Isha Sesay Bio


Relationship Statistics of Isha Sesay

What is Isha Sesay marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Divorce
Is Isha Sesay having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Isha Sesay lesbian ?: No

More about the relationship

Isha Sesay is a divorced woman as of now.

Previously, she was wed to Leif Coorlim. Leif is a TV editor and executive producer for CNN Freedom project. They dated for around 5 years and exchanged the engagement rings on January 5, 2015. They married in a luxurious hotel named Mandarin Oriental in Atlanta, Georgia. The marriage ceremony was a lavish one. The ceremony embarked on August 17, 2013.

Who is Isha Sesay?

France-born Isha Sesay is one of the top journalists in the current era. Although she was born in France, she is a British national. Specifically, she works as an anchor/correspondent for CNN.

Previously, she co-anchored the HLN’s Evening Express for a couple of weeks in 2012 before it got canceled. Presently, she is famous as the anchor of CNN Newsroom Live. She is active in this field since 1998.

Isha Sesay’s Early life, Childhood, Education

Isha Sesay was born on January 6, 1976, as Isha Isatu Sesay. She was born in the city of Bordeaux in France. Although her birthplace is France, she has British nationality. As per her ethnicity, she has a Sierra Leonean ethnic background. The name of her mother is Dr. Kadi Sesay.

She was a lecturer at Fourah Bay College in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Similarly, her father’s name is Mamud Sesay. Mamud passed away in 1988. Previously, his profession was to give legal Advice to Sierra Leone Produce Marketing Board.

During her childhood, she lived in France until the age of seven. Afterward, she along with her family went back to Sierra Leone. She grew up in a family with the Muslim faith. For her education, she attended Fourah Bay College in Sierra Leone.

Then, she moved to the UK for higher-level studies in 1992. Later, she enrolled at Trinity College, Cambridge where she studied English to pursue journalism. Prior, she also completed her A-levels in the UK.

Isha Sesay’s Career, Salary, Net worth

Isha Sesay is active in this journalism filed since 1998. After college, she began working on her journalism skills. Initially, she used to work with the camera. She researched for Kilroy, a BBC talk show. Then in the year 1998, she joined BBC Scotland and worked in the background for a while. Later, she became the TV announcer for the show, BBC Choice.

Thereafter, she gained the confidence to show her skills on the camera. Later, she worked for several other networks like TWI and CNN. In March 2002, Sky UK hired her. Over her three year tenure at SKY, she worked as an anchor of Good Morning Sports Fan for Sky Sports News. After this, she also anchored the ITN’s show, ITV Morning News.

She worked hard every day for better opportunities. Finally, in 2005, she got the opportunity to work for CNN International. As part of her job, she covered 2007’s Nigerian Presidential election campaign and launch of Global Elders in South Africa.

Furthermore, she worked as a host of International Desk in 2009 and presenter of BackStory in 2011. The next year in 2012, she became the anchor of the show, CNN NewsCenter. From 2011, she also contributed her work as a presenter for the show, Anderson Cooper 360°. For a while, she co-anchored HLN’s Evening Express in 2012.  Presently, she works as an anchor for the show, CNN Newsroom Live on CNN.

At this current moment, details about her salary and net worth are not disclosed.

Isha Sesay’s Rumors, Controversy

Isha Sesay is in the media industry for a long time. Although she has reported and hosted several hundreds of controversial news, she has been part of any major negative buzz in the public. It’s in her best interest to do her work as professionally as possible. Subsequently, this allows her to maintain her distance from any rumors or criticisms.

Isha Sesay’s Body Measurements

Isha Sesay has a fit-looking body. She has a height of 5 feet 3 inches. As of now, her weight is not known. Isha likes to maintain her body. Subsequently, she has a sexy body figure. While her hairs are black, her eyes are of brown color.

Social Media Profile

Isha Sesay is mainly active on Twitter and Instagram. Presently, she has over 236k followers on Twitter. Similarly, more than 10.7k of her fans follow her on Instagram.

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