Stephen Sackur Biography and Wiki
Stephen John Sackur (b. Jan 9, 1964) is an English journalist who presents the HARDtalk current affairs program on BBC World News and BBC News Channel. Sackur is also the main Friday presenter of GMT on BBC World News. He previously served as a BBC foreign correspondent for 15 years.
In Addition, he regularly contributes to BBC Radio 4 and several newspapers and magazines.
Stephen Sackur Age and Birthday
Stephen was born on January 9, 1964, in Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England. He is 57 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Capricorn.
Stephen Sackur Height
Sackur appears to be quite tall, He stands at an estimated 6 feet 1 inch (Approx 1.85m) with a slim figure.
Stephen Sackur Education
Stephen attended and graduated from King Edward VI Grammar School. He later proceeded to Emmanuel College, Cambridge, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history.
He then furthered his education at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government as a Henry Fellow.
Stephen Sackur Family, Parents, Siblings
Sackur was born in Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England, He is the proud son of Robert Sackur (father) and Sallie Caley (mother). His father was a farmer while the occupation of his mother is unknown. It’s also not clear if he has any siblings. Further details regarding his family background will be updated soon.
Stephen Sackur Wife, Is He Married?
Moving on to his marital affairs, the famed journalist is happily married to his beautiful wife, Zina Sabbagh. The romantic duo exchanged their wedding vows in May 1992 in a private wedding ceremony attended by family members and close friends. We are keeping tabs and we will update more details regarding his wife soon.
Stephen Sackur Salary
According to BBC estimates, Sackur receives an average annual salary ranging from $27,500 to $77,300. His contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.
Stephen Sackur Net Worth
Stephen Sackur has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million as of 2021. This amount is from his extensive career as a journalist among other investments.
Stephen Sackur HARDtalk
HARDtalk is a BBC television and radio segment broadcast on the BBC News Channel, on BBC World News, and the BBC World Service. This is a talk show which provides “in-depth interviews with hard-hitting questions and sensitive topics being covered as famous personalities from all walks of life talk about the highs and lows in their lives.
Stephen succeeded veteran journalist Tim Sebastian in 2005 as the regular host of the HARDtalk news program of the BBC. He was named “International TV Personality of the Year” in November 2010 by the Association for International Broadcasting (AIB).