Waleed Aly is an Australian lawyer, media presenter, writer, and musician. He is well-known as a co-host of Network Ten’s news and The Project. He worked as a writer for Fairfax Media and a lecturer at Monash University, working in their Global Terrorism Research Centre. Besides, he is a songwriter and lead guitarist for a rock band ‘Robot Child.’
|Birth Name||Waleed Aly|
|Birth Date||August 15, 1978|
|Height||6 feet 1.5 inches|
|Parents||Salwa and Moneim Aly|
|Children||Aisha Aly and Zayd|
|Net Worth||$18 Million|
Waleed Aly Net Worth: $18 Million
Waleed worked as an associate to Family Court judge Joseph Kay till 2007. He then served as a solicitor in Melbourne for Maddocks Lawyers. He became a pro bono lawyer with the Human Rights Law Centre, on secondment from Maddocks. At Monash University, he worked as a staff member of the Global Terrorism Research Centre.
In May 2017, Waleed received a Ph.D. on global terrorism after completing a thesis titled ‘Towards a structuration theory of global terrorism.” He made his appearance in ABC TV’s Big Ideas program as the host. He made a regular appearance as a guest co-host on The Conversation Hour on The Project and 774 ABC Melbourne on Channel 10.
Waleed is also a songwriter as well as a lead guitarist for a rock band Robot Child. The band received applauds for their cover songs of Pink Floyd’s Comfortably Numb.
His net worth dwells around $18 Million.
Waleed Aly Wife: Susan Carland
Waleed is happily married to his wife, Susan Carland, who is an Australian feminist author. She converted to Muslim from Christian when she was 19 years old. She lived in a forested hill and obtained a Ph.D. in 2015. The duo attended the same university.
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.
Waleed is Egyptian and Australian while his wife is Australian. The couple shares two children named Aisha Aly and Zayd. Their son happens to have autism, and they are proud of his creativity.
Short Wiki-like Bio
Waleed Aly was born in Melbourne, Australia, on August 15, 1978, which makes his age 40. He was born to Egyptian parents – Salwa and Moneim Aly. He attended Wesley College and completed the International Baccalaureate. Later, he joined the University of Melbourne and graduated with Bachelors of Engineering and Bachelor of Laws in 2002.
Waleed has a decent height of 6 feet 1.5 inches.