Premier League: Gary Lineker’s new empire: He’s the BBC’s highest paid broadcaster

AndBritain’s Gary Lineker, former soccer player, is The highest paid broadcaster on BBC Public TelevisionFor the sixth consecutive year with an annual salary More than a million pounds for the 2022-2023 season, according to the annual report released by the institution this Tuesday.

Includes the list released by the BBC Four presenters of various shapes Among the top 10 highest paid public entities, although none of these women exceeded a million pounds annually. Accordingly, Lineker received between 1,350,000 pounds and 1,354,999 pounds (between 1,586,000 and 1,592,000 million euros) for Projects such as Match of the Day and coverage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The first time Lineker put himself on it His best salary was in 2017-2018 when he earned between £1,750,000 and £1,759,999 (more than €2m). In 2020, it was revealed that the presenter and former soccer player had taken a voluntary salary cut.


The BBC is mired in a scandal after The Sun newspaper published it A series provider paid a minor under the age of 17 In exchange for sending him sexually explicit pictures over a period of three years. accurately Lineker He is one of several well-known faces of the BBC He publicly denied being the presenter in question.

In the ranking of the best paid series, it appears in second place Zoe Paul is the highest-paid woman in the region, with a salary ranging between 980,000 and 984,999 pounds. (between 1,151,000 and 1,156,000 euros).

The third place is Lineker’s partner in today’s match Alan Shearerwho earns between 445 thousand and 449999 pounds (between 522,859 and 528,000 euros).

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veteran Huw Edwards He is the highest paid news anchor, earning between 435 thousand and 439999 pounds (between 511,000 and 515,000 euros), and ranked fourth.

Other women appear in the top ten Fiona Bruce, Lauren Laverne, and Sophie Raworth.


The Director General of the BBC, Tim Davie, admitted today in the aforementioned report that he is “proud” of the content broadcasted by the series, of Real programs of great sporting moments and coverage of the war in Ukraine.

“This is still a period of change and financial stress and Great competition in the media marketpoints out Davies, who acknowledges that the public entity’s task “is not always easy and some tough decisions have to be made.”

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