Sophie Long

Journalist (1976)
Thu Aug 29 2019
By   Alina

Who is Sophie Long? 

Sophie Long is best known for her job at BBC News as a broadcast journalist and a newsreader. She's also a BBC News news presenter. Her presence as a significant presenter at BBC News Channel is also incredible with her highest level of trust. 

Sophie Long was born in December 1976 in Torquay, Devon, England as Sophie Rebecca Long. Although Long was born in Torquay, she grew up in Weston-super-Mare. She attended Weston's Broadoak School. Then, she completed her A-levels at the Sixth Form Center of Weston College. 

She worked as an election monitor in Cambodia after graduating from King's College London with a degree in War Studies. Long returned to the UK before relocating to ITN as a newsroom assistant in London, working for Reuters news agency.

Sophie Long in her studio. career, professional life
Image: Sophie Long in her studio

Long studied for a diploma in broadcast journalism at Falmouth College of Arts after gaining a BBC scholarship, the first bursary in honor of the late Jill Dando. Before entering the BBC News Training Scheme, she worked for BBC Radio Shropshire and BBC Hereford and Worcester as a journalist for Spotlight. 

Ever since Sophie started off her career in the journalism field, she has been doing really good. As for now, Sophie is now the correspondent for the BBC News LA. Journalist such as Wendy Hurrell, Reeta Chakrabarti, and Lara Lewington are an integral part of BBC news just like Long. 

Personal Life: Husband 

Unlike her hot and happening career, Long has quite complicated and love life. In 2010, Sophie tied a knot with Will Green. Their wedding ceremony was held at Cornwall, United Kingdom. However, only after two years of marriage, the couple decided to part their way from each other. The pair divorced in 2012 without mentioning the reason for their divorce. 

Affairs & Relationship 

As per some of the source, her break up with her husband was due to her affair with Tim Willcox. Her link with Tim was also short-lived, and the duo broke up only after dating for a while. 

After breaking up Wilcox, fellow BBC journalist Sophie briefly dated Kamal Ahmed, friends hoped she might have discovered enduring love. But unfortunately, the romance is over between the couple. 

Sophie Long with her former partner Kamal Ahmed. personal life, spouse, partner, lover, boyfriend.
Image: Sophie Long with her former partner Kamal Ahmed

Highly ambitious Economics Editor Kamal, 49, is said to have grown closer to Chancellor Philip Hammond

Current Relationship Status 

After three failed relationship, Sophie has decided to focus on her career rather than personal life. She hasn't been spotted with any other guy ever since her last split with the Kamal. She might be waiting for someone special to grace her life who will stick around no matter what. 

Net Worth & Salary 

Born with a sexy figure, a good body tone, and an appealing sense of humor, Long earn an incredible amount of wage and net worth. Her current net worth is estimated to be around $2 million

While the salary might vary depending on circumstances and work, from a minimum of $14,000 to a maximum of $87,000. Her salary maybe around $50,000 because she is an all-time highly qualified anchor. 

Sophie Long for a photo shoot. net worth, earning, income
Image: Sophie Long for a photo shoot

Likewise, Sophie's other properties, including house and vehicles, are not available at the moment. The primary source of revenue for Long is their field of journalism.

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