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Orla Chennaoui Family, Career, Net Worth

By Mausam Bhattarai | Updated On: 11 Jul, 2021
Orla Chennaoui Family, Career, Net Worth

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Date of Birth 13th November Nationality Irish
Profession Journalist Marital Status Married
Husband/Spouse Mourad Divorced No
Gay/Lesbian No Net Worth Not disclosed
Ethnicity White Children/Kids 2 (Son & Daughter)
Education University of Rennes, Queen's University Belfast Siblings Karen (Sister), Cathal & Oran (Brothers)

Former All-Ireland triple jump champion Orla Chennaoui is a renowned journalist and presenter who came to the limelight as the Sports presenter at Sky Sports News. In 2019, she left the Sky and joined Eurosport as a cycling presenter, who made sports global information by her presentation.

Married? Family Insight

The Irish journalist Orla is married to Mourad, who is Moroccan by native. She met her husband Mourad at her college and used to share the same tower back in time. Over time their friendship grew romantic, and they tied a knot. Unfortunately, there are not many updates regarding their relationship. But analyzing her Instagram posts, they seem to share a good relationship and spend a lot of family time.

                                                                   (Photo: Orla`s Instagram)

 Orla is a proud mother of a daughter and son. She welcomed her first daughter in 2015 and was blessed with the next baby in 2019. She spends and enjoys family time while residing in London, the United Kingdom. Apart from that, she has a strong bond with friends and spends her free time with them.

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Journalism Career

In 2005, she took a job as a Northern Ireland correspondent in Sky News. Five years later, she moved into sports broadcasting for Sky Sports specializing in cycling; she was also Sky Sports' principal correspondent for the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games.

In 2019, she joined Eurosport as the lead presenter after quitting her previous job at Sky News. There she started the station's coverage of cycling events.

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Net Worth & Bio

Orla enjoys a net worth of $500,000, which she earned from her Journalism career. As per Payscale, the mean salary of the journalist is $39,490 per year. Therefore, Orla might have accumulated a considerable fortune and wealth through her career as a journalist presenting the Sports News through Sky Sports News. 

Orla Chennaoui was born on 13 November 1979 in Draperstown, County Londonderry in Northern Ireland.

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Soon after completing her degree, she moved to Edinburgh to accomplish her postgraduate diploma in journalism at Napier University. After that, she began her journalism career, working in print journalism at Scotland on Sunday and the Edinburgh Evening News.