Magenta Devine Bio

Magenta Devine was a British TV presenter and journalist best known for presenting the youth programmes Rough Guide and Reportage on BBC2 in the 1990s. She later presented Young, Gifted and Broke for ITV. Devine originally worked for Tony Brainsby, a publicist for Queen, Thin Lizzy and Whitesnake.

Magenta Devine Biography

Magenta Devine was born on 4 November 1957 (age 61 years), in England, United Kingdom. She Died on 6 March 2019 at his age of 61 years. She was a British TV presenter and journalist.

Magenta Devine work

Devine originally worked for Tony Brainsby, a publicist for Queen, Thin Lizzy and Whitesnake. While still living with boyfriend Tony James.

Magenta Devine Music Promoter

she became the music promoter for James’s new band Sigue Sigue Sputnik. Her first television exposure was as a presenter of BBC Wales’s pop music show Juice, produced in and around the BBC studios in Cardiff.

Following her breakup with James, producer Janet Street-Porter booked Devine to be a presenter on Channel 4’s youth programme Network 7. She then followed Street-Porter to BBC2 to present DEF II, of which Rough Guide was a feature before it became a separate programme. In 2003, Devine was declared bankrupt.

Devine appeared on Richard & Judy in 2004, and on Extreme Celebrity Detox in 2005. She also did voice-over work and wrote for The Guardian and The Mail on Sunday.

Magenta Devine Movies

She presented the film programme On Screen for the BBC World Service. In 2006, Devine fronted an Office of Fair Trading campaign that urged consumers in the travel market to book with a member of ABTA.

Magenta Devine Death Cause

Magenta Devine, a presenter of Network 7 and Rough Guide, dies aged 61. Devine died after a short illness for which she was undergoing treatment at a central London hospital.

According to her family, the 61-year-old had been undergoing treatment at a central London hospital.

Known for her sunglasses and stylish attire, Devine – real name Kim Taylor – was born in Hemel Hempstead in 1957.

Her other credits include presenting ITV documentary series Young, Gifted and Broke from 1999 to 2001.

In a statement, her family remembered her as “a talented writer and stylish on-screen presence who was greatly admired by her many friends and colleagues for her creativity and wit.”

She is survived by her father Gerald Taylor, her sisters Gillian and Georgina and her brother Nicholas. She had no children.

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