John Simpson

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Birthday
9, 1944
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
9, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
England

About

International reporter who became famous as a longtime foreign correspondent for BBC News.

Before Fame

He had his first position as a journalist as the editor of Granta magazine in the 1960s.

Trivia

Later in his career, he served as the editor of world affairs pieces at BBC News.

Family Life

He got married to his second wife, Adel Kruger, in 1996 after ending his 30-year relationship with Diane Jean Petteys.

Associated With

He is a longtime fixture of BBC News, which is also the case for chief correspondent Kate Adie .