Susanna Reid is a renowned English journalist and TV show presenter, notable for being one of the hosts of the popular Good Morning Britain. The amazing media personality has equally hosted other popular shows including Sunday Morning Live and BBC Breakfast. Susanna garnered a lot of attention through her appearance in the eleventh edition of the reality TV dance competition Strictly Come Dancing in 2013. Although she didn’t win the competition, she was a runner-up along with her partner Kevin Clifton. Learn more about the amazing TV star below.
Susanna Reid’s Bio
The gorgeous journalist was born as Susanna Victoria Reid on the 10th day of December 1970 in Croydon neighborhood of Surrey County in England. She was born into a middle-class British family and is the last child of Barry Reid and his wife Sue Smith. Susanna has two other sisters and their parents separated when she was nine years old. Her mother worked as a nurse while her father, Barry served as a management consultant.
While growing up, she completed her basic education at Croham Hurst School in 1981. After which she enrolled at Croydon High School and eventually finished up at St Paul’s Girls’ School in 1989.
Soon after she left high school, Susanna went on to obtain her bachelor’s degree in law and philosophy at the University of Bristol in 1992. She studied further and got a certificate in broadcast journalism from the Cardiff School of Journalism. As a teenager, Susanna appeared in Broadway productions such as The Price along with Harriet Walter in 1985 and Spider’s Web alongside Shirley Anne Field in 1982.
Susanna Reid made her first touch in the world of journalism when she joined BBC Radio in Bristol. After a while, she was hired as a reporter for Radio 5 Live. Due to her wonderful performances, she was soon promoted to the position of a producer at Radio 5. A few months passed, Susanna joined the BBC News 24 where she worked as a correspondent for two years.
Acquainted with the modus operandi of BBC Network, she quickly rose through the ranks to become a presenter on the network. In 1998, she joined the Breakfast News show where she served as an anchor and in 2003, Susanna started hosting the BBC Breakfast show alongside Bill Turnbull. She remained on the show for eleven years until her exit in 2014. She was replaced by Siam Williams while she went on to host another show Sunday Morning Live.
Additionally, the journalist has equally hosted a couple of other shows on the BBC network including The Andrew Marr Show, the Live Coverage of Oscars, and New Year Live show, among others. Following her top-notch work ethics, Susanna was recruited by ITV to serve as a host of their breakfast show Good Morning Britain in 2014. She has been one of the main hosts of the show to date along with Piers Morgan and Ben Shephard.
Net Worth: How Much is Susanna Reid Worth?
Susanna Reid has accumulated a huge amount of money for herself and is currently enjoying a lavish lifestyle. Being a popular TV personality, she is undoubtedly receiving quite a substantial amount as her salary. Meanwhile, Susanna has been getting a paycheck of one million Euro from ITV every year. She also earns from her career at BBC and other shows. While her exact net worth is not known at the moment, some online sources have estimated it to be around $3 million.
Is She in a Relationship, Who is Her Partner or Husband and does She have Children?
The media personality was previously in a relationship with a fellow journalist named Dominic Cotton. Dominic is British journalist as well as the communications director for the charity group called UK Youth. He has worked with several news agencies including Football Focus, Sky Sports, BBC, and ITV.
The duo met each other several years ago while working for the BBC Breakfast show. At the time, Suzanna was the anchor of the show while Dominic worked as the sports correspondent for the show. Seeing their on-screen chemistry, the amazing couple decided to start a relationship. They were together for sixteen years; nevertheless, they never made it down the aisle. Their relationship ended in 2014 due to irreconcilable differences as they went their separate ways. Together, they have three sons namely – Sam, Finn, and Jack Cotton. There are no much details regarding their children, however, it is already known that they are currently in their teens.
Soon after their separation, Susanna Reid and Cotton continued staying together in their abode in Balham, South London. While Dominic is still active in the love game, Susanna also fell in love with Crystal Palace Chairman named Steve Parish. Their relationship saw the light of the day in November 2018. The pair has been enjoying a blissful relationship despite the differences in their age.