English broadcast journalist, Sophy Ridge is working as a broadcast journalist. She is a Senior Political Correspondent for Sky News as well. Sophy is well-known for her work in the newspapers and particularly for her work on the Sky News.

English broadcast journalist Sophy Ridge
Caption: English broadcast journalist Sophy Ridge (Photo: Sky)

Sophy Ridge Education

On October 17th, 1984, Sophy Ridge was born to parents who worked as school teachers. But other, she is yet to reveal the identity of her parents. Also, she has kept the identity of her siblings' brother in the dark. Her birthplace is Richmond upon the Thames, London, UK. 

Having British nationality, Sophy is of English ethnicity. She enrolled at St. Edmund Hall located in  Oxford, England where she read English literature. Sophy studied at Tiffin Girls’ School located in Kingston, England, an all-girls selective school. Also, she has work experience during her university final year at the tabloid newspaper News of the World.

Is Sophy Ridge Married?

Sophy Ridge is happily married to her husband Ben Griffiths. Her husband Griffiths is also a journalist for a National newspaper. Surely, they dated for a long period before they married. As per reports, they got engaged in 2014. Sophy tied the wedding knot with her husband Griffith on 30th May 2014.

Then Sophy was blessed with her first baby in the year 2017. So, Sophy has blessed a baby with her husband. However, she is yet to reveal the identity of her baby. Also, she is pregnant with her second child. Like her first baby, the identity of her 2nd child is not mentioned in the public. Sophy likes to her kids' identities private. But the couple is living a blissful married life.

What's Sophy Ridge Net Worth?

English journalist, Sophy Ridge has an estimated net worth of $1 Million. So, she has collected a decent net worth from his professional career. Working as a reporter, she has earned a handsome salary but has yet to reveal her actual salary. 

A Sky Broadcast journalist’s salary ranges between the amount of £35 thousand to £39 thousand according to Glassdoor. So, she is earning and living a luxurious life. 

Height of Sophy Ridge

Sophy Ridge stands at a decent height with appropriate body weight. This beautiful journalist is slim with an appealing body weight. Sophy’s hair color is blonde with grayish blue eyes color.


She has worked as a trainee reporter at the now defunct tabloid newspaper News of the World after graduation in 2006. Initially, she worked as a consumer affairs correspondent in 2009 after the completion of her training programs. Then, she gained a job as a political correspondent on Sky News in the year 2011.

Sophy covered a broad range of political stories and traveled with the Prime Minister to Afghanistan, New York, and Brazil during her working years there. Then she worked in Colorado for the channel's coverage of the US elections. Also, she is well-known for her round-the-clock broadcasting at the annual party conferences.

She covered the news of the 2015 general election as a senior political correspondent for Sky News, reporting on the Labour Party's campaign and conducting interviews with party members. Sophy became the host of her own show, Sophy Ridge on Sunday in the year 2017. Then she released her first book The Women Who Shaped Politics, a non-fiction book that discussed women's contribution to British politics in the year 2017. Also, she started writing a weekly column in the tabloid newspaper Metro.

Awards and Achievements

Sophy became the winner of several awards one of them being the Headline money rising star award. Also, she has won MHP 30 Under 30 Gold Award, the Total Politics Blog Awards in 2011, Young Journalist of the Year in the Royal Television Society Awards in 2013, etc.