Tony Connelly

Tony Connelly

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Updated On November 22, 2021

Tony Connelly is a popular journalist from Ireland. Tony Connelly has worked in many agencies, and publications like Time, United Press International, The Irish Independent, etc. While he is currently working as Europe editor for RTE News and current affairs too.

Early life

Tony Connelly was born on 21st December 1964, in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. This makes him 56 years old as of 2021. There is not much information regarding the names and professions of his parents and siblings too. He holds an Irish nationality and practices Christianity. According to astrology, he has Capricorn as his zodiac sign.

Talking about the formal educational status, he has completed his schooling at a local school in his hometown. While, he accomplished his higher studies in Trinity College, Dublin.

Professional life

Tony Connelly is a respectable and reputable journalist today. Previously, he worked on a construction site. Tony began his writing journey first in Derry Journal and the Oxford Courier. While, after working there, he went on to work in reputable publications like Independent, Evening Herald, Time, and United Press International in his career.

Tony Connelly

Caption: Brexit & Ireland, a book written by Tony Connelly (Source: Twitter)

Moreover, he has worked most of his time in RTE as a television and radio reporter. As a journalist, he has covered many major events including the conflicts and wars in Rwanda, Angola, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Georgia, Gaza, etc. Later, he also became a Europe correspondent for RTE News and Current Affairs. For his outstanding work in journalism, he won an ESB National Media Award in 1998, and in 2001 too.

He has also contributed to literature and written beautiful books. They are; Don’t Mention the Wars: A Journey Through European Stereotypes in 2009, and Brexit and Ireland in 2017. He is still active as a journalist and has been working on other different future projects.

Net worth

Tony Connelly is living a comfortable life with his family. He has earned a good sum of fortune for his work as a journalist till today. His total net worth is about $1 million US dollars as of 2021. And, he also has a salary of around $50k USD per annum.

Personal life

Moving on toward the romantic and private life of Tony Connelly, he is not married. He is single. There are not any reports confirming his affairs with any other women in past too. However, he has got a son named Matteo Connelly. While he is straight regarding gender choices. And, he does not have involvement in any kind of controversial events too.

Tony Connelly

Caption: Tony Connelly lifestyle (Source: Wikipedia)

Body measurement and social media

Tony Connelly has a very amazing personality and charming style. The journalist stands about 5 feet and 11 inches. While he has weight compatible with his height. While he also has not provided the overall body measurement in any internet domain. Further, talking he has blonde hair, and the color of his eyes is brown.

Tony Connelly is also present in social media. He has a Twitter account under the name @tconnellyRTE. The account has around 141k followers. While he is yet to have any kind of personal accounts under his own name on other social media platforms.