Isha Sesay

Nadine Caridi

Quick Facts

Date of Birth January 6, 1976
Nationality Britist
Profession Journalist
Working for CNN International and HLN
Ethnicity Black
Marital Status Married
Spouse Leif Coorlim (Husband)
Married on 2014
Children(s) N/A(Kids)
Net Worth(s) N/A
Name on Birth Isha Isatu Sesay (Real Name)
Divorce Not Yet
Height N/A
Weight N/A
Religion N/A
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Twitter @IshaSesayCNN
Body Measurements N/A
Age 45 Years

Isha Sesay is an anchor and correspondent for CNN, appearing on programs across CNN International and CNN/U.S. She is based at the network’s global headquarters in Atlanta.


Isha Sesay was born on January 6, 1976, in London, United Kingdom as Isha Isatu Sesay.


Sesay lived in Sierra Leone for most of her childhood. Sesay moved to Sierra Leone with her family when she was seven years old and returned to the UK when she became sixteen years old.

School College

She studied at Fourah Bay College School in Freetown, Sierra Leone. After completing her A-levels in the UK, she was accepted into Trinity College, Cambridge, where she studied English. It was there that she decided to become a television presenter, having previously aspired to become an actress, and during her final year began writing to media groups seeking work.

Father, Mother

Her mother is Dr Kadi Sesay, a former lecturer at Fourah Bay College, who entered Sierra Leonean politics in 1992 as an advisor to the government of Valentine Strasser. Her father, who worked as a legal advisor to the Sierra Leone Produce Marketing Board, died in 1988.

Children Kids

She doesn’t have any children yet. She does not have immediate plans of having a kid.

Boyfriend, dating and affair

She dated her husband for almost five years before marrying him.

Career Life and Jobs

Sesay began her television career as a researcher for the BBC talk show Kilroy. In 1998 she moved to Glasgow to work for BBC Scotland, and after a period behind the camera got her first job as a TV presenter on BBC Choice. She went on to present a variety of programs for the BBC, CNN, and TWI, before joining Sky in March 2002. At Sky, Sesay spent over three years as a presenter on Good Morning Sports Fans for Sky Sports News. She later moved to ITN, where she anchored the ITV Morning News program, and was also a newsreader on breakfast program GMTV. In November 2005, Sesay became a news anchor at CNN International, based at the network's global headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2009, she became the host of the first edition of the weekday news program International Desk. In 2011, however, she swapped roles with Michael Holmes, becoming the presenter of BackStory. On 16 April 2012, as CNN International refreshed its European primetime lineup, BackStory became a weekend-only show. Sesay became the anchor of a new show, CNN NewsCenter. In addition to her duties as anchor on CNN International, Sesay contributes to Anderson Cooper 360° on CNN as presenter of the 360 Bulletin, a position she has held since January 17, 2011, and Evening Express on HLN, since June 4, 2012.

Husband, Marriage and Divorce

Sesay was reported to have gotten engaged on Saturday, January 5, 2013, in the presence of her family and friends. She confirmed this to Anderson Cooper live on air.

Isha Sesay married a fellow CNN staff Leif Coorlim, in Atlanta, on August 17, 2013.

Hot, legs, feet, and pictures

She is hot and she has nice feet and beautiful legs. Hot pictures of her can be found in the internet elsewhere and people search for her pictures very often.

Height, weight and age

She is not too tall and not too short either. Her height suits her at the very best. She has also been able to maintain a good height-weight balance in her body.

Nationality, Ethnicity, religion

She is a British citizen and she is from Sierra Leonean descent i.e. her ethnicity is black.

Net Worth, Salary and income

She has been able to accumulate a lot of wealth throughout her career and has more to do. She is paid very well and she has a handsome amount of salary.

Body Measurements, Body Shape, Body Figure

She has a fit and perfect body. Her body shape is very nice and she has maintained her body figure very well in the years.

Award and Achievement

She was listed among “The 20 Youngest Power Women in Africa 2012” published in Forbes magazine. She has been able to maintain a huge fan base.

Quotes, Gossip and Rumor News

She was once accused of disrespect towards Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan due to her choice of body language and voice tone that she showed.

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