Barbara Plett Usher Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Salary, Net Worth BBC 

Barbara Plett Usher Biography

Barbara Plett Usher is a well-known Canadian-born British journalist. She currently works as a State Department Correspondent for BBC in Washington. She has been the BBC’s State Department Correspondent in Washington, D.C., since 2021.

She has also worked for the BBC in Jerusalem, Islamabad, and New York, as well as the United Nations. She started working in 1995 at the BBC as a freelancer from Cairo.

Barbara Plett Usher Age

Barbara Plett Usher was born in Manitoba, Canada in 1967. She is 55 years old.

Barbara Plett Usher Height

Barbara stands at a height of 5 ft 6 in/1.71 m tall.

Barbara Plett Usher Family

Barbara was born in Beirut, Lebanon, to supportive and caring parents. She is a Canadian citizen. She is, however, secretive, and she has kept information about her family’s (parents and/or siblings) whereabouts private. As a result, details about her family are unknown to the general public.

Barbara Plett Usher Husband

Barbara is currently single. Graham Usher, a handsome man, was her previous husband. Graham was The Economist’s correspondent in Jerusalem. On August 8, 2013, he died of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease at the age of 54.

Barbara Plett Usher Education

Barbara enrolled at Carleton University in Ottawa in 1988 after receiving her high school diploma. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1991.

Barbara Plett Usher Salary

Barbara annually earns a salary of $95,350.

Barbara Plett Usher’s Net Worth

Barbara’s approximate net worth is $1 Million.

Barbara Plett Usher Career

Barbara began working for the BBC as a freelancer in Cairo in 1995. In 2000, she was appointed Middle East reporter after four years. Barbara also reported in 2000 on the death of Syrian President Hafez al Assad.

Furthermore, she reported under siege in Ramallah in 2002. In 2003, her reporting career took her to Iraq. She was a BBC correspondent in Jerusalem before moving to Islamabad in 2009.

In addition, after four years, the station promoted her to BBC United Nations correspondent in 2012. She is currently a State Department Correspondent at BBC in Washington, and she will be in the United States in 2021. She began working as a freelancer for the BBC in Cairo in 1995.

She also covered the death of Syrian President Hafez al Assad in 2000. She also reported being under siege in Ramallah in 2002. In 2003, her reporting career took her to Iraq. Before moving to Islamabad in 2009, she worked as a BBC correspondent in Jerusalem.

Furthermore, after four years, she was promoted to BBC United Nations correspondent in 2012. She is currently a BBC State Department Correspondent in Washington, and she will return to the country in 2021.

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