awarded the Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2015 Queen's New Years Honours List for her services to children and older people through ChildLine and The Silver Line.
3Her sister is called Pricilla. The family used to call her Prick. When at university, she would introduce her sister, not realising what was funny. When she found out, they stopped calling her Prick.
4She was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1991 Queen's Honours List for her services to Television Broadcasting.
5She was awarded the C.B.E. (Commander of the Order of the British Empire)in the 2006 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services as a ChildLine Founder.
6She studied at and graduated from Somerville College (Oxford University) and her daughter Rebecca is doing the same.
7Re-married her husband Desmond Wilcox. [1999]
8She met her husband Desmond Wilcox in 1968 but did not marry until ten years later.
9Her daughter Emily was diagnosed with ME (chronic fatigue syndrome) in 1992 after getting glandular fever and took around 12 years to fully recover. [2000]
10Suffered from amoebic dysentery from a bug she picked up in Zimbabwe. [1999]
11She has three children: Emily (born 1978), Daniel (born 1980) and Rebecca (born 1981).

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Prostitute1998TV Mini-Series documentary associate producer
That's Life!1975-1986TV Series documentary producer - 4 episodes
The Big Time1976-1980TV Series documentary producer - 15 episodes

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saturday Superstore1984TV SeriesHerelf
Whatever Next?1970TV SeriesPortia

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Man Alive1969TV Series documentary 1 episode

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Man Alive1965TV Series documentary production assistant

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Celebrity First Dates2016TV SeriesHerself
Loose Women2003-2016TV SeriesHerself
Six O'Clock News2016TV SeriesHerself
The TV That Made Me2016TV SeriesHerself
The One Show2008-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Reporter / Herself - Guest
Newsnight2006-2015TV SeriesHerself
VE Day: Remembering Victory2015TV Movie documentaryHerself - Aged 4 on VE Day
The Wright Stuff2003-2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest Panelist / Herself
This Week2010-2015TV SeriesHerself
Most Shocking TV Moments2014TV Movie documentaryHerself - TV Presenter, The Big Time
Sunday Morning Live2014TV SeriesHerself
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip2014TV SeriesHerself
Daily Mirror: The Pride of Britain Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
David Frost: Hello, Good Evening & Farewell2013TV Movie documentaryHerself
Les Dawson: An Audience with That Never Was2013TV Special documentaryHerself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Piers Morgan's Life Stories2013TV SeriesHerself
Exposure2012TV Series documentaryHerself
This Morning1999-2012TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Presenter
Tales of Television Centre2012TV Movie documentaryHerself - Presenter
Pointless Celebrities2012TV SeriesHerself
Perspectives2012TV Series documentaryHerself
Daybreak2011TV SeriesHerself
Cash in the Celebrity Attic2011TV SeriesHerself
Nicky's Family2011DocumentaryHerself
The Angina Monologues2010TV MovieHerself (uncredited)
HEAL Awards2010TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Top Performing Hospital
Norman Wisdom: His Story2010Herself
Election 20102010TV MovieHerself - Candidate for Luton South
Sidekick Stories2010TV Movie documentaryHerself
We Need Answers2010TV SeriesHerself
All Star Family Fortunes2010TV SeriesHerself
The Funny Side of...2009TV Series documentaryHerself
Jack Dee Live at the Apollo2009TV SeriesHerself - Audience Member
Breakfast2003-2009TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Pride of Britain Awards 20092009TV SpecialHerself
Celebrity Masterchef2009TV SeriesHerself
CSJ Awards2009TV SeriesHerself - guest
Question Time2006-2009TV SeriesHerself
I've Never Seen Star Wars2009TV SeriesHerself
The Apprentice: You're Fired!2009TV SeriesHerself - Interviewee
It's Time to Go Nationwide2009TV Movie documentaryHerself - Presenter 1970-1972
Ready, Steady, Cook2008TV SeriesHerself
I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! NOW!2008TV SeriesHerself
Real Crime2008TV Series documentaryHerself
I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!2008TV SeriesHerself
Who Do You Think You Are?2008TV Series documentaryHerself
How TV Changed Britain2008TV Series documentaryHerself
Most Shocking Celebrity Moments of the 80s2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
Sunday AM2007TV SeriesHerself
Secrets of Celebrity Stars in Their Eyes2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two2004-2006TV Series documentaryHerself
Old Dogs, New Tricks2006TV SeriesPresenter
Excuse My French!2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Countdown2002-2006TV SeriesHerself
Grumpy Old Women2006TV Series documentaryHerself
Another Audience with Shirley Bassey2006TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
Dancing on Ice2006TV SeriesHerself - Audience Member
An Audience with Joan Rivers2006TV MovieHerself - Audience Member
The Daily Politics2005-2006TV SeriesHerself
2005 TV Moments2005TV MovieHerself
Strictly Come Dancing2004-2005TV SeriesHerself - Contestant / Herself / Herself - Audience Member
Le grand journal de Canal+2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Forty Years of Fuck2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
Mr Countdown: A Tribute to Richard Whiteley2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
Richard & Judy2003-2005TV SeriesHerself
The Paul O'Grady Show2005TV SeriesHerself
Page Turners2005TV Series documentaryHerself
I'll Do Anything to Get on TV2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Kumars at No. 422004TV SeriesHerself
Kelly2004TV SeriesHerself
Would Like to Meet2004TV SeriesHerself
GMTV2004TV SeriesHerself
Hell's Kitchen2004TV SeriesHerself
Happy Birthday BBC Two2004TV Movie documentaryHerself
Astounding Celebrities2003TV SeriesHerself
The British Schindler2003TV Movie documentary
The Grierson Documentary Awards2003TV SpecialHerself - Host
Today with Des and Mel2003TV SeriesHerself
The Terry and Gaby Show2003TV SeriesHerself
Breakfast with Frost2003TV SeriesHerself
It Shouldn't Happen to a TV Presenter2003TV Movie documentary
Stars Reunited2003TV Series documentaryHerself
Timeshift2003TV Series documentaryHerself
Pride of Britain Awards 20032003TV Special
God Almighty2003TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2002TV SeriesHerself - Contestant
Fame, Set and Match2002TV Series documentaryHerself
Stars in Their Eyes2002TV SeriesHerself / Edith Piaf
Esther1994-2002TV SeriesHerself - Host / Herself - Presenter
TV Nightmares2002TV SeriesHerself
Jonathan Dimbleby2002TV SeriesHerself
That's Esther1999-2001TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Presenter
Live Talk2001TV Series documentaryHerself
An Audience with Des O'Connor2001TV SpecialHerself
Never Can Say Goodbye: The Sheena Easton Story2000TV Movie documentaryHerself
Heroes of Comedy2000TV Series documentaryHerself
Top Ten2000TV Series documentaryHerself
Night of a Thousand Shows2000TV Movie documentaryHerself
It's Only TV... But I Like It2000TV SeriesHerself
Room 1011999TV SeriesHerself
The O-Zone1998TV SeriesHerself
Live & Kicking1996TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Esther: Life After Soap1995TV MovieHerself - Host
That's Life!1973-1994TV Series documentaryHerself / Herself - Host
Good Morning... with Anne and Nick1993TV SeriesHerself
Clive Anderson Talks Back1993TV SeriesHerself
Comic Relief: The Invasion of the Comic Tomatoes1993TV SpecialHerself
Hearts of Gold1993TV SeriesHerself - Presenter
Children in Need1980-1992TV SeriesHerself - cohost / Herself / Herself - Presenter
The Full Wax1992TV SeriesHerself
ITV Telethon1990TV SeriesHerself - Singer
The Media Show1988-1990TV SeriesHerself
On the Waterfront1989TV SeriesHerself
This Is Your Life1988TV Series documentaryHerself
The Walden Interview1988TV SeriesHerself
Going Live!1987TV SeriesHerself
Election 19871987TV MovieHerself - Reporter
Television: The Magic Rectangle - An Anatomy of the TV Personality1986TV Movie documentaryHerself
Saturday Superstore1986TV SeriesHerself
Election 831983TV MovieHerself
The Russell Harty Show1982TV SeriesHerself
Friday Night, Saturday Morning1980TV SeriesHerself
The Big Time1976-1980TV Series documentaryHerself - Presenter / Herself
The Music Machine1979Herself
Parkinson1977TV SeriesHerself
Election 741974/IITV MovieHerself - Reporter
Election 741974/ITV MovieHerself
Man Alive1972-1973TV Series documentaryHerself - presenter / Herself
Braden's Week1968TV SeriesHerself - Reporter
Whatever Next?1968TV SeriesHerself - 'Portia'

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
60 Minutes2014TV Series documentaryHerself - Hostess, That's Life (segment "Saving the Children")
The Wright Stuff2012TV SeriesHerself
30 Years of 'An Audience With...'2010TV Series documentaryHerself - Audience Member
Countdown: One Last Consonant Please, Carol2008TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)
I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!2008TV SeriesHerself
The Best of the Royal Variety2006TV SeriesHerself
Jake on the Box2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
Timeshift2003TV Series documentaryHerself
TV Offal1998TV SeriesHerself

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1997BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Talk ShowEsther (1994)
1996BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Talk ShowEsther (1994)
1977BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Specialised ProgrammeThat's Life! (1973)

Known for movies


Related Articles