Owen Bennett-Jones

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Thu Apr 21 2022
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Who is Owen Bennett-Jones?

Back in the '90s, there were few prominent journalists among which Owen Bennett-Jones is also mentioned. He is a well-known freelance British journalist and as well as a former relief host of Newshour on the BBC Network.

Owen Bennett-Jone's hasn't revealed the exact information about his born date, birthplace and family background. As per some wiki, Jones' brother Peter Bennett Jones is the founder and chairman of Tiger Aspect Television. Born to his English parents, he is of White ethnicity and holds British citizenship. Whereas another BBC journalist also James Coomarasamy holds British citizenship.

Concerning his education, Bennett completed his higher education at Canford School, in Dorset. Then he graduated from the London School of Economics and gained his MPhil from St Antony's College, Oxford in politics. Moreover, he also done PHB from the University of Hull.

 Owen Bennett-Jones hosting at Today's show.Know about his career,education.
Image: Owen Bennett-Jones hosting at Today's show

Taking about his career, Owen Bennett-Jones worked at the BBC for 30 years. He covered all the main disputes of that moment as a journalist and hosted a number of current affairs programs around the world. 

Furthermore, he has worked primarily in radio, but also in print and television. Owen specializes in Pakistan and its country history, Pakistan: The Storm's Eye (Yale University Press) is now in its 3rd edition. Currently, Jones is working on a biography of Benazir Bhutto.

Besides, his journalism career, Bennett published his first book of fiction, Target Britain, a thriller set amid the war on terror in 2013. For more career information, you can visit her personal blog on BBC's official website.

Who is Owen Bennett-Jones Married to?

When coming to his personal life, Owen Bennett-Jones remains private and silent. Hence it's very difficult to say whether he is a married man or not. But we can assume that if he tied the wedding knot, he would certainly enjoy his marriage connection in such an old age.

Owen Bennett-Jones is unmarried
Image: Owen Bennett-Jones is unmarried

Apart from that,  Bennett-Jones is only active on Twitter. However, as per his Twitter, there is no such sign as to give the media any indication of his wife and children. As well as there is no records of his past relationship with the media.

How much Net Worth does Owen Bennett-Jones have?

Although the exact amount of Owen Bennett-Jones' figures aren't disclosed to the media, it is estimated to be in million dollars. Likewise, he has collected this decent amount of money from his long decade's journalism career. However, he draws some additional wealth as an author.

Along with this, some other British TV reporters also earned a huge amount of assets from their journalism careers including Emily Buchanan, Emily Maitlis, Norman Smith.

Owen Bennett-Jones at BBC Newshour
Image: Owen Bennett-Jones at BBC Newshour 

Talking about his salary, Bennett surely makes immeasurable fortune from his career as a journalist Likewise, he has worked at the BBC for 30 years.Without no doubt, Jones has managed to sum up a huge assest.

According to various sources, the average salary of a BBC journalist is roughly around $51.6 thousand. Whereas Bennett-Jones  being off of the old so he could makes more money than that. 

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