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Full Name Matthijs van Nieuwkerk
Date of Birth September 8, 1960
Age 63 years, 6 months, 8 days
Birthplace Amsterdam
Birth City North Holland
Country Netherlands
Horoscope Virgo

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Matthijs van Nieuwkerk Biography

Matthijs van Nieuwkerk is one of the most popular and richest Journalist who was born on September 8, 1960 in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.

Matthijs van Nieuwkerk (born 8 September 1960) is a Dutch journalist and television presenter.

In 1980 he started his study Dutch language at the University of Amsterdam, which he never finished.

With his childhood friend Mark van den Heuvel, Van Nieuwkerk started his career in journalism interviewing sportsmen and sportswomen for the Dutch newspaper Het Parool. Interviewees included chess grandmasters Kasparov and Karpov, and footballer Johnny Rep. Soon after, he also started interviewing writers, and he was responsible for renewing the literary section of the newspaper. In 1988, he became an editor for the arts section. In 1996, he was promoted to editor-in-chief of Het Parool.

NameMatthijs van Nieuwkerk
First NameMatthijs
Last NameNieuwkerk
OccupationJournalist
BirthdaySeptember 8
Birth Year1960
Place of BirthAmsterdam
Home TownNorth Holland
Birth CountryNetherlands
Birth SignVirgo
Full/Birth Name
ParentsJacques van Nieuwkerk
SiblingsMichiel van Nieuwkerk
SpouseKarin van Nieuwkerk
Children(s)Jet van Nieuwkerk, Kees van Nieuwkerk

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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In 2005 Van Nieuwkerk started his daily talk show De Wereld Draait Door (literal translation: The World Keeps on Turning; “draait door” is also figurative speech for “goes crazy”), a popular show that airs on weekdays. The programme received the 2007 Gouden Televizierring (the Dutch equivalent of the Emmy Awards) for best TV programme. Another successful programme of his is Holland Sport, a Monday night programme in which he and co-presenter Wilfried de Jong discuss sports. Leo Blokhuis (a music expert) and Van Nieuwkerk created and still present the annual Popquiz and Top 2000 à Go-Go. Van Nieuwkerk was nominated for the Zilveren Televizier-ster for best show host in 2006 and 2007, but didn’t win on either occasion.

Matthijs van Nieuwkerk Net Worth

Matthijs van Nieuwkerk is one of the richest Journalist from Netherlands. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Matthijs van Nieuwkerk's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeJournalist
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
N.B: * means unconfirmed

On 12 February 2020 it was announced that Matthijs van Nieuwkerk would stop with his progamme De Wereld Draait Door after the current series, due to finish on 27 March 2020. At the same time Van Nieuwkerk is reported to have signed up with BNNVARA (Dutch public broadcaster) for another three years and that he is in the process of setting up a series Saturday evening programmes for them, due to run from January 2021

Matthijs van Nieuwkerk's Height & Physical Stats

Matthijs van Nieuwkerk height Not available right now. Matthijs weight Not Known & body measurements will update soon.

HeightUnknown
WeightNot Known
Body MeasurementsUnder Review
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In 2001 he became the editor-in-chief of AT5, the local television channel of Amsterdam. However, in 2002 he transferred to national television when he became the net coordinator of the Dutch public channel Nederland 3. Out of frustration with the inner workings of the Dutch public broadcasting system (which stood in the way of the changes he envisioned), Van Nieuwkerk quit his job. After six months, he started working in front of the cameras. Ahead of the 2003 elections, he presented the political programme Nederland Kiest with Felix Rottenberg. The duo started presenting Nova, a Dutch programme about politics, but they both quit after a conflict with the editorial staff.

Who is Matthijs van Nieuwkerk Dating?

According to our records, Matthijs van Nieuwkerk married to Karin van Nieuwkerk. As of February 1, 2024, Matthijs van Nieuwkerk’s is not dating anyone.

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Facts & Trivia

Matthijs Ranked on the list of most popular Journalist. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in Netherlands. Matthijs van Nieuwkerk celebrates birthday on September 8 of every year.

Key Events

  1. Matthijs van Nieuwkerk (Dutch pronunciation: [mɑˈtɛis fɑˈniukɛr(ə)k]; born 8 September 1960) is a Dutch journalist and television presenter..

  2. In 1980 he started his study Dutch language at the University of Amsterdam, which he never finished. .

  3. In 1988, he became an editor for the arts section..

  4. In 1996, he was promoted to editor-in-chief of Het Parool. .

  5. Leo Blokhuis (a music expert) and van Nieuwkerk created and still present the annual Popquiz and Top 2000 à Go-Go. .

  6. In 2001 he became the editor-in-chief of AT5, the local television channel of Amsterdam..

  7. However, in 2002 he transferred to national television when he became the net coordinator of the Dutch public channel Nederland 3..

  8. Ahead of the 2003 elections, he presented the political programme Nederland Kiest with Felix Rottenberg..

  9. He is best known for hosting the daily De Wereld Draait Door (DWDD) television show from 2005 to 2020. .

  10. In 2005 van Nieuwkerk started his daily talk show De Wereld Draait Door (literal translation: The World Keeps on Turning; "draait door" is also figurative speech for "goes crazy"), a popular show that airs on weekdays..

  11. Van Nieuwkerk was nominated for the Zilveren Televizier-Ster for best show host in 2006 and 2007, but didn't win on either occasion. .

  12. The programme received the 2007 Gouden Televizier-Ring (the Dutch equivalent of the Emmy Awards) for best TV programme. .

  13. On 12 February 2020 it was announced that Matthijs van Nieuwkerk would stop with his programme De Wereld Draait Door after the current series, due to finish on 27 March 2020..

  14. At the same time van Nieuwkerk is reported to have signed up with BNNVARA (Dutch public broadcaster) for another three years and that he is in the process of setting up a series Saturday evening programmes for them, due to run from January 2021..

  15. Van Nieuwkerk divorced from his wife Karin in 2021..

  16. An article in de Volkskrant newspaper in November 2022, reported accusations of systematic bullying by van Nieuwkerk during the lifetime of De Wereld Draait Door..