Who is Rageh Omaar?
Somalia-British, Journalist and Writer, Rageh Omaar, work with ITV where he serves the station as a presenter. He has been working at the station since January 2013.
Rageh Omaar Date of Birth / Age
Omaar is approximately 55 years as of 2022 although his exact age is not known as he has managed to keep his date of birth away from the public. However, we will update this information once we find out more.
Rageh Omaar Height
5 feet and 8 inches is Omaar’s approximate height.
Rageh Omaar Parents and Siblings
Omaar was bred and brought up in Mogadishu, Somalia. He was born to Abdullahi and Sahra Omaar. Abdullahi, his father, was an accountant, then moved on to becoming a businessman. Omaar is from a Muslim family and belongs to a prominent family.
Rageh Omaar Spouse / Wife
Omaar found love and settled tied the knots with Georgiana Rose “Nina”. She is the daughter of Sir John Montgomery.
Rageh Omaar Kids / Children
Details regarding whether or not Omaar has any children are not available to the public at the moment. However, we will keep looking and update this information once more details concerning this are available.
Rageh Omaar Education
Omaar went to Dragon School, Oxford and Cheltenham College for his studies. He then joined New College, Oxford, and studied Modern History.
Rageh Omaar Career
Omaar started his journalism career as an intern at The Voice newspaper. In 1991 he moved to Ethiopia where he served as a freelance foreign correspondent for the BBC World Service. He went back to London to work as a producer and broadcaster for the BBC one year later. Omaar relocated to South Africa after being appointed the BBC’s Africa correspondent.
Omaar covered the invasion of Iraq in the daily bulletins of the BBC and BBC News. Many of his shows were distributed in the United States, where he became known as Scud Stud. He is an author of a book about his time as a BBC correspondent in Iraq called Revolution Day, which deals with the impact of the Saddam Hussein regime, UN sanctions, and the war against Iraqi civilians.
In September 2006, Omaar teamed up with Al Jazeera English. He was the Middle East correspondent for the London branch. During his time at the news agency, Omaar presented the weekday evening documentary series Witness. He also hosted the monthly magazine The Rageh Omaar Report, his investigative journal.
It was announced that Omaar would join ITV News as a special correspondent in January 2013. The next year, in 2014 he was promoted to international editor for ITV News. Since October 2015, Rageh has been Deputy News Host for ITV News at Ten, in addition to his duties as International Affairs Editor. Since September 2017, Omaar has presented ITV Lunchtime News, including ITV News London Lunchtime Bulletin and ITV Evening News.
How Much Does Rageh Omaar Earn?
Omaar earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Rageh Omaar Worth?
As a journalist and writer, Omaar has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.
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