Katty Kay Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, BBC London


Katty Kay Biography

Katty Kay is a prominent  British journalist currently serving at BBC as a presenter alongside Christian Fraser. In addition, Kay also hosts Beyond 100 Days on BBC Four, BBC News, and BBC World News and also appears weekly on NBC News in Morning Joe.

Katty Kay Age|Birthday

Katty Kay was born on 14 November 1964 in Wallingford, Berkshire, England. She is 57 years old and celebrates her birthday on November 14th every year.

Katty Kay Height|Weight

Kay stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 60kgs.

Katty Kay Education

She attended and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in French and Italian Literature from Oxford University.

Katty Kay Family

Katty was born and raised to his caring parents in Wallingford and raised up in Blewbury. Kay spent her childhood in various Middle Eastern countries where her father was posted as a British diplomat.

Her loving mother Shirley Kay was a journalist. During an interview, She talked about her mother being a hard worker,” My best teacher was my mother. She was a diplomat’s wife living in the Arab world in the ’70s and ’80s who always worked, even in really tough circumstances.

However, her mother died on 22nd November 2020. Kay posted a photo with her parents on her Twitter page with the caption “, She was curious and generous to the end. In this difficult time, we were fortunate that she died at home, holding hands with her husband of 64 years. We took this photo a week ago in her garden in Cyprus. I was lucky to have her.”

Katty Kay Husband

She is happily married to her beloved husband called Thomas Richard “Tom” Carver, who is the Head of Global Communications, at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Her husband is also a writer and former BBC foreign correspondent and graduated from the University of Bristol.

Kay is the step-grandson of Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein. His grandfather Oswald Carver was an Olympic oarsman who rowed in the 1908 Summer Olympics in London.

He was killed during the Battle of Gallipoli in 1916 aged 28. His grandmother, Elizabeth Carver married Bernard Montgomery in 1927. Montgomery would go on to become Field Marshal Montgomery in World War II. Carver was 15 when Viscount Montgomery died, and formed part of the guard of honor at his funeral at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle as part of his school cadet force.

Katty Kay Children

Kay and Thomas are blessed with four amazing children namely, Poppy Carver, Jude Carver, Maya Carver, and Felix Carver.

Katty Kay Salary

Katty receives an annual salary of $ 56, 890 per year. This is according to BBC News anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.

Katty Kay Net Worth

Kay has an approximate net worth of $ 1 million – $ 5 million.

Katty Kay Career

In 1990, She joined the BBC as a Zimbabwe correspondent for the African section of the BBC World Service. Katty then moved back to London to work for BBC World Service radio, prior to being posted to Tokyo for BBC News television in 1992 and then Washington, D.C., in 1996. Soon afterward, she joined The Times news bureau but returned to the BBC as a freelance journalist in 2002, based in the United States.

Kay co-presented from June 2004, the BBC World news bulletins with Mike Embley in London, shown on 230 public broadcast-television stations throughout the US and on BBC America.

In October 2007, Kay became correspondent to presenter Matt Frei of BBC World’s one-hour Washington-based news broadcast, BBC World News America. It airs on BBC News, BBC America, and BBC World News.

Before joining BBC, Kay also makes frequent appearances as a guest panelist on The Chris Matthews Show, Morning Joe and Meet the Press on NBC, Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, and in the past also appeared on Larry King Live on CNN. She occasionally substituted for Diane Rehm on The Diane Rehm Show on NPR.

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