Justin Webb Biography
Justin Webb is a British journalist who has reported for the BBC since 1984. He is a former editor of BBC North America and the main co-host of the program for BBC One’s Breakfast News. Since August 2009, Webb has co-presented the Today program on BBC Radio 4, and he also writes regularly for the Radio Times.
He attended Sidcot School. Later on, he attended and graduated from the London School of Economics. Webb was the publisher of a school newspaper called “The Beaver.”
In 1984, when he joined the BBC as a graduate trainee, Webb started working for BBC Radio Ulster in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He worked as a reporter for BBC Radio 4 Today, before becoming a foreign affairs correspondent based in London and covering news around the world. Among others, Webb wrote about the Gulf War and the war in Bosnia, the fall of the Soviet Union, and the first democratic elections in South Africa.
Webb was a London-based BBC News presenter and lead presenter of BBC One’s Breakfast News from 1992 to 1997. He also hosted BBC One and Six O’Clock News and hosted The World Tonight on BBC Radio 4 from 1997 to 1998. Justin served as a BBC Europe correspondent based in Brussels for three years, starting in 1998.
During that time, he discussed the policies surrounding Britain’s decision to join the single currency, the work of the European Commission and Parliament, and the enlargement of the European Union.
Justin Webb Age
How old is Justin Webb? Webb is 63 years old as of 2023. He was born Justin Oliver Webb on January 3, 1961, in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. However, he was raised in Bath, the largest city in Somerset. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on the 3rd of January every year.
Justin Webb Parents and Siblings
Webb was born to Peter Woods, a former reporter with the Daily Mirror and BBC newsreader, and Gloria Crocombe, the then secretary at the Daily Mirror. Gloria was a divorced woman before meeting Woods.
Gloria and Woods divorced and Webb fell under the custody of his mother. He took his stepfather’s name when his mother remarried in 1964. Justin’s mother died in 2008 and Webbs inherited her home in Bath, Somerset. However, Webb has not mentioned any details regarding his siblings in the limelight. We promise to keep you posted as soon as the details are available.
Justin Webb Wife
Justin is a married man. He is married to his wife, Sarah Gordon, in the early 2000s. Together the couple is blessed with three children, they moved to the United States, and later, in August 2009 they returned to Britain and began living in Camberwell, South London.
Justin and Sarah have three children together: Martha, Sam, and Clara. They moved to the United States after the couple got married.
Moreover, their son, Sam, fell ill and was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Being in the United States, Webb’s son has been treated by the best health experts.
Justin Webb’s Height
Webb stands at a height of 170 cm or 5 Feet, 6.9 Inches, and weighs 70 kg or 154.3 Pounds.
Justin Webb Net Worth
Webb has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million. His income is mainly attributed to his successful career as a journalist.
Justin Webb Salary
Webb receives an estimated annual salary ranging from $45,500 – $110,500.