Barbara Plett Usher, Bio, Age, Husband, Children, BBC, Accent, Net Worth

Barbara Plett Usher

Barbara Plett Usher Biography

Barbara Plett Usher is a Canadian-UK journalist who has worked for BBC in Jerusalem, Islamabad, and the United Nations. She joined the BBC as a freelancer from Cairo in 1995 and became its the Middle East and UN correspondent. Earlier this year she started working as a reporter for BBC’s State Development located in Washington, DC.

Barbara Plett Usher Age

Plett is 54 years old as of 2021. She was born in 1967 in Manitoba, Canada.

Barbara Plett Usher Height

Her height measurements are not available.

Barbara Plett Usher Education

Plett Usher joined Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, in 1991 where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Barbara Plett Usher Parents

Barbara was born to her lovely parents. There is no information about her parents’ names or even their occupations.

Barbara Plett Usher Husband

Plett was married to Graham Usher, the former Jerusalem correspondent of The Economist Magazine. He sadly passed away on August 8, 2013, of Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease.

Barbara Plett Usher Children

There’s no history of her having any kid.


Barbara Plett Usher BBC

Plett Usher worked as a BBC correspondent in Jerusalem before being transferred to Islamabad in 2009. She was the BBC’s United Nations correspondent from 2012 to 2004. During the BBC program From Our Own Correspondent broadcast on September  30, 2004, Plett Usher said she cried when she saw Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat being taken to hospital during his terminal illness.

This led to suggestions that the BBC was biased. 2000 She then went on to cover the death of the Syrian President Hafez al Assad, and to do much reporting under siege in Ramallah in 2002. She traveled to Iraq in 2003.  She joined the BBC as a freelancer from Cairo in 1995 and became its Middle East correspondent by 2000.

Barbara Plett Usher Hair

Currently, the color of her hair is under review.

Barbara Plett Usher Accent

She speaks with a Canadian accent.

Barbara Plett Usher Salary

Her average salary figure is unknown. She has not disclosed her details to the public.

Barbara Plett Usher Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth ranging between $1million-$5million.

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