Emily Maitlis Biography, Age, BBC, Height, Family, Husband, Newsnight, Net Worth

Emily Maitlis Biography

Emily Maitlis is a famous British journalist, a former newsreader for the BBC, and a documentary filmmaker. In addition, she was the lead anchor until the end of 2021 of Newsnight, the BBC Two news and now affairs program. Before, she worked for Sky News in the UK as a business correspondent and also as a presenter for the NBC network and was based in Hong Kong.

Emily Maitlis Age|Birthday

Maitlis is 51 years old as of 2022. Additionally, she was born on 6 September 1970 in Canada. Therefore, she celebrates her birthday on 6th of every year.

Emily Maitlis Height |weight

Maitlis has an average height of  5 feet 7 inches (170.18 centimeters) tall. Besides, she has a body weight of 56 kilograms.

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Emily Maitlis Family

Maitlis located to England together with her family. Additionally, her paternal grandmother was a Jewish refugee who fled Nazi Germany. Furthermore, she was born to Professor Peter Maitlis FRS, who is an Emeritus Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Sheffield, and Marion Maitlis, who is a psychotherapist. In additionally she was raised up together with her two siblings Sally and Nicky

Emily Maitlis Husband

Maitlis is married to Mark Gwynne who is an investment manager, and also a Catholic, whom she met while serving in Hong Kong. In addition, she proposed to her husband while on holiday in Mauritius in 2000. Besides, they are blessed with two children, Milo and Max. Furthermore,  Maitlis is a keen runner and also a WellChild Celebrity Ambassador. Besides, she speaks fluent Spanish and Italian, French, and some Mandarin.

However, she presented the 2012 World Jewish Relief’s annual dinner at Guildhall, London. Besides, her family is Jewish, though she has said that they are “not very practising”

Emily Maitlis BBC Career

Furthermore, as an experienced newsreader and presenter, she is able to convey details in a confident, concise and logical way. Additionally, she can keep an audience interested in her subject and her natural warmth and interest is evident.

Prior to beginning her work with news presenting, she served for six years in Asia, making documentaries for NBC. In addition, her ability to speak several languages made her an ideal choice for such roles; she can speak Spanish, French and Italian fluently and can speak some of Mandarin. In 1997, besides she and Jon Snow presented the transfer of the sovereignty over Hong Kong on television.

Likewise, she returned to the UK and started to serve as a business correspondent for Sky News prior to joining BBC London News in 2001. Additionally, she has presented BBC Breakfast and appeared on many other shows, such as STORYFix, a faced paced news bulletin which aimed to summarize the most pressing current affairs. Later, in 2005, she worked on the National Lottery game show Come And Have A Go, on which she quizzed players.

Emily Maitlis Newsnight

On 15 July 2019, in a Newsnight discussion concerning Brexit it was alleged that Maitlis had been “sneering and bullying” towards columnist Rod Liddle. Additionally, she accused Liddle’s columns of containing “consistent casual racism week after week”, asking Liddle if he would describe himself as a racist. Besides, an investigation by the BBC Executive Complaints Unit upheld the complaints against her. However, her agreeing that she had been “persistent and personal” in her criticism of Liddle, consequently “leaving her open to the charge that she had failed to be even-handed”.

Emily Maitlis Education

Maitlis was educated at King Edward VII School, Sheffield, a state comprehensive school, and besides studied English at Queens’ College, Cambridge. Furthermore, as of 2019 she was the only Newsnight presenter not to have went to a private school.

Emily Maitlis Net worth| Salary

Maitlis has an estimated net worth of $ 4.5 million approximately. Additionally, she has an average salary of around £370,000-£374,999.

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