Louis Theroux Biography

Louis Theroux is a British documentary presenter best known for producing immersive documentaries that explore the often controversial and complex aspects of the human condition. He is also a Journalist, broadcaster, and author. He has received two British Academy Television Awards and a Royal Television Society Television Award.

Louis Theroux’s  Age and Birthday

Louis is 52 years old as of 2023. He was born on 20 May 1970 in Singapore. Louis celebrates his birthday on 20 May every year.

Louis Theroux Height and Weight

Theroux stands at a height of 6 feet and 2 inches. He weighs 72 kilograms. While his other body measurements are not disclosed to the public. We will update this section when the information becomes available

Louis Theroux Family, Parents, and Siblings

Louis was born in Singapore to American novelist Paul Theroux and his English wife Anne. He has an elder brother named Marcel who is also a writer as well as a TV presenter. His cousin Justin Theroux is an actor and screenwriter. Theroux’s uncles are writer Peter Theroux and novelist Alexander Theroux.

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Louis Theroux Wife

Theroux got married to Susanna Kleeman. Their marriage was a marriage of convenience which eventually ended in a divorce. In 2012, he married his longtime sweetheart Nancy Strang. As of now, the couple has three children.

Louis Theroux Education

Theroux studied at Westminster School and later graduated from Magdalen College, Oxford in 1991.

Louis Theroux Career

Theroux’s first employment as a journalist was in the United States with Metro Silicon Valley, an alternative free weekly newspaper in San Jose, California. In 1992, he was hired as a writer for Spy. He also worked as a correspondent on Michael Moore’s TV Nation series, for which he provided segments on offbeat cultural subjects, including selling Avon to women in the Amazon Rainforest, the Jerusalem syndrome, and attempts by the Ku Klux Klan to rebrand itself as a civil rights group for white people.

In addition, he was signed to a development deal by the BBC, through which he developed Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends. He has written for a number of publications, including Hip Hop Connection and The Idler. Theroux published his first book, The Call of the Weird: Travels in American Subcultures, in Britain in 2005. In it, he recounts his return to the United States to learn about the lives of some of the people he had featured in his television programs. He released his third book, Theroux the Keyhole, a diary recorded during the UK COVID-19 lockdowns, in November 2021.

In April 2020, during a COVID-19 lockdown, Theroux started the BBC Radio 4 podcast Grounded with Louis Theroux from his home, in which he interviews well-known people he finds particularly fascinating and to whom he would not necessarily have had a chance to speak before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Louis Theroux’s Net worth and Salary

Theroux has an estimated net worth between $ 1 million-$ 5 million dollars. His source of income is his career as Journalist and broadcaster. However, details about his salary are not known to the public. We will update the information as soon as it is available.

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