• Katty Kay is a British journalist and writer, born in 196•
• She pursued a career in journalism after studying modern languages at St. Hilda's College, Oxford.
• She is the co-host of the "BBC World News" program, a correspondent for "BBC World News America", and has appeared in the National Geographic channel's "Mars" series.
• She is married to fellow journalist Tom Carver and they have four children.
• Her net worth is estimated to be over $500,000.

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SpouseTom Carver
FactStudied modern languages at the University of Oxford and, as a result, speaks fluent French and Italian. After graduation, briefly worked for the Bank of England.

Where is Katty Kay (BBC) now? Wiki Bio

Katty Kay was born in Wallingford, Berkshire, England, on 14 November 1964, so under the zodiac sign of Scorpio and holding British nationality – she is a journalist and a writer who rose to prominence after she started to work for the BBC network.

Early life and education

Katty spent her early years moving around, as her father worked as a diplomat for the UK, which is why her family moved a lot, and why she spent some time living in the Middle East. It appears that Katty doesn’t have any siblings, as she hasn’t talked about them.

Motivated by her father and the news that they would watch together on TV, Katty started dreaming about becoming a journalist, and reporting the news from all around the world. She dedicated her life to making this dream come true, and after she matriculated from a local high school in Blewbury, she enrolled at St Hilda’s College, Oxford from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in modern languages in 1988.

Career as a journalist and other works

Although it was not what she wanted, Katty first worked briefly for the Bank of England, but soon realized that this wasn’t a job which suited her. She made a rather huge transition, and in 1990 went to Zimbabwe employed by the BBC as their correspondent there, which marked the beginning of her career in journalism.

She then moved back to London, and began working for BBC World Service radio – accepting her boss’s offer, she went to report from Tokyo in 1992, and four years later, moved to work in Washington D.C. She ventured into writing in 1997 for “The Times” British daily national newspaper, and stayed with them for a couple of years before becoming part of the US BBC team once again in 2002.

Katty Kay

In June 2004, she became the co-host of the “BBC World News” program in London, which is when she became recognized worldwide as the show could be watched all around the world. Three years later, she became a correspondent for the “BBC World News America”, which further increased her popularity in the field of journalism – she has been holding this job for around 15 years now, while she’s often invited as a guest onto numerous other shows, including  “Morning Joe”, “Real Time with Bill Maher”, and “The Chris Matthews Show”, among several others.

Katty has also appeared in the “Mars” science fiction series, which aired on the National Geographic channel.

Love life and relationship

Katty is a very secretive person who prefers to keep her personal matters separated from her professional life, and therefore not a lot is known about her marriage. In 1989, she married Tom Carver, a journalist such as herself – the two met while they were both working for the BBC as reporters – Tom has since left the BBC and is currently working for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace as the Head of Global Communications.

Even though both of them wanted to focus on their careers, they still had children, and now have four, however, they have chosen to keep them away from the media’s attention and nothing about them is known including their names and their dates of birth. Katty hasn’t spoken about any other men she might have been with before meeting Tom, and therefore nothing about her love life prior to meeting him is known.

Interests and likes

Katty’s job for the BBC is taking a lot of her free time too, but she still finds gaps in her schedule for the things she enjoys doing for herself.

While not a lot of people know about this, Katty has been skiing since she was seven, and although she doesn’t do it as often as in the past, she’s still an avid skier.

She’s a big lover of animals, and has had several dogs as well as cats over the years – her cats and dogs were even getting along with one another. She’s a protector of human rights, which is one of the reasons why she got into journalism in the first place – she’s very sensitive when it comes to the rights of women around the world, and is an advocate for the improvement of these rights.

Katty has been travelling since she was a child, and sees this as her main hobby – she has so far been all around the US, has seen a big portion of Europe, and has visited several countries in Asia and Africa.

Appearance and net worth

Katty has long blonde hair and blue eyes, while her height and weight aren’t known. According to authoritative sources, her net worth has been estimated to be close to $1 million, as of mid-2024,  and is steadily rising thanks to her career as a journalist.

Social media presence

Katty has accounts on several social media networks on the internet, but is not very active on any of these. She launched her Twitter account in June 2009, her Instagram account in 2015 – she is also running a Facebook page, which currently counts more than 5,000 fans.

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General Info

Full NameKatty Kay
EducationUniversity of Oxford


SpouseTom Carver
ChildrenPoppy Carver, Maya Carver, Jude Carver, Felix Carver


TV ShowsBBC World News America

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Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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