Jill Dando Rank
About Jill Dando
Jill Wendy Dando was her full name, and she was an excellent English journalist between the 1980s and 1990s. She worked for the BBC for most of her career and was the 1997 BBC Personality of the Year.
Background & Education
Her birthplace was Somerset, England. She received her A-level education from Broadoak Sixth Form Centre.
She read Journalism at South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education, Cardiff.
Her first professional job was as a reporter at “Western Mercury.” She then accepted an appointment at BBC and became BBC Radio Devon’s newsreader in 1985. She was then assigned to the BBC South West to present for “Spotlight South West.”
She presented for several BBC TV programs, including BBC One O’Clock News, Six O’Clock News, Crimewatch, Holiday, Breakfast News, and Breakfast Time.
She was set to host the 1999 British Academy Television Awards on 9th May.
Facts about Jill Dando’s Death
She died at age 37, after being shot dead at the entrance of her home in Fulham on April 26, 1999. Her death prompted the Metropolitan Police to conduct one of the most extensive murder investigations in their history.
After a year of investigation, Fulham resident George Barry was found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment. However, he was acquitted after spending eight years in jail. As of 2021, the case remained unsolved.
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F.A.Q. about Jill Dando
When is her birthday?
Jill Dando's birthday is on November 9, 1961.
In how many days is her birthday?
Jill's birthday is in 295 days
How old was Jill when she died?
She was 37 years old.
When did she die?
She died in April 26, 1999.
How old would she be today?
Jill Dando would be 60 years old if she was alive today.
Where was Jill from?
She was born in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England, UK.
Jill Dando's Popularity
Jill Dando was a famous English journalist, who was born on November 9, 1961. As a person born on this date, Jill Dando is listed in our database as the 45th most popular celebrity for the day (November 9) and the 142nd most popular for the year (1961).
People born on November 9 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Jill Dando is the 1453rd most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Jill Dando's birthday, Jill Dando is the 1651st most famous English and ranks 3rd in famous people born in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England, UK.
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