|Full Name||Samantha Simmonds|
|Birth Country||United Kingdom|
|No Of Children||3|
|Education||University of London|
|Date of Birth||August 21,1973|
There are many news reporters, weather forecasters and news reader at BBC. Similarly, today we are talking about a popular BBC journalist who is the first British journalist cover the story of Michael Jackson's death, and she is none other than Samantha Simmonds.
Samantha Simmonds is an English television presenter, news reader and journalist. She is also known as the former new anchor for Sky News until July 2016.
Samantha was born on 21st August 1973 in Bradford, the United Kingdom, where another journalist Carol Kirkwood was born. Born to her British parents, she is of White ethnicity and holds British nationality. There are no further information about her family background and siblings.
Simmonds joined Leeeds Girls High School. Later, attended Liverpool. Meanwhile, she also as a participant, on the ITV television show named Blind Date. After her graduation from the Liverpool, Samantha studied at the University of London and graduated with a postgraduate diploma in broadcast Journalism.
After her graduation in 1995, Samantha began her career as a reporter for a local radio in Yorkshire before shifting to London to work as a producer on Channel Five News.
Moreover Simmonds also worked as a presenter for BBC Breakfast where she served for two years presenting and reporting BBC London's news programs. During the time, Samantha was the first English Journalist to break the story of Michael Jackson's death. As of now, Simmonds serves as a presenter for BBC World News. She joined the company in March 2017.
Samantha Simmonds is a married woman. She married Phillip Davies. Simmonds met her husband long time ago. However, there is no exact date and venue of her wedding. The couple exchanged their wedding vows after dating for a long time.
Talking about her husband Phillip Davies, he is a business consult. There are no further details about him. Since their marriage, Samantha and her spouse are living together happily and there are no rumors or controversies about them.
Besides, Samantha is very active on social media such as Twitter and Instagram, where posts picture with her spouse and children.
Simmonds and her husband shares three children together. The oldest one is Rafael Davies, followed by Zevi Davies and the youngest one is Zabella Davies.
Samantha has an immense love for her kids, she and her spouse together takes a good care of their children. As of now, the kids are young and still attending their schools. They have not started their career yet. Additionally, Simmonds shares stories about her children on her personal blog frequently.
Samantha makes a decent money her career as a journalist. Till date she has worked for various companies such as a SKY TV, and BBC, which adds up to her total assets. According to Glassdoor, an average salary of a news presenter at BBC is more than $47.3 thousand per year. So we can assume the yearly income of Simmonds.
Furthermore, Samantha also generates money as a newsreader, from which she makes $40 thousand every year on average. As of 2019, Simmonds' total net worth is estimated to be $6 million, which is more than another BBC journalist Shefali Oza with a total assets of $4 million.