Mishal Husain Biography: British Journalist and newsreader, Mishal Husain was born on March 12, 1973, in Northampton, England.
|Date of Birth:||March 12, 1973|
|Net Worth:||$1 million – $5 million|
Mishal Husain Nationality
Husain was born in Northampton, England. She was born to Pakistani parents but had her most of her education in England after she moved to the country at the age of 12 years old. She is British by nationality but Pakistani by birth.
Mishal Husain Age
Husain was born on March 12, 1973, hence she is currently 50 years of age.
Mishal Husain’s Height and Weight
Husain stands at a height of 5ft 4 inches tall and weighs about 50kg to 65kg as of the time of filing this report.
Mishal Husain’s Family and Siblings
Husain was born to a mother who worked as a former producer for Pakistan Television Corporation and a teacher and a father who worked as a urologist.
Mishal Husain Education
In Abu Dhabi, Husain attended the British School. When she was 12 years old, she went back to England to finish her schooling at Kent’s Cobham Hall School.
She earned a law degree from New Hall, Cambridge, now Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, and then went on to the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, for her master’s degree in international and comparative law.
Mishal Husain Career
When Husain was 18 years old, she worked for three months as a city reporter for the English-language newspaper The News in Islamabad, Pakistan. She later completed multiple internships at the BBC while still a student.
Her first position was as a producer and occasionally as a presenter at Bloomberg Television in London in 1996. She began working for the BBC as a junior producer in the newsroom and for the News 24 channel two years later, in 1998, and eventually transferred to the Economics and Business Unit.
Within a few months, she made the switch to acting in front of the camera, and she has since held a number of positions, including those as a presenter of business news on BBC World News and the BBC News Channel as well as on the daily Breakfast show and Asia Business Report located in Singapore.
She began serving as the organization’s Washington reporter in September 2002, acting as the primary news anchor both before and during the invasion of Iraq.
Paul Wolfowitz, Richard Armitage, Richard Perle, Paul Kagame, and Emmerson Mnangagwa are just a few of the prominent people she has spoken with.
She published an autobiographical piece in The Independent on May 8, 2010, based on a vacation to the UAE for nostalgic reasons.
Husain hosted Impact on BBC World News in 2011, but during the spring and summer of that year, she was working on a documentary about the Arab Spring that would air in the fall of that year.
She is the host of the BBC Weekend News on BBC One on Sunday evenings. She was formally named as a member of the BBC’s Olympic Presenting team on December 2, 2011.
She hosted the final News at Ten to be broadcast from BBC Television Center on March 17, 2013. On July 16, 2013, Lord Hall, the director general of the BBC, announced that Husain would take over as host of the Today show on BBC Radio 4 in the next fall.
She continues to serve as the primary host of the BBC News at Ten Sunday evening broadcasts on BBC One, as well as occasionally on BBC World News and the BBC News Channel.
On October 7, 2013, Husain co-presented her first episode of Today with John Humphrys. Husain was formally named as a member of the BBC’s Commonwealth Games Presenting team on November 7, 2013.
Husain serves as the primary Sunday presenter of BBC News at Ten as well as a relief presenter for BBC News at Six. She has sporadically hosted BBC Two’s Newsnight. In 2015, Husain took home the Broadcaster of the Year honor from the London Press Club Awards.
Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Burma, was interviewed by her in 2013. She conducted an interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on November 27, 2017.
Mishal Husain Husband
Husain is a married woman, She tied the knot with Meekal Hashmi in 2003, and have been together ever since.
Mishal Husain Children
Husain and her husband, Meekal Hashmi have three sons together. Their twin boys, Musa and Zaki, and Rafael.
Mishal Husain Religion
Husain is a Muslim. She was named by The Times newspaper as one of the five most influential Muslim women in the United Kingdom.
Mishal Husain’s Net Worth
Husaid has a net worth estimated to be from about $1 million to $5 million as of 2023.