James Coomarasamy BBC, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, and Net Worth

James Coomarasamy Bio | Wiki

James Coomarasamy is a well-known British presenter. He serves as the presenter of the BBC Radio 4 evening program The World Tonight and Newshour program on the BBC World Service. Before, he spent a year presenting the now-defunct program Europe Today. In addition, he had been a BBC correspondent in Warsaw, followed by Paris, then Washington, D.C.

James Coomarasamy Age

He was born in London, United Kingdom. James is around 66 years old, although his date and year of birth remain unknown.

James Coomarasamy Height

He is a man of average stature. James stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (Approx 1.7 m).

James Coomarasamy Family

He was born to his hardworking parents in London, United Kingdom. James holds British nationality. His parents were of English and Sri Lankan ancestry. However, his parents and whether he has any sibling information remain unknown.

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James Coomarasamy Wife

He is married to his beautiful wife Nanette van der Laan. Nanette and James have been together for some time now. They are parents of two all-grown children Maya and Finn. He speaks some Polish and is fluent in French and Russian.

James Coomarasamy Education

He attended Christ’s Hospital School, an independent school for boys, near Horsham, West Sussex. James then enrolled at the University of Cambridge and pursued a degree in modern and medieval languages.

James Coomarasamy BBC

Coomarasamy has worked primarily for the BBC since he joined the station in 1991. He worked as a production assistant in the BBC Moscow bureau, after which he freelanced in Moscow as a reporter-producer. He also worked as a producer for BBC World in London. Moreover, he returned to Moscow as the bureau’s bi-media producer, covering major stories such as the war in Chechnya in December 1994.

James was the BBC correspondent in Warsaw covering events in Poland, the Baltics, and Ukraine In November 1997. He served as BBC’s Paris reporter from 1999 to 2003 where he mainly reported for radio and television. Since February 2005, he has been been a Correspondent in Washington, D.C., for North America. Also, he presented Europe Today for the BBC World Service in 2009. In addition, he joined the Newshour Team presenters on the BBC World Service in 2010.

Some of James’s colleagues at BBC include:

AN Wilson – broadcaster

Tom Clarkson – Host

Holly Hamilton – Host

Nawal Al Maghafi – Special correspondent and Documentary producer.

Lara Lewington – co-presenter

James Coomarasamy Salary

He receives decent pay working as the presenter of the BBC Radio 4 evening program The World Tonight and Newshour program on the BBC World Service. James’s salary is $89,670 annually.

James Coomarasamy Net Worth

His successful career working as a presenter mainly for BBC has earned him a decent fortune. James’s net worth is $2.1 Million.

Who Is James Coomarasamy

James is a well-known British presenter. He serves as the presenter of the BBC Radio 4 evening program The World Tonight and Newshour program on the BBC World Service. Before, he spent a year presenting the now-defunct program Europe Today. In addition, he had been a BBC correspondent in Warsaw, followed by Paris, then Washington, D.C.

Is James Coomarasamy Married

James is married to his beautiful wife Nanette van der Laan and they are parents of two all-grown children Maya and Finn.

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