Samira Ahmed Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 02 Jan, 2017
Facts of Samira Ahmed
Date of Birth: 1968 , June-15
Age: 51 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Name Samira Ahmed
Birth Name Samira Ahmed
Mother Lalita Ahmed
Nationality British
Birth Place/City London
Ethnicity Mix
Profession Journalist
Working For Television
Net Worth Unknown
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color Mix
Famous for broadcaster, journalist and writer
Affair with Unknown
Married Unknown
Children 2
Education St Edmund Hall, Oxford, Wimbledon High School, City, University of London
Awards Indian Telly Jury Award for Best Costumes for a TV Program
TV Show Newswatch, Sunday Morning Live
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Synopsis

48-year-old Samira Ahmed was born on June 15, 1968, In London, England, United Kingdom. She is a British freelance journalist, writer, and producer at the BBC. She has presented Radio 4’s PM, The World Tonight, and Sunday. She is also known for being the presenter of Night Waves on BBC3.

Early life and education

Her mother Lalita nee Chatterjee was born on 1939, in Lucknow, India. Her mother worked for Hindi service of the BBC World service, in Brush House. Information about Samira Ahmed's brother and sister has not been shared in the media yet. As a child, Ahmed completed her high school from Wimbledon, a girl’s independent school, situated in Wimbledon, South London.

In 1986, Samira Ahmed moved to St Edmund Hall, Oxford, where she majored in English and completed her study there, in 1989. After graduation, she also studied at City University in the London, where she completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Newspaper Journalism.

Career

Samira Ahmed was born in London, England, United Kingdom. Samira Ahmed Is the first female Asian reporter on BBC world service. During this period, Ahmed worked at the Union magazines as an editor at Isis, In 1990, she moved to BBC as a news trainee. Later on, she worked as a news correspondent, a reporter on Newsnight and Today program, and a presenter on BBC World service and BBC News 24. She worked there till the December 1997.

Shortly after marriage, Samira Ahmed worked for the BBC’s Los Angeles correspondent and covered O. J. Simpson trial. In early 2000, she moved to Channel 4 News, and in 2002, she worked as a presenter. In the end of 2010, she won the BBC’s Celebrity Mastermind, with a specialist round on Laura Ingalls Wilder. Between the time of June 2012 to November 2013, she presented the third and fourth series of Sunday Morning Live on BBC One.

Personal life

Information about her married life, affair, and boyfriend has not been shared in the media. However, we can assume her net worth to be in millions. 

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