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Who is David Olusoga wife and is he married?

David Olusoga is a British Nigerian historian, broadcaster and writer.

He was born in Nigeria but arrived in the UK and grew up in Newcastle.

He is 49 years old, as of 2021.

David Olusoga Career

David is currently hosting the third series of BBC Two show A House Through Time. He is a British historian, writer, broadcaster, presenter and film-maker. He is Professor of Public History at the University of Manchester.

He has presented historical documentaries on the BBC and contributed to The One Show and The Guardian.

David worked behind the camera for the BBC for years before finally being brought in front of it in 2014 with The World’s War: Forgotten Soldiers of Empire.

He followed it up with Fighting for King and Empire: Britain’s Caribbean Heroes and Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners in 2015.

He is also presented Civilisations, a BBC documentary which examines, over 9 episodes, more than 500 works of art across 31 different countries. In January 2021 Olusoga appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs.

Olusoga, who won a Bafta for his BBC documentary, Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners, made the comments while giving his keynote MacTaggart Lecture speech at the online event.

Looking back on his career, the broadcaster and writer said he viewed himself as a “survivor”, rather than “a success story”.

“I am one of the last men standing of TV’s lost generation,” said Olusoga, who has also contributed to The One Show and The Guardian.

“The generation of black and brown people who entered this industry 15, 20, 25 years ago with high hopes.

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“I’m a survivor of a culture within TV that failed that generation. I’m here because a handful of people used their power and their privilege to help me.”

Is he married?

Olusoga lives in Bristol with his partner and daughter.

In addition, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2019 New Year Honours for services to history and to community integration. He received his medal from the Queen in January 2019.

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