Tanya Beckett Biography
Tanya Louise Beckett is an English media personality serving as the presenter of BBC World News’ World News Today: Business Edition. She previously served as a business and political reporter for CNBC Europe and also presented business news for NBC Europe and CNBC Europe, Sky News and CNN International.
Tanya Beckett Age
Tanya was born on 20 July 1966 in Maldon, Essex, England.
Tanya Beckett Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Tanya Beckett Nationality
She is British.
Tanya Beckett Education
Beckett attended the independent Redland High School for Girls in Bristol, England, followed by Pembroke College, Oxford, where she gained a degree in metallurgy and materials science and a Blue in fencing.
Tanya Beckett Parents
Tanya is the daughter of Brian Beckett. No further information regarding her parents is available and it’s also not known if she has any siblings.
Tanya Beckett Husband
Beckett was married to Hon. Edward Charles d’Olier Gibson, a former city financier, and business journalist. The duo first met at the university where they studied together and on 16 September 2001, they exchanged their marriage vows in a ceremony attended by close friends and family.
Tanya Beckett Divorce
In 2013, Tanya’s husband allegedly assaulted Beckett at their farmhouse home in Lewknor near Watlington, Oxfordshire, during a discussion over their possible divorce. Beckett called the police, who in trying to restrain d’Olier Gibson used pepper spray and struck him with a baton. Having discovered a missing shotgun, he was eventually arrested and was charged with assaulting both Beckett and arresting officer PC Aaron Walker; he denied both charges and was convicted for his “sustained and drunken” attack on PC Walker, he was ordered to wear an electronic tag for two months and given a curfew. On release, d’Olier Gibson started divorce proceedings.
Is Tanya Beckett Married
Tanya has kept her marital status off the public eye and it’s not known if she is currently dating after divorcing her ex-husband.
Tanya Beckett Children
Beckett and her ex-husband have three sons together, Edward Alexander Gibson born on 6th August 2002, and Greta Florence Hazeland born on 5th December 2005. The identity of their third son is however not revealed.
Tanya Beckett BBC News
Beckett joined BBC In June 1998 and serves as the presenter of BBC World News’ World News Today: Business Edition. She has also presented a variety of news and business programmes across the BBC including Business Breakfast, Breakfast News, Working Lunch and World Business Report.
In 2003 Tanya moved to the US, where she hosted live shows in New York and Washington, reporting on key events such as the 2004 presidential election and the Wall Street financial scandals. She was also the New York-based presenter of World Business Report on BBC World News presenting from an office in Times Square but returned to London three years later. In June 2015 started to present Talking Business on the BBC News Channel. She also presented the TV version of Witness.
Prior to joining the BBC, Beckett previously worked for CNBC Europe as a business and political reporter. She has also worked for various broadcasters including NBC Europe; CNBC Europe, where she presented The Moneywheel and FT Business Tonight; Sky News, as presenter of its live nightly business news programme; for CNN International, reporting from the London International Financial Futures Exchange; and for News Direct Radio 97.3 in London. Tanya also presented a 30-minute chat show for NBC Europe with guests from the worlds of politics, show-business and the arts, including Chaim Herzog, Salman Rushdie, Ian Smith and Eddie Izzard and also spent four years working as an investment banker for Citibank in London and Commerzbank in Frankfurt, Germany.
Tanya Beckett Salary
Her annual average salary is not known.
Tanya Beckett Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $5 million.