George Alagiah Biography and Wiki
George Alagiah is a British journalist and TV news presenter who was born on November 22, 1955 in Colombo, Ceylon. He is currently working at BBC News. Before joining BBC, he worked in print journalism with South Magazine for seven years.
George Alagiah Age
Alagiah is 65 years old as of 2020. He was born on November 22, 1955, in Colombo, Ceylon. George celebrates his birthday every 22nd of November. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
George Alagiah Height and Weight
Alagiah stands at an average height and moderate weight. He appears to be quite tall in stature in his photos, relative to his surroundings. Details regarding his actual height and weight are currently not publicly available. We are keeping tabs and will update information once revealed.
George Alagiah Education
In 1961, George’s parents moved to Ghana, West Africa where he had his primary education at Christ the King International School. He then did his secondary education at St John’s College in Portsmouth, England. After secondary education, he studied politics at Van Mildert College, Durham University.
George Alagiah Parents
Alagiah is the son of Donald Alagiah, an engineer, and Theresa. He was born in Colombo, Ceylon but his parents moved around frequently thus the different areas of where he took his education. Information about his siblings is unknown to the public but under review and will be updated as soon as available.
George Alagiah Wife
Alagiah is married to Frances Robotham. The two met at Durham University while studying there. They got married in the year 1984. The two are blessed with two sons; Adam Alagiah and Matthew Alagiah.
George Alagiah Salary
George is among the above-average paid presenters at BBC News where he earns an annual average between £ 315,ooo- £ 319,000.
George Alagiah Net Worth
George Alagiah has not revealed his net worth. He is a private person and does not like to disclose this information to the public. However this section is under review, we will update once information is disclosed.
George Alagiah Measurements and Facts
George is of average height and moderate weight. This information is not disclosed to the public though it is under review and will be updated as soon as possible. Here are some interesting facts about him:
George Alagiah Bio and Wiki
- Full names: George Maxwell Alagiah
- Gender: Male
- Occupation: Journalist/TV presenter
- Nationality: British
- Race/ethnicity: Not available
- Religion: Orthodox Jewish
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
George Age and Birthday
- Age: 64 years
- Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
- Date of Birth: November 22nd
- Place of Birth: Colombo, Ceylon
George Alagiah Body Measurements
- Height: Not available
- Weight: Not available
- Eye color: Not available
- Hair color: Not available
- Shoe size: Not available
Alagiah Family and Relationship
- Father: Donald Alagiah
- Mother: Theresa
- Siblings: Under review
- Marital status: Married
- Wife: Frances Robotham
- Children: Adam and Matthew Alagiah
George Net worth and Salary
- Net worth: Under review
- Salary: £ 315,000- £ 319,000
George House and Cars
- House: Under review
- Cars: Under review
George Alagiah BBC News
Alagiah joined BBC News in 1989, where he was one of BBC’s leading foreign correspondents before going behind the studio desk. He as the presenter of BBC Four News since its launch in 2002 which is now known as World News Today. In 2003, he joined BBC Six O’Clock News which he co-hosted with Sophie Raworth till 2005 where he got another co-host, Natasha Kaplinsky in 2007. Since then, George has been a solo presenter of BBC Six O’Clock News. Alagiah has interviewed among Africa’s greatest leaders like; Nelson Mandela, Secretary-General of The United Nations Kofi Annan, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe.
He is currently the presenter of BBC News at Six.
George Alagiah Awards and Achievements
In 2000, George Alagiah and his team collected a BAFTA Award for covering the Kosovo conflict, which was caused by the Albanians due to severe oppression in the preceding decade. In 1993-1994, he won an award for Best International Report at the Royal Television Society. In 2010, he received an award for Outstanding Achievement in Television Award at the Asian Awards. In 2020, his debut novel, The Burning Land was shortlisted for a Society of Author’s Award.
Frequently Asked Questions About George Alagiah
Who is George Alagiah?
George is a British BBC News Journalist/Presenter
How old is George Alagiah?
George is 64 years old. He celebrates his birthday every November 22nd.
How much does George Alagiah make?
George is an above-average earner at BBC News with an annual average of £315,000-£319,000
Is George Alagiah Married?
George is married to Frances Robotham. The two got married in 1984.
Is Alagiah Dead or Alive?
George is alive though battling with bowel cancer. He was first diagnosed with cancer in 2014, but revealed in 2017, that cancer had spread to his lungs.
George Social Media Accounts
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