Georgie Thompson

Jack Ol 20 Aug,2017


With her exotic smile and wavy blond looks, Georgie Thompson has established herself one of the successful names in the media world.

Thompson is one of the most beloved television presenters who worked with popular networks including Fox Sports (United States), BBC, Sky Sports and Radio 5 Live.

Early Life & Education

Thompson was born as Georgina Jane Thompson on 25 September 1977 in Harlow Essex, England. She holds an English nationality and is of white ethnicity, and her birth sign is Libra.

Thompson attended Queenswood School, independent educational institutions for girls that based in Hatfield in Hertfordshire.

Then, She joined the University of Leeds and received a degree in Broadcast Journalism in 1999.


Shortly after completing graduation, Thompson started her career working as a production and research assistant at GMTV”.

Upon getting good experiences with GMTV, she landed her steps into Sky Sports in 2001.

Thompson has covered several sports and event while working with Sky Sports that include A1 Grand Prix, Grand Prix Masters, Race of Champions, America’s Cup, and 2011 Wimbledon Championships.

In 2005, Thompson served as the presenter of Sky1’s Greatest Sporting Legends series along with David Frost in 2005.  Moreover, she also worked as the regular panelist on the Sky1 show, A League of Their Own for its series from 2010 to 2011.

On Dec 29, 2011, Thompson became the presenter of the Sky Sports F1 and worked on several assignments of the network.

In 2012, Thompson left to the Sky Sports and joined Fox Sports in 2013 as a panelist on Regis Philbin’s sports talk show Crowd Goes Wild.

On 1 July 2014, Thomson joined BBC Radio 5 Live’s as a presenter of Saturday Morning comedy show Fighting Talk along with Josh Widdicombe. They both left the show in August 2016.

Personal Life & Dating

Thompson was in a relationship with Declan Donnelly, who is an English television presenter, presenter, producer, and actor well known for Ant & Dec.

They both had love towards football and reportedly, the game brought them closer. Unfortunately, their relationship did not sustain as they expected. They separated after 2 years of their relationship in 2011.

Upon splitting with Declan, she married British Sailor Sir Ben Ainslie.  Prior, they dated for a year. Currently, the lovely couple is living happily with each other.

Thompson and his husband Ainslie has a child Bellatrix, who was born on 16 July 2016.

In May 2007, Thompson was voted by British Men’s Magazine FHM as the 93rd Sexiest Female in the World.

Apart from her career, she loves watching football on television. Her favorite team is Fulham F.C and follows Tom Cairney, Stefan Johansen, and Emerson Hyndman.

Net Worth, Age & Height

Thompson also admired for her beautiful and stunning personality. She has a good height of 5 feet 1 inch, which is around 1.57m.

Thompson true dedication and devotion towards the journalism paid her a fruitful result, and she is earning a fortune of salary. She is earning a salary of $100k-150k around a year.

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