Quick Facts of Georgina Jane Thompson
- Full NameGeorgina Jane Thompson
- Net Worth$5 Million
- Date of Birth1977 /09 /25
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceHarlow, Essex, England
- EthnicityCaucasian White
- ProfessionTelevision presenter
- Active Year2001-Present
- Eye colourBlue
- Hair colourBlonde
- SpouseBen Ainslie (m. 2014)
- Height5 feet (1.52 m)
- Body MeasurementSlim
- EducationUniversity of Leeds
- Online PresenceTwitter (655k followers), Instagram (9,348 followers)
- Children1 - Bellatrix Ainslie (b. 2016)
An amazing personality in the journalism world, Georgie Thompson has shown her outstanding work, reporting and presenting many popular shows on renowned networks. The English presenter has also worked with Fox Sports (United States), BBC, Sky Sports and Radio 5 Live. Moreover, she is considered as one of the most promising television presenters in the industry.
Today, we are going to take a glimpse of Thompson’s personal life, first of all, she is a married woman as of 2019. She is living a happy married life with her husband.
Who is Georgina Jane Thompson? Bio & Wiki
Georgie Thompson is an English television presenter who is well known for her work in many television networks. She was born as Georgina Jane Thompson on 25th September 1977, in Harlow, Essex, England. Moreover, she is British by her nationality and belongs to Caucasian white ethnicity. She was born to her father, Phil Thompson.
Thompson attended Queenswood School, an independent boarding school for girls near Hatfield in Hertfordshire, with with her fellow TV presenter, Natalie Pinkham. Later, she graduated from the University of Leeds, where she studied Broadcast Journalism in 1999.
Inside of Georgie Thompson’s Career
Georgie Thompson started her career as a production assistant on research and production scheme for GMTV before moving to Sky Sports in January of 2001. She has covered major sporting events for the network including the US Open Tennis, 2011 Wimbledon Championships and many others. She also served as a presenter on Sky Sports News, often presenting Afternoon Report until 29th December 2011.
Thompson made her appearance on Sky 1‘s Greatest Sporting Legends with David Frost in 2005. She also became a regular panelist on the Sky 1 show, A League of Their Own from 2010 to 2011. It was announced that she would be presenting BBC Radio 5 Live‘s Saturday Morning comedy show, Fighting Talk with comedian, Josh Widdicombe on 1st July 2014. But, they both left and the previous host, Colin Murray returned in August of 2016.
How much is Georgie Thompson’s Net Worth
Georgie Thompson has an approximated net worth of $1 Million as of 2019. Her husband also has a net worth of around $1 Million. Having an impressive wealth, she also makes a lucrative amount of money from her other works which include interviews, hostings, advertising, and many others.
Thompson worked in the British television channel, Sky One with Isabel Webster whose net worth is $5 Million, and Mark Austin who has a wealth of $3 Million. She also served with many prominent presenters including Stephen Dixon who has a net worth of $6 Million, Gillian Joseph whose net worth is $3 Million, and Adam Boulton who has a net worth of around $2 Million.
Georgie Thompson’s Salary
Georgie boasts a fruitful amount of salary from her profession. However, the actual salary is currently under review. But, we assume that she earns a salary in the range of $80 Thousand to $100 Thousand per year.
Who is Georgie Thompson’s Husband? Her Marriage & Children
Georgie Thompson is a married woman as of 2019. She first met her husband, Ben Ainslie, an English competitive sailor while reporting for the London 2012 Olympics. Since then, they embarked their relationship to a new level and also became engaged.
The couple married on 20th December 2014, in Harlow, Essex. They share a beautiful daughter, Bellatrix Ainslie (born in 2016).
Prior to Thompson’s marriage, she was romantically involved in a relationship with one half of the presenting duo Ant & Dec, Declan Donnelly from January of 2009 to April of 2011. Unfortunately, their relationship didn’t last for long and split up due to some misunderstandings between them. Currently, she resides in Macclesfield, Cheshire with her family.
Rumors & Controversies with Thompson
Thompson was banned from driving for 19 months in September of 2011. She got fined $1,119 (£1,000) and ordered to pay $111 (£100) in costs after being caught for drunk driving more than twice the legal limit.
Interesting Facts about Georgie Thompson
- In the May of 2007 issue of the British men’s magazine, FHM, Georgie Thompson was voted the 93rd Sexiest Female in the World.
- Thompson has covered events like Wimbledon 2011, where Petra Kvitova won her first singles championship title.
- She is an avid yogi.
- Her hobbies are up-cycling, dancing, writing diaries, etc.
- Her zodiac sign is Libra.