Georgie Thompson is considered to be one of the most popular anchorwoman of sky sports news. Born in September 1977, she presents the 3-7pm slot on Sky Sports News.
A sportswoman herself, she has represented England in international junior tennis championships when she was studying in Queenswood Boarding School. Having finished her education with the University of Leeds where she learnt Broadcast Journalism, Georgie Thompson began her career as a production assistant for GMTV.
She shifted from GMTV in January 2001 to Sky Sports News and has now since covered numerous sporting events like the US Open Tennis Championships, A1 Grand Prix, Grand Prix Masters, Speedway World Cup, Americas Cup and the Race of Champions. She actually is additionally a keen surfer plus an ardent Fullham F.C. supporter.
Her extremely tight agenda does not permit her to spend much time on the tennis courts now. But when she does get the a chance to hit the courts, she does compete however its only with herself. Playing at a competitive level for nearly 12 times in a year in past times, she feels dissatisfied if she does not level with her standards.
Voted amongst the top 100 Sexisiest Women from the Word by the British Mens Magazine, FHM, Georgie Thompson had modest beginnings. The daughter of a property developer, the value of work ethics and hard work were drilled into her at the very early age. Additionally, it ingrained in her the significance of investing in property and subsequently of climbing within the property ladder.
She’s now the happy owner of a three bedroom terrace home in Chelsea. Though she feels that the property is substantially large as she is not married and doesn’t have any kids, it has been a big gain for her from a purely investment viewpoint. Initially costing around 500,000 pounds during the time of purchase, the property is currently valued at almost 800,000.
Georgie Thompson does not consider herself to be really good with money and making it work. Following her fathers advice, she lets her financial advisors make every one of the crucial decisions for her. Having focused on property for a long time, she has now started looking at other investment options as well keeping her future under consideration. Her financial advisors have shown her the necessity of keeping money aside for major future expenses such as education expenses whenever she gets children.
She has also invested in a comprehensive insurance policy that covers her for critical illness and BUPA healthcare. Even though she finds critical illness cover quite expensive, she realized that having a family history of cancer she would not desire to put a price on her health.
Although she loves earning money, handling money and number crunching are usually not a favorite pastime with her. On the insistence of Sky News she set up a private limited company for herself a few years back. Along with invoicing Sky News for her contract she makes sure there is a steady stream of revenue arriving in from other sources such as event hosting, writing and submitting articles and corporate speaking.