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Max Foster Profile
Max Foster is an American anchor and correspondent for CNN, based in London. Additionally, he hosts the 1 p.m. GMT edition of CNN Newsroom.
Max Foster Age
Foster is 50 years old as of 2023, he was born on 30th October 1972 in London, England. Furthermore, he celebrates his birthday on 30th October every year.
Max Foster Height
He stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Max Foster Family
Foster has neither disclosed the names of his parents nor his siblings as he likes to keep his personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Max Foster Education
Foster spent most of his childhood in Wiltshire, England, where he attended The Ridgeway School, Sixth Form College, and Dauntsey’s School, Devizes. Foster read Business Administration at Cardiff University and completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism at Highbury College, Portsmouth.
Max Foster Wife
Foster is happily married to his loving wife Hannah. The couple is blessed with three children, Currently, they reside in Hampshire near Newbury, Berkshire. Foster likes to keep his life private hence, he has not disclosed any information about his wife and their children. However, research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Max Foster Career
Foster started his career at the age of sixteen on Hospital Radio Swindon with his weekly entertainment program. At Cardiff University, he freelanced as a reporter for ‘Rave’ on BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio Five hosted by Rob Brydon. At graduate journalism school, he did a work placement at BBC Wiltshire Sound in Swindon and stayed on for two years. In 1997, Foster transferred to the BBC World Service as a business presenter-reporter and worked on its flagship Newshour program.
Foster made his name covering the Asian Financial Crisis and, at the age of 24, started hosting World Business Report. In 2000, Foster went on attachment to BBC TV Business Programmes and stayed on. He reported for Business Breakfast, BBC World, and Working Lunch before taking on a full-time position on BBC Breakfast. Moreover, he had an exclusive on internet banking security which forced Abbey National to temporarily close down its online service, Cahoot. He also presented the business news and Breakfast Briefing alongside Moira Stuart.
Max Foster CNN
In 2005 Foster joined CNN International as a London-based Business Anchor and Correspondent. After hosting special coverage around the failing health of Pope John Paul II he was appointed permanent co-anchor of CNN Today with Monita Rajpal where he led special coverage of major events including the outbreak of the 2006 Lebanon War and the 2007 London car bombs.
Foster broke the news that Hurricane Katrina had caused a breach in the levees around New Orleans and anchored a live six-hour simulcast on CNN and CNN International during the 2008 Mumbai attacks. Foster followed the early development of the street art movement by reporting on Banksy and Adam Neate.
His candid, early, interview with bestselling author Stephenie Meyer has been widely quoted in books and magazines. After reporting on the wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton in 2011, Foster was given the additional title of Royal Correspondent. He traveled extensively with the couple and Prince Harry and secured several landmark royal interviews. In 2013 he interviewed Prince William shortly after the birth of his son, Prince George of Cambridge which made headlines worldwide.
In 2015, he interviewed The Prince of Wales to mark ten years of marriage to The Duchess of Cornwall and secured the first TV interview ever with The Duchess to mark her 70th birthday in 2017. Additionally, in 2012 he interviewed Queen Margrethe II to mark her 40th jubilee.
Other royal exclusives have been picked up by The Daily Telegraph. Foster has been quoted by various newspapers including The Washington Post, The Australian, and The Jakarta Post; and has been widely used as a royal commentator by the likes of ABC Radio National, and BBC One (Diamond Jubilee special, 5 June 2012), Entertainment Tonight, Seven Network and BBC Radio Five Live.
Max Foster Salary
He has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from his career at CNN News.
Max Foster Net Worth
Foster has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as an Anchor and Correspondent.
Max Foster Social Media Platforms
Foster is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 42.5k followers on Twitter, 20k followers on Instagram, and 268k followers on Facebook.