Who is Waleed Aly?
Waleed Aly is an Australian lawyer, writer, media presenter, academic, and musician. He is well recognized as a co-host of Network Ten’s news and current affairs television show The Project. Aly is also a songwriter and lead guitarist for a rock band Robot Child. He is also a lecturer at Monash University.
Birth Name: Waleed Aly
Birth Place: Melbourne, Australia
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 6 feet 1.5 inch
Profession: Lawyer, Writer, Media presenter, Academic, and Musician
Parents: Salwa Aly (mother) and Moneim Aly(father)
Husband/Wife: Susan Carland
Net Worth: $18 million
Personal Life: Spouse, Marriage, Children
Waleed Aly happily married to Susan Carland, who is an Australian feminist author. Waleed first met Susan when both of them were around 16. They met in person when Susan went by Waleed’s family’s house to research about the Islamic faith. Eventually, they started dating and got married on the lawns of Melbourne Zoo in 2002.
Susan converted to Muslim from Christain when she was 19 years old. She lived in a forested hill and obtained a Ph.D. in 2015. The couple attended the same university. Waleed is Egyptian and Australian while his wife is Australian. Besides, the couple shares two children named Aisha Aly and Zayd. Their son happens to have autism, and they are proud of his creativity.
Waleed Aly: Career and Net Worth
After his graduation, Waleed Aly served as an associate to Family Court judge Joseph Kay till 2007 and then worked as a solicitor in Melbourne for Maddocks Lawyers. In 2006, he became a pro bono lawyer with the Human Rights Law Centre, on secondment from Maddocks.
Waleed also served as a staff member of the Global Terrorism Research Centre at Monash University. In 2017 May, Waleed Aly received a Ph.D. on global terrorism after completing a thesis titled ‘Towards a structuration theory of global terrorism’. Waleed Aly is also a principal songwriter and legal guitarist for a rock band Robot Child.
His estimated net worth as of 2019 is around $18 million.
Wiki, Bio, Age, Nationality, Ethnicity, and Education
Waleed Aly was born in Melbourne, Australia, on August 15, 1978, which makes his age 40. Further, he belongs to Egyptian parents- Salwa and Moneim Aly. Aly is a Sunni Muslim. Ethnicity wise he is Egyptian and holds Australian nationality.
Waleed zodiac sign is Leo. A lion is an astrological symbol and The Fifth House is the ruling house of Leo. Sunday is the lucky day & 6, 15, 24, 33, 42, 51, 60, 69, 78 is the lucky number for the Leo peoples.
Waleed attended Wesley College. In 1996, he completed the International Baccalaureate at Wesley, later joined the University of Melbourne. Further, he graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Laws degree in 2002.
Body Measurement: Height, Weight, Hair Colour and Eye Colour
He stands at the height of 6 feet 1.5 inches. Whereas, his weight is unknown. Aly has a black hair color with dark brown eye color.
Waleed Aly: Awards
Waleed has received several prestigious awards and nominations. In 2015, Aly along with producer Tom Whitty was a finalist for two Our Watch Awards for reporting to end violence against women, for their viral editorial, Show Me The Money. The pair was also nominated for a United Nations Associations of Australia Media Peace Award for Promotion of Climate Change Issues. Further, in 2016, he received the Gold Logie Award for Best Personality on Australian Television.
Moreover, in October, Waleed along with Whitty won two Walkley nominations for Excellence Journalism.