Louise Minchin

Louise Minchin

Louise Minchin
Quick Facts About Louise Minchin
Celebrated Name Louise Minchin
Age 53 years old
Nick Name Minchin
Birth Name Louise Mary Minchin
Birth Date 1968-09-08
Gender Female
Profession British Journalist
Nationality British
Place of Birth British Hong Kong
Religion Christianity
Residence Chester, England
Horoscope Virgo
Ethnicity White Caucasian
School St Mary's School, Ascot
University University of St Andrews
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status Married
Husband David Minchin
Net Worth £2.1 million
Salary £215,000 per year
Body Shape pear-shaped
Body Measurement 34-25-38 inches
Bra Size 38C (US)
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Hair Style shoulder-length bob-sized hairstyle
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Who is Louise Minchin?

Louise Minchin is probably the big name in British Journalism. She is a former prominent member of BBC News. She was enlisted as one of the most powerful and top-earning female journalists in the world for several years.

Her name became popular among the general public after joining the BBC One morning show in 2001. She gained wide recognition after joining as a regular anchor on the "BBC Breakfast" in 2006. She is known to today's audience for co-hosting the show three days a week with her co-worker Dan Walker.

From 2009 until 2012, Minchin co-hosted Real Rescues alongside Nick Knowles and Chris Hollins. She has guest-hosted The One Show a number of times since 2010.

This BBC legend has recently announced live on air that she would be leaving BBC Breakfast "after the summer", after presenting the show for 20 years. She will be working as a Freelancer within the BBC.


Early Life and Family Background

Louise Minchin was born on 8th September 1968 in British Hong Kong. His birth name is Louise Mary Grayson. She holds a British nationality and belongs to the white caucasian ethnicity. Virgo is her star sign. She has kept her faith in Christianity since her childhood. 

Louise was born into a middle-class family. Her father was a Major in the Irish Guards of the British Army while her mother is unknown. She was raised in Hongkong until the age of five. After Hong Kong, her childhood was spent in Hampshire and London. 

Louise attended the St Mary's School, Ascot from where she graduated her high school education. Then she enrolled at the University of St Andrews from where she earned a degree in Spanish. To pursue her career as a journalist, she studied journalism at the London College of Communication.

Who is Louise Minchin's husband?

Louise Minchin has been married to David Minchin. Her husband is a businessman who owns several restaurants in East Anglia, a geographical area in the East of England. After dating for few years, Louise and David got married on 6 June 1998 in a small church located in Hampshire. It was a moderate wedding attended by 50 guests. 

The couple is now blessed with two children and both are daughters named Scarlett and Mia. As of now, Scarlet and Mia are both in their teenage. The small and happy family lives near Chester, a cathedral city in Cheshire, England. 

What is Louise Minchin's salary?

As of 2021, the net worth of Louise Minchin is estimated to be £2.1 million. She accumulated her massive fortune through her profession as a successful Journalist. The major part of her income comes from her role as BBC Breakfast presenter. 

Throughout her career, the journalist has worked for the Latin American sector of the BBC World Service as well as various local radio stations. She started working for Radio 5 Live in 1998 and presented many of the station’s main programs, including Drive and breakfast.

Between 2003 and April 2012, she was a regular BBC News Channel presenter, initially working alongside Jon Sopel. The journalist added to her bank balance by presenting four weeks of live broadcasts of Real Rescues along with Nick Knowles. 

She served as BBC Breakfast presenter for 20 years on the show and the reports show that she is one of the highest-paid BBC Breakfast stars. She has been reportedly earning around £215,000 per year which is a massive salary for the women journalist. But as of June 2021, the veteran news presenter has announced her retirement from BBC Breakfast which means that she will be no more earning from the BBC news. 

Louise owns a vintage mansion in Chester. The mansion has grand high ceilings, a luxurious sofa set as well as a vintage cream side table. An open log fireplace with a white concrete frame furthers the regal aesthetic, alongside a baroque print rug. There is also an enormous garden. 

How tall is Louise Minchin?

Louise Minchin is 5 ft 9 inches tall and her body weight is 64 Kg. She has a pear-shaped body. Her body measures 34-25-38 inches. Louise managed to keep her body figure constant by regularly doing yoga and exercise. 

She feels comfortable wearing a 38C(US) size bra. She has a pair of sparkling blue eyes. She looks elegant in her shoulder-length bob-sized hairstyle that is blonde in color. 

Facts About Louise Minchin

  • #1She loves gardening.
  • #2She speaks Spanish fluently.
  • #3Her first job was with BBC World Service.
  • #4She became runner-up in Celebrity MasterChef 2016.
  • #5She has received an Honorary Doctor of Letters degree from the University of Chester.
  • #6She is an amateur triathlete.
  • #7She suffered from menopause in 2019.
  • #8She is a supporter of SOS Children's Villages.
  • #9She went on to finish 71st out of 78 finishers at the ITU World Triathlon Championships.
  • #10Minchin has made cameo appearances in the TV shows ‘Torchwood’ and ‘Spooks".

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