Robert Peston Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, ITV News

Robert Peston is an English journalist, author, and presenter currently working for ITV News as the political editor and host of the weekly political discussion show Peston. From 2006 until 2014, Peston served as the business editor of BBC News and its economics editor from 2014 to 2015.

Peston became widely known for his reporting on the late 2000s financial crisis, especially with his exclusive information on the Northern Rock crisis. Robert is the founder of the education charity Speakers for Schools.

Robert Peston Age

Robert Peston was born in London, United Kingdom, on April 25, 1960. He is 62 years old.

Robert Peston Height

Peston is a man of average stature and stands at an average height of 5 ft 7 inches (Approx. 1.70 m).

Robert Peston Education

He attended and graduated with a high diploma from Highgate Wood Secondary School in London. Later, Robert graduated from Balliol College, Oxford with a second-class degree in politics, philosophy, and economics. Subsequently, Peston studied at the Université libre de Bruxelles.

Robert Peston Family

Robert was born in London, United Kingdom to his loving and caring parents Helen Conroy and Maurice Peston. His father was an economist and Labour life peer and in 2016 died. As the son of a life baron, Peston is entitled to the courtesy title “The Honourable”, but does not use it. He has a sister called Juliet.

Robert Peston Wife

He married a British-Canadian writer called Siân Busby in 1998. The duo had a son named Maximilian. Previously, Sian was married and divorced, making Robert a stepfather of her son from that marriage. Sadly, Busby died at the age of 51, of lung cancer in September 2012. In September 2018, Peston revealed that he was in a relationship with an author and journalist named Charlotte Edwardes. The adorable family lives in the Muswell Hill area of London.

Robert Peston Salary

Robert’s annual salary is $81,342 per year. This is according to ITV News anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.

Robert Peston Net Worth

Peston has an approximate net worth of $5 million.

Robert Peston Career

Robert serves as the political editor of ITV News and host of the weekly political discussion show Peston. On 4 October 2015, it was announced that Peston would leave the BBC to join ITV News as their Political Editor.

He made his last appearance on 25 November 2015, on BBC News and his first appearance on ITV’s News at Ten on 11 January 2016. Robert presents ITV’s new weekly political discussion show, Peston on Sunday, which started on 8 May 2016. In 2018, the program moved to a Wednesday night timeslot and rebranded as Peston.

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