James Mates

Who is James Mates? ITV News Presenter, Bio-Wiki, Age, Birthday, Parents, Wife, Nationality, Net Worth, Wikipedia

James Mates Biography

James Mates is an English Journalist, Newsreader, and media personality, currently working as a Senior Correspondent and Newscaster with ITV News. He also works as Europe Editor. James has been part of ITV News since 1983. Previously, James worked as a correspondent in Moscow, Tokyo, and Washington.

Here is all you need to know about James Mates Bio-Wiki, Age, Birthdays, Net Worth, Nationality, Wikipedia, Family, Parents, Siblings, Instagram, and Twitter.

  • Full Name: James Mates
  • Gender: Male
  • Age:60 Years Old
  • Birth Date: 1961 August 11th.
  • Place Of Birth: United Kingdom
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Salary: $ 77 K to $ 185K.
  • Net Worth: $1 Million
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Fiona
  • Height: 5 feet 10 inches (1.9 meters)
  • Children: Leo, Flora, and Charlie
  • Mother’s Name: Not known
  • Father’s Name: Michael Mates
  • Profession: Reporter/anchor

James Mates Age, Birthday 

He is 60 years old though he will be turning 61 years on August of 2022. James was born in London, England, the UK on 1961 August 11th. Thus, his next birthday is on August 11th, 2022 and his zodiac sign is Leo.

James Mates Wife

Mates is happily married to his significant other, Fiona. The beautiful pair got married in 1991(31 years) and they are the proud parents of three non-bridge-playing children, Leo, Flora, and Charlie. He resides in London with his better half, Fiona, and three children.

James Mates Education

Mates is a very learned Man. He studied at Marlborough College, an independent school in the market town of Marlborough in Wiltshire. Then he left Marlborough at the age of 16 to sit A-levels at Farnham College in Farnham in Surrey and then he proceeded to study at the University of Leeds from which he graduated, in 1983, earning a degree in International History and Politics.

James Mates’ Parents, Siblings

He was born and grew up with his folks in London, England, the UK. James is the son of Conservative Party MP Michael Mates. Unlike other celebrities, he hasn’t revealed any details associated with his parents, siblings, and childhood.

James Mates Height and Weight

The News presenter at ITV has an estimated height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 82 kg.

James Mates Nationality/Ethnicity

Mates is in the United Kingdom by birth and he holds white Ethnicity.

James Mates Wikipedia

He currently works as a Senior Correspondent and Newscaster with ITV News. He has spent 27 years as a reporter with ITV. James also works as Europe Editor in which he reports and adds analysis to the most significant stories and complex events taking place in Europe. Previously, James worked as a correspondent in Tokyo, Moscow, and Washington.

Mates joined ITN in 1983 as an editorial trainee, moving over to the ITN newsroom operating on ITV’s news, prior to becoming a correspondent in 1986. His first appointment became a globe-trotting reporter, reporting the Zeebrugge disaster of 1987, he stayed there for around 2 months to oversee the capsized ferry being risen. Straight after that, Mates was sent back to London to report on the 1987 British General Election – the first of two election programs he was on from 1987 to 1997.

In 1989, ITN made their 1st regular breakfast television program – the ill-fated Channel 4 Daily, and the program became popular for presenting their programs individually from across the world – and James became ITN Tokyo Correspondent. While reporting and reading the news for Channel 4 Daily, he also covered ITV news bulletins. After that, he had a brief time as a North of England Correspondent. Also in 1991, he left Tokyo for the collapsing USSR and became Moscow Correspondent. During that time, he brought the Russian country ending its 5 generations of Communism. He ended his Moscow posting to become a Diplomatic Correspondent. He was there for three years 1993 to 1996.

James Mates Awards

While reporting around the world for ITN – Independent Television News – he earned many awards for his exclusive reports. 1997 he was promoted as a Washington Correspondent for five years covering such stories as the American terrorist attacks, America celebrating the Millennium, and George W. Bush’s 1st election victory. In 2002, he returned to London to read the news again on ITV News bulletins and became a Senior Correspondent. His role was reporting on a wide issue of stories such as the 2005 ban on fox hunting and England winning the Rugby World Cup.

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