Emily Maitlis is a British journalist as well as a newsreader for BBC. She also presents the news programming across the national TV channels of BBC which also include Newsnight and bulletins on the BBC One and BBC News Channel. In January of 2014, she became an acting political editor of the Newsnight until Allegra Stratton’s maternity leave ended in the later year. She is the native of Canada. She came into this world on 6th September of the year 1970 which has now made her reach at the age of 45. She was born to a Jewish family. She is the daughter of Peter Maitlis and wife Marion Maitlis. Her father is a professor, FRS, Emeritus Professor of the Inorganic Chemistry at University of Sheffield.
Her parents are British but she was raised up in Sheffield. She went to get her education from a local King Edward VII School. At the beginning of her career, she first started to work as a trainee hairdresser. She also got enrolled at the Queens’ College located in Cambridge and got graduated from there. Prior to her work in news, she was also a documentary maker in China and Cambodia. In addition to that, she had also worked for NBC Network as well as she was based in Hong Kong. She had also spent her six years with the NBC Asia initially as business reporter where she used to create documentaries. She also worked as a presenter in Hong Kong covering collapse of tiger economies in 1997.
Emily had also covered transfer of the sovereignty over Hong Kong along with Jon Snow for the Channel 4. After that, she moved to Sky News in UK as business correspondent and then to the BBC London New when that program was relaunched in 2001. She is now presently one of the main presenters of the Newsnight on BBC Two along with Kirsty Wark, Evan Davis and Laura Kuenssberg. Additionally, she also presents the relief shifts on BBC News channel which also includes the BBC News at Five and may occasionally present BBC News at One that is also broadcast on the BBC One. She also presented US 2012 program on BBC One in 2012.
Beautiful journalist is married to her husband named Mark who is an investment manager. She also has two children, both sons together with her husband. There is no any news found about when and where did the couple exchanged their vows with each other. As she was born in the month of September, her birth sign is Virgo. She can speak Spanish, Italian, French, and Mandarin Chinese. Emily stands at the height of five feet and seven inches that is 1.70 m.
She is of White ethnicity and she belongs to British nationality. Despite she has already reached at her mid forties, she has still managed to look young, charming and beautiful. Her work has made her earn a handsome amount of salary and her net worth is estimated to be in millions. There is no information found about her weight. Besides that, more news related to her bio, family background and other activities can be obtained from various sources.