Orla Guerin Biography

Orla Guerin MBE is an Irish personality and a senior international correspondent by profession. She has been working for BBC News broadcasting for over 28 years. Eventually, she walks around the world and the states within the boundaries of the UK. She has been in the news as of November 2023 because of the ongoing attack on the Gaza Strip by Israel and the conflict with Hamas.

Eventually, she will have her ground reporting on the case and the ongoing reporting on social media, including Twitter. She has also written an article presenting BBC News, Beirut, Lebanon, titled, “Hezbollah steps back from all-out war on Israel over Gaza on 4th November 2023.”

Orla Guerin Bio, Age, Height, Mother, Husband, Net Worth

Orla Guerin was born on 15th May 1966, making her 57 years old as of 2023. She is a native of Dublin, Ireland, and went to a convent school. Later, she graduated from the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) and received her degree in 1985. She has also received a certificate in Journalism from the College of Commerce in Dublin. She also has a master’s in film studies from University College Dublin (UCD).

Career

Orla Guerin began her professional life in 1987 when she joined RTE News, and before that, she worked for Sunday Tribune. While at RTE News, she was the youngest foreign correspondent when she had the chance to go to Eastern Europe at 23 in 1990.

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She worked for RTE until 1994 and reported for various countries, states, or places, including central Europe, the former Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, and Sarajevo. She also worked for RTE Radio and had a report representation from Eastern Europe, winning a Jacob’s Award in 1992.

In 1994, she left RTE and ran an Irish Labour Party for the European Parliament elections, where she was supposed to be a candidate. Orla Guerin, who was then like an illiterate personality for the political parties and their knowledge, was hand-picked by then Labour Party leader Dick Spring. She did not win the elections or any seat at the party convention. However, Spring insisted that she should add her name to the ballot. Again, she did not win the heart and received only 6% of the votes.

BBC 

In 1995, Orla Guerin joined the BBC as a news correspondent. In January 1996, she was posted to the West Coast of America (based in Los Angeles), where she reported on several stories, including the Oscars. She worked as a BBC’s Southern Europe correspondent in Rome. She worked for the designation from July 1996 to June 2000. During this time, she had regular reporting on the Kosovo conflict.

In 1999, the Serb Armed Forces expelled Orla Guerin from the regional capital, Pristina, but still, she had her reporting on the plight of the refugees fleeing the border. After the Nato Forces took control over the matter, she re-entered Kosovo and she started reporting on the return of the thousands of refugees who were forced to leave their homes.

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Orla Guerin Biography

Real Name Orla Guerin
Birth Date 15 May 1966
Age (as of 2023) 57 Years
Birth Place Dublin, Ireland
Profession Journalist
College University College Dublin
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 55 kg  –  in Pounds –  121 lbs
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Blue

Family

Father
Mother
Sister
Brother

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Michael Georgy
Children Not Known

Personal Life

Orla Guerin married Michael Georgy. The couple walked down the aisle in 2003. They have known each other for more than a decade and only after making sure about their compatibility, they tied the knot. Despite their marriage in 2003, the couple doesn’t have any children yet.  

Social Media

Guerin is available on Twitter with the handle name – Orla Guerin [@OrlaGuerin], which she joined in April 2014 and has gathered around 157.2K followers.

Orla Guerin Net Worth

Orla has been enjoying her career for more than 3 decades now and reported on various topics, filming multiple stories. Beginning from her work at RTE News and Sunday Tribune, she is working as a reporter and now as an international reporter for BBC News. She has also been writing various articles for the news and media, so she stays in the news often. Summing up, she might be earning enough or as high as $10 million. Also, as per the data from 2021 to 2022, BBC News reported that she is an international correspondent and has been getting around £160,000-£164,999.

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