| Date of Birth :|| Nov 24th, 1959
| Age :||61 Years old
| Height :||5 feet 8 inches
Zeinab Badawi is a Sudan born British Journalist who is presently associated with the BBC news.
Badawi has already made her position has a well established journalist who has years of experience working in different media networks.
Zeinab Badawi was born in 24th November, 1959 at Sudan. She is the daughter of Mohammed-Khair El Badawi who was an educated man. Badawi is of British nationality and she comes from Sudanese ethnicity. She follows Islam by religious faith. Her father was an educated man who worked as the editor in Sudan Newspaper. He was also involved in pre-independence politics in Sudan. Badawi is the granddaughter of Babikir Bedri, who is known as the revolutionary person who initiated and worked for female education in Sudan. Her family runs the Al ahfad University in Sudan which focuses on Female education.
Badawi migrated to London when she was just two years old. Being born in an educated family from an early age, she was always focused on getting the best education in the world. She was heavily influenced by her aunts and family holders who she said were PhD degree holders. Badawi went to Hornsey High School for Girls in North London for her early education. Then, she went to the Oxford University at St Hilda’s College, from where she graduated with majors in Politics, Philosophy and Economics. After that she joined the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) affiliated to University of London. Badawi completed her graduation in 1989 with a Master's degree in Politics and Anthropology of the Middle East.
Zeinab Badawi started her career at Yorkshire TV in 1982 as a researcher and broadcast journalist. She also got an opportunity to work at BBC Manchester in the time being. Badawi joined Channel 4 News in 1988 and she worked there for ten years until 1998. In 1998, she joined BBC as the reporter and presenter for Westminster live political programs. She has additional experience of working with the BBC radio too.
Badawi presented news on the program, The world on BBC Four. The show was first daily news bulletin in the UK and the name of the show was changed to World News today. Badawi also presents the show Hard talk on BBC. Apart from that she hosts several other shows on BBC news channel including the BBC News at five. She is also involved with the Overseas Development Institute as the council member and she is the advisor at the Foreign Policy Centre.
Zeinab Badawi has won several awards including the international TV Personality of the Year in November, 20009. She also won the Annual Media Awards presented by the Association for International Broadcasting. She got the honorary Doctorate of Letters by the School of Oriental and African Studies on July 21st, 2011. She is the trustee of British Council and the National Portrait Gallery since 2004. Badawi is associated with the Africa Medical Partnership Fund (AfriMed) as the chairperson and founder.
There is no information related to the dating and affairs of Zeinab Badawi but it is known that she is a married woman. She has already divorced with her husband but there are no details about him. Badawi lives with her family and 4 children including 2 sons and 2 daughters.
Physical features and Net worth
Standing at five feet and eight inches, Zeinab Badawi is quite tall in height. She still looks fresh and enthusiastic at the age of 57 years. Badawi has hair of black and color and her eyes are also black in color.
Zeinab Badawi is a journalist with decades of experience in the field of journalism. So, it is certain that she gets a good amount as pay at BBC news. She owns a £1.85 million townhouse in London. However, exact details related to her salary and net worth has not been revealed yet.
Wiki and facts
Information in detail about Zeinab Badawi is also available on Wikipedia and other internet websites. She is also active on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Her Twitter handle is @bbczeinabbadawi in which she has over 8.1 k followers.