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BBC Laura Kuenssberg Married Life with James Kelly, Any Children? Her Net Worth & Salary

“Politics is a tough business,” Says Laura Kusenssberg. Laura is an award-winning journalist and the first woman to be appointed as a political editor at BBC News.

She has covered numerous news from top stories to the latest news as well as also worked for BBC Radio 4. So far, what is she doing now? Is she still working as a political editor or switch to the next job? Who is Laura Kuenssberg’s husband? Let’s find out about her net worth and salary in detail.

Who Is Laura Kusenssberg?

Born as Laura Juliet Kusenssberg in Italy on 8 August 1976, Kusenssberg is currently 43. She is the daughter of Nick Kuenssberg OBE, Scottish businessman, and Sally Kuenssberg CBE. Her father worked for British thread manufacturers, namely the Coats Group in Italy.

Image of Laura Kusenssberg Is One Tough Lady, First-Ever BBC Female Political Editor
Laura Kusenssberg Is One Tough Lady, First-Ever BBC Female Political Editor

She belongs to a powerful family, and her grandfather was the German-born founder and president of the Royal College of General Practitioners. She grew up in Glasgow, along with her brother and diplomat sister Joanna, who is the High Commissioner of the UK to Mozambique. Laura is three years younger than her sister Laura who was born in Lima, Peru.

Laura studied at Laurel Park School, a private girls’ school, and then went on to the University f Edinburgh from where she graduated in history. Then, she joined Georgetown University in Washington, DC, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Her first job was at NBC News.

Is Laura Kusenssberg Married To James Kelly? Any Children?

Laura is married to James Kelly, a management consultant. Her husband, James, also studied at Edinburgh as well as Harvard. However, she has not opened about her dating affairs and wedding dates to the public yet. It seems that the BBC political editor put her personal life away from the media eyes.

Current, the couple lives in East London. Additionally, nothing is known about her previous affairs. Furthermore, the info of her children is a mystery until now.

Career Highlights

Laura returned to Britain and worked for local radio and cable TV channels in Glasgow and also did reporting for Channel 4. In March 2000, she landed a job with BBC North North East and Cumbria.

Later, Kuenssberg was promoted to the chief political correspondent for the Beeb. As well, she reported for BBC One bulletins, Daily Politics and BBC News. Eventually, she left the BBC for the new role as a business editor for ITV News. Then the former BBC reported broadcast her first News at Ten in August 2013.

Image of Laura Kusenssberg Hosts Several Talk Shows For BBC
Laura Kusenssberg Hosts Several Talk Shows For BBC

In 2014, Kuenssberg returned to the BBC as chief correspondent for News Night and was appointed as the political editor by July 2015. Further, in March 2019, the BBC journalist represented the documentary ‘The Brexit Storm: Laura Kuenssberg’s Inside Story’ for BBC Two.

Moreover, she has been a recurring guest on a political program, ‘The Andrew Neil Show.’

Was Laura Kuenssberg Ever Involved In Controversy?

Following the 2016 elections, a petition on 38 Degrees accused Kuenssberg of being biased against the Labor Party and its leader Jeremy Corbyn and called for her dismissal. Later, it was withdrawn by David Babbs, an executive director of 38 Degrees and stating, sexiest and hateful abuse made toward the BBC journalist, Laura.

In addition, in early 2017, the BBC Trust reported that Laura broke the broadcaster’s impartiality and accuracy guidelines. On the news at Six, which edited to wrongly give the impression that Jeremy disagreed with the use of firearms by police in incidents such as the Paris terror attacks.

How Much Is Laura Kuenssberg’s Net Worth & Salary?

The BBC journalists are paid over £150,000 a year. Then how much does Laura makes from as a journalist in a month? What is her total net worth?

Laura Kuenssberg is one of the most successful BBC journalists earning between £200,000 – £249,999. Likewise, Chris Evans makes £2.2 million a year, which is four-time more than the highest-paid woman, Claudia Winkleman.

Image of Laura Kuenssberg Flaunting her Blue dress, An SUV and An I-phone
Laura Kuenssberg Flaunting her Blue dress, An SUV and An I-phone

Additionally, Laura is a super professional reporter and prefers an SUV as its more specious car and fits her needs. Moreover, she is not an android fan and uses an iPhone, which is an expensive phone, and we too don’t think that she needs an upgrade.

Is Laura Kuenssberg On Social Media?

Laura Kuenssberg is one of the best reporters for the BBC News. She has a vast number of followers on Twitter, with 1.09 million. She pots the latest news and also shares her thoughts.

Unknown Facts

  • Laura is the first woman to hold the position of political editor in the BBC News.
  • Her birth sign is Leo.
  • In 2016, Kuenssberg was honored as Broadcaster of the Year by the Political Studies Association and Journalist of the Year at the British Journalism Awards.
  • Laura BBC’s new predecessor was Nick Robinson.

Laura Kuenssberg Wiki Table & Facts

Name Laura Kussenberg
Date of Birth 8 August 1976
Place Italy
Residence East London
Age 43 years old
Parents Sally and Nick Kuenssberg
Siblings Two
Husband James Kelly
Children Unknown
Employee Political Editor of BBC News

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