Zeinab Badawi Married, Husband, Children, Family, Personal Life

By Staff Writer | Published On: 23 Mar, 2017
Zeinab Badawi Married, Husband, Children, Family, Personal Life

Quick Information

Date of Birth November 24, 1959 Age 61 Years 6 Month(s)
Nationality Sudanese-British Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married Husband/Spouse Not Disclosed
Divorced No Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Not disclosed Ethnicity Mixed
Children/Kids 2 Sons, 2 Daughters Education St Hilda's College, Oxford SOAS, University of London

Well renowned journalists of BBC and has already secured a huge margin of success, and with her same capacity and dedication, she still can go a long way ahead. Named officially as International TV Personality of the Year in November 2009 in the Annual Media Awards organized each year and the highest paid journalist Zeinab Badawi.

Career and Progression:

Starting from the position as a researcher and broadcast journalist for Yorkshire TV. She also did some work in BBC Manchester. She joined Channel 4 News and remained there till 1998 in the same year she joined BBC as a reporter and presenter for Westminster live political programs. She also worked for BBC radio since then.

She started presenting news in UK’S first daily news bulletin which was rebranded as World News today and also airs on the BBC World News channel. Badawi presents the BBC interview show Hardtalk regularly. She is the council member of the Overseas Development Institute, and she also has been the advisor to the Foreign Policy Centre.

Her Net Worth:

On July 21, 2011, she was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Letters by the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).Since 2004 she has been the trustee of the British Council and the National Portrait Gallery.

She is the chairman and founder of the Africa Medical Partnership Fund (AfriMed). She has not disclosed about her net worth or salary, but she is one of the highest paid in the BBC Service.

Quite About Husband and Family!

There insufficient information about her dating history, but she shares a happy married life with her husband. But recently it believed that she had a divorce with her husband. The two have not stated why they divorced; they have four children altogether out of which two are sons, and the rest are daughters. She is believed to be single at this moment and is focused mainly on her career.

Short Bio:

Born on 24 November 1959 in Sudan, the Journalist had a very educated and open-minded family background. Her both father and mother were educated. Her father Mohammed-Khair El-Badawi, an editor in Sudan Newspaper, was involved in pre-independence politics in Sudan. Babikir Badri, revolutionary person who pioneered in bringing female education in Sudan. Not much else is known about her personal life as she focuses on her career mostly since the day she decided to be a journalist, but she wanted to be a journalist.