Quick Facts of Lauren Taylor
- Full NameLauren Taylor
- Marital StatusDivorced
- BirthplaceUnited Kingdom
- ProfessionBroadcast Journalist
- Active Year1992- present
- Eye colourDark Brown
- Hair colourBlonde
- Height1.57 m
- Weight53 kg
- EducationLycee International de St Germain, University of Oxford, City University
- Online PresenceTwitter
English broadcast journalist, Lauren Taylor is working for Al Jazeera English as a presenter since 2006. Previously, she used to work for ITV News. Her amazing career helped her to accumulate an impressive net worth and salary.
Like many other journalists, Taylor is also private when it comes to her personal life and relationship. Taylor prefers to keep her love life low key. Previously, she was married to BBC newsman, Ben McCarthy but got divorced after her husband started an affair with BBC’s co-presenter.
Bio Of Lauren Taylor
Lauren Taylor was born in the United Kingdom. As per nationality, Taylor is British and belongs to Caucasian. Regarding her academics, she graduated from Lycee International de Saint-Germain-en-Laye in 1987. In 1991, she earned an MA degree from the University of Oxford. The following year, Taylor did her diploma in journalism from the City University in London.
Soon after her graduation, Taylor joined ITV news as a graduate trainee. While working for the network, she covered several events like the IRA bombing in Manchester, ETA violence in Spain, and the death of Princess Diana. Furthermore, in 2004, she worked as a reporter and a political correspondent.
— Lauren Taylor (@LaurenTaylorAJE) June 18, 2018
Since 2006, Taylor is working for Al Jazeera English. Initially, she worked in Doha in Qatar as a senior news anchor and later became an anchor on the flagship programme, Newshour. As of 2018, she is working as a senior presenter in Al Jazeera.
Lauren Taylor’s Salary And Net Worth
The famous broadcaster, Lauren Taylor has an estimated net worth of $ million, but, the amount is not revealed yet. Taylor certainly earns a good income from her career.
According to some online sources, a presenter of Al Jazeera earns an average salary that ranges from $90,659 to $95,967 whereas an ITV journalist makes an average salary of $33979.20 (£29,278).
Lauren Taylor’s Personal Life (Children & Family)
Lauren Taylor was married to TELLY newsman Ben McCarthy. The couple tied the knot after having an affair for months. Her husband, McCarthy is a newsman on BBC. The couple had no children but lived together as a family for years.
After her former husband, McCarthy started an affair with BBC’s co-presenter, Sangita Myska, Taylor filed for divorce. Some sources claimed that Taylor’s busyness on her career leads to the separation.
Many sources close to Ben explained about his and Myska relationship,
”The chemistry between them is obvious on screen – and it’s no different off the set. They are always with each other and have enjoyed intimate dinner dates and after-show drinks.”
After the couple’s divorce, McCarthy and Sangita started their family whereas Tylor remained single.