Afua Hirsch


Birthday June 12, 1981

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Stavanger, Norway

Age 41 years old

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Journalist who became the Social Affairs and Education Editor for Sky News in 2014. She began writing for The Guardian in 2011, and published her first book, Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging, in 2018.

Before Fame

She studied philosophy, politics and economics at St Peter's College, Oxford, and law at the BPP University Law School. 


She is one-half of the fashion duo Afua x Sika. 

Family Life

She met her partner, Sam, in law school. They had a daughter in 2011. 

Associated With

In 2019 she began working closely with Samuel L. Jackson on a documentary.