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Egill Helgason was born on 9 November, 1959 in Reykjavík, Iceland, is a Television presenter, journalist. Discover Egill Helgason's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 61 years old?

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Occupation Television presenter, journalist
Age 62 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born 9 November 1959
Birthday 9 November
Birthplace Reykjavík, Iceland
Nationality Icelandic

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Egill Helgason Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Egill Helgason worth at the age of 62 years old? Egill Helgason’s income source is mostly from being a successful Television Presenter. He is from Icelandic. We have estimated Egill Helgason's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

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2014

Egill Helgason has made documentary series on historical subjects. Vesturfarar (Westward Bound, 2014) was a ten part series on the Icelandic emigration to Canada and the US from 1873 to 1914. Steinsteypuöldin (The Age of Concrete, 2016) is in five parts, recounting how Reykjavík was built after a terrible fire in 1915 which devastated the center of town, than mainly built from timber. Kaupmannahöfn, höfuðborg Íslands (Copenhagen, capital of Iceland, 2017) is the story of the long relationship between Iceland and Copenhagen, for a long time the de facto capital of the country.

2007

In 2007 the show moved to Stöð 2 due to differences with the owners of Skjár einn. In 2007 Silfur Egils moved again, now to RÚV. During the Icelandic economic crash it became a center of the heated debates going on in the country, with Egill also inviting foreign guests such as the French prosecutor Eva Joly to his show, Nobel prize winning economists such as Paul Krugman and Joseph Stiglitz and social critics Noam Chomsky and Slavoj Zizek, as well as Julian Assange, Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Carl Bildt.

At RÚV Egill Helgason also started a television show on books, named Kiljan. It is a weekly program on books, blending literary criticism and interviews with authors. Among noted authors who have appeared on the show are Michel Houellebecq, Dave Eggers, David Mitchell, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Nawal El Saadawi, Alice Walker and Dan Brown. Kiljan has been running since 2007.

2000

Helgason has been active on the internet since February 2000 when he started a blog on a now defunct website called Strikið. Helgason has since kept on blogging, later on Vísir, Eyjan and now on a webside called DV/Eyjan. He writes about different topics, politics, international affairs, literature, history, travel and music – which is another passion of Egill. He has also written a lot about Greece, being a noted philellene who spends time in Greece every year.

1999

In 1999 Egill Helgason started a political talk show called Silfur Egils at a newly founded television station called Skjár einn. The show quickly became very popular and influential, with Helgason interviewing guests both in Icelandic and English, and occasionally in other languages.

1988

In 1988 Egill Helgason started moving into television, first with a series on different aspects of Icelandic nationality called Mannlegi þátturinn. Later he became a reporter at RÚV, the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service, and later at the independent Stöð 2.

1986

Egill Helgason began his career in journalism in print media, in newspapers such as Tíminn and Helgarpósturinn. He studied journalism in Paris in 1986-1987, at the international Journalistes en Europe.

1903

Egill Helgason is presently working on a series called Siglufjörður, saga bæjar (Siglufjörður, the story of a town). It recounts how an isolated village in the north of Iceland became a great hub of activity, creating great riches, due to herring fishing which took off in 1903, and than the subsequent crash when the herring finally disappeared in 1967.