Facts of Sian Williams
|Date of Birth :|
|Age :||56 years old|
|Family Name :||Williams|
|Birth Country :||United Kingdom|
|Birth Sign :||Scorpio|
|Height :||5 Feet 3 Inch|
|Profession||Presenter and journalist|
|Married to||Paul Woolwich|
|TV Show||Sunday Morning Live|
A famous Welsh presenter and also a journalist who is well-known for working with the BBC. She has a unique news presenting skills and is also intelligent with her critical journalistic view. She attended Oxford Polytechnic and earned BA in English and History. After a divorce from her first husband, she married again. As of 2018, she is happily married to her second husband with whom she shares two children.
Early Life And Education Of Sian Williams
Sian Williams was born Sian Mary Williams on November 28, 1964, in Paddington, London and grew up in Eastbourne, East Sussex. Her mother, Katherine Rees was originally from Llanelli and came to London to become a nurse whereas her father was a journalist who formerly worked in print and radio. Her paternal grandparents were farmers in Glamorgan, South Wales.
Williams got inspiration to become a journalist from her father. With the aim to become a journalist she graduated with a BA degree from Oxford Polytechnic(Oxford Brookes University) majoring in English and History. Further, she attended the University of Rhode Island in the US studying critical journalistic writing.
Sian Williams Career
Sian Williams started her career in the field of journalism working as a reporter and producer for BBC Local Radio stations in Manchester, Liverpool, Leed, and Sheffield. In 1990, she did editorial work for BBC Radio 4's The World at One and PM programmes serving there till 1997. She also worked for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 5 Live editing many news and elections specials.
She is best known as the presenter of BBC Breakfast. She joined the team on January 12, 2001, initially covering for Sarah Montague alongside Darren Jordon and then covered for Sophie Raworth alongside Jeremy Bowen.
She became the main presenter on the show in May 2005 initially presenting with Dermot Murnaghan and from 2008 with Bill Turnbull. On March 15, 2012, she left BBC Breakfast.
In June 2014, she joined the team of Sunday Morning Live as a presenter until she was replaced by Naga Munchetty in June 2016. She then became a presenter of 5 News debuting on January 4, 2016. From 2017 she started co-presenting Save Money: Good Health with Ranj Singh.
Other than presenting news, Williams has also presented The One Show, Now You're Talking, Big Welsh Challenge and City Hospital among others.
Sian Williams Net Worth
Sian Williams has accumulate a good net worth which is estimated at around $1 million, however, the exact amount is not public. Some of the star presenters of BBC including Chris Evans, Graham Norton, and Jermey Vine earns an impressive salary, £2,249,999($2965127), £899,999($1186050) and £749,999($988374) per year respectively. Williams also served for BBC for quite a time, so it can be assumed she also was paid in a six figure paycheque.
As of 2018, she works for Channel 5 where an average salary of an anchor is $75,808. On the basis of work experience it goes up to $212k.
Sian Williams Personal Life
Regarding her marital status she is already married. Though she is currently in her 50's but she still looks beautiful. Though her first marriage was unsuccessful. She has two sons from her first husband. Her second marriage is going good and she has given birth to one son and one daughter from her second husband. She is living happily with her second husband in London.