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Lucy Hockings Biography

Updated On 22 Jun, 2023 Published On 26 Apr, 2020
Lucy Hockings

Facts of Lucy Hockings

Age : 48 years old
Family Name : Hockings
Birth Country : New Zealand
Height : 5 Feet 7 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Lucy Hockings

What is Lucy Hockings marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Lucy Hockings have ? (name): 1 Children
Is Lucy Hockings having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Lucy Hockings Lesbian ? No

Lucy Hockings is a New Zealand born London based journalist who is famous for anchoring Live with Lucy Hockings on BBC World News. In her many years of journalism, she's worked with TVNZ and at present at BBC News. While working for BBC, she's covered major world news such as the Boxing Day tsunami, the death of Pope John Paul II, the capture of Saddam Hussein, the Gaza conflict, the Ebola crisis, and similar others.

Is The BBC News Anchor Lucy Hockings's Married? What is Her Relationship Status? 

Like many journalists, Lucy Hocking lives a secretive life and remains tight-lipped on her personal life. She is relatively silent on her relationship status, but upon thorough research, we found out that she is, at present, married to her husband for many years.

Lucy Hockings is a married woman and living with her husband of many years. SOURCE: Lucy Hockings's Instagram (@lucyhockingsforbbc)

The former GMT presenter, however, has never revealed the name and identity of her husband though his surname is assumed to be Breckenridge, the reason you will know later in the paragraphs below. 

Needless to say, the details regarding when Hockings tied the knot is also not learned. But her many years of marriage with her partner the two shares a son George Breckenridge whom she gave birth in October 2007. The Taranaki native journalist lives a happy life with her family in London. 

Lucy Hockings with her son George Breckenridge (left) and nephew Ethan Mackie. SOURCE: Stuff

Despite being active on social media, she only shares pictures and videos of her works and keeps her professionalism. 

Former TVNZ Reporter's Net Worth 

From her career of a quarter-century in the news presenting, hosting, and anchoring field, Lucy Hocking holds a net worth of $1.5 million. By comparison, Samantha Simmonds holds a net worth of $1 million.


Lucy Hocking began her career as a journalist at her home town New Zealand, TVNZ. She worked for four years and moved to join the BBC News in July 1999.

In the beginning years, she worked as a senior producer and moved to news presenting and anchoring on channel's GMT. Working for well over twenty years at one of the globe's leading channels, she covers news on politics, health, natural disaster, and others. 

Check out the clip of Lucy Hockings's show "GMT"!

Alongside her BBC News colleague Stephen Sackur, she served as a presenter in the BBC World News program "GMT."

Quick Facts: Lucy Hockings

  • Lucy Hockings was born in Taranaki.
  • She did her schooling from Kristin School while she received her Bachelor's Degree in Communications Studies, Communication, and Media Studies at Univeristy of Auckland. 
  • She began her journalism career at TVNZ, where she worked as a reporter from February 1994 to April 1998. 
  • She portrayed a cameo role of a BBC reporter in the Marvel cinematic movie "The Black Panther" (2018). 
  • She was sent to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art to "neutralize" her accent.
  • On her holidays, she likes swimming and horse riding.

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Lucy Hockings Married

First Marriage with Unknown

Famous New Zealand born journalist Lucy Hocings is happily married for many years with her husband.

Lucy Hockings Children

SON : George Breckenridge

Father: Lucy Hockings

George Breckenridge is the son of renowned news presenter and anchor Lucy Hockings. He was born in October 2007.

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