Rageh Omaar Biography
Rageh Omaar is a Somali-born British journalist and writer from Mogadishu, the Somali Republic best known for presenting ITV’s current affairs program On Assignment. He is also an ITV’s International Affairs Editor, responsible for covering major news stories across the world. Rageh has been part of the ITV News family since January of 2013. Previously, he was Senior Foreign Correspondent for the BBC.
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- Full Name:Rageh Omaar
- Gender: Male
- Age: 54 Years Old
- Birth Date: 1967 July 19th
- Place Of Birth: Mogadishu, Somali Republic
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer.
- Salary: 86 K to $ 189 K
- Net Worth: $1 Million
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife: Georgiana Rose
- Height: 5 feet 9 inches (1.8 meters)
- Children: Three
- Mother’s Name: Sahra Omaa
- Father’s Name: Abdullahi
- Profession: Reporter/anchor
Rageh Omaar Age, Birthday
He is 54 years old though he will be turning 55 years in July 19th, 2022. Rageh was born in Mogadishu, Somali Republic on 1967 July 19th. Accordingly, he blows off his birthday candles on July 19th and his zodiac sign is Cancer.
Rageh Omaar Wife
He is happily married to her significant other, Georgiana Rose “Nina” Montgomery-Cuninghame, the daughter of Sir John Montgomery-Cuninghame of Corsehill. The pair are the proud parents of three children, Loula, 16, Sami, 15, and Zachary, 11. Rageh and her wife together with their children reside in Chiswick, West London.
Rageh Omaar Education
Omaar is a very educated man. He graduated from the Dragon School, Oxford, and Cheltenham College in Gloucestershire. Then he went on and studied Modern History at New College, Oxford where he earned a degree in 1990.
Rageh Omaar Parents, Siblings
Omaar was born from a prominent family that hails from the Sa’ad Musa sub-division of the Habr Awal Isaaq clan. He is a Muslim and his family is originally from Hargeisa. Rageh is the son of Abdullahi and his wife Sahra Omaa. His dad was an accountant who became a businessman, founder of the country’s first independent newspaper, a representative of Massey Ferguson tractors, and was responsible for introducing Coca-Cola to Somalia though he passed away in father died in 2009 aged 79 years old. Rageh has several siblings and his elder brother, Mohamed Abdullahi Omaar, was a former Foreign Minister of Somalia.
Rageh Omaar Height and Weight
Omaar has an estimated height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs around 77 kg.
Rageh Omaar Nationality/Ethnicity
Omar’s Nationality is American and holds unknown Ethnicity.
Rageh Omaar Wikipedia
Omaar presents ITV’s current affairs program On Assignment and the channel’s flagship News at Ten programs. He is also an ITV’s International Affairs Editor, responsible for covering major news stories across the world. As a leading international news presenter, he has covered some of the highest-profile global events for fifteen years. previously, Rageh was Senior Foreign Correspondent for the BBC, where he reported the second Gulf War from Baghdad, prior to leaving to report and present for Al Jazeera.
Rageh has earned numerous international awards such as a Peabody Award for his reports for the BBC from Darfur and a BAFTA for the BBC’s coverage of the invasion of Afghanistan in which he was the only western TV journalist to cover from inside Taliban-held Kabul.
Rageh has traveled across and covered regions throughout the world, from the Balkans to South Asia, but in particular, he has extensive knowledge and experience of Africa and the Middle East where he has lived and worked. He has also made multiple documentaries including the BBC’s landmark series “The Life of Muhammad”. Omar has written two books; ‘Only Half of Me’, growing up as a British Muslim, and ‘Revolution Day’ on the invasion of Iraq.
Rageh Omaar Salary
Omaar holds an estimated salary of around $ 86 K to $ 189 K