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Sonali Shah Biography – Sonali Shah Wiki

Sonali Shah is a British TV and Radio presenter best known for being a long-serving presenter of Newsround. Currently, a host of The National Lottery Live on Saturday nights, Radio 4’s Today programme sport bulletins and BBC One’s Escape to the Country, Sonali was part of the presentation teams for Delhi 2010, London 2012 and Glasgow 2014 and joined the BBC Crimewatch team in 2015.

She is also the Sunday Morning Breakfast presenter on Magic Radio from 7am – 10am. She often hosts episodes of ITV’s Tonight and regularly appears on Channel 4’s Steph’s Packed Lunch.

Sonali is known for her roles in the BBC’s coverage of many marquee live events over recent years. These include the Queen’s 90th birthday, the Royal Wedding, the Lord Mayor’s Show, Wimbledon, the London Marathon, the Boat Race, the Epsom Derby and the 2011 Cricket World Cup – all of which have helped make Sonali renowned for her warmth, charm and versatility. Sonali was also part of Channel 4’s coverage of Crufts and the Richard III reburial.

Her five-year stint on the BAFTA award-winning Newsround included presenting from the Beijing Olympics and filming special reports from Haiti and Afghanistan. One of her films, “Growing up in a Warzone”, was named “Best Children’s programme” at the 2011 AIB awards.

Sonali began her professional broadcasting career in BBC Radio soon after graduating from university in 2001. She produced and presented news and business programmes on the World Service and Radio 5 live.

Away from the camera, Sonali is an Ambassador for the Prince’s Trust and the British Asian Trust and regularly supports Barnardo’s. She has been part of the judging panel for BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year and took part in Let’s Dance for Comic Relief in 2013. Sonali regularly hosts live audience events. She is also a trained dancer, having spent more than 10 years studying Indian classical and folk.

Sonali loves travelling and spending time in East Africa, where her family is from. Other favourite trips include gorilla trekking in Uganda, white water rafting down the Nile, surfing in Brazil and horseback safari in South Africa. The travelling has become less frequent now she has become a mum though – instead, Sonali has developed an interest in cooking and preparing meals for her daughter and the family.

Sonali Shah Age

Sonali Shah was born on July 26, 1980, in Edgware, Middlesex, England. She is 42 years old as of 2023. She will celebrate her 43rd birthday in July 2023.

Sonali Shah Husband

Is Sonali Shah married? She is married to Adarsh Shah. The couple tied the knot in May 2008. She and her husband Adarsh share two children, Ariana and Rafi.

Sonali Shah Wedding

Presenter Sonali Shah got married to her husband Adarsh Shah in the beautiful coastal Kenyan city of Mombasa.

Sonali Shah Family

Escape to the Country presenter Sonali Shah resides in north west London with her husband Adarsh Shah and their children, daughter Ariana (born October 2013) and son Rafi (born October 2016).

Sonali Shah Parents

Sonali was born in Edgware, London to immigrant Indian parents, who run a pharmacy. Sonali’s parents also live in London. “We’re lucky we all live within 10 minutes of each other,” she told Baby Magazine.

Following the birth of her daughter, Sonali managed to balance work and motherhood with “lots of help from extremely hands-on grandparents. Ariana loves spending time at their houses and sleeping over, which makes my life easier when I’m away filming away for Escape to the Country. I honestly don’t know how I would cope without my brilliant mother and mother-in-law,” she added.

On International Daughters’ Day 2020, Sonali shared a photo of herself holding her daughter, writing in part, “My mum is right, there’s nothing quite like having a daughter”.

Sonali Shah Height

Escape to the Country presenter Sonali Shah is 5 feet 1 inch/1.55 m tall.

Sonali Shah Net Worth

Escape to the Country presenter Sonali Shah’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.


She is of Indian ethnicity.


Sonali’s Instagram handle is @sonalishah.