Katharine Viner Net Worth,Biography, Salary, Twitter, Age

Published Date   08th Aug. 2017, 00:49 am
Katharine Viner Net Worth,Biography, Salary, Twitter, Age
Quick Info
Birth Name: Katharine Sophie Viner
Nationality: British

Katharine Viner is a prominent British journalist and playwright who has gained wide recognition and respect through her remarkable work as the first female editor in chief of The Guardian. Katharine Viner net worth is known to be huge and sourced from her work in magazines like Cosmopolitan, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, and more. Katharine Viner salary has also been amassed from her work in various other collaboration with other writers.


The distinguished and talented British journalist and playwright Katharine Viner is known best for being one of the world’s most powerful women in the field of journalism. Katharine Viner net worth is known to have been amassed from her remarkable career as the editor in chief of The Guardian. Katharine Viner salary shows that she has been a very hardworking woman. Katharine  Viner twitter account has details of her personal and professional life.

Born and Early Life

Katharine Viner was born in 1971 in Britain. She is of British nationality and white ethnicity. Viner spent most of her childhood days in Yorkshire. She was born to parents who were teachers. She is the granddaughter of Vic Viner who is known best to be the seaman in the Dunkirk evacuation.


Katharine Viner received her education from Ripon Grammar School. Katharine Viner was academically excellent and was also interested in writing articles. So she began working for the local newspaper, Ripon Gazette. Katharine Viner then went on to attend Pembroke College based in Oxford. She was advised by then Guardian women’s editor, Louise Chunn to pursue a career in journalism after she won a competition organized by The Guardian’s women’s page. She went on to spend her time in Middle East.

Early Career

Katharine Viner began her career for women’s monthly magazine, Cosmopolitan. She eventually became the features assistant, news, and career editor. Eventually, Katharine Viner went on to work for The Sunday Times. She worked there for 3 long years as a commissioning editor and writer. In 1997, Katharine Viner went on to work for The Guardian.

The Guardian

While working for The Guardian, Katharine  Viner was made the editor of the Saturday Weekend supplement. Then in 2006, she went on to become the features editor. Two years later, she was made the deputy editor. She continued in the position till 2012. Katharine Viner then was sent to Sydney to work for the new Guardian digital edition in Australia in 2013. Katharine Viner then went on to work as the new head of The Guardian’s American website after she moved to New York City in 2014. She still worked as the deputy editor of Guardian News & Media. Under her supervision, the GuardianUS’s coverage expanded to areas like arts and sports.

Katharine  Viner was then appointed as the editor-in-chief when she won the ballot by the majority of the Guardian and Observer editorial staff in 2015. Katharine was thus marked the first female editor in chief of The Guardian. She has great plans for the success of The Guardian under her leadership.

Other Works

Katharine Viner has not only been widely famous for journalism. She has also been active in the areas that require her exceptional talent and skills at writing. Katharine Viner is also known to have co-edited My Name Is Rachel Corrie. The play is based on the real story of the American activist Rachel Corrie who was killed by an Israeli Army bulldozer. She wrote it along with actor Alan Rickman. Katharine Viner has been highly respected for her remarkable work as a playwright as well.

Net worth and Salary

Katharine Viner net worth is known to be calculated in millions as per various sources. Katharine Viner salary is known to be high as the editor in chief of The Guardian. Katharine Viner net worth will see an increase in the coming years due to the growing success of The Guardian.

Body Measurements

Katharine Viner age at present is 46. Katharine Viner age exceeds the high amount of success and recognition she has gotten till date. Katharine Viner has blonde hair that she likes to put long most of the time. Her body measurements result to a perfect hourglass shaped figure.

Personal Life

Katharine Viner is reluctant on speaking about her personal life in front of the public. Katharine Viner has not been married till date. Katharine Viner is seen mostly focused on her career as a journalist and does not have time to go on dates. Her dating history is inexistent. Katharine Viner is currently single and does not have any children.

Awards and Recognition

Katharine Viner has been honored many times for her remarkable work as a journalist. She has been a huge inspiration to many aspiring young girls who want to find success in the journalism field. Katharine Viner twitter account has 169 thousand followers who track her day to day information and views and opinions on various subject matters around the world. The very talented and celebrated Katharine Viner bio can be found on social media sites like Wikipedia and Facebook.

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