Sian Williams Biography, Age, Family, Husband| Divorced, BBC, Net worth

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Sian Williams Biography

Sian Williams is a Welsh journalist and reporter on current affairs, known for her work with the BBC. She regularly presented weekday editions of BBC Breakfast as well as all major news bulletins on BBC One from 2001 through 2012.

Sian Williams Age| Nationality

Williams was born on 28th November 1964 and is therefore currently 57 years old as of 2021. Being born in Paddington, London, England, she is of the Welsh nationality and of mixed ethnicity.

Sian Williams Height| Weight

Her estimated height and average weight are currently not known and will be updated. Also, more details about her physical appearance and other body measurements are currently not known and will be updated as soon as we get to find out from her or from other reliable sources.

Sian Williams Family| Parents| Siblings

Williams was born in Paddington to Welsh parents and brought up in Eastbourne, East Sussex. Her mom, Katherine Rees, was from Llanelli and had moved to London to become a nurse.  Her dad was from Swansea, and his family had been farmers in Glamorgan. He was a journalist, first working in print and later on in radio. She has two younger twin brothers whose details are not known.

Sian Williams Husband| Neale Hunt| Married| Divorced

Williams was married Neale Hunt who was a former head of advertising agency McCann Erickson. They had two sons together in February 1991. Williams and Neale Hunter later on divorced.

Sian Williams Paul Woolwich| Children

After the couple’s split, she got married to Paul Woolwich in 2006 and gave birth to her third son in October 2006, later revealing in an interview that after complications she obtained two liters of blood. In March 2009 Williams bore a daughter.

Sian Williams Education

She received her BA in English and History from Oxford Polytechnic studied critical journalistic writing at Rhode Island University, and graduated from Westminster University with an MSc in Psychology. She began training in Psychology in 2012 and was awarded a doctorate of counselling psychology in 2021 from City, University of London, after working in the NHS and elsewhere.

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Sian Williams BBC News

She joined the BBC in 1985 and started working as a reporter and editor for the Liverpool, Sheffield, Leeds and Manchester BBC Local Radio stations. She was editor of The World at One and PM programs for BBC Radio 4 from 1990 until 1997. Williams was also program director for a number of Radio 4 and BBC Radio 5 Live news and election shows.

Before the channel was launched in 1997, Williams joined as a production editor for BBC News 24. One applicant became unwell during screen tests for prospective presenters, and Williams was asked to step into the role. Producers were pleased with her success and alongside Gavin Esler, they gave her the prime presenting slot from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

She stayed nearly two years with the channel before joining BBC One’s Six O’Clock News as Special Correspondent in 1999. She became the bulletin’s relief presenter and became its principal Friday presenter during the maternity leave of Fiona Bruce in 2001. Williams has also been a significant presenter of news bulletins for the BBC One weekend.

Sian Williams joinsBBC Breakfast

On 12 January 2001, Williams joined BBC Breakfast as a relief host, presenting first with Darren Jordon on Friday – Sunday to cover for Sarah Montague, the main host, and later with Jeremy Bowen, to cover for Sophie Raworth. During this time she was regularly debated on both the Six O’Clock News and the One O’Clock News. In 2004, during her maternity leave, Williams covered for Raworth on the Six O’Clock News, co-presenting with George Alagiah, and the following year, reported on the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake from Sri Lanka and Thailand and on the Kashmir earthquake from Pakistan.

She was announced as BBC Breakfast’s main female presenter in May 2005, initially presenting with Dermot Murnaghan and then with Bill Turnbull from 2008. Williams left BBC Breakfast on March 15 , 2012, following transfer to Salford of the production team for the show. She rejoined BBC Radio 4 for a short time to co-present Saturday Live.

Sian Williams Leaving BBC| Joins 5 News

Williams revealed on 5 November 2015 that she will leave the BBC to become the new main host of 5 News. On January 4, 2016, she sent her first 5 News Article. She co-presents Save Money: Good Health on ITV in 2017, alongside Ranj Singh.

Sian Williams Filmography

  • City Hospital
  • BBC Breakfast (2001–2012) as Co-presenter
  • Watchdog (2010) as Reporter
  • Crimewatch (2012, 2015) as Stand-in presenter


  • Your Money Their Tricks (2013) as Co-presenter
  • The Sian Williams Interview as Presenter
  • Sunday Morning Live (2014–2015) as Presenter


  • 5 News at 5 (2016–present) as Anchor
  • Save Money: Lose Weight (2017) as Co-presenter
  • Save Money: Good Health (2017–present) as Co-presenter

Sian Williams Marathon

Williams ran the New York City Marathon in 2001, and spent a few days recovering from hyponatraemia in hospital. She completed the Virgin London Marathon in 2013 after not participating in the running for many years.

Sian Williams Health| Mastectomy| Cancer

In May 2016, after being diagnosed with breast cancer, Williams announced she had undergone a double mastectomy. A week after her 50th birthday, the Channel 5 newsreader told Woman and Home magazine she was diagnosed in 2014. She said she always felt she was safe because she “had done all right-I was a green tea drinker, a salmon eater, a runner.” She said that her biggest concern was not to see her two youngest kids grow up.

Sian Williams Net Worth| Salary

Williams’ salary ranges from £370,000  and  £1.750,000 per annum. She has an estimated net worth of between $ 1 million and $ 5 million as of 2022. Her primary source of income is from her career as a TV personality. More details about her wealth, assets, properties, houses, cars she owns, private jets and villas, and so much more are currently not known and will be updated soon.

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