Charley Boorman Bio, Age, Wife, Kids, Tv Presenter, Net Worth

Charley Boorman

Charley Boorman Biography

Charley Boorman is a British TV presenter, travel writer and actor. A motorbike enthusiast, Boorman has made three long-distance motorcycle rides with his friend Ewan McGregor, documented in Long Way Round (2004), Long Way Down (2007), and Long Way Up (2020).

Charley Boorman Age

He was born on 23rd August, 1966, Wimbledon, England.

Charley Boorman Height

He stand at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches tall.

Charley Boorman Education

Boorman attended schools in Ireland: St Gerard’s School and St Oliver Plunkett Primary School, both Roman Catholic schools. He also attended the German-language medium school, St Kilians Deutsche Schule (Dublin). In England, he went on to attend Sibford School, a Quaker school near Banbury, Oxfordshire.

Charley Boorman Nationality

Charley is a British Nationality.

Charley Boorman Parents

Boorman is the son of German costume designer Christel Kruse and film director John Boorman.

John Boorman is a British film director, best known for feature films such as Point Blank (1967), Hell in the Pacific (1968), Deliverance (1972), Zardoz (1974), Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977), Excalibur (1981), The Emerald Forest (1985), Hope and Glory (1987), The General (1998), The Tailor of Panama (2001) and Queen and Country (2014).

Boorman has directed 22 films and received five Academy Award nominations, twice for Best Director. He is also credited with creating the first Academy Award screeners to promote The Emerald Forest. In 2004, Boorman received the BAFTA Fellowship for lifetime achievement from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. In January 2022, Boorman received a knighthood.

Charley Boorman Siblings

Charley Boorman has six siblings namely; Katrine, Daisy, Telsche, Lola, Lily and Lee.

Charley Boorman Wife

Charley is married to his wife, Olivia.

Charley Boorman Children

Charley Boorman and his wife Olivia have two daughters namely; Doone and Kinvara.

Charley Boorman Tv Presenter

Boorman played a young Mordred in Excalibur (1981), then in 1985 played a leading role in The Emerald Forest. In 1987 he had a non-speaking role as a young German Luftwaffe pilot parachuting into wartime London, having been shot down, in Hope and Glory.

Boorman also began promoting African Adventures, which are commercial 17-day BMW motorcycle trips across Africa. Taking 50 riders from Cape Town to Victoria Falls, Boorman used various technologies to help promote the trip, including a GPS satellite tracking device allowing people to follow the trip day by day.

Boorman has supported the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) since 2004, carrying out a number of visits to UNICEF projects, which have been noted in his television programmes Long Way Round, Long Way Down and By Any Means. In 2009, Boorman was made president of Dyslexia Action; he is dyslexic. Boorman has been on many visits to Dyslexia Action’s regional centres and was involved in the charity’s appeal “It’s ME!”. He also supported its school initiative “P4L”

Charley Boorman Testicular Cancer

Boorman revealed he had testicular cancer in 2010. Caught early, he had a testicle removed and has since been a supporter of Movember. Boorman was given the all-clear, but continued telling audiences across the country about his ordeal, encouraging more men to be aware and get checked out early if there was any concern.

Charley Boorman Accident

Boorman was involved in a serious accident whilst test riding a motorbike with journalists in Portugal in 2016. Boorman broke both legs after colliding with a wall whilst avoiding a car that pulled out in front of him. He then broke his hip riding a Vespa whilst still in recovery. After a period reliant on a wheelchair, Boorman is back riding.

Charley Boorman Salary

He earns an estimated annual salary of USD 100,000.

Charley Boorman Net Worth

His net worth is estimated to be USD 5 million.

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