VICTORIA Fritz is best known for her TV and journalism career.
The star is often seen on BBC Breakfast, but who is she and why did she change her name?
Who is Victoria Fritz?
Victoria Fritz, now known as Victoria Valentine is a business correspondent and presenter who works for the BBC.
で生まれた 1984, she attended Cambridge University between 2006 に 2007 and graduated with a degree in law and economics.
She also gained an MBA from the Cambridge Judge Business School in 2007.
Before joining the BBC in 2008, she worked for Breaking Views, a financial commentary site which is now part of Reuters.
She now hosts BBC’s morning global news programmes on BBC One, BBC News and BBC World News.
Why did Victoria change her name?
Victoria has changed her last name from Fritz to Valentine.
She announced that this was due to her splitting from her husband.
Victoria tweeted why her name had changed to her mother’s maiden name: “こんにちは. You may notice a little change today. If you are wondering why, here are a few words:
“The reasons for the breakdown of my marriage are private. I have two wonderful young children to consider. Protecting their wellbeing and right to a private life will always be my priorities.
“まだ, however private I wish to keep my private life, there is an aspect of it that will always remain as much in public hands as it is in my own. And that is my name.”
What TV shows has Victoria Fritz presented?
She went on to launch BBC’s Business Live programme and became the BBC’s first female transport correspondent.
She covered the global impact of transport across business, politics and culture for programmes such as Today on BBC Radio 4, The Jeremy Vine Show on BBC Radio 2, the Six O’Clock News and ‘Ten O’Clock News.
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Is Victoria married and does she have children?
Victoria Fritz married Dan Fritz in 2011, who is a writer and barrister, however the pair have since split.
The couple were renovating a house they’d bought when Victoria found out she was pregnant.
The TV presenter found that her waters had broken shortly after reading the business news live ショーで.
And when fellow presenter Sally Nugent discovered that Victoria’s husband was stuck in traffic on the motorway, she stayed by her side during the arrival of the baby boy.
A BBC spokesperson confirmed: “When Sally heard that she’d gone into labour she offered to be there until Victoria’s husband got there. But her husband never arrived so she found herself at the birth.”
Victoria ended up going into labour five weeks earlier than expected and gave birth to a son, William in 2016.
彼らの2番目の子供, a daughter, was born a few years later.