Omid Scobie was born in July 1981, in Wales, United Kingdom. Omid Scobie is 42 years old as of 2023. Omid Scobie grew up in Oxford with his younger brother and parents, an Iranian social worker mother, and a British marketing director father.
Omid Scobie became royal editor-at-large at Harper’s Bazaar and the royal contributor at ABC News, appearing regularly on Good Morning America and hosting the network’s royal podcast, the HeirPod.
In 2020, Omid Scobie co-authored a book about Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, with American journalist Carolyn Durand. “Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of A Modern Royal Family” was published in August 2020 by HarperCollins.
Within five days, it had sold more than 31,000 copies in the United Kingdom and had secured the number one spot for hardback non-fiction on The Sunday Times bestseller list.
In August 2021, a paperback edition of the book was released with a new epilogue covering events of the previous year, including Meghan and Harry’s TV interview with Oprah Winfrey.