Robert Peston: Biography Of American Journalist Including Net Worth

Robert Peston: Biography Of American Journalist Including Net Worth And Salary

Robert Peston is a journalist, presenter, and founder of the education charity Speakers for Schools. Moreover, he is a political editor of ITV News and had served as a host of the weekly political discussion show Peston. Peston has received the Harold Wincott Senior Financial Journalist of the Year Award (2005), the London Press Club’s Tip of the Year Award (2005), Granada Television’s What the Papers Say Award to Investigative Journalist of the Year (1994), and the Wincott Young Financial Journalist of the Year (1986).

His age is 59 years old as of 2020. He is best known as a Political Editor of ITV News, Former Economics Editor of BBC News. From a long professional career, he has gained a huge sum of money. So how much is his total net worth in 2020? Many of his admirers want to know about his personal life as well as his professional life. He is married to her husband, Sian Busby. Well, from the conjugal relationship, does the couple has any children so far.

Let’s dive into the topic and explore more about his personal life, net worth, career, age, height, salary, husband, kids and other amazing detail. Keep on reading the article to the end.

Robert Peston Biography: Parents, Siblings, & Education

Robert Peston was born as a Robert James Kenneth Peston on 25 April 1960 in the United Kingdom. Moreover, he belongs to British nationality and holds white racial ethnicity. Peston’s family background is Jewish and he is the son of the late Lord Peston, a father who is an economist, Labour life peer, and Helen Conroy, mother.

Robert Peston Biography
Robert Peston Biography, Instagram@ The Independent

As per education qualification, he went to attend Highgate Wood Secondary School, in Crouch End, North London. Also, he graduated from Balliol College, Oxford. Furthermore, he has not mentioned having any siblings so far.

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Personal Life of Robert Peston: Dating, Husband, & Children

Robert Peston was a married man. He tied the knot with his long time partner who turns out to be his wife, Sian Busby. Moreover, the duo met each other for more than a year before they decided to get married. The wedding ceremony was held with few close friends and family members in 1998. Matter of fact, Sian is the daughter of the Canadian actor, who has appeared in the Bibliography A Commonplace Killing, McNaughten (2009), and The Cruel Mother (2004).

Robert Peston with her wife
Robert Peston with her wife Sian Busby, Source: The Telegraph

As of now, Peston is single after the heartbreak of losing her wife to Lung Cancer. Furthermore, the 55-year-old’s wife of Sian Busby died due to lung cancer three years ago, after battling with a disease for five years despite she did not have a single puff of cigarettes in her life.

Sadly, Peston said to media:

‘The truth is, grief is a terrible, terrible, terrible, terrible, terrible, terrible, terrible thing. It’s taken me a f*** of a long time to develop strategies to try not to feel lonely. also, Robert added: ‘We never thought she was going to die. Because you can’t have a happy life if you think the person you love is going to die.

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As of now, he is busy in his professional career and living a blissful life. Also, the pair has welcomed two children who are son Simon Peston and Maximilian Peston.

How Much is Robert Peston Net Worth in 2020?

Robert Peston has a hefty amount of money and he holds $200 thousand as of 2020. Matter of fact, Peston won the Harold Wincott Senior Financial Journalist of the Award (2005). Also, he got the Political Studies Association awards in 2009. Moreover, the average income of the American presentation falls in between $56,000-$66,000.

Peston with a film crew at the 2016 Labour Party Conference
Peston with a film crew at the 2016 Labour Party Conference

Additionally, he has starred as a presenter in eight filmographies such as Peston, The Agenda, Peston on Sunday, The Great Chinese Crash, Quelle Catastrophe! France, The Great Euro Crash, etc.

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