Is Laura Kuenssberg Married? Know About Her Husband, Salary, And Controversy

Laura Kuenssberg

Who is Laura Kuenssberg?

Laura Kuenssberg is a Scottish journalist who works as a political editor for the BBC network. Additionally, Laura Kuenssberg is the first woman to hold the position of the political editor at BBC News, succeeding Nick Robinson from 2015.  Prior to working as a political editor, Laura worked as a chief political correspondent for BBC News, reporting for BBC One bulletins, Daily Politics and BBC News.

Who is Laura Kuenssberg?
Who is Laura Kuenssberg?
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Laura Kuenssberg was born as a Laura Juliet Kuenssberg on 8 August 1976 in Italy. Also, she is a married woman. Particularly, Kuenssberg is currently enjoying a blissful marital relationship with her husband, James Kelly. To know more about her bio, wiki, marital relationship, salary, net worth, and children, read the article until the end.

Laura Kuenssberg Parents and Education

laura kuenssberg Parents and education
Laura Kuenssberg parents, Sally and Nick
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Laura Kuenssberg was born to Nick and Sally Kuenssberg in Italy. Also, her father is a businessman and her mother worked in children’s services. Talking about her education, she is an alumnus of Laurel Bank School. Also, for her higher education, she studied history at the University of Edinburgh, followed by a journalism course at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

How Much Is Laura Kuenssberg Salary and Net Worth?

Laura who has been working as a political editor since 2015 has an estimated net worth over $500,000 which is entirely generated from her professional career. Additionally, the net worth calculation is on the basis of her yearly which is between £250,000-£254,999.

Laura Kuenssberg net worth

Laura Kuenssberg holds a net worth around $500,000
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As reported, Kuenssber is one of the highest-paid journalists of the network. In particular, the journalists working for the BBC network earn $46,083 as an annual average salary. Also, the details about her assets including house and cars are still behind the bars.

Husband: Married To James Kelly

The celebrity journalist, Laura Kuenssberg belongs to the married club. As of 2020, she is in a happy marital relationship with her husband, James Kelly. Her husband, James studies at Edenberg and later moved to the US to undertake studies at Harvard University.

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The couple now lives in East London together and have no kids. Although Miss Kuenssberg addresses politics on television on an almost daily basis, Mr. Kelly is very quiet about his private life and stays out of the eyes of the media. Apart from that, Laura’s husband, James works as a management consultant professional.


She has been accused of breaking electoral law by talking live on air about supposed outcomes of postal votes. Speaking to the BBC’s Politics Live Laura Kuenssberg claimed to have received tip-offs from those who had knowledge of the early votes cast in the general election, during a debate about bad weather affecting voter turnout. Additionally, she went on to explain what sources had told her about the outcome of already counted postal ballots.


Likewise, Laura helped arrange for Labor MP Stephen Doughty to officially announce his resignation on the Daily Politics show as shadow foreign minister in January 2016. The move prompted an official protest from the Communications Director of the Labor Party, Seumas Milne, which was dismissed by the BBC.

A 38-degree petition accused Laura of being biased against Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn after the local elections in 2016. This was eventually removed by 38 Degrees due to sexist and abusive comment on the Journalist.

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