Mishal Husain Bio, BBC, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Mishal Husain?

British Journalist and Presenter, Mishal Husain, works with BBC where she serves the station as a news presenter and journalist. She has been working with the station since 1998.

Mishal Husain
Mishal Husain

Mishal Husain Date of Birth / Age

Husain is approximately 50 years as of 2022 although her exact age is not known as she has managed to keep her date of birth away from the public. However, we will update the information once available.

Mishal Husain Height

Husain stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 6 inches tall.

Mishal Husain Parents and Siblings

Husain was born and raised in Northampton, England to Pakistani parents. Her mother was a teacher and former producer for Pakistan Television Corporation, while her father was a urologist. She is the granddaughter of Syed Shahid Hamid, the first Director-General of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence.

Mishal Husain Spouse/ Husband

Husain married Meekal Hashmi in July 2003. The couple havehasee boys, Rafael, Musa and, Zaki, and live in Camden, North London.

Mishal Husain Kids / Children

Husain and her husband Hashmi have three boys, Rafael, Musa and, Zaki. However, we will update the information once more is available.

Mishal Husain Education

Husain  at nded the British School in Abu Dhabi; the family werewaso based in Saudi Arabia for a period. Husain returned to England at the age of 12 to continue her education at Cobham Hall School, an independent school in Kent. She read law at New Hall, Cambridge (now Murray Edwards College, Cambridge) followed by a master’s degree in International and Comparative Law at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.

Mishal Husain Career

Husain gained her first experience of jinrnalism at the age of 18, spending three months as a city reporter in Islamabad, Pakistan, at the English-language newspaper The News. Then, while at university, she did several stints at the BBC as work experience. Her first job was at Bloomberg Television in London fromin6, where she was a producer and sometime presenter.

Two years later, in 1998, she joined the BBC as a junior producer in the newsroom and for the News 24 channel, and then in the Economics and Business Unit. Within a few months she, moved in front of the camera and has since worked in a variety of roles: on the daily Breakfast program, on Asia Business Report (based in Singapore), and as a presenter of business news on both BBC World News and the BBC News Channel. From September 2002 she was the corporation’s Washington correspondent, serving as the main news anchor through the buildup to the invasion of Iraq and during the war. She has interviewed many high-profile figures including Paul Wolfowitz, Richard Armitage, Richard Perle, Paul Kagame and, Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Husain is also a relief presenter of the  News at Six and the main Sunday presenter of the  News at Ten. She has occasionally presented Newsnight on BBC Two. Husain won the Broadcaster of the Year Award at the London Press Club Awards in 2015. In 2 013, Husain interviewed the Burmese Leader Aung San Suu Kyi. During the intense crisscross-examination lost her cool following a tense interview”. It was claimed Suu Kyi was heard muttering “no one told me I was going to be interviewed by a Muslim”. On 27 November 2017, she recorded an interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.


Husain works with WICZ where she serves alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Martine Croxall
  2. Reeta Chakrabarti
  3. Fiona Bruce
  4. Tina Daheley
  5. Victoria Derbyshire
  6. Huw Edwards
  7. Christian Fraser
  8. Joanna Gosling
  9. Jane Hill
  10. Geeta Guru-Murthy
  11. Faisal Islam
  12. Roger Johnson
  13. Stephen Sackur
  14. Lyse Doucet
  15. Yalda Hakim
  16. Ben Brown
  17. Jon Sopel
  18. George Alagiah
  19. Emma Barnett 
  20. Marcella Whittingdale

How Much Does Mishal Husain Earn?

Husain earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.

How Much is Mishal Husain Worth?

As a journalist and presenter, Husain has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.

Mishal Husain Other works and Awards

When the first series of Star Spell – a spin-off from Hard Spell that had only appeared before as a one-off episode – aired, Husain appeared as a word pronouncer, replacing Nina Hossain. She continued in this role throughout the second series of Hard Spell. Husain appeared in a round of the BBC’s Celebrity Mastermind in 2010, coming third out of four. Her specialized subject was the Narnia books of C. S. Lewis.

She is also one of the judges for the Amnesty International Media Awards. Husain was featured on a show entitled Gandhi that was broadcast by the BBC in March 2012. She also featured as the morning anchor presenter on BBC One during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Husain is an ambassador for the charity Mosaic, which helps young people from deprived communities to realize their talents and potential.

In January 2014, Husain was awarded the Services to Media award at the British Muslim Awards. Husain has written a book, The Skills, a guide for women on how to achieve their career goals. It was published in 2018, and was described as “the ultimate handbook for women.”

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