Shini Somara Biography
Shini Somara is a British mechanical engineer, media broadcaster, producer, and author who is famous for presenting TechKnow on Al Jazeera America. She is also well known for reporting for various BBC shows including The Health Show. Somara has also hosted two educational series of physics and engineering videos on the Crash Course YouTube channel for PBS Digital Studios. Furthermore, she has been a presenter on BBC America, Sky Atlantic, BBC1, BBC2, and PBS.
Born and raised in London, she attended Henrietta Barnett School. Later on, she began her mechanical engineering career at Brunel University London, completing a Bachelor of Engineering. After this, Somara moved to an engineering doctorate which she was awarded in 2003 for her doctoral thesis, Dynamic Thermal Modelling Using CFD.
On the other hand, her broadcasting career began in 2011 when she presented on the BBC’s The Health Show, covering developments in global health. Months later in the same year, she began hosting No Kitchen Required which aired in 2012 on BBC America. The show chronicled three professional chefs immersing themselves in alternative cultures with tribes and attempting to cook using unfamiliar tribal methods.
In 2013, she started working on the Al Jazeera America talk show TechKnow. Between 2014 and late 2016, she worked on several BBC Productions, including Tomorrow’s Food, Battle of Jutland, and Secrets of Orkney with Neil Oliver. Recently, she was a reporter on the scientific program Razor on CGTN. In January 2021, she was a regular commentator on Science Channel’s Engineering Catastrophes.
Shini Somara Age
How old is Somara? Somara is 42 years old as of 2022. She was born on July 30, 1979, in London, United Kingdom. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on July 30 every year and her zodiac sign is Leo.
Shini Somara Height
Somara stands at an average height of 5 feet 11 inches and is of moderate weight. She has dark brown eyes and dark hair. Unfortunately, her exact weight and other body measurements are not known and will be updated.
Shini Somara Family
Somara is the eldest of three daughters of a Sri Lanka-born mechanical engineer and his wife. Her father runs a mechanical engineering consultancy for building services. However, detailed information about his parents and siblings is currently not available and will be updated soon.
Shini Somara Husband
Somara is a very conservative person who prefers keeping her personal life away from the limelight. For this, not much is known about her relationship status.
Shini Somara Net Worth
Somara has an estimated net worth of $4 Million. Her income is attributed to her career as a mechanical engineer.