Who is Robert Peston?
Robert Peston born Robert James Kenneth Peston is a renowned British journalist and a media personality, currently working as Political Editor of ITV News and host of the weekly political discussion show ‘Peston’. He has been part of the ITV News family since January 2016. Previously, Robert worked as the Business Editor for BBC News.
Robert Peston Wife
Peston is now in a romantic relationship with Evening Standard diary editor, Charlotte Edwardes. He was previously married to a British-Canadian writer Siân Busby in 1998. Robert and her late wife, Busby had known each other since their teenage years and only rekindled their relationship following her friend, Peston’s sister Juliet, who was hospitalized after a car crash. Her wife Busby passed away in September 2012, at the age of 51, of lung cancer. The pair shared a son named Maximilian. Her wife also had a son named Simon Peston from a previous marriage. Peston currently resides in the Muswell Hill area of London.
Robert Peston Education
For his educational background, Robert attended Highgate Wood Secondary School in London. Then he proceeded and graduated with a second-class degree in philosophy, economics, and politics from Balliol College, Oxford, and then studied at the Université libre de Bruxelles.
Robert Peston Parents, Siblings
He was born and grew up in London, United Kingdom to his loving parents. Robert is the son of the late Lord Peston (dad), a labor peer and economist, and his wife Helen Conroy (mom) from a Jewish family. He has a sister Juliet Peston.
Robert Peston Height and Weight
Peston has an approximate height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 87 kg.
Robert Peston Nationality/Ethnicity
Mr. Robert’s citizenship is British and his ethnicity is Jewish.
Robert Peston Wikipedia
Peston works as the Political Editor of ITV News and host of the weekly political discussion show ‘Peston’. From February 2006 until March 2014 he worked as the Business Editor for BBC News and as Economics Editor from March 2014 to November 2015.
Robert is also the founder of the education charity Speakers for Schools. He has earned numerous awards for his journalism and has written several books, such as The Economic Price of Having it All and the Route to Lasting Prosperity and WTF? How Do We Fix This Mess? which presents an analysis of British politics, economics, and the underlying forces leading to Brexit.
Robert will be serving on new projects with the Centre and advising on the communication of its academic research through the Centre’s Westminster Bridge initiative.
Robert Peston Salary
Peston has an estimated annual salary of $ 124 k to $ 260 k.
Robert Peston’s Net Worth
Peston has an approximated net worth of around $ 780 k and above. Nevertheless, his career as a Political Editor of ITV News is his main source of income.
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