When you think of a fast, smart, and confident journalist, think of Katty Kay. She is a first-class English journalist and the host of BBC World News America. She began her journalistic career in 1990 as BBC correspondent for World Service Radio in Zimbabwe.
The amazing journalist reported on the race between former President Obama and Hillary Clinton and on Obama and McCain. Her brilliant and excellent performances brought her into the spotlight and she is a real asset to American journalism.
Katty Kay – Brief Bio
Katherine Kay was born on 14 November 1964 in Wallingford, Berkshire, England, and grew up in Blewbury with the father of a British diplomat, while her mother is a journalist. She spent most of her childhood traveling through the Middle Eastern countries to which her father was sent as a diplomat. Katty graduated from Oxford University, where she studied modern languages and is fluent in French and Italian.
After graduating, Katty Kay worked briefly as a bank clerk at the Bank of England before moving to Zimbabwe where she worked for an aid organization. There she met a friend named Matt Frei, who encouraged her to pursue a career in journalism. Later, in 1990, she began working as a BBC correspondent for World Service Radio in Zimbabwe. Two years later, she returned to London before being sent to Tokyo for BBC television. In 1996, she was again transferred to Washington D.C. and in 2002 she became a freelance journalist for the BBC. As a freelancer, Katty also worked as a reporter for the Times Bureau.
Since June 2004, however, Kay has co-hosted the BBC World Bulletins with Mike Embley, which have been broadcast on more than 230 channels in the United States, including BBC America. In 2007, the brilliant journalist Matt Frei became correspondent for the show entitled BBC World News America.
She is the current host of BBC World News America, as well as a regular panelist on other programs such as Meet the Press on NBC, Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, and the Chris Matthews show called Morning Joe. Katty also appeared on CNN’s Larry King Live and also represents Diane Rehm on the NPR show called The Diane Rehm Show.
In addition to journalism, Katty is also a prolific writer and has written several interesting books on the empowerment of women with Claire Shipman. Among her books is The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance and Womenomics, which was published in 2009.
Katty Kay’s Net Worth
The gorgeous journalist has been outstanding since the beginning of her journalistic career. She has amassed an enormous fortune. However, her fortune is still under investigation and therefore cannot be determined at the moment.
However, the BBC presenter’s salaries range from $24,000 to $70,000, and the top journalist would receive bonuses as well as a very substantial sum. Besides journalism, she also earns money from her books and other ventures.
Family – Husband and Children
The amazing TV presenter is married and a proud mother of four children – three daughters named Jade Carver, Maya Carver, Poppy Carver, and one son Felix Carver. She is the wife of Tom Carver, former BBC reporter and writer, who is currently Vice President of the Control Risks Group.
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Kay and her husband have always kept details of their relationships and private life away from the media, including that of their children. They like to strike a balance between their professional and private lives. The couple have been married since 1989, although they have not publicly announced their marriage. They have been together for more than twenty-nine years.
In addition, the wonderful couple enjoy a blissful married life and there are no signs of a divorce in the near future.
Plastic Surgery Rumors
In 2012 it was claimed that Katty underwent plastic surgery to improve her youthful appearance. Her pictures were all over the internet, some claimed that the amazing anchor might have used Botox or Dysport around her eyes and eyebrows and hyaluronic acid filler injections into her nasolabial folds and mouth areas. Despite the extent of the controversy, Katty herself has never made a statement on the matter until now.
Apparently Katty Kay has chosen to hide her personal profile under the curtains and I guess she’s coping well with that. She has remained silent despite the speculation of her fans.
You can connect with Katty Kay through her Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.