Barbara Plett

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Journalist, News Editor, Presenter (1967)
Fri Apr 22 2022
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Relationship Timeline Of Barbara Plett

Ex-husband : Graham Usher
Barbara Plett married with her boyfriend Graham Usher on 2003 and separated due to husband death.

Who is Barbara Plett?

Are you media enthusiasts? Then you might have heard the name, Barbara Plett. She is a British-born Canadian journalist who is famous as the Middle East and UN knowledge. Furthermore, Plett has worked for the BBC in Jerusalem, Islamabad, and the United Nations as well.

Barbara Plett was born in the United kingdom as Barbara Plett Usher. Further, the exact birth date and the birthday of Barbara isn't disclosed yet. Along with this, her family background, early days, etc. also confined. She holds British citizenship and is of white ethnicity. Regarding her education, Plett completed her graduation from Carleton University with a bachelor's degree in journalism in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada in 1991.

In 1995, Barbara started her BBC career working as a freelancer from Cairo and then it's Middle East correspondent by 2000. She covered the death of the Syrian President Hafez al Assad in 2000 and to do much reporting under siege in Ramallah in 2002 during his reporting career. Besides, she applaud the news covers by Katty Kay & Mishal Husain.

Barbara Plett reporting at BBC.Know more about her career.
Image: Barbara Plett reporting at BBC

In 2009, Plett started to work as BBC correspondent in Jerusalem before being transferred to Islamabad. She has been Yasser Arafat's UN correspondent for the BBC since at least 2012. On September 30, 2004, Plett said she wept when she saw Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat being taken to hospital during his terminal illness during the BBC program From Our Own Correspondent broadcast. This resulted in suggestions for the BBC to be biased.

Who is Barbara Plett's Husband? Dead

As of now, Barbara Plett is living a single life. But she was married to her longtime boyfriend turned husband Graham Usher. Her husband Usher was the former Jerusalem correspondent of The Economist magazine.

Barbara Plett was married to her husband, Graham Usher
Image: Barbara Plett was married to her husband, Graham Usher

A TV reporter and her husband always remained tight-lipped as they used to live in a very low key life. Therefore, there are no other details to the media about their wedding ceremony, location, etc. Till date, Plett has not disclosed to the public about their children or children.

Does Barbara Plett's Partner die? 

Yes, sadly Barbara's partner Graham is no more. He died on 8th August 2013 at the age of 54. The actual reason behind his death is Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease.

Net Worth & Salary

Barbara Plett's net worth is estimated at around $70000 to $1 Million as of 2019. She has been working in the broadcasting career since long. Hence she is able to collect a decent amount of money throughout her career as Journalist, News Editor, Presenter.

Barbara Plett Usher reporting at Iran nuclear talks
Image: Barbara Plett Usher reporting at Iran nuclear talks

As we know, Plett has worked at several TV stations through which she made a good amount of fortune. Moreover, she has worked for the BBC in Jerusalem, Islamabad, and the United Nations for a long time. Hence, these TV stations could probably help her to receive a good paycheck. 

Barbara Plett's Age

Talking about her age, she is around 51–52 as of 2019.

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