Sharanjit Leyl

Journalist (1973)
Wed Oct 02 2019
By   Alina

Who is Sharanjit Leyl? 

Among hundreds of presenter and writer who has already marked their tertiary in the field of journalism, Sharanjit Leyl is also one. She is a BBC World News presenter and writer on The Strand. She frequently anchors the BBC's Singapore studio's Asia Business Report and Newsday

Sharanjit Leyl was born on February 15, 1973, in Singapore. Leyl holds Singaporean nationality and is of mixed ethnicity. She belongs to Indian Sikh family who migrated to Singapore in the 1930s. 

Leyl moved to Washington D.C. during her teenage with her family. Her dad worked in defense procurement at the Singapore Ministry of Defence. There she graduated from the University of Maryland College Park in both journalism and English literature. 

She then relocated to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada where she graduated from the University of British Columbia with a master's degree in English Literature focusing on post-colonial authors like Salman Rushdie. 

Sharanjit Leyl in her studio. career, professional life
Image: Sharanjit Leyl in her studio.

In 1997, Leyl started her career as a broadcaster at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. While serving there, she recorded "Pacific Rim Report" for the award-winning show. In 1999 she moved to Singapore where she played a comparable position at the Bridge Information Systems economic news service supplier.

Her other interviews included Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Pakistan's Prime Minister, Singapore and Malaysia's former leaders and World Bank officials. We cannot deny the fact, Leyl has a very flourishing career ahead. Along with Leyl, Wendy Hurrell and Carol Kirkwood are also serving as BBC news broadcaster. Moreover, she has also worked with another personality of BBC Naga Munchetty and Tanya Beckett. Also, she admires the efficiency of fellow worker Mishal Husain.

Personal Life: Who is Sharanjit Leyl Husband?

Being a part of media, Sharanjit is pretty aware of what a press can to the personal details so, she has always loved the idea of staying low-key. Leyl has not disclosed single information weather she is married or single. As per some of the source, Sharanjit is a married woman; she is married to an English man named Jason Leyl and with him has a young son. 

However, there is not a single picture of herself with any man, which could indicate her husband. Yet, on December 2018, she posted a photo with a young baby and captioned it my boy indicating the kid to be his son and me. 

Sharanjit Leyl with her son via Instagram. son, child, kid, husband, spouse.
Image: Sharanjit Leyl with her son via Instagram.

We cannot confirm the news until Sharanjit herself gives confirmed news. Leyl is a pretty young lady who is focused on her career than her personal life.

Sexual Orientation 

However, she has kept her personal details just up to herself; many of her fans have raised the question about her sexual orientation. We will make sure to provide all the details as soon as we garb about Sharanjit. 

Even in her social media site like Instagram, she hasn't given any sort of hint that could let media personality to speculate about her love life. 

Net Worth & Salary 

Working in one of the most popular broadcasting company has surely earned her a huge amount of money. Kate Silverton is also a popular BBC broadcaster who earns annually around $47,000. Thus, we can assume that Sharanjit wage is probably not less than couple of thousands.

Sharanjit Leyl for the photo shoot. net worth, earning, amount]
Image: Sharanjit Leyl for the photoshoot.

Sadly there are no details about Leyl's net worth and earning. As per some of the source, the average income of BBC news writer is $303 thousand yearly. So, Leyl's also earning might be around the same range. 

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