Emma Vardy Bio, Wiki
Emma Vardy is an Australian journalist who serves as the BBC’s Ireland Correspondent covering both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Previously, she was a political reporter for BBC.
Emma Vardy Age
Vardy is 42 years old as of 2023. She was born on February 12, 1981, in Sydney, Australia.
Emma Vardy Height
She stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall.
Emma Vardy Family
Emma is the daughter of Cary Vardy, originally from Sydney, Australia. Her mother, Cary taught at the University of Southampton however there is no information about her father.
Emma Vardy Husband
Vardy is not married however she is in a relationship with Aaron Adams who is part of the amateur football team Belfast Ravens and lives in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Emma Vardy Kids
Emma does not have any biological children however her partner, Aaron is a father of two.unfortunately, on February 5, 2021 they lost one of the two kids; a daughter, Ellsa Alexander-Adams.
She posted the incident on her Twitter account saying: “Today our hearts are heavy as we lay to rest this little girl. Ellsa sadly passed away on 05.02.21. She had an incredible father in Aaron & was known and loved by a great many people in Northern Ireland, I am proud to say I was one of them. You go have fun now princess.”
The six-year-old had suffered from severe epilepsy and other health issues since she was a baby. Several people passed on their condolences, including former Secretary of State Julian Smith and Derry Girls writer Lisa McGee.
They now have only one child; Jonah, the elder brother to the late Ellsa.
Emma Vardy Education
Vardy received a full scholarship to the Royal College of Music in South Kensington, London, where she might have studied music, but she chose to pursue journalism instead. She also received a Master’s in Broadcast Journalism from the University College Falmouth.
She was raised in Sydney, Australia, and finished high school there before relocating to the UK to pursue her academic studies.
Emma Vardy BBC News
Since March 2018, Vardy has reported for the BBC’s major news programs on both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Her articles have been or been broadcast on the BBC Six and Ten O’Clock News, BBC World, the Today program, and other programs.
She formerly worked for the BBC as a political reporter from March 2017 to March 2018. She spent six years as a political reporter, senior reporter, and home affairs correspondent for BBC News before joining BBC.
Vardy began her media career as a Radio sports broadcaster at BBC Cornwall in July 2006. Later, in January 2009 and May 2010, she started working as a video journalist.
Vardy was a candidate for Falmouth University’s Student Television Journalist of the Year award in 2006.
Emma Vardy Controversy
In a 2020 spoof of the Queen song I Want to Break Free, Vardy and her companion Aaron took part in a sex scene. The sex scene was featured in a film that Aaron and teammates from his squad created to collect money for the Covid-19 appeal of NHS Charity Together. The completed video was shared with the following caption on Aaron’s Twitter and the club’s Facebook page: “Well here it is. Four weeks of lockdown… no football… and this is what happens.’
Emma’s bed scene was afterwards edited out and the film was re-posted. “This was supposed to be lighthearted, but Emma accepts it was inappropriate and has withdrawn the footage,” a BBC representative said in a statement to Sunday Life.
Emma Vardy Salary
Her annual salary is estimated to range between $ 100,000 – $ 500,000.
Emma Vardy Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.