James Coomarasamy Biography
James Coomarasamy is a skilled British journalist currently working at BBC as a Newshour presenter who can be heard on our RADIO IQ and RADIO IQ With BBC Service services. Additionally, he worked as a BBC correspondent in Washington before taking over as host of Newshour.
James Coomarasamy Age
How old is Coomarasamy? He is around 50 years old as of 2023. His age is currently not available, research is ongoing will update it as soon as it is available.
James Coomarasamy Education
He enrolled at Christ’s Hospital School, an independent boys’ school near Horsham, West Sussex, before going on to the University of Cambridge, where he studied modern and medieval languages.
James Coomarasamy Height|Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
James Coomarasamy Family
He was born in London, the United Kingdom, however, he has not revealed information regarding his family members.
James Coomarasamy Wife
Coomarasamy is happily married to Nanette van der Laan. The couple is blessed with two children: Maya Coomarasamy and Finn Coomarasamy.
James Coomarasamy Children
Coomarasamy Nanette van der Laan are blessed with two children: Maya Coomarasamy and Finn Coomarasamy.
James Coomarasamy career
Prior to taking over as a host of Newshour, James worked as a BBC correspondent in Washington. He’s also covered stories from Moscow, Paris, and Warsaw. James went to Cambridge University. Coomarasamy spent a year presenting the now-defunct program Europe Today before joining Newshour in 2010. Prior to becoming a presenter (announcer), he worked as a BBC correspondent in Warsaw, Paris, and Washington, D.C.
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James Coomarasamy Salary|Net Worth
He has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.
James Coomarasamy‘s Social Media Platforms
He is very active on social media platforms and has over 7.5k followers on Twitter, 500 followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.