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Philippa Gregory

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Date of Birth January 9, 1954
Age 68 years, 6 months, 4 days
Place of Birth Kenya
Country Kenya
Profession Novelist
Horoscope Capricorn

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Philippa Gregory net worth, birthday, age, height, weight, wiki, fact 2021-22! In this article, we will discover how old is Philippa Gregory? Who is Philippa Gregory dating now & how much money does Philippa Gregory have?

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ParentsArthur Percy Gregory, Elaine Wedd
FatherArthur Percy Gergory
MotherElaine Wedd
SiblingsNot Available
SpousePaul Carter, Anthony Mason
Children(s)Victoria Chislett

Philippa Gregory Biography

Philippa Gregory is a famous Novelist, who was born on January 9, 1954 in Kenya. British historical fiction author most well known for her 2001 novel The Other Boleyn Girl. The book won Romantic Novel of the Year in 2002 and was made into a feature film in 2008. According to Astrologers, Philippa Gregory's zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Philippa Gregory was born on 9 January 1954 in Nairobi, at that time serving as capital city of the Colony and Protectorate of Kenya (modern-day Republic of Kenya), the second daughter of Elaine (Wedd) and Arthur Percy Gregory, a radio operator and navigator for East African Airways. When she was two years old, her family moved to Bristol, England.

She was married three times and had six children and stepchildren.

Philippa Gregory (born 9 January 1954) is an English historical novelist who has been publishing since 1987. The best known of her works is The Other Boleyn Girl (2001), which in 2002 won the Romantic Novel of the Year Award from the Romantic Novelists’ Association and has been adapted into two separate films.

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Philippa Gregory is a patron of The UK Chagos Support Association, which supports the Chagos islanders in their legal disputes with the British government. The people of Chagos were relocated by the British government when the archipelago in the Indian Ocean was cleared in the 1960s and 1970s to make way for an important U.S. airbase. Gregory often speaks about the Chagossians’ situation and lobbies the government to take action.

Philippa Gregory Net Worth

Philippa Gregory is one of the richest Novelist & listed on most popular Novelist. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Philippa Gregory net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

Philippa Gregory Net Worth & Salary
Net Worth$1.5 Million
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeNovelist
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.

She studied English and history at the University of Sussex, and got her doctorate in 18th Century literature from the University of Edinburgh.

Philippa Gregory is a patron of The UK Chagos Support Association, which supports the Chagos islanders in their legal disputes with the British government. The people of Chagos were relocated by the British government when the archipelago in the Indian Ocean was cleared in the 1960s and 1970s to make way for an important U.S. airbase. Gregory often speaks about the Chagossians’ situation and lobbies the government to take action.

Gregory also runs a small charity building wells in school gardens in The Gambia. Gardens for The Gambia was established in 1993 when Gregory was in The Gambia, researching for her book A Respectable Trade.

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In 1993, she established the charity Gardens for The Gambia, which builds low-cost, easy to maintain wells in the gardens of schools and communities in The Gambia.

She was a “rebel” at Colston’s Girls’ School where she obtained a B grade in English and two E grades in History and Geography at A-level. She then went to journalism college in Cardiff and spent a year as an apprentice with the Portsmouth News before she managed to gain a place on an English literature degree course at the University of Sussex, where she switched to a history course. She worked in BBC radio for two years before attending the University of Edinburgh, where she earned her doctorate in 18th-century literature. Gregory has taught at the University of Durham, University of Teesside, and the Open University, and was made a Fellow of Kingston University in 1994.

Who is Philippa Gregory dating?

According to our records, Philippa Gregory married to Paul Carter, Anthony Mason. As of May 2022, Philippa Gregory’s is not dating anyone.

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Gregory has also published a series of books about the Plantagenets, the ruling houses that preceded the Tudors, and the Wars of the Roses. Her first book The White Queen, published in 2009, centres on the life of Elizabeth Woodville the wife of Edward IV. The Red Queen, published in 2010, is about Margaret Beaufort the mother of Henry VII and grandmother to Henry VIII. The Lady of the Rivers (2011), is the life of Jacquetta of Luxembourg, mother of Elizabeth Woodville. The Kingmaker’s Daughter, published in 2012, is about Anne Neville, the wife of Richard III, and The White Princess (2013) centres on the life of Elizabeth of York, wife of Henry VII and the mother of Henry VIII. The latest work is the 2017 novel The Last Tudor. The 2013 BBC One television series The White Queen is a 10-part adaptation of Gregory’s novels The White Queen, The Red Queen and The Kingmaker’s Daughter (2012).

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Ranked on the list of most popular Novelist. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Kenya. Philippa Gregory celebrates birthday on January 9 of every year.

She is a frequent contributor to magazines and newspapers, with short stories, features and reviews. She is also a frequent broadcaster and a regular contestant on Round Britain Quiz for BBC Radio 4 and the Tudor expert for Channel 4’s Time Team. She won the 29 December 2008 edition of Celebrity Mastermind on BBC1, taking Elizabeth Woodville as her specialist subject.

In 2011 she contributed a short story “Why Holly Berries are as Red as Roses” to an anthology supporting the Woodland Trust. The anthology, Why Willows Weep has so far helped The Woodland Trust plant approximately 50,000 trees.

In 2013, Helen Brown of The Telegraph wrote that “Gregory has made an impressive career out of breathing passionate, independent life into the historical noblewomen whose personalities had previously lain flat on family trees, remembered only as diplomatic currency and brood mares.” She added, “Gregory’s historical fiction has always been entertainingly speculative (those tempted to sneer should note that she’s never claimed otherwise) and comes with lashings of romantic licence.”

Two novels about a gardening family are set during the English Civil War: Earthly Joys and Virgin Earth, while she has in addition written contemporary fiction – Perfectly Correct, Mrs Hartley and the Growth Centre, The Little House and Zelda’s Cut. She has also written for children.

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