Zeinab Badawi

Nadine Caridi

Quick Facts

Date of Birth November 24, 1959
Nationality British, Sudanese
Profession Journalist
Working for BBC News
Ethnicity Black, Sudanese-British
Marital Status Married
Spouse N/A (Husband)
Children(s) 4 Kids
Net Worth(s) N/A
Name on Birth Zeinab Badawi
Divorce Yes
Height N/A
Weight N/A
Religion N/A
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Twitter @bbczeinabbadawi
Body Measurements N/A
Age 63 Years

Zeinab Badawi is a Sudanese-British television and radio journalist. She was the first presenter of the ITV Morning News, and co-presented Channel 4 News with Jon Snow, before joining BBC News.


 British television and radio journalist Zeinab Badawi was born on November 24, 1959 in Sudan.

Childhood and Father, Mother

She belonged to a wealthy family so she shouldn’t face any sorts of problems, therefore had an awesome childhood. She says her parents to be very supportive and understanding. Badawi was born in Sudan and has lived in Britain since the age of three. Her great-grandfather, Sheikh Babiker Badri, fought against Kitchener's British forces at the Battle of Omdurman in 1898 and pioneered women's education in Sudan. Badawi's father was a newspaper editor in Sudan committed to social reform who, when the family moved to the UK, joined the BBC's Arabic Service.

School College

She was educated at Hornsey High School for Girls in North London, before going up to read Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at St Hilda's College, Oxford University. At Oxford, Badawi was a member of the Oxford University Broadcasting Society. In 1988 she moved back to London to pursue a full-time one year MA at School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London in Politics and Anthropology of the Middle East, graduating with distinction in 1989.

Children Kids

54 year old Well-known journalist of BBC has two sons and two daughters.

Career Life and Jobs

After Oxford, Badawi was a researcher and broadcast journalist for Yorkshire TV from 1982 to 1986.[10] After a period at BBC Manchester she joined Channel 4 News in 1988. Badawi co-presented Channel 4 News from 1989 until 1998 when she joined the BBC.

At the BBC Badawi worked as presenter and reporter for Westminster live political programs for five years. She also worked on BBC radio as a regular presenter of The World Tonight on Radio 4 and BBC World Service's Newshour.

In 2005, Badawi became the new presenter of The World on BBC Four, the UK's first daily news bulletin devoted principally to international news. In May 2007 the program was rebranded as World News Today and is also shown on the BBC World News channel.

She is a regular presenter of the BBC interview program HARDtalk. In an exclusive interview in May 2009, Badawi interviewed Sudan's President Omar Al-Bashir, the first serving head of state to be charged with war crimes.

Since 2010, in addition to her presenting role on BBC World News, Badawi has presented on the BBC News Channel and the BBC News at Five.

Husband, Marriage and Divorce

There is no information provided about her husband neither his name is publicized. She is divorced with her husband, having four kids with him.

Hot, legs, feet, and pictures

She is hot and she has nice feet and beautiful legs. Her pictures can be found all over the internet. Her pictures are searched by many people in the internet.

Height, weight and age

She has a significant height and a nice height-weight balance.

Nationality, Ethnicity, religion

She has two nationalities: British and Sudanese. She is from black ethnicity.

Net Worth, Salary and income

She is one of the highest paid journalist in the BBC.She has accumulated a lot of property throughout her career. She has a nice income.Therefore, she earns a good salary.

Body Measurements, Body Shape, Body Figure

She has a satisfactory body and has maintained her body nicely in the years.

Award and Achievement

In November 2009, Badawi was named International TV Personality of the Year in the Annual Media Awards, the international media excellence awards organized by the Association for International Broadcasting.

Badawi was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters by the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in recognition of her achievements in journalism on 21 July 2011.

Quotes, Gossip and Rumor News

Badawi has been an advisor to the Foreign Policy Centre and a Council Member of the Overseas Development Institute.

She is a trustee of the National Portrait Gallery since 2004 and the British Council.

In June 2011 her appointment to the advisory board of the New College of the Humanities was announced.

Badawi is founder and chair of the Africa Medical Partnership Fund (AfriMed), a charity which aims to help local medical professionals in Africa.

She is a broadcaster with plentiful fans and followers. Her fans and followers can go after her in the internet in different social networking sites like Google, wiki, face book, twitter and her personal sites.

She is also regarded as idol of many teenagers and women. Her success and achievements is an inspiration and motivation to many struggling youths.

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