Sophy Ridge Married, Husband, Pregnant, Boyfriend, Height, Birthday
Updated On: 28 Nov, 2018
|Date of Birth||October 16, 1984|
|Age||35 Years 3 Month(s)|
|Net Worth||Not Disclosed|
|Social Media||Twitter, Instagram|
|Education||University of Oxford|
There are large numbers of women in the field of journalism today. Those brave women have achieved immense success, name, and fame in their profession. But a very few of them are like Sophy Ridge who has owned the television media with her charming and bold personality as a political correspondent of Sky News.
For her exceptional works in journalism, the broadcast journalist has been showered with several awards including Young Journalist of the Year in the Royal Television Society Awards, the Headline Money Rising Star Award, the Top-rated Female Political Blogger in Total Politics Blog Awards, and more.
Sophy Ridge Is Married; Husband Works For National Newspaper
American broadcast journalist Sophy Ridge is a married lady. She is married to Ben who works for a national newspaper. Her husband Ben gets the occasional Sophy Ridge exclusive on Sky News. Though she is notoriously private when it comes to her hubby, the political correspondent glimpsed the Napa Vineyards, where Ben clipped up the astonishing panorama in October 2015.
Sophy Ridge's husband Ben with the panorama of Napa Vineyards in October 2015 (Photo: Instagram)
Though she has yet to open the couple's engaged date, back in November 2014, Sophy showed an excitement on Twitter after she brought a black cat in her house and named it Benny. As her husband was called Ben, the British journalist joked that she might consider changing the name of her adorable cat.
In 2015, the news of Sophy's pregnancy made rounds on social media. Though at that time, she concealed her dating life, several people showed their concern regarding her beloved ones. Some of them even asked the host if she was pregnant and the details regarding her boyfriend. However, in one her tweets of 2 April 2015, the broadcast journalist confirmed that she was not pregnant.
How Much Is Sophy Ridge's Salary And Net Worth?
Sophy Ridge, 34, summons the net worth from her career as a British broadcast journalist. As per Glassdoor, a Sky Broadcast journalist's salary ranges between the amount of £35K to £39K. The political correspondent for Sky News, as well as a presenter on the show Sophy Ridge on Sunday, is earning some lucrative amount of payrolls.
After her graduation in 2006, Sophie began her career as a trainee reporter for the tabloid newspaper News of the World. Initially, she worked as a consumer affairs correspondent and got promoted as a political correspondent.
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In 2011, the Richmond upon Thames native went on to work as a political correspondent for Sky News, where she got the opportunity to cover various political stories and travel with the Prime Minister to places like Afghanistan, New York, and Brazil. In the Sky News, Ridge was responsible for broadcasting party conferences and played a significant role in the channel’s coverage of US elections.
Currently, the 34-year-old journalist is a presenter on the show Sophy Ridge on Sunday. She also shows a keen interest in politics and openly supported Hilary Clinton during the 2016 United States presidential election.
While Hilary lost the presidential election with Trump, she blamed the loss of the candidate to sexism. She has covered the views of politics on her book The Women Who Shaped Politics published on 23 March 2017. In her political venture, Sophy describes the role of women in the political world.
Ridge, currently aged 34, was born in 1984 in Richmond upon Thames, London. She reportedly celebrates her birthday on 16th of October. Sophy was born to white parents and carries British nationality.
Sophy graduated from St Edmund Hall, Oxford and achieved immense success in journalism during a short span of her career. The broadcast journalist stands at a decent height with gorgeous body measurements.