Stig Abell Net Worth 2023, Age, Wife, Children, Height, Family, Parents, Salary

Stig Abell net worth

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Stig Abell is an English journalist, newspaper editor and radio presenter. He currently co-presents the Monday to Thursday breakfast show on Times Radio with Aasmah Mir.

Abell was the 2016 to 2020 editor of The Times Literary Supplement and from 2013 to 2016 managing editor of The Sun. He was formerly a fiction reviewer at The Spectator and a reviewer at Telegraph Media Group as well as The Times Literary Supplement. He was also a presenter on LBC Radio.

Early life

NameStig Abell
Net Worth$5 million
OccupationJournalist, Newspaper editor, Radio presenter
Age42 years
Stig Abell net worth

Stephen “Stig” Paul Abell was born on April 10, 1980 (age 42 years) in Nottingham, United Kingdom. He is the son of British parents. He was educated at Loughborough Grammar School and studied English at Emmanuel College, Cambridge graduating with a double first.


Stig Abell joined the Press Complaints Commission in September 2001 as a complaints officer; he completed other roles at the PCC including press officer, assistant director and deputy director before being appointed Director of the PCC on 19 December 2010.

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Abell joined The Sun in August 2013 as managing editor, his role until the end of April 2016. In March 2014, Abell started co-presenting a show on LBC Radio alongside Sky News television presenter Kay Burley from 8 am to 11 am on Sundays. Burley was the main presenter while Abell reviewed the papers and added a political comment.

From August 2014, the show was co-presented by Abell and LBC’s Petrie Hosken. In January 2015, he was given his own show from 8 am to 10 am on Sundays. From April 2016, Abell moved to the afternoon slot on Sundays from 3 pm to 6 pm.

He has been heavily criticized for publishing an article in 2015 in The Sun by Katie Hopkins. The article argued for “gunships sending these boats back to their own country”, and described migrants as “like cockroaches”. It concluded that Britain should “force migrants back to their shores and burn the boats”.

In May 2016, Stig Abell became the editor of The Times Literary Supplement, succeeding Sir Peter Stothard, who had edited the newspaper for the previous 14 years. He held the post until June 2020, when he was succeeded by Martin Ivens.

Stig Abell is a regular presenter on the BBC Radio 4 series Front Row. In May 2018, Abell’s first book, How Britain Really Works, was published by John Murray. In April 2020, it was announced that Abell would be joining the upcoming radio station Times Radio as a presenter. He was also named as the station’s Launch Director.

In November 2020, he released his second book, Things I Learned on the 6:28, a guide to reading. In September 2021, The Bookseller reported HarperCollins had agreed on a three-book deal with Abell’s agents including his first work of crime fiction and a non-fiction title.

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Stig Abell is one of the richest and most influential journalists in the United Kingdom. He stands at an appealing height of 1.83m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.


Stig Abell is currently married to Nadine Abell, they had their wedding in the United Kingdom. His wife is a private person and they have children together. As of March 2023, it is confirmed that Stig Abell and his wife Nadine Abell are still married.

Stig Abell net worth

How much is Stig Abell worth? Stig Abell net worth is estimated at around $5 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as a journalist, newspaper editor and radio presenter. Stig Abell’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $450,000 dollars annually.