This is all you need to know about Sophie Ikenye, an African-American BBC news presenter from Kenya. Quick facts are listed below:
- Full Name: Sophie Ikenye
- Gender: Female
- Age: 48 years old
- Date of Birth: February 9, 1975
- Place Of Birth: Kenya
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- Net Worth: $300k – $700k dollars
- Salary: $20,000 to $50, 000 per year
- Marital Status: Unmarried
- Husband: Not known
- Children: Not known
- Mother’s Name: Esther Njeri
- Father’s Name: Stephen Uno
- Profession: BBC news presenter
Sophie Ikenye Biography
Sophie Ikenye is an African-American BBC news presenter from Kenya who is a main presenter for Focus on Africa (TV program) on BBC World News. She served in the broadcasting industry in Kenya for twelve years before joining the BBC.
Sophie Ikenye Age
Sophie is 48 years old as of 2023, she was born on February 9, 1975, in Kenya. She celebrates her birthday on February 9, every year.
Sophie Ikenye Height
Sophie stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) tall.
Sophie Ikenye Parents and Siblings
Sophie is the daughter of Stephen Uno (father) and Esther Njeri (mother). She was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya along with her four siblings named: James Mungai, Averina Njeri, Charles Kemu Ikenye, and George Ngugi. More information regarding the name and profession of her parents, and siblings is not publicly known.
Sophie Ikenye Husband
Sophie’s husband is not publicly Known. She likes to keep her personal life private, hence information about her dating life is under research. It is not known whether Sophie is married, dating, or has any children. However, this section is under review and we are keeping tabs and will update these details once it is out.
Sophie Ikenye Salary
Sophie receives an average annual salary of between $20,000 to $50, 000 per year, which she accumulates as a BBC news presenter.
Sophie Ikenye Net Worth
Sophie has an estimated net worth of between $300k – $700k dollars. Her primary source of income comes from her career as a BBC news presenter. This includes her assets, money, revenue, and more. Through her various sources of income, Sophie has been able to accumulate good wealth but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.
Sophie Ikenye Career
Sophie studied mass communication in Kenya as well as got an internship at the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC). She served at KBC, Citizen TV, NTV Kenya
Sophie applied for a position at the BBC World Service in London which was looking for three presenters from East, West as well as South Africa, and got the job. In 2009 Sophie started presenting Focus on Africa (Radio Version) which she did for 3 years before the program went onscreen in the year 2012 where she still followed it and remains one of the main presenters of the show.
In her media as well as journalism career, Sophie has covered key events in Africa, including the 2011 Nigerian presidential elections, the Libya crisis as well as led the coverage of the 2013 Kenyan elections. Sophie has interviewed more than ten African presidents and other prominent personalities.
In the year 2017, Sophie alongside Peter Okwoche, Paul Bakibinga, Salim Kikeke, and Dayo Yusufu visited Uganda where they broadcast Focus on Africa for a week. Sophie also guest celebrity anchored the PM Live news on Urban TV.
How old is Sophie Ikenye
Sophie is 48 years old as of 2023, she was born on February 9, 1975, in Kenya.
Where was Sophie Ikenye born
Sophie was born on February 9, 1975, in Nairobi, Kenya.
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