Waleed Aly Biography
Multi-talented Waleed Aly is an Australian writer, academic, lawyer, media presenter and musician. He was born on 15th August 1978 in Melbourne, Australia. He was born to Egyptian parents Moneim Aly and Salwa Aly. Aly is Sunni Islam. He studied International Baccalaureate at Wesley College and later joined the University of Melbourne. He did his graduation with Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) and Bachelor of Laws.
Aly is an award-winning journalist who is currently the co-host of the Network Ten's news and current affairs television program The Project. Also, he writes for Fairfax Media, and he is a lecturer in politics at Monash University and there he works in their Global Terrorism Research Centre.
He has been working for ABC and as he has been awarded many awards for his work, once he won Gold Logie Award for Best Personality on Australian Television, which was chosen by the public through an online vote. His commendable works include his criticism of the extremist group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in a four-minute monolog titled "What ISIL wants" on The Project of the November 2015 Paris attacks. He even tagged them as "bastards”. That video was on YouTube which caught a huge attention.
Aly (age:38) is even interested in music and writing books. He is the lead guitarist and primary songwriter for the Melbourne-based rock band Robot Child. And he wrote the book People Like Us: How Arrogance is Dividing Islam and the West.
Aly belongs to Australian nationality and there is not any information provided about his ethnicity. He is a married man with two children. He married his wife Susan Carland in the year 2002. The family is living a happy life. He has the net worth estimated at millions of dollars. He does have equally amazing numbers of fan following because of his awesome presenting style and talent.Edit
Born in Melbourne, Australia
Waleed Ali an Australian journalist was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Waleed Aly was born on 5th August 1978 from his Egyptian parents. His parents name is Moneim Aly and Salwa Aly. Waleed Aly is Sunni IslamEdit
Waleed Ali studied International Baccalaureate at Wesley College.Waleed Aly joined the University of Melbourne. Waleed Aly got graduated from that University. Waleed Aly did his graduation with Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) and Bachelor of Laws.Edit
Along with doing the graduation, Waleed Aly got married in the same year 2002. Waleed Aly married his wife Susan Carland. Now, the couple together has two beautiful children and the family is living a very happy life.Edit
Worked with Human Rights Law Center
In the year 2006, Waleed Aly worked as a pro bono lawyer with the Human Rights Law Centre. Prior to that, Waleed Aly worked as an associate to Family Court judge Joseph Kay after he did his graduation.Edit
Published his book
In the year 2007, there was a book published named People Like Us: How Arrogance is Dividing Islam and the Wes written by Waleed Aly. The book was loved by the audiences and was shortlisted for the two awards.Edit
Resigned at ABC
Waleed Aly worked for different programs on ABC including Big Ideas program, The Conversation Hour, News Breakfast, Q&A Program, etc. But later in 2014 he resigned as Radio National drive host at ABC to join another program.Edit
Working for Network ten
Currently Waleed Aly is the co-host of the Network Ten's news and current affairs television program The Project. Also he is a staff at Monash University working in their Global Terrorism Research Centre as lecturer in politics.Edit