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ABC News' James Longman Bio: Gay, Age, Parents

Date: 12 Feb, 2019

ABC News' James Longman Bio: Gay, Age, Parents

Journalists are known for their potential in delivering the news, but James Longman is known for two things, his fantastic reporting and his undeniable good looks. He is a renowned British journalist and correspondent who works for US Network ABC News.

James Longman Bio, Age

Born on 28 December 1986, James was raised by his parents in West London England as per his bio. He attended the Hill House in Knightsbridge, and Worth School, in West Sussex. For his university education, James attended the School of Oriental and African Studies where he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Arabic.

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James who was a hardworking student from a very young age made his mind to pursue his career in journalism and reporting as he loved politics, reporting. This led him to complete his Master's Degree in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics.

At the age of 32, James stands at an average height.

Came Out As Gay

James got into the limelight for being the “hot reporter.” Many guys and girls swooned over his charming look and started questioning if he was single. But, breaking many women's hearts, James came out as gay; on the other hand, it was a win for the boys and the gays. James was single at the beginning of his career, but then he met the man of his dreams, Alex around 2016.

After walking on eggshells with their friendship, James and Alex started going on dates. The connection between them couldn’t be denied. Friendship turned into relationship and James, and Alex became a couple in January 2017. And since then, the gay lovebirds have been inseparable.

James Longman and Alex celebrate their second anniversary on Four Seasons Resort on 7 January 2019 (Photo: James Longman Instagram) 

It has been two years since they have gotten together. This happy gay couple often posts pictures of each other which radiates how much they are in love. Fans wish James and Alex a blissful life ahead.

James Longman ABC News / Salary

James Longman kick-started his career as a journalist in Syria. He spent six months there on reporting for British newspapers by spending time in the controlled areas during the war. James' hard work on this project got recognized by BBC, and he got hired in 2012 for his excellence in professionalism regarding Syria.

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Apart from his reporting from the Middle East, he covered topics ranging from mental health issues (where he documented his own family’s history for the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme) terrorist attacks across Europe, and even adolescent drug use. James soon moved from BBC to the American network news, ABC. There, he covers breaking news around the Middle East and Europe where he is often deployed to cover terror attacks. He also makes news specials on many issues for ABC’s Good Morning America, Nightline, and World News Tonight.

James earns an average salary ranging from $106k to $131k as an ABC news correspondent. 


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