In this article, we shall learn about the Partner of the Brentford, Middlesex, England, Janet Vera Street-Porter’s personal life. Janet Street-Porter is a famous British journalist and media personality. The famous journalist began her career as a fashion writer and columnist at the Daily Mail. And she was also appointed fashion editor of the Evening Standard in 1971. And went on to co-present a mid-morning radio show with Paul Callan on LBC. In 1975, Janet Street-Porter began to work on television at LWT, first working as a presenter on mainly youth-oriented programs. She was the editor and producer of the Network 7 series on Channel 4 in 1987, which was awarded a BAFTA for its graphics. Street-Porter was a BBC Television executive from 1987 until 1994 and editor of The Independent on Sunday from 1999 until 2002. But she relinquished the job to become editor-at-large.
Since 2011, the famous journalist has been a regular panelist on the ITV talk show Loose Women(chat show). Street-Porter has appeared on other famous television shows, such as Question Time, Have I Got News for You, and of course, I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! Janet Street-Porter was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2016 Birthday Honours for services to journalism and broadcasting.
Janet Street-Porter Early life
Janet Street-Porter was born in Brentford, Middlesex. The famous British journalist is the daughter of Stanley W. G. Bull, an electrical engineer who had served as a sergeant in the Royal Corps of Signals in World War II. And Cherry Cuff Ardern, who was Welsh and worked as a school dinner lady. Street-Poter’s mother was still married to her first husband, George Ardern, and did not marry Stanley until 1954. And hence her name being recorded thus in the birth records. The famous British journalist was later to take her father’s surname.
Janet Street-Porter spent her childhood in Fulham, West London, and Perivale, Greater London after her family moved there when she was 14. The family would stay in her mother’s hometown of Llanfairfechan in North Wales for their holidays. She went to Peterborough Primary and Junior Schools in Fulham and Lady Margaret Grammar School for Girls in Parsons Green from 1958 to 1964. From there, she passed 8 O-levels and 3 A-levels in English, History, and Art. Janet Street-Porter also took an A-level in pure mathematics. But did not pass the exam. And while studying A-levels, she had an illegal abortion. The famous journalist then spent two years at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, where she met her first husband, photographer Tim Street-Porter.
Who is Janet Street-Porter’s partner?
The famous British journalist Street-Porter has been in a relationship with former restauranteur and entrepreneur Peter Spanton since 1999. However, they prefer to keep their relationship entirely out of the limelight. They are like every other celebrity who prefers to their personal life little secret.
The famous Journalist Spouse
The famous British journalist Janet Street-Porter married a few times in her life. But her love life is not worked the way she wants to. Here is a list of some of her spouses:-
Janet Street-Porter and Tim Street-Porter
Tim Street-Porter was Janet’s first husband, and Janet thought theirs was a marriage for life as she took his name when she wed him aged 19 in 1967. The famous couple met as students. Despite writing in her 2006 autobiography that they were “interested in the same music, art, and movies,” something was missing as Janet admitted she had “more than one affair” before they divorced in 1975.
Janet Street-Porter and Tony Elliot
The same year she divorced Tim, Janet Street-Poter married Time Out Group founder and publisher Tony Elliot in 1975. But they got separated just after two years of wedding.
Janet Street-Porter and Frank Cvitanovich
Following two years after her separation from second husband Tony, in 1979. Janet got married for the third time – this time to successful film and documentary maker Frank Cvitanovich. The famous filmmaker, Frank himself, was married five times, and his union with Street-Poter lasted just two years.
Janet Street-Porter and David Sorkin
The famous journalist describes her fourth marriage as “a big, big mistake,” a wedding toy by David Sorkin in Las Vegas at “3.30 in the morning. Her marriage with David Sorkin lasted for two years, and they both separated in 1999.
Janet Street-Porter Partner Peter Spanton Career
Peter Spanton was big on the London restaurant scene in the 80s and 90s. He was running and owning the Vic Naylor’s bar and restaurant in Clerkenwell up until 2005. After selling up, Peter Spanton launched his own company, Peter Spanton drinks, selling fancy tonics and mixers.