There are so many things going on around, and it's easy to lose grab of that news. Selina Scott is the news presenter, an anchor, and author who did that for us for a long time. She has been through a lot. From her decision to never work for the BBC to claim that her house is haunted, she has herself become the news a few times.
Career And Progression
Now a former journalist and TV presenter, Selina Scott didn’t want to work in the field initially. But she succumbed and began the prosperous career beginning from work on The Sunday Post in Dundee, Scotland and made television debut with on night news program Grampian Today. She went on to work series of programs for several channels including BBC, CBS, and Sky.
Selina Scott working at the Wesley Centre in Malton, North Yorkshire (Photo: yorkshirepost.co.uk)
She was also responsible for in producing some documentaries including a 1995 documentary on Donald Trump. It was critical for Trump which ignited a long-term feud between them. She had a fight with him in a 1995 interview in an ITV documentary when she questioned then New York property developer regarding his business dealings. Their fight surfaced once again in the media on 6 August 2009 after Donald called her obscure and third class journalist. During that time, she got signed a contract with Sky UK for a reputed 1 million pound and anchored the breakfast program.
Selena has joined BBC TV once again after thirty years for a third series of The Real Marigold Hotel. The group of older celebrities travels around India for a show. She was previously the face of the popular BBC’s breakfast television show launched in 1983. She left that job in 1988 for a job in the US and declared that she won’t ever work for the BBC ever again after Greg Dyke commented on her sexuality in a television commentary and also said her shoddy and offensive.
Net Worth And Salary
Selina achieved a lot in her career. She also received an exquisite amount of salary as one of the leading news presenters. Even though the host has not revealed her actual net worth, it is believed to be in millions. Her contract of 1 million pounds with Sky News in 1995 was one of the highest at the time. She is also involved in charity and philanthropy.
Why So Discreet About Family Life?
Selina is very much tight-lipped about her personal life and relationship. She likes to keep it private and secret. She has never really spoken about her personal life in any form of media.
Greg Dyke, during one of his interview, once commented on her sexuality referring to her as a lesbian. She furiously retaliated against it and vowed never to work for BBC. Although not lesbian the host isn’t connected to anyone from in and out of the industry.
The former BBC television is reportedly lacking the obvious sex life. She also has no known boyfriend even to her colleagues. As per independent.co.uk, she has shown her passive aggression towards the fake news reporting in the media. However, she is not a lesbian and had partners in her life. The BBC host is very defensive regarding her personal life and has said that her private life was no body’s business and had worked hard to keep it that way.
The former CBS employee even added that some newspaper said she was pregnant with a child and another one stated that she prefers girls over boys. Her statements clearly showed that she has a straight sexual orientation. She is not married and devoid of the love of a husband and children. However, she has two dogs, Nip and Kendi, a German shepherd she rescued from Majorca.
As per the wiki, Selina Mary Scott, currently aged 67, was born on 13th May 1951 in Scarborough, North Riding of Yorkshire, England. She was born into a family of journalists with her mother and grandfather being former journalists. She also belongs to an English ethnicity. At such an age she still has a perfect body shape and measurements with proper height.