Norman Smith

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Journalist (1959)
Thu Jul 08 2021
By   Selena

Were you a regular viewer of BBC News? Then you might be near with the name Norman Smith. He is a British journalist and BBC Assistant Political Editor. Likewise, in 2014, he became the Chief Political Correspondent of BBC News and its Assistant Political Editor from 2014 to 2020.

Norman Smith was born on 30 April 1959 in Kensington, London. As of 2021, he is 62 years old. Smith holds British citizenship and belongs to white ethnicity. Concerning his education, he attended Oundle School and St Peter's College and later joined Oxford for further education.

Who Is BBC Political Editor Norman's Wife?

Norman Smith, the former BBC newsreader, has kept most of his personal lives in private or under the sleeves. Because of his secretiveness, this 62-year-old journalist has not revealed to the media or the public whether he is already married or not.

Norman Smith with his dog
Image: Norman Smith with his dog.

Besides, the previous and love affairs of Smith have always stayed limited to date, as he was never involved in any kind of relationship. Seems, he is a workaholic and concentrating only on his profession instead of finding a perfect partner. In addition, he is a pet lover where he owns one dog.

For now, there is no indication of his possible wife as far as going through his social sites. So we can assume he is an unmarried man and has no wife and kids yet.

Professional Career

Sparking his journalism career, Smith started his career in regional newspapers in Birmingham and Bristol. And then after in 1986, he started to work as a local radio reporter at BBC. In 1993, he became Parliamentary correspondent, broadcasting on BBC Radio 4 in Parliament today and yesterday. Likewise, he became Chief Political Correspondent for Radio 4 in 2010.

The 62 aged Norman Smith was an assistant political editor for BBC News from 2014 to 2020.
Snap: The 62 aged Norman Smith was an assistant political editor for BBC News from 2014 to 2020.
Source: TV News Room

In July 2011, Norman was appointed for the BBC News channel to the position of Chief Political Correspondent replacing Laura Kuenssberg.

From 2015 to 2020, for five years, he served as a relief presenter on BBC Two and the BBC News Channel's current affairs programVictoria Derbyshire. Furthermore, he has also worked with many famous TV personalities Nick Robinson, Emily Maitlis, Mark Mardell, Kirsty Wark, Andrew Neil, and many others.

Net Worth and Salary

Norman Smith earns a really good amount of cash as a Chief Political Correspondent of BBC News and its Assistant Political Editor. Although he hasn't revealed the precise quantity of his earning, his net worth is estimated to be more than $3 million.

BBC's assistant political editor Norman Smith
Image: BBC's assistant political editor Norman Smith.
Source: The Times

Smith is a British journalist and BBC Assistant Political Editor who is working for BBC for a long time. But to date, he hasn't shared his salary with the media. But we can assume, his annual salary is roughly between £250,000 to £299,999 at BBC. Besides, there are no details about his home, cars and other properties.

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