Georgie Thompson is considered to be just about 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 while she was studying in Queenswood Boarding School. Having finished her education from the University of Leeds where she learnt Broadcast Journalism, Georgie Thompson started her career being a production assistant for GMTV.
She shifted from GMTV in January 2001 to Sky Sports News and has now since covered numerous sports activities like the US Open Tennis Championships, A1 Grand Prix, Grand Prix Masters, Speedway World Cup, Americas Cup as well as the Race of Champions. She is additionally a confident surfer plus an enthusiastic Fullham F.C. supporter.
Her highly busy schedule does not enable her to spend a lot of time on the tennis courts now. But when she does find the time to hit the courts, she does compete however its only with herself. Playing at a competitive level for nearly 12 times each year in past times, she feels dissatisfied if she doesn’t 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 a very young age. It also ingrained in her the significance of investing in property and subsequently of climbing up the property ladder.
She is the proud owner of a three bedroom terrace house in Chelsea. Although she feels that this property is considerably large as she’s not married and doesn’t have kids, it has been a big gain for her from a purely investment viewpoint. Initially costing approximately 500,000 pounds during the time of purchase, the exact property is now valued at almost 800,000.
Georgie Thompson does not consider herself for being 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’s now thought about other investment options as well keeping her future in mind. Her financial advisors have shown her the necessity of keeping money aside for significant future expenses such as education expenses whenever she gets children.
She has also invested in an extensive insurance policy that covers her for critical illness and BUPA healthcare. Even though she finds critical illness cover very costly, she realized that with a family history of cancer she did not desire to put a price on her health.
Although she loves making money, handling money and number crunching are usually not a popular pastime with her. On the insistence of Sky News she set up a private limited company for herself several years back. Along with invoicing Sky News for her contract she makes certain there’s a steady stream of income arriving in from other sources such as event hosting, writing and submitting articles and corporate speaking.