Who Is Gaby Roslin Father Clive Roslin? His Health and Cancer Update In 2022


Gaby Roslin is 57 years old ( Source : Instagram )

Following her father Clive Roslin's footsteps, Gaby Roslin served as the BBC's presenter of the Children in Need charity telethons between 1995 and 2004. She gained notoriety while co-hosting The Big Breakfast on Channel 4 from 1992 to 1996. 

From 1989 through 1992, Roslin hosted Hippo on the Superchannel, followed by Motormouth on ITV. After that broadcast, she received a call from Planet 24 asking her to host Chris Evans' new Channel 4 morning show, The Big Breakfast.

After Evans' departure from the program in 1994, Mark Little filled in for Roslin until 1996. She also served as the face of the National Egg Awareness Campaign in her final season on the program. Following her departure, she hosted The Gaby Roslin Show for Channel 4.

That 'Gaby Roslin Podcast' is currently a part of Gaby's life
That 'Gaby Roslin Podcast' is currently a part of Gaby's life( Source : Instagram )

From 1995 until 2004, Children in Need was broadcast by Roslin. The Real Holiday Show, City Hospital, Watchdog Healthcheck, Whatever You Want, and A Question of TV were among the other BBC programs that featured presenters.

Apart from her TV career, she has also been on stage programs. The Moira Buffini play Dinner underwent a nationwide tour in 2004 when Roslin participated in it. She appeared on stage in a production of When Harry Met Sally the next year, and later that year, she performed in a theater production of Chicago in London.

On August 15 and 22, 2009, Roslin and Patrick Kielty filled in for Alan Carr on BBC Radio 2, and on December 24, 2009, Roslin joined Carr to host a special Christmas episode of his program.

Additionally, she frequently filled in for JoAnne Good and Vanessa Feltz on BBC London 94.9. From January 2010 to January 2013, Roslin co-hosted the BBC London 94.9 breakfast show with Paul Ross and permanently succeeded Good.

In January 2013, she was granted a weekly Saturday show of her own that aired live from noon to 2:00 p.m.

Age57 years old
ProfessionTV Presenter
HusbandDavid Osman
ChildrenLibbi-Jack Peel, Amelie Osmon
FatherClive Roslin
MotherJackie Roslin

Who Is Gaby Roslin Father Clive Roslin?

Gaby Roslin has an extremely talented father in Clive Roslin. He can be called a legend in the world of BBC for his active contribution to it since the very beginning of his career. Not only did he contribute to it, but his daughter also had a brief association with it.

Clive spent a long time working for the BBC. He was a pioneering broadcaster for LBC and BBC2 TV. Later, he rose to become one of BBC Radio 4's top newsreaders. He has participated in a number of Jewish radio programs and conducted interviews with many notable figures in this nation.

The senior Roslin, who was born in Zimbabwe, started hosting educational and kid-friendly programs on Rhodesian radio at the age of seven. When he was younger, he tuned into the BBC Overseas Service. He wanted to visit RADA, where actress June Tobin had studied because he had a crush on her.

Gaby Roslin fought with her father's cancer.
Gaby Roslin fought with her father's cancer. ( Source : mirror )

On the City of Canterbury ship, he departed Zimbabwe in December 1951 and arrived in London on January 19, 1952. His mother, Muriel Rosin, was the only woman to serve in the Federal Government of Rhodesia during the colonial era and one of three women to enter Parliament.

His father was a well-known surgeon of the era named Kipps Rosin. His father persuaded him to add the letter "l" to the family name to make it "Roslin."

Clive's father intended for him to attend Cambridge, but despite being accepted, he opted to attend RADA (1953–1955) instead, where he studied under Peter O'Toole, Albert Finney, Roy Kinnear, and Virginia Maskell.

He made contact with Aidan McDermott, who in 1957 hired him first as a freelancer and subsequently on a contract basis for the General Overseas Service presentation department at 200 Oxford Street.

After that, the journalist moved to BBC TV in 1962 to work as an announcer, and when he applied to be one of the two voices/faces of BBC Two presentation in 1964, Rowan Ayres, the associate head of presentation, chose him.

Clive appeared as a pre-recorded announcer on Dr. Finlay's Casebook (The Longest Visit, series 4, episode 4) and read the news on Solo in 1965. (1982 and 1984). He contributed as a scorer to Top of the Form and one of the regional presenters on BBC TV's Come Dancing in 1969. (1969). In 1978, he joined BBC TV again as an announcer, where he worked until April 1983.

As a journalist who gave his entire life to media and informing people, Clive definitely has a net worth of over a million dollars by now. The man is already retired but is certainly living a good life with his family. His daughter, who is his shadow, has a worth of over 12 million dollars as per reputed sites.

Clive Roslin Battled Cancer - Find His Health Condition In 2022

Life was not a bed of roses for the Roslin family. They did go through some serious hardships regarding their loved one's well-being, one after the other. This, however, brought everyone closer than ever.

Gaby's father, the broadcaster Clive Roslin, was diagnosed with colon cancer some 25 years ago.

Just a few months after the family got together to support him, Gaby's mother also fell unwell. The family later learned that a pulmonary embolism was concealing a tumor in her mother's lungs while she was in and out of the hospital.

While talking about this difficult time, Gaby had a bunch of emotions to take out of her heart. On February 21st, she posted a video on her Instagram with the caption,

"This is a very tough one for me to post. Please listen. If we can save one life, that would be amazing. My mum passed away due to Lung Cancer 24 years ago this week. If you’ve noticed a family member or a friend coughing for three weeks or more and it isn’t COVID-19, please encourage them to contact their GP practice.

It's probably nothing serious, but if it is cancer, finding it early makes it more treatable and can save lives. @nhsengland #helpushelpyou, and to watch the whole video, have a look at my stories. Thank you." 

In an interview, she expressed a lot about the situation. The Marie Curie nurses who helped Gaby's family through that difficult period, when they were dealing with both her father's disease and her mother's demise, were the only source of hope at that time for her.

Gaby has an exceptional screen presence
Gaby has an exceptional screen presence ( Source : bolnews )

In many respects, her life was altered by the experiences of losing her mother and caring for her father, who, in a sad turn of events, discovered he was cancer-free just a week after Gaby's mother passed away. Having a positive outlook on life has been extremely beneficial to both her and others. Since she was three years old, she has wanted to make others happy, and she'd probably want it for the rest of her life.

Because of this, she has been hosting 'That Gaby Roslin Podcast' throughout the pandemic, in which she asks well-known people to talk about the things that bring them the most joy. She never wanted her optimism to be patronizing for people who were unwell or really down, but she does believe that everyone can share a little love and positivity during those trying times and that laughing was the best medicine."

A Look At Gaby Roslin's Family

Gaby's marriage to publisher David Osman, which they consummated in 2013, dates back to that year. While Gaby was a guest on Loose Women in 2012, the couple announced their engagement. They have a daughter Amelie, and she and her ex-husband Colin Peel share a daughter Libbi-Jack.

Amelie is 15 years old, and Libbi is 21 years old. 

Gaby with her husband David Osman during a television event
Gaby with her husband David Osman during a television event ( Source : bolnews )

One place that gets to feature her family the most is her Instagram account. She is available on it under the username @gabyroslin on a verified profile. With 210k followers, her latest post is an appreciation for the most talked about movie of 2022 'Thor.'

She writes, "This is so funny! I loved the original “Thor Ragnarok” To be honest, it’s an only Marvel movie I’ve properly enjoyed, so I needed to see this one too, and I was not disappointed at all! I’ve been sitting here properly giggling. It’s silly, fun, clever, and a perfect escapist movie. @chrishemsworth is brilliant in these, and @taikawaititi, you are a wonderful director. Loved this “Thor Love and Thunder.”


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