Laura Kuenssberg is a well-known British journalist. In July 2015, she was appointed political editor of the BBC, the first woman to hold the role. She also served as the BBC’s chief political correspondent and the network’s first business editor. Between February 2014 and July 2015, she was the chief correspondent for ‘Newsnight.’ She was included in the Evening Standard’s 2019 list of the city’s top twenty most influential Londoners.’
|Celebrated Name||Laura Kuenssberg|
|Birth Name||Laura Kuenssberg|
|Place Of Birth||Rome, Italy|
|Siblings||2; Joanna and David|
|University||University of Edinburgh, Georgetown University|
|Source of Wealth||Journalism career|
|Net Worth||$1 million to $5 million|
|Salary||290,000 pounds per year|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches|
|Eye Color||Light brown|
|Awards||Royal Television Society award and more|
Laura Kuenssberg Biography and Early Life
Laura Kuenssberg was born in Rome on 8 August 1976. She grew up in Glasgow. Laura Juliet Kuenssberg is her given name. She was born into a family of German ancestors. She is the daughter of Nick Kuenssberg and Sally Kuenssberg. Her father worked for the British company Coats Viyella in Italy for several years, while her mother worked in children’s services and was awarded a CBE in the 2000 New Year Honours for her efforts. Joanna and David Kuenssberg are her siblings. Joanna (older sister) is the U.K.’s High Commissioner to Mozambique. And her elder brother, David, is Brighton and Hove City Council’s finance and resources executive director. She came from a prosperous household. Her forefathers and grandfathers founded the Royal College of General Practitioners. Dr. Ekkehard von Kuenssberg is her paternal grandpa. Lord Roberton, her maternal grandfather, was a High Court judge. As of 2021, she was 45 years old. She is a British national with a mixed ethnic heritage. Her zodiac sign is Leo, and she is a devout Christian.
She attended Laurel Bank School, a private girls’ school for her educational qualifications. She then enrolled at the University of Edinburgh, where Laura studied history and earned a first-class honors M.A. degree. Later, Laura earned a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., where she took a journalism course. She then worked as an intern for NBC News’ politics show.
Height and Weight
Laura Kuenssberg, 45, yet appears to be in her twenties. She stands at a beautiful 5 ft 7 in. Her healthy body weight is 55 kilograms. She has light brown eyes and blonde hair. She generally has a healthy body and is highly conscientious about her food intake. Her physique is slender. Her hair is cropped short.
Laura Kuenssberg began her career in her hometown, working for local radio and cable television.
She joined BBC North East and Cumbria as a trainee journalist in March 2000.
After being appointed chief political correspondent for BBC News, she began reporting for BBC One bulletins, Daily Politics, and the BBC News channel. As of May 2010, her presence on BBC Television was so pervasive that journalist David Aaronovitch created the term “Kuenssbergovision” to refer to the period between the 2010 United Kingdom general election and the establishment of the Cameron–Clegg alliance. Then, in September 2011, she was appointed to the newly created position of business editor for “ITV News.” Additionally, she contributed to business reporting on ITV’s “Tonight” current affairs show. On 27 August 2013, she made her debut co-hosting “News at Ten” alongside Alastair Stewart. On 12 November 2013, it was announced that she would quit ITV to join the BBC as chief correspondent and presenter of “Newsnight,” succeeding Gavin Esler. She joined “Newsnight” in February 2014. Between the 2017 United Kingdom general election and Brexit in 2020, she also co-hosted the BBC’s “Brexitcast” podcast. It was afterward renamed the “Newscast” podcast. In July 2015, she became the BBC’s first female political editor.
Laura Kuenssberg Net worth
Laura Kuenssberg is a well-known journalist with an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million as of 2021. Her primary source of money is the journalism sector, and she maintains a comfortable living level with her earnings. Currently, she earns $290,000 per year. She has not disclosed any information about her home, mansion, or automobile collection.
Laura Kuenssberg Husband & Marriage
Laura Kuenssberg is a married woman. She tied a knot with her handsome husband, James Kelly. Their wedding was held in London, the U.K. By profession, James Kelly is a management consultant, and he studied at Harvard and Edinburgh. The couple does not have any kids as of now. The happily married couple is currently residing in East London. Her sexual orientation is straight. They both are supportive of each other, and they are leading a blissful life ahead. There is no sign of divorce between them.