Riz Lateef Bio (Wiki) Verified By Editor

(Journalist, newsreader)

Riz Lateef is a British journalist, newsreader, and deputy news manager at the BBC. She is the principal presenter for the regional television news service for London, BBC London.

Relationship Facts of Riz Lateef

Riz Lateef is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Riz Lateef?

Riz Lateef is not married, which also points to the reality that she may be totally concerned about her professional career. She has not met the one she can make her husband yet.

Also, there is no information about her past relationship and boyfriend.

Who is Riz Lateef?

Riz Lateef is a British journalist, newsreader, and deputy news manager at the BBC.

Riz Lateef is the face of BBC London presenting the flagship 6:30 pm nightly TV news program.

She’s been named as one of London’s ‘1000 most influential people by the Evening Standard.

Who are the parents of Riz Lateef?

Lateef was born on September 25, 1979, in London, UK. Her current age is 42. She holds an English nationality and her ancestry is British.

There is no information about her father and mother. She lives in London along with her family.

Education, School/College University

She joined the management school at Cranfield for the first time. Later she followed Westminster University where she graduated with her MBA. 

Riz Lateef: Professional Life, Career

As a reporter and occasional newsreader, she joined BBC London in 2004. Following Emily Maitlis ‘ transfer to appear on BBC News 24 in March 2006, She got appointed to show on BBC One the flagship program BBC London News at 6.30 pm.

Riz was also the primary anchor for the BBC London News Podcast, submitted as a trial by BBC. She previously cast on BBC Breakfast and provided North East & Cumbria county news for the BBC.

Also in 2003 and 2004, Lateef was a guest speaker on the BBC One Holiday Program. Also on BBC News 24, she submitted aid changes in 2006. She is one of BBC One and BBC News Channel’s major aid shows for BBC Weekend News.

She has taken many major politicians to task including Tony Blair and David Cameron. Riz led the coverage of the 2008 London mayoral elections separating spin from reality in interviews with Ken Livingstone and Boris Johnson.

Also, she presents the national 8 pm bulletin on BBC One and hosted the BBC One show’ The Olympic Torch Comes To London’ with Matthew Pinsent.

Other than this, she has also featured in ‘Eastenders’ and appeared alongside Dawn French in the comedy ‘Wild Wild West.

Awards and Nomination

Lateef won Media Professional at the Asian Women of Achievement Awards in the year 2009. Moreover, she’s been named as one of London’s ‘1000 most influential people by the Evening Standard.

Riz Lateef
Caption: Riz Lateef attending award Function ( Bio Gossip )

How much is the net worth of Riz Lateef?

BBC journalists earn around $47,000(approx.) and her salary might be around that figure. Moreover, she has an estimated net worth of $100k-$1 million as of 2023. Her primary source of income is journalism.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Riz Lateef has an average height of 5 feet 4 inches. However, her weight remains unknown. Similarly, she has brown eyes with brown hair color.

Social Media

Lateef doesn’t seem to be active on social media like Instagram and Facebook. However, she has 15.5k followers on Twitter.

Also, read Joe O’BrienJoe O’Brien, and Maggie Haberman.

Photos of Riz Lateef