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Who is Justin Webb?
Media is one of the powerful and fast sources for presenting news or interesting incidents. Today we are talking about Justin Webb, who is one of the famous figures in media line.
Justin Webb is a British journalist, well known as an employee for the BBC since 1984. He is also popular as a former main co-presenter of BBC One's Breakfast News program and editor for BBC North America.
Justin Webb was born on 3rd January 1961 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, where another BBC journalist Wendy Hurrell was born. Born to his English parents, Peter Woods and Gloria Crocombe, Webb is of White ethnicity and holds British nationality. Webb spent most of his childhood in Bath.
Image: Early days of Justin
On an article in the Radio Times in 2011, Webb mentioned that his father was Peter Woods former reporter with the Daily Mirror and later worked as a BBC newsreader. Woods married and Webb's mother Gloria Crocombe, who was a former secretary at the Daily Mirror and separated from her first spouse when she was dating Woods.
Talking about his education, he joined Sidcot School located in Somerset. Later attended the London School of Economics.
After his graduation, Justin began his career working at the BBC as a graduate trainee in 1984 serving in Northern Ireland for BBC Radio Ulster. Later, he began serving as a presenter for BBC News based. Moreover, Justin also worked as the main presenter on BBC One's Breakfast News program.
Image: Justin working for the BBC
Additionally, from 1997-1998, Webb appeared as the news presenter for the BBC's One and Six O' Clock News bulletins and BBC Radio 4's The World Tonight. In 2001, Justin shifted to the United States of America, as the BBC's chief Washington correspondent.
He spent most of the time on local Washington Radio, most notably, WAMU, a public radio station. In 2007, Webb served as the North American Editor for BBC News, the post was newly made during the time for the 2008 American presidential election.
Furthermore, Justin replaced Matt Frei who shifted to work as a presenter for the new World News America bulletin.
Is Justin Webb Married or Single?
Justin Webb is a married man. Webb married his long-term girlfriend Sarah Gordon in early 2000. However, there is no exact information about the wedding venue and ceremony.
Image: Justin with his wife and children
In 2009, Justin came back to Britain with his spouse and kids. Currently, the family resides in Camberwell, South London. Unfortunately, In 2008, Webb's mother, Gloria, passed away and he inherited her home in Bath, Somerset.
Moreover, there are no rumors or controversies about Justin and his wife that leads to their separation or divorce.
Since their marriage, Justin and his spouse share three children together. two of them are daughters, Martha Webb, and Clara Webb. And the last one is a son named Sam Webb.
Image: Justin and his son Sam
Moreover, Justin's son Sam was once diagnosed with type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Since then, Webb's son frequently commonly appears with his father while speaking about the disease.
Net worth & Salary
Justin Webb makes decent money from his career as a journalist for BBC. Till date, he has presented much news and covered various stories which add up to his total wealth.
According to some sources, the average salary of a BBC journalist is more than $51.6 thousand. However, Justin reportedly earns £200,000 ($242,179) every year from BBC Radio, which is more than another BBC news presenter Carol Kirkwood with an annual salary of $70,000.
As of 2019, Justin's total net worth is estimated to be in million dollars. However, the exact number is still under review.