James Menendez Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Kids, BBC, Net Worth

James Menendez

James Menendez Biography

James Menendez is a media personality serving as chief presenter on BBC News since April 2019. Previously, he was a presenter for BBC World and BBC World Service.

James Menendez Age

His age is unknown. He hasn’t also revealed when and where he was born.

James Menendez Height

He is tall in st ature however his height is undisclosed.


James Menendez Nationality

Menendez is a British national.

James Menendez Education

In 1995, he graduated with Master of Arts in Modern Languages (Spanish and Portuguese) from the University of Oxford.

James Menendez Parents and Siblings

There is no information about his parents and siblings. Therefore it is not known whether he has siblings or not.

James Menendez Wife and Kids

Menendez is very private about his personal life. Therefore it is not known whether he is married, single or in a relationship.

He hasn’t also mentioned whether he has children or not.

James Menendez BBC

Menendez joined the BBC as a trainee reporter in 1995. From 1998 he spent a couple of years producing and editing programmes. In 2001 he became a roving field producer travelling to Pakistan, Afghanistan, the Middle East and Iraq. He then became a reporter for the BBC World Service before becoming the BBC Correspondent in Venezuela.

In 2004, Menendez moved back to London, as an occasional presenter on Newshour and The World Today. He became one of the main presenters of World Briefing in 2007 before becoming a main presenter on Newshour. In addition to presenting the programme, Menendez reports for Newshour from around the world. On 13 April 2015, he started presenting World News Today on BBC Four and BBC World News.

In 2017, an interview he was conducting on BBC World News with Robert Kelly went viral after the interviewees children busted in and started dancing.

James Menendez Salary

He earns an average salary ranging between $40,000 to $110,500 per year.

James Menendez Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 million to $5 million.

James Menendez Social Media Accounts


Menendez does not have an Instagram account.



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