Quick Facts of Zeinab Badawi

  • Full NameZeinab Badawi
  • Date of Birth24 October, 1959
  • NicknameZeinab
  • Marital Status Divorced
  • BirthplaceSudan
  • Ethnicity Black
  • Religion Muslim
  • ProfessionJournalist
  • Nationality Sudanese/British
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Black
  • Height5 Feet 8 Inch
  • EducationGraduated From Oxford University
  • Online PresenceInstagram
  • Children4
  • Horoscope Scorpio

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

Similarly, she also worked as the presenter of World News Today broadcast on a showcase of reports from the BBC. Besides she is the mother of four children. If you are one the great fans of Zeinab, then read the article and find her bio, wiki, net worth, salary, and personal life.

Zeinab Badawi’s Bio, Wiki

Zeinab Badawi was born on 24 November 1959, in Sudan. She spent most of her childhood days in London. Badawi is a citizenship holder of Sudan and belongs to the Sudanese descent. She also speaks Arabic, but not fluently.

When she was two years old, Badawi migrated to Britain with her parents. She is the daughter of father, Mohammed Khair El Badawi who used to work as an editor in Sudan newspaper. He was committed to social reform in Sudan. Similarly, her grandfather, Sheikh Banbiker Badri fought against Kitchener’s British forces at the Battle of Omdurman in 1989 and also pioneered women’s education in Sudan.

Being a part of a wealthy family, she didn’t face any sorts of problems. Hence we can say that Zeinab had a good childhood. As she grew up in a successful and educated family, she went to Hornsey High School for Girls in North London and studied Politics, Philosophy, and Economics at Oxford University at St Hilda’s College.

Similarly, she also did her master’s degree in  Politics and Anthropology of the Middle East at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) affiliated to the University of London in 1989 with distinction.

Zeinab Badawi’s Body Measurements (Height & Weight)

Age of 59, Zeinab Badawi has black hair and has a pair of black eye. In addition, Zeinab stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches, however, her weight is unknown. She looks beautiful with her mesmerizing face.
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Is Zeinab Badawi Married?

Zeinab Badawi was married once but as of now, she has already divorced with her husband. As she is private regarding her love life, there are no details about when the couple got married, and when they got divorced.

Similarly, Badawi doesn’t like to talk much about her love life but she is the proud mother of her four children out of which two are sons and the rest are daughters. As of now, Badawi is believed to be single and is currently focusing on her career.

Zeinab Badawi’s Salary & Net Worth

Age of 59, Zeinab Badawi has not disclosed her current net worth and salary. However, her work skill and dedication in the broadcasting filed is always crystal clear in public.

As she worked as a BBC reporter and an average salary of BBC reporter between $42k to $46k, she might have earned a huge amount. She is one of the well-known journalists of BBC and has already secured a huge success and with her same capacity and dedication, she still can go long way ahead.

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Zeinab Badawi’s Career

After her graduation, Zeinab began working as a research and broadcast journalist for Yorkshire TV from the year 1982 to 1986. She went Channel 4 News and remained there till 1998 in the same year she also joined BBC as a reporter and presenter for Westminster live political programs. Moreover, she also worked for BBC radio.

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In addition, she began presenting news in UK’S first daily news which was rebranded as World News today and also airs on the BBC World News channel.

Zeinab Badawi’s Awards

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

Besides, Zeinab was also awarded from the Honorary Doctorate of Letters by the School of Oriental (SOAS). On 21 July 2011, she got a huge recognition for her achievements in journalism.


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