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Philippa Tomson Biography

Updated On 18 Aug, 2017 Published On 18 Aug, 2017
Philippa Tomson

Facts of Philippa Tomson

Date of Birth :
Age : 58 years old
Family Name : Tomson
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Scorpio

Relationship short Statistics of Philippa Tomson

What is Philippa Tomson marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Philippa Tomson have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Philippa Tomson having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Philippa Tomson Lesbian ? No

Philippa Tomson is an English journalist and presenter who currently appears on the ITV’s Good Morning Britain. She has also served as BBC news correspondent for twenty-five years. She mainly reports the news from Africa, the Middle East, Australia, UK and Europe.

Early Life and Education

Tomson was born on November 22, 1965, in the United Kingdom. He holds an English nationality and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity.

Thomas attended Harvard University and earned the degree in Journalism.


The proficient Journalist has reported extensively from the United States, Africa continental, and South America. She worked as a presenter and special correspondent in the BBC Washington, Bureau. moreover, Tomson covered political issues, economic and cultural aspects of developing countries appeared in many documentaries in various BBC produced films.

Tomson presented a one-hour news program on BBC network's World news section and the 22:00 ET edition of World News Today. She also worked as a BBC correspondent for North America and headlined on issues like the impeachment of President Clinton to the global impact of the nine/eleven attacks.

Further, she reported on UK's political scenario from 1990 to 1997 including extensive coverage of the Northern Ireland peace progress and then returned to her BBC broadcast duties. Currently, she is working for ITV network.

Previously she worked as the main presenter of the World News Today aired at 19:00 GMT Weekdays and 21: GMT on last days of the week on the relaunched BBC World News. In 2011, she was occasional co-presenter of Tony Horne in the Morning on Metro Radio. She was a columnist for the Sunday Sun and has worked as a features writer for the Daily Mail.

Personal Life

Philippa Tomson is married to her longtime boyfriend Richard Lister who is also one of the popular news correspondents. They both have two sons together.

Tomson was a member of the Cash for Kids Charity and elected as a vice-president for the Tsunami Fund Raising charity. She is also a patron of Someone Cares and took part in the Great North Run to raise funds and awareness for the charity.

Net Worth 

Tomson’s net worth has not been revealed yet. As a BBC News correspondent, she reportedly earns around $250,000  per year as per BBC's salary scheme. Her current net worth is reported to be more than $2 millions.


Philippa Tomson Married

First Marriage with Richard Lister

The famous Journalist is married to her longtime boyfriend Richard Lister. They both have two sons together.

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