51-year-old Sophie Jane Raworth came into this world on May 15, 1968. She stands 1,75 meters tall. Raworth is a senior newsreader presenting the BBC News at Six and BBC News at ten. She also presents state occasions Raworth became the new presenter of Watchdog, a consumer affairs program in 2015. She began hosting for Crimewatch on BBC One in 2016.
Sophie Raworth Family Details
Raworth was born in Redhill, Surrey, England. Her father, Richard Raworth, is a businessman and her mother, Jenny, a florist. She also has a sister named Kate. She spend her childhood in the suburban area of Twickenham in southwest London.
Sophie Raworth Education Details
She attended Putney High School, an independent all-girls school, and later the day school St. Paul’s Girls’ School. She studied German and French at the University of Manchester. Raworth spent a year in Toulouse, France, teaching teenagers English.
Returning to England, she attended City, University of London, and took a postgraduate course in journalism and broadcasting. During the summers, Raworth packed boxes of chocolate sardines at a warehouse near her parents’ home.
When she appeared in Series 13 of the BBC genealogy documentary “Who Do You Think You Are?” She found out that her five times great-grandfather, Abraham Crowder, was a head gardener. He worked at Cusworth Hall in Doncaster and grew pineapples to sell.
Sophie Raworth Career Details
- Raworth’s career began in 1992 when she became a news reporter on “BBC Radio Manchester.” In 1994 she was the BBC Regions correspondent in Brussels, Belgium. In 1998 she started working on the BBC regional news service “BBC Look North” in Leeds.
- In 1997 she had the chance to get on national television with the BBC One show “Breakfast News.” Raworth became one of the shows main presenters between 2000 and 2002.
- Between 1999 and 2000, she presented on the BBC television series “Tomorrow’s World,” focusing on developments in technology and science. Raworth was also featured in entertainment programs like “Judgmental” and “Dream Lives.”
- 2003 saw her presenting the “BBC Six O’Clock News” with George Alagiah. Raworth also appeared on the BBC makeover reality show “What Not to Wear” in 2004. She got a complete makeover on the show.
- Raworth was with the six o’clock news until 2005. Then she went on maternity leave and resumed her career as the main presenter on “BBC News at One” in 2006. The same year she was part of the TV coverage for “Children’s Party at the Palace.”
- In 2008 she took a hiatus with her third pregnancy. Raworth resumed her career with the “Bank Holiday” edition of the “BBC News at One,” “BBC News at Ten,” and “BBC News at Six.”
- Since 2009 Raworth has been the main relief presenter on “BBC News at Six” and a regular presenter on “BBC News at Ten.” She has also presented many BBC specials and played a cameo role in the British TV sitcom “My Hero.”
- Also, in 2009 she presented the BBC program “The Trouble With Women” with Justin Rowlatt. Raworth was also one of the main presenters of “Crimewatch” co-presenting with Rav Wilding.
- In 2012 she presented the BBC program “Watchdog Daily.”
- In 2013 she made a cameo appearance as herself in the blockbuster action-thriller “A Good Day to Die Hard,” starring Bruce Willis.
- The same year she received the award of Doctor of Arts honoris causa from the City, University of London.
- In 2016 Raworth took over as the temporary main anchor for “Crimewatch” and presented the first three shows.
- In 2018 she presented the documentary “RAF 100: Into the Blue”, celebrating the Royal Air Force’s 100 anniversary. In the documentary, she traced the story of her grandfather, Captain Edwin Raworth.
Sophie Raworth Net Worth
Her net worth is estimated at $7 million.
Sophie Raworth Dating History And Marriage Details
Raworth was in a relationship with Richard Winter, who is a property company director. He proposed to her on her birthday, and they got married on December 13, 2003, in London, England. The couple have three children, two daughters Georgia and Ella Rose, and a son named Oliver. The family lives in London.
Besides working and enjoying her family, Raworth is an avid runner. In 2008 she participated in the “Great North Run” and 2011 in the “London Marathon”.
By 2017 she had completed all six World Marathon Majors. Raworth has also completed the 251km ultramarathon, the Marathon Des Sables, which is held every year in Morocco in the Sahara Desert.