Jon worked as a freelance writer and broadcaster until he joined BBC as a reporter and producer for BBC Radio Solent in 1983. He worked as a chief political correspondent and BBC's Paris correspondent before joining The Political Show on BBC One in 2005.
Sopel also co-presented BBC News Channel and presented the news programme, Global with Jon Sopel on BBC World News. He was later appointed as the BBC's North America Editor. Additionally, he is also an ambassador for The Prince's Trust.
Jon earned wide recognition and fame in his career. For his diligent work and outstanding performance, he was voted as "Political: Journalist of the Year by the Public Affairs Industry," "an Honorary Doctorate of Letter by the University of Southampton" and also shortlisted for "National Presenter of the Year at the Royal Television Society Television Journalism Award".
Moving towards his personal life, Jon Sopel got married to long-term girlfriend, Linda Twissell in 1998. The couple met each other while working at Radio Solent and started dating each other. Jon and Linda gave birth to a son, Max and a daughter, Anna and are living happily together in Washington DC.
Jon Sopel earns a huge amount of money from his career. Having worked for several major news networks, he has amassed a decent amount of money. His current Net worth is around $1.5 Million.