Ben Thompson Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, BBC

Ben Thompson Biography

Ben Thompson is a journalist who has served as New York and Middle East Correspondent for the BBC. Thompson is best known for regularly appearing on BBC Breakfast.

Ben moved to London after completing a degree in international business and French at the University of  Cardiff, and a postgraduate diploma in Broadcast Journalism.

He has reported from all over the world for the BBC covering stories in the Middle East, Asia, Europe, and America. It’s a job that’s seen him interview world leaders, company bosses, and a few showbiz names along the way.

Ben Thompson Age

Ben Thompson was born in Burnley, England on August 12, 1981. He is 41 years old.

Ben Thompson Height

Thompson is a man of average stature and stands at an average height of 5 ft 8 inches (Approx. 1.72 m).

Ben Thompson Education

He completed a degree in International Business and French from the University of Cardiff. Later, Ben earned a postgraduate diploma in Broadcast Journalism.

Thompson then moved to London to start work in the Business & Economics Unit of BBC News. There, he was the business producer for the rolling news service BBC News 24 and the BBC’s international news channel, BBC World.

Ben Thompson Family

Ben was born and raised by his loving parents in Burnley, England. Thompson belongs to mixed ethnicity and holds a British nationality. He has not revealed information about his family to the public. We will fill in this gap as soon as we have clear facts about his family members.

Ben Thompson Wife

He is not married and does not have any children but he is in a long-term relationship. Ben has been in a relationship with his partner called Andy Roche since 2011. The duo regularly updates their followers on their relationship on social media. In 2021,  They celebrated their ten-year anniversary when Ben posted a sweet message saying: “Happy ten years @andyroche. “Can’t believe you’ve put up with me for ten actual whole years. Love you.”

Ben Thompson Salary

Ben’s annual salary is $72,456 per year. This is according to BBC News anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.

Ben Thompson Net Worth

Thompson has an approximate net worth of $1 Million – $5 Million.

Ben Thompson Career

He is best known for being on BBC Breakfast as well as having an extensive journalism career. Ben first joined the BBC when he was still at university in 2001 when he served at Radio Wales in Cardiff, serving on the morning news program Good Morning Wales.

Following this, Thompson was selected as a BBC Trainee where he served in different parts of the newsroom. In 2011, He joined BBC Breakfast and is now a presenter as well as co-hosting Business Live, the BBC’s daily business program. Ben for three years was based in Dubai before returning to the UK to be the Business Presenter for the BBC News Channel.

Now based back in the UK, Thompson presents on Breakfast as well as co-hosting Business Live, the BBC’s daily business program broadcast around the world on the BBC News Channel and BBC World News.

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