Isha Sesay Biography
Broadcast journalist, news anchor, and correspondent, Isha Sesay is currently the news correspondent of CNN International. She is also popular for hosting the shows like CNN NewsCenter and BackStory. Isha Sesay is from Muslim family born as Isha Isatu Sesay in Bordeaux, France to Dr. Kadi Sesay, A lecturer at Fourah Bay College. She was raised in Sierra Leone in an upper-middle-class family along with a younger brother and an older sister. Regarding her ethnicity and nationality, Sesay is English national of Sierra Leonean descent.
In 2008, Isha Sesay was involved in a romantic love affair with her boyfriend Leif Coorlim, a fellow CNN staffer. After being in love with each other they announced their engagement in early 2013 and finally got married on 18th of August 2013.
Isha Sesay whose childhood dream was being an actress changed her interest in journalism and writing in her late teens. She finally graduated from Trinity College in English and began working as a researcher for the BBC talk show Kilroy. In 1998, she got a full-time job in BBC Scotland. She then joined CNN TWI and finally Sky Sports. She was the anchor of the Good Morning Sports Fans for about three years.
The actual figure about her salary and net worth is unknown but we assume that she surely earns a good amount of salary from her journalism career and should have a six-figure net worth.
Born in Bordeaux, France
Isha Sesay was from the Muslim family born as Isha Isatu Sesay in Bordeaux, France to Kadi Sesay and her husband. She was raised in Sierra Leone in upper middle class family. She is English and is of Sierra Leonean descent.Edit
Returned back to UK
Though she was born in Bordeaux, France, she remained there only for about six years and then at the age of seven she went to her own homeland with her parents. There she received her formal education at the private Fourah Bay College School. However, in 1992, she again moved to UK with an aim to gain higher education.Edit
Joined BBC Scotland
Isha whose childhood dream was being an actress changed her interest in journalism and writing at her late teens. She finally graduated from Trinity College in English and began working as a researcher for the BBC talk show Kilroy. In 1998, she got a full time job in BBC Scotland.Edit
Became the news correspondent at CNN International
After she left Sky Sports, she worked for ITN and then at GMTV. Finally at the end of 2005, she joined CNN and became their news anchor and correspondent at CNN International. In 2007, she also covered the Nigerian presidential election.Edit