Who is Piara Powar? Wiki, Age, Wife, Children, Height, Net Worth

Piara Powar net worth

Piara Powar net worth

How much is Piara Powar worth? Piara Powar net worth is estimated at around $2 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as a sports executive. Piara Powar’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $400,000 dollars annually.


Piara Powar is the executive director of Football Against Racism in Europe. He is also famous as the husband of Aasmah Mir. His wife is a Scottish television and radio broadcaster and journalist who currently copresents the Monday-Thursday breakfast show on Times Radio.

Early life

NamePiara Powar
Net Worth$2 million
OccupationExecutive director
Piara Powar net worth

Piara Powar was born and raised in the United Kingdom. His wife Mir was born to first-generation Pakistani immigrants in Glasgow and brought up in the affluent suburb of Bearsden from the age of ten, where she attended Bearsden Academy.

She graduated from the University of Bristol with an honours law degree in 1993. In 1995 Mir had a brief stint as a reporter for the Daily Record and Sunday Mail, then became a radio researcher. In 2005 and 2006 she was a columnist for the Sunday Herald.

Broadcasting career

Mir, whose sister Uzma was already working for BBC Scotland, first appeared in an episode of a 1992 BBC Scotland show called The Insiders presented by Gordon Kennedy. After graduation, she joined Scottish Television aged 21 as a trainee and read the early morning news bulletins and later presented the main news show.

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She presented a couple of editions of an Asian documentary strand for BBC Two called East in 1996 and some items on Desi DNA. In 1998 she became a reporter for Central Television in Nottingham.

She also presented episodes Just Write on Channel 4 and Around Scotland on BBC Two. In 2010 she was a newspaper reviewer on GMTV with Lorraine and Lorraine. In 1999 Mir moved to London as a producer for BBC Radio London and started doing freelance news-reading shifts for the national radio station BBC Radio 5 Live. She joined the station full-time in July 2001.

In April 2006 she covered the weekday morning ph one-in programme on BBC Asian Network for a fortnight between Sonia Deol’s leaving and Anita Rani becoming a presenter. She has presented items on the BBC Asian Network Report.

Mir presented the Midday News on 5 Live, Monday to Friday, until 9 January 2009. In 2009 she presented some Friday editions of Good Morning Scotland. Also in 2009, she presented a series of programmes for BBC Radio 4 on Scotland’s Year of Homecoming, as well as Colour Me White for Radio 4, and Gay Life After Saddam for Radio 5 Live.

In 2010 she replaced Anita Anand as a presenter of Radio 5 Live’s Drive programme. For one week in March 2012, she sat in for Jeremy Vine on his BBC Radio 2 programme. On 27 September 2012, Mir announced on Twitter that she planned to leave BBC 5 Live after 11 years with the station. Mir presented her last 5 Live Drive on 9 November 2012.

On 29 October 2012 Mir presented an edition of BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour and for a while replaced Julia Hartley-Brewer on the LBC 97.3 afternoon programme. From 2012 to 2020 she was a co-presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Saturday Live. In April 2020 she was announced as a presenter for Times Radio when the station launched on 29 June 2020. She copresents Monday to Thursday breakfast with Stig Abell. She is an avid fan of Celtic F.C.

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Piara Powar’s remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential sports executives in the United Kingdom. He stands at an appealing height of 1.75m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.


Piara Powar was married to Aasmah Mir. She gave birth to a daughter at the age of 44. In 2021 Powar divorced his wife, stating that “this was my decision so I cannot wallow for too long”.

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