Quick Facts of Carrie Gracie

  • Full NameCarrie Gracie
  • Marital Status Single
  • BirthplaceBahrain
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • ProfessionJournalist
  • Nationality British, Scottish
  • SpouseJin (divorced)
  • EducationUniversity of Edinburgh, Middlesex University, University of Westminster, University of Oxford
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter
  • Children2
Carrie Gracie

Carrie Gracie is a Scottish journalist, best-known for working the famous British news agency, BBC. Also, she has worked as a Chinese editor for BBC News. She is also the one who has a survived a breast cancer in 2012. Hence, the following bio describes the details of her life that includes family, salary, net worth, cancer, and many others.

Carrie Gracie Bio,  Family

Carrie Gracie was born on in 1962, in Bahrain when her father was on an assignment in Bahrain.  Her father is a Scottish Oil executive and was interested to pursue a career in journalism. She holds a Scottish nationality and her ethnic background is not known.

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Concerning her family, there is no official information about her father and mother as well as her sibling. Moving towards her educational background, she attended the University of Edinburgh, before dropping to run her own restaurant for a year.

She received her a degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics University of Oxford. Furthermore, she received her a BA  degree in Chinese in 1996 from the University of Westminster. Similarly, Carrie obtained her MA in Design for Interactive Media from Middlesex University.

After a divorce from her former husband, Jin. Is she dating anyone?

Carrie Gracie was married to her ex-husband, Jil, a drummer. She has not shared anything about their marriage. She divorced from her husband only after a couple of years of married life. The duo is blessed with two children who was born in 1996 and 1998.  After separating from her husband, she has not rumored to be dating any man.

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Even before Gracie divorced, she was not known to having any sort of affairs and scandal. She seems to a private individual who rather concentrates on building her career to become an ultimately a fine journalist rather than be involved in any sort of scandals.

Carrie Gracie Controversy with BBC

However, the British journalist became part of a controversy when she quit from her post of China editor for BBC News at the end of 2017 due to pay dispute over gender equality for the BBC’s international editors.


Gracie’s such an act caused an uproar in the media and made a headline in several news media and tabloid all over the UK. But after few months, she returned back to her former post on the BBC newsroom.

Carrie Gracie’s Net Worth

Gracie has earned a tremendous amount of income through her illustrious career as a journalist. Gracie earns an impressive salary of £145,000 as of 2018. Even though her exact net worth is under-review, it is assumed her net worth is estimated to in the range of six-figure.


With her accumulated wealth, Gracie is living a happy and independent life with herself and her children.