Tanya Beckett Biography
Tanya Beckett is a UK banker turned broadcaster. She has served for the BBC for 15 years, presenting news and business programmes. She presents news and business news on BBC World News.
Tanya Beckett Age
Beckett is 55 years, he was born on 20 July 1966 in Maldon, Essex, England.
Tanya Beckett Height
Beckett’s height is 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Tanya Louise Education
Tanya graduated from Oxford University with a degree in Metallurgy and Materials Science and a fencing Blue.
Tanya Beckett Parents
Tanya was born to her father Brian Beckett in Maldon, Essex, England. Further information regarding her parents is available and it’s also not known if she has any siblings.
Tanya Beckett Husband
Beckett was married to Hon. Edward Charles d’Olier Gibson. The couple has three children. The pair first met at the university where they studied together and on 16 September 2001, they were wedded in a ceremony attended by close friends and family.
In the year 2013, Tanya’s husband allegedly assaulted Beckett at their farmhouse home in Lewknor near Watlington, Oxfordshire, during a discussion over their possible divorce.
Beckett called the police, who in trying to restrain d’Olier Gibson used pepper spray and struck him with a baton.
Having discovered a missing shotgun, he was eventually arrested and was charged with assaulting both Beckett and arresting officer PC Aaron Walker; he denied both charges and was convicted for his “sustained and drunken” attack on PC Walker, he was ordered to wear an electronic tag for two months and given a curfew. On release, d’Olier Gibson began divorce proceedings.
Tanya Beckett Children
Beckett has three sons called Edward Alexander Gibson born on 6 August 2002, and Greta Florence Hazeland born on 5 December 2005. Their third son is not known.
Tanya Beckett BBC
In June 1998, he joined BBC and works as the presenter of BBC World News’ World News Today: Business Edition. Also, he presented a variety of news and business programmes across the BBC including Business Breakfast, Breakfast News, Working Lunch as well as World Business Report.
In the year 2003 Tanya moved to the US, where she hosted live shows in New York and Washington, reporting on key events such as the 2004 presidential election as well as the Wall Street financial scandals.
She was also the New York-based presenter of World Business Report on BBC World News presenting from an office in Times Square but returned to London three years later. He began to present Talking Business on the BBC News Channel in June 2015. She also presented the TV version of Witness.
Before joining the BBC, Beckett previously served for CNBC Europe as a business as well as a political reporter. She has also served for various broadcasters including NBC Europe; CNBC Europe, where she presented The Moneywheel and FT Business Tonight; Sky News, as presenter of its live nightly business news programme; for CNN International, reporting from the London International Financial Futures Exchange; and for News Direct Radio 97.3 in London.
Tanya also presented a 30-minute chat show for NBC Europe with guests from the worlds of politics, show-business as well as the arts, including Chaim Herzog, Salman Rushdie, Ian Smith as well as a Eddie Izzard and also spent four years serving as an investment banker for Citibank in London and Commerzbank in Frankfurt, Germany.
Tanya Beckett Net Worth
Beckett has an estimated net worth of $5 million.