Birth and Childhood Days

Isha Sesay is remembered more for her work as an anchor and news reporter for CNN. Isha was born in London, England back in 1976 from her parents Sierra Leone Sessy. She was raised under Muslim culture and was along with an older sister and younger mother. Her mother Dr. Kadi Sesay was a lecturer at Fourah Bay College. She was then appointed as an advisor to the Government of Valentine Stasser. Meanwhile, her father worked as a legal advisor. Isha was admitted to Fourah Bay College in Free Town. She finished her A levels from the UK and then was accepted in Trinity College, Cambridge where she studied English.

Personal Summary
Birthday: January 6, 1976
Birth Place: Bordeaux, France
Nationality: British
Ethnicity: White
Marital Status: Divorced
Height: 5 feet 3 inch
Weight: 51 Kg
Parents: Sierra Leone Sesay and Dr. Kadi Sesay
Religion: Islam

Why did Isha Sesay leave CNN?

Isha Sesay joined CNN in 2005. She worked for CNN International till 2018 where she used to host popular program CNN Newsroom. According to Wikipedia, Isha left CNN to support W.E. Can Lead which is a project for girls’ education.  

What is Isha Sesay doing now?

After leaving CNN, Isha has dedicated herself to work for welfare of black people and promoting black culture. She is also working as the CEO of OkayMedia.

Is Isha Sesay still married? Who is her husband?

Isha Sesay married Leif Coorlim, TV Editor and executive producer for CNN Freedom project. They went for dating for around 5 years and finally tied the knot on January 5, 2015. They got married in a luxurious hotel named Mandarin Oriental in Atlanta, Georgia. Their wedding pictures were huge sensation over the internet back then. However, Wikipedia states that the couple is no longer together as they have been divorced already.

Net worth

Isha Sesay’s net worth is estimated to be somewhere around USD 1 million or above. Her career began at a low point. She initially worked as a waitress in a bar at the time of studies. Later, she decided to get into TV Journalism leaving her previous aim of being an actress. It was during her final year when she started writing to media groups seeking works. Right after graduation, Isha began her television career for BBC talk show Kilroy as a researcher. She was an unpaid intern back then. Later, she was hired as a full time paid the employee. In 1998 she moved to Glasgow to work for BBC Scotland, where she was paid behind the camera. She then got her first job as a TV announcer on BBC Choice where she went to present a variety of programs for BBC, CNN, and TWI before joining Sky in March 2002. Isha then joined Sky Sports News from where she started gaining hype. She spent three years running show Good Morning Sports Fans for Sky Sports News. In November 2005, Sesay became a news anchor along with correspondent at CNN International. She had been running popular shows over there. Isha left CNN on 2nd August 2018 citing Trump as a reason for her decision. She announced about writing book about the abduction of Chibok girls and has remained independent over her career move since 2018.

Body Measurement- Height and Weight

Isha looks beautiful despite the grown-up age. She stands tall with a height of 5 feet 3 inches and her body weight measures 51 KG. Isha has a dark brown colored eye and black hair color. She has dark complexion which perfectly suits over her move anyway.

Wiki and Social Media

Isha Sesay has verified Twitter account where she joined back in 2009. She tweets through her account @IamIshaSesay where she has almost 300K followers. She also has an Instagram account under the same handle where she has across 50K followers. Despite the fact she owns a Facebook account, she does not seem to be active there. Isha’s profile is included in Wikipedia and several wiki sites are explaining her bio and facts.

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