Isha Sesay Biography

    Updated On Dec 14, 2017 Published On Dec 05, 2015
    Facts of Isha Sesay
    Date of Birth: 1976 , January-6
    Birth Nation: France
    Name Isha Sesay
    Nationality French
    Ethnicity Black Ethnicity
    Profession Television journalist
    Working For CNN
    Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia
    Father Esther Margaret Burnett
    Mother Kadi Sesay
    Birth Place/City Bordeaux
    Religion Roman Catholic
    Net Worth N/A
    Eye Color Brown Dark
    Hair Color Brown Dark
    Face Color Black
    Famous for Journalist
    Married Yes
    Married to Leif Coorlim
    Children Not Yet
    Divorce Not Yet
    Education Fourah Bay College
    Awards Not Yet
    TV Show Evening Express
    Siblings Andrew Cuomo, Madeline Cuomo, Margaret Cuomo
    Birth Name Isha Isatu Sesay
    Girlfriend Not Yet
    Sisters Maria Cuomo Cole
    Movies Skyfall
    Weight in KG 57 kg
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    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 anchor is also very active on social networking sites like Twitter and Instagram.

    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.

     

    Isha Sesay

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    Born in Bordeaux, France

    1976

    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.

    Returned back to UK

    1992

    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.

    Joined BBC Scotland

    1998

    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. 

    Joined Sky Sports

    2002

    She first worked for BBC and then she joined CNN, TWI and finally Sky Sports. She was the anchor of the Good Morning Sports Fans for about three years. She has one of the best moments of her life there as she met former boxer Michael Watson.

    Became the news correspondent at CNN International

    2005

    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. 

    Began dating Leif Coorlim

    2008

    In 2008, Isha was seen having romantic love affairs with her boyfriend Leif Coorlim. Leif Coorlim is a fellow CNN staffer. They continued this love life for long periods of time and they are now bonded in new chapter of their love life. 

    Married to Leif Coorlim

    2013

    After being in love with Leif Coorlim for about half a decade, they decided to enter into the new stage of their relationship and then they announced their engagement with the start of 2013 and they finally got married on 18th of August 2013.