Biography of Stephen Sackur
Stephen Sackur is an English journalist who currently presents HARDtalk on BBC World News and the BBC News Channel. He was also the main Friday presenter of GTM on BBC World News and was the station’s foreign correspondent for more than 15 years.
Born in Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England, he attended and graduated from Kind Edward VI Grammer School. He also attended Emmanuel College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. After that, he joined Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government as a Henry Fellow.
In 1986 he started at the BBC as a trainee and in 1990 was appointed as one of its foreign affairs correspondents. As a BBC radio correspondent, he reported on Czechoslovakia’s Velvet Revolution in 1989. During the Gulf War, he was part of the BBC’s team covering the conflict. They also spent eight weeks as an embedded journalist in the British Army.
Between 1997 and 2002, he was appointed BBC correspondent in Washington. In this position, he covered the Lewinsky scandal and the US. the presidential election in 2000. Since 2005 he has been the regular host of HARDtalk.
He has received many awards during his career. He was nominated as “Speech Broadcaster of the Year” at the Sony Radio Awards in 2013 and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Warwick.
Stephen Sackur Age
How old is Sackur? Sackur is 58 years old from 2022. It was born January 9, 1964, in Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England. Moreover, he celebrates his own birthday on January 9 of each year and of the sign is Capricorn.
Stephen Sackur Height
Sackur is on average height of 6 feet 1 inch and it’s his moderate weight.
Stephen Sackur Family
Sackur he is his proud son Robert Sackur (father) and Sallie Caley (mother). Unfortunately, he has not shared any information about his siblings or if he has any.
Spouse Stephen Sackur
Sackur he is happily married to his sweetheart wife, Zina Sabbagh; They were married in 1992. More information about this couple is currently not available, but will be updated as information becomes available.
Stephen Sackur Net Worth
Sackur has an estimated net value between $1 million-$5 million which includes his assets and income attributable to his successful career as a journalist.
Stephen Sackur Salary
Sackur receives an estimated annual salary between $208,314 – $214,318.