Facts of Louise Minchin
|Full Name:||Louise Minchin|
|Net Worth:||$5 million|
|Date of Birth:||8 September 1968|
|Birth Place:||Hong Kong, United Kingdom|
|Height:||5 feet 8 inches (173 m)|
|Weight:||64 kg (141 lbs)|
|Profession:||Broadcaster, Presenter, Host|
|Education:||St Mary's School Ascot, University of St Andrews, London College of Communication|
|Children:||Mia Minchin, Scarlett Minchin|
- 1 What is Louise Minchin Salary?
- 2 Louise Minchin Net Worth & Charity
- 3 Assets- House & Cars
- 4 Competitive BBC Journalists Salary & Net Worth in 2023
- 5 Early Life & Age
- 6 Louise Minchin Studied Journalism At The London College of Communication
- 7 Louise Minchin’s Husband & Children
- 8 Professional Journalism Career
- 9 Louise Minchin’s Other Works
- 10 Books By Louise Minchin
- 11 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is Louise Minchin Salary?
BBC pays an annual salary of £216,000+/$200,000+ to Louise Minchin who is one of the highest-paid BBC Breakfast journalists. Louise receives a monthly income of £18,000+/$22,000+ and £2,000+/$2,000+ per week.
Moreover, Minchin also earns an additional income of £35,000+/$43,095+ as an occasional presenter of BBC Radio 4’s daily consumer program called, “You and Yours“.
As of 2023, the average salary of a BBC news presenter and anchor in the U.K. ranges between £20,000 – £65,000 per year and £15,000-£20,00 per week.
Previously, she used to earn an annual salary of £100,000/$123,177 as a former regular anchor of the BBC One’s Breakfast program.
She also used to co-host a famous British documentary called, “Real Rescues” alongside Nick Knowles and Chris Hollins.
Moreover, Minchin also served as a guest host of “The One Show” several times since 2010. Similarly, her husband, David Minchin also earns an annual salary of £53,984/$66,509 as a successful businessman and entrepreneur. He earns a monthly income of £4,000 /$5500.
Louise Minchin Net Worth & Charity
As of 2023, Louise Minchin holds an estimated net worth of $5 million/4,040,405 GBP. Louise has been active in the journalism field since 1995.
Throughout her past 28 years of working experience, she has earned both fame and wealth from her professional career.
Minchin is also a supporter of SOS Children’s Villages which is an international orphan charity that provides shelter and parents for orphaned and abandoned children.
Louise also has taken part in the “Around the World in 80 days” campaign for children in need. Moreover, Louise is also a supporter of the charity organization called, Missing People.
Assets- House & Cars
British journalist, Louise Minchin is also living a lavish life with her family in their lavish house which is worth £260,078 in 2023. Her house is located in Cheshire, England, U.K.
In 2017, Louise posted a photo with her dog in her backyard, which has a large lawn, and stone and wild purple flowers in her garden.
Louise also has decorated her house with aesthetic interior design and expensive furniture. In 2017, a series of photographs were taken revealing her grand high ceilings, a grey sofa, and a cream sofa, as well as a vintage cream side table in her living room. Similalry, Minchin also owns multiple lavish cars.
Louise Minchin’s Annual, Monthly & Weekly Salary | Net Worth
|Year||Annual Salary||Monthly Salary||Weekly Salary||Net Worth|
Competitive BBC Journalists Salary & Net Worth in 2023
|Lyse Doucet||Annual: $180,000 Monthly: $15000||$4 Million||BBC’s Chief International Correspondent and senior presenter.|
|Jane Hill||Annual: $126,790 Monthly: $10565||$55.5 Million||Presenters of the BBC Weekend News, BBC News at Ten, and BBC News at Six.|
|Nina Warhurst||Annual: $380,000 Monthly: $31666||$3 Million||Business and consumer presenter on BBC Breakfast.|
|Sally Nugent||Annual: $1,4041 Monthly: $15,000||$5 Million||English journalist, newsreader, and television presenter.|
Early Life & Age
British journalist, Louise Minchin was born on 8 September 1968. Her full name is Louise Mary Minchin. As of 2023, Louise has turned 55 years old. According to her birthdate, her zodiac star sign is Virgo.
She also belongs to a white ethnic background and follows the Christian religion. Louise Minchin was born and raised in British Hong Kong, United Kingdom. Minchin was born in a British household and holds British nationality.
Louise shared that her father was a major in the Irish guards of the British army, while her mother was a housewife. Moreover, Louise is the only child in her family. She grew up in a peaceful family.
Louise Minchin Studied Journalism At The London College of Communication
Louise Minchin is a well-educated and talented media personality, she completed her elements and high school form St Mary’s School Ascot.
The St is a Roman Catholic independent day and boarding girls school located in Ascot, Berkshire, England. While attending high school, Louise participated in numerous school activities and received good grades.
After graduating high school, Minchin enrolled at the University of St Andrews. The university is a public and one of the oldest four ancient universities located in St Andrews, Scotland.
Later Louise completed four semesters and earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from the University of St Andrews.
However, Louise also studied journalism at a constituent college called, the London College of Communication. In March 2014, Louise was also awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters degree by the University of Chester.
Louise Minchin’s Husband & Children
Louise Minchin is straight and married to her loving husband, David Minchin. He is a well-known businessman and entrepreneur.
After dating for a while, Louise and David officially tied the knot in 1998. Louise and her husband held a beautiful wedding ceremony in front of their family and friends.
Minchin and David have been married for the past 25 years. However, they also have two children named, Mia Minchin and Scarlett Minchin.
Previously, Louise Minchin used to live in South London but relocated to Eccleston, Cheshire. Currently, Louise is living a blissful life with her family in Salford, Greater Manchester, England.
Professional Journalism Career
|1995-2005||BBC World Service||Stand-in Host, Presenter|
|2006||BBC News World Cup Coverage|
|1998||Radio 5 Live’s “Drive“||Presenter|
|2007-2008||Radio 5 Live’s “Breakfast“|
|September 2003-April 2012||BBC News Channel||Regular Presenter|
|2005||BBC News at One||Main Relief Presenter|
|2006 and 2007||BBC Breakfast||Relief Presenter|
|21 April 2008||BBC One’s “Missing Live”||Presenter|
|2008||BBC One’s “Sunday Life”|
|2 November 2009-2012||BBC One’s “Real Rescues“|
|2004||BBC One’s “In the Know”|
|April 2010||The One Show||C0-presenter, Guest Host|
|12 March 2012||BBC One’s “Crime and Punishment“||Presenter|
|November 2012||Radio 5 Live’s Drive||Co-presenter|
|2012-2020||BBC Radio 4’s “You and Yours“||Occasional Presenter|
|2016||BBC One’s “Celebrity MasterChef“||Contratant|
|December 2011-15 September, 2021||BBC Breakfast||Main Presenter|
|November 2021||Twenty-first series’s “I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!“||Contestant|
Louise Minchin’s Other Works
- In 2006, Louise Minchin toured the country in a converted bus meeting England fans as part of the World Cup for BBC News.
- While working for Radio 5 Live, Louise presented many of the station’s main programs, including Drive and Breakfast.
- From September 2003 and April 2012, Louise worked as a BBC News Channel regular presenter with her co-partner, Jon Sopel from 7 pm to 10 pm.
- Moreover, Louise also served as a relief presenter on BBC Breakfast while Kate Silverton covered for the main anchor, Sian Williams.
- In April 2010, Minchin also co-presented “The One Show” for a week alongside Chris Hollins for regular hosts, Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley.
- Later, she reappeared in the July 2010 show for two weeks alongside Matt Baker. She coved one episode with Matt Allwright.
- Along with famous Welsh TV presenter, Gethin Jones Minchin presented the famous documentary series titled, “Crime and Punishment”. The first episode of the show was released on 12 March 2012 on BBC One channel.
- Similarly, she also has appeared on multiple BBC series such as spy drama Spooks, crime drama Silent Witness, and the Torchwood mini-series Children of Earth.
- Minchin also has competed on multiple reality shows such as BBC One’s “Celebrity MasterChef” and the twenty-first series of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here.
Books By Louise Minchin
Louise Minchin is also a famous and creative author who has published multiple best-selling books. On May 3, 2018, Minchin published her first debut book titled, “Dare to Tri: My Journey from the BBC Breakfast Sofa to GB Team Triathlete“.
After her first book was successfully published, she released her second book “Fearless: Adventures with Extraordinary Women” on May 25, 2023.
The book was published in Bloomsbury USA, in 2024. The book has a total of 240 pages, teaching about several topics related to health, fitness, exercise, and many more.
Currently, Louise Minchin is working on her new book titled, “Isolation Island Louise Minchin“, which is expected to be published on September 12, 2024. A novel that carries general topics such as psychological thriller, psychological fiction, adventure fiction, etc.
As a professional author and podcaster, Louise was also the chairperson of the 2023 judging panel for the prestigious literary award called, the “Women’s Prize for Fiction“.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is Louise Minchin’s height and weight?
⇒ 55 years old, Louise Minchin has a perfect height of 5 feet 8 inches (173 m) and an average body weight of 64 kg (141 lbs).
What is Louise Minchin famous for?
⇒ Louise Minchin is famous for her professional career as a British TV presenter, and anchor who currently works freelance for the BBC News Channel.
Moreover, as a regular presenter, she also has worked on multiple shows for BBC One such as BBC Breakfast and Real Rescues.
Who replaced William on BBC News?
⇒ In December 2011 the BBC announced, that Louise Minchin would replace Williams as the main presenter of BBC Breakfast. She presented the show with Bill Turnbull and Charlie Stayt when the program moved to Salford. Moreover, the first edition of the show was presented on Tuesday 10 April 2012.
Did Louise Minchin leave BBC Breakfast?
⇒ Yes, on 8th June 2021, Louise Minchin announced live on air that she would be leaving BBC Breakfast “after the summer“, after presenting the show for 20 years. Minchin made her final appearance on the show on 15 September 2021.
Is Louise Minchin a host?
⇒ From 2009 until 2012, Louise Minchin co-hosted the famous show titled, “Real Rescues” alongside Nick Knowles and Chris Hollins. Moreover, she has also guest-hosted The One Show several times since 2010.