Emily Maitlis

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Journalist, newsreader, BBC's lead anchor (1970)
Wed Apr 20 2022
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Relationship Timeline Of Emily Maitlis

Husband : Mark Gwynne
The journalist Emily Maitlis is married to her husband Mark Gwynne since 2001.

Have you heard the BBC Two Newsnight? If yes, you are familiar with the name Emily Maitlis who has been recognized as one of the main presenters in the show since January 2014.

Everyone is known about her professional career. But, what about her personal life. Emily is a married woman. But, who is her husband? Did she share any kids? Know about it in the following sections.

Early Life

Emily Maitlis was born on 6 September 1970 to the parents Marion Maitlis and Peter Maitlis. Her father, Peter, is a former professor. He was a professor of chemistry at the University of Sheffield.

The BBC anchor, newsreader Emily Maitlis graduated from Cambridge University.
Image: The BBC anchor, newsreader Emily Maitlis graduated from Cambridge University.
Source: Twitter

Emily holds British citizenship and belongs to white ethnicity. She was raised in Sheffield, Yorkshire, along with her sister.

Concerning education, she earned her high school education from King Edward VII School. Later on, Maitlis graduated from Cambridge University.

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Career Highlights

As of now,  Emily Maitlis has been working in Newsnight of BBC Two since January 2014 as a main news presenter. 

Before working with the BBC, Maitlis served for Sky News, and MBC News in Hong Kong, as a business correspondent.

The British journalist Emily Maitlis presenting news for BBC's Newsnight

Moreover, the talented journalist made appearances on BBC London News, BBC News at Five, and BBC News at One.

Before starting work with news reporting, Emily served in Cambodia and China as a documentary maker for six years. In NBC Asia, Channel 4, and Sky, she made her famous remarks. 

Besides, Emily is also very close to her fellow worker Fiona Bruce and Sophie Raworth.

Who Is Emily Maitlis' Husband?

TV reporter Emily is a happily married woman. She is in a marital relationship with her husband, Mark Gwynne. Maitlis' spouse Gwynne is an investment manager.

As per the reports, Emily and Mark first met one another in Hong Kong. After the first encounter, Mark and Emily shared a good bond and began dating.

 Emily Maitlis is married to her partner-turned-husband  Mark Gwynne.
Snap: Emily Maitlis is married to her partner-turned-husband  Mark Gwynne.
Source: Instagram @officiallymaitlis  

Then in 2000, while they were on holiday in Mauritius, Emily proposed to Mark to marry her there. But, Mark replied saying, "Oh my God, that’s amazing, no." 

Mark accepted the proposal, but "not to getting married there and then on the beach." As per Emily, "He was right, because he realised it would have hurt a lot of people and a lot of loved ones back home."

 Emily Maitlis and Mark Gwynne tied the wedding knot in 2001.
Image: Emily Maitlis and Mark Gwynne tied the wedding knot in 2001.
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Afterward, in 2001 the couple merrily tied the wedding knot in front of their family members and close ones. 

As of now, the husband-wife duo is celebrating the 20th marriage anniversary blissfully without involving in any rumor related to the separation.

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Parent To Two Sons

Maitlis and her husband Mark are parents of two children. Their first son Milo Gwynne was born in July 2004 after two years of marriage. 

Emily Spain with her husband Mark and sons Milo (left), Max Gwynne.
Image: Emily Spain with her husband Mark and sons Milo (left), Max Gwynne.
Source: Instagram @officiallymaitlis

Similarly, the married partner welcomed their younger son Max Gwynne in 2006. Their youngest kid Max is also on Instagram. He has around 307 followers in his official Instagram account.

As of now, the Gwynne family of four is living a blissful life. The Gwynne siblings visit many exotic places with their parents. Even they are spotted on Emily's Instagram post. 

Stalking Case

Unfortunately, Emily's colleague named Edward Vines had been stalking and harassing her for many years. 

Well, Emily and Edward had attended the same college, Cambridge University, and some sources revealed that she was repeatedly stalked from 2002.

Interestingly, Vines was imprisoned in 2016 and again sentenced to jail for four years in January 2018. Therefore, in fear of her children's safety, Emily had requested security. 

Emily's Leg Invites Scandal

While shooting in March 2018 for her Newsnight show, the camera shot Emily inappropriately. She was shot putting her legs on display, which mistakenly revealed her undergarments, according to an article by dailymail.com on 3 March 2018.

While speaking to dailymail.com, Maitlis says sitting on the chair of her show is awkward, and she wants to remind the cameraman to keep the camera angle.

Net Worth

Emily has not revealed the exact net worth she enjoys. But as per estimation, she has a net value of around $2 million. The primary source of earning for Maitlis is from her journalism career. 

 The Newsnight lead anchor Emily Maitlis has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Snap: The Newsnight lead anchor Emily Maitlis has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
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Maitlis currently works anchors BBC Two's news and current affairs program Newsnight. Being a BBC lead anchor, she might be earning an impressive sum of wealth.

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As per Glassdoor, BBC journalist's average salary ranges from $48,611 - $61,632. But, Emily is an experienced journalist. So, she might be earning more than an average.

Besides hosting, Emily has written some books for some news magazine and newspapers which is also another source of her income.

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