The British journalist, Kate Adie spent most of her professional life as a chief news correspondent for BBC News. She is known for being the presenter of the show From Our Own Correspondent on BBC Radio 4.
Kate Adie was born as Kathryn Adie on 19 September 1945, in Whitley Bay, Northumberland, United Kingdom. She was adopted by John and Maud Adie soon after her birth. She is an English and is of white ethnicity. She has a sister named Dianora Bond.
She attended Sunderland Church High School and then studied at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne with a degree in Scandinavian Studies.
Her professional career began from the BBC Radio Durham. She first worked as a station assistant of which she later became the producer. She kissed the pinnacle of her success in 1980 after covering all the news about the London Iranian Embassy Siege.
Kate's major assignment followed in the Gulf War, the war in the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, the 1994 Rwandan Genocide and the war in Sierra Leone in 2000. In 2005 and 2006, she hosted two five-part series of Found, a Leopard Films production for BBC One.
Also, an author, some of Kate's famous books are Danger: People Who Risk Their Lives for Work, Fighting on the Home Front: The Legacy of Women in World War One. In 2002, she released her autobiography, The Kindness of Strangers.
Kate Adie is also the winner of Richard Dimbleby Award (1990) and Fellowship Award (2018).
She was appointed as Ambassador for SSAFA, the UK’s oldest military charity in 2017, furthermore, she is also an ambassador for SkillForce and the non-governmental organization Farm Africa.
Talking about her personal life, Kate, 72, is not married. Till now, there is no any news of her love affairs or dating ever being broadcasted in the media.
As of 2018, Kate's net worth is under review, though it is estimated that her net worth is in millions. Recently, in 2018, Katie became honored with the BAFTA Fellowship Award and also became the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) during the 2018 Birthday Honors of Queen Elizabeth II.