Famous for her work with the United Kingdom's Sky Sports News channel, Abdo is also notable as a sports journalist for both Germany's DW-TV channel and the United States' CNN network.
Before beginning her career as a broadcast journalist, she earned an honors degree in European Languages from the University of Salford.
She was the host of the 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala.
Born Kate Giles, she spent her childhood in Manchester, England.
She and fellow British journalist Alex Hammond both hosted programs on Sky Sports News.