Laura Kuenssberg Bio


Laura Kuenssberg is a British journalist and is one of the correspondents in BBC. Laura is married to James Kelly.

Relationship Statistics of Laura Kuenssberg

What is Laura Kuenssberg marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
How many children does Laura Kuenssberg have ? (name):None
Is Laura Kuenssberg having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Laura Kuenssberg lesbian ?: No
Who is Laura Kuenssberg husband ? (name):James Kelly

More about the relationship

Laura Kuenssberg is currently happily married to James Kelly. Their wedding was held in London. Her husband James is a management consultant. He studied at Harvard and Edinburgh.

Laura and her husband James reside in East London. The couple do not have any children.

Who is Laura Kuenssberg?

Laura Kuenssberg is an award-winning British journalist famous as a first lady political editor in BBC News.

Age, Parents, Siblings

Laura Kuenssberg was born as Laura Juliet Kuenssberg in Italy in 1976, to German heritage.

She is the daughter of Nick Kuenssberg (father) and Sally Kuenssberg (mother). She grew up in Glasgow and has two siblings; Joanna and David Kuenssberg.

Her elder sister Joanna is the High Commissioner of the UK to Mozambique

Her father is a businessman and she belongs to a well off family. Her grandparents were the founder of the Royal College of General Practitioners. The name of her paternal grandfather is Dr. Ekkehard von Kuenssberg.

Her maternal grandfather Lord Roberton was a High Court judge.

Laura Kuenssberg: Education

She was enrolled in Laurel Park School which is an independent girl’s school. Laura then joined the University of Edinburgh where she studied history.

She later graduated from University in Washington, D.C where she did a journalism course. She worked in one of the NBC News political programs during her time there.

Laura Kuenssberg: Professional Career

Laura migrated to Britain after the completion of her education in the US. Initially, she enrolled in a local radio and cable television in Glasgow.

She joined BBC North East and Cumbria in March 2000. Moreover, Laura became a chief political correspondent for BBC News. During her time, there, she worked on numerous projects including ‘BBC One bulletins’, ‘Daily Politics’ and ‘BBC News’.

She took the new role of business editor in September 2011 for ‘ITV News’. Her role for ‘News at Ten’ was as co-newscaster. She announced on 12 November 2013, that she will be leaving ‘ITV News’.

Laura again returned to BBC News as chief correspondent for ‘News Night’ on in February 2014.

She became the first woman to hold the post of BBC’s political editor.

She recently interviewed Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Jeremy Hunt.


Laura was awarded Broadcaster of the Year by the Political Studies Association in November 2016.

She also received the Journalist of the Year Award in December 2016 at the British Journalism Awards.

Laura Kuenssberg: Net Worth, Income

Laura is ruling the media world. Laura has a salary of 200k-250k pounds per year on the BBC which is $260k-326k. Her net worth is around $1.5 million.

Laura Kuenssberg: Controversies/Scandal

Kuenssberg was booed by the Labour party members while interviewing the party’s leader Jeremy Corbyn in June 2016. Laura was also involved in a controversy in early 2017 when the report that she prepared was said to have broken the broadcaster’s impartiality and accuracy guidelines. A petition was also started to sack her from the BBC Network which did not succeed.

Laura has been involved in numerous controversies in her career. She was involved in a controversy during early 2016 when a petition was started that accused Laura of being biased against the Labour Party and its leader. The petition was later withdrawn.

Body Stats

Laura Kuenssberg is a blonde with light eyes. There is no information about his height, weight.

Social Media

Laura Kuenssberg has more than 11.9k followers on Facebook and she over 1.03 million followers on Twitter.

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