Louise Minchin Biography
Louise Mary Grayson, popularly known as Louise Minchin is a British journalist and news presenter who works for the BBC as a freelance. Minchin has been a regular anchor on the BBC One Breakfast program since 2006 and is currently co-hosting the show with Dan Walker three days a week. He co-hosted Real Rescues with Nick Knowles and Chris Hollins from 2009 until 2012. She has presented The One Show many times since 2010.
Louise Minchin Age| Nationality
Minchin was born on 8 September 1968 and is currently 54 years old as of 2022. Being born in British Hong Kong to a Major in the Irish Guards of the British Army, she is of American nationality.
Louise Minchin Height| Weight
She stands at an estimated height of 5 feet and 8 inches (1.73 meters). Her average weight is 64 kilograms(141 lbs). More details about her physical appearance and other body measurements are currently not known and will be updated as soon as we get to find out from her or other reliable sources.
Louise Minchin Family| Parents| Siblings
She has tried as much as possible to keep her family life away from the spotlight. Details about her parents’ whereabouts and whether she was raised with siblings or not are currently not known and will be updated as soon as we find out.
Louise Minchin Husband| Married| Children
Minchin is a married woman. She is happily married to David Minchin. The couple tied their knot on 6 June 1998 and together they are blessed with two beautiful daughters named Scarlett and Mia Minchin. They reside in Chester, England.
Louise Minchin Education| School
Not so much is known about her educational background. We only know that she was educated at St Mary’s School, Ascot, and attained a degree in Spanish from the University of St Andrews. She also studied journalism at the London College of Communication. Further details about it will be updated soon.
Louise Minchin BBC News
Minchin has been worked in Argentina for a year with the Latin American section of the BBC World Service, the Today show, five and other local radio stations. In 2006 she visited the country as part of BBC News’ coverage of the World Cup in a converted bus meeting with England fans. She started working for Radio 5 Live in 1998 and married David Minchin the same year. Louise introduced many of the station’s main programs, including Drive and Breakfast.
She was a regular BBC News Channel presenter between September 2003 and April 2012, initially working alongside Jon Sopel from 7 pm to 10 pm. Minchin then added the time from 2 pm to 5 pm, also with Sopel, sharing this change with Emily Maitlis. Also, she was one of the main BBC News relief presenters at One until April 2012.
Minchin was a BBC Breakfast relief host in 2006 and 2007, while Kate Silverton covered Sian Williams for the main anchor. She continued to co-host the program after Williams returned, and was the show’s main weekend presenter from May 2009 through April 2012. In December 2011, when the program moved to Salford, the BBC revealed that Minchin would replace Williams as BBC Breakfast’s main presenter along with Bill Turnbull and Charlie Stayt — the first edition was unveiled on Tuesday, April 10, 2012.
Louise Minchin Missing Live| Other Shows
From 21 April 2008 Minchin, along with Rav Wilding, launched a weekday program called Missing Live. The program was shown on BBC One at 9:15 a.m., which aired for 4 weeks after BBC Breakfast. The show returned from 16 March 2009, and again in March 2010, for a second four-week season, presenting both new cases and those previously featured with updates. The 2008 Sunday morning show Sunday Life was hosted by Minchin and Colin Jackson on BBC One.
Minchin co-presented The One Show in April 2010 alongside Chris Hollins for a week when regular hosts were unavailable to Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley. She covered again when the show returned with Matt Baker in July 2010 for two weeks, and with Matt Allwright for one week. The documentary series Crime and Punishment, which premiered on BBC One on 12 March 2012, was hosted by Minchin and Gethin Jones. Minchin was a co-presenter of Radio 5 Live’s Drive program with Peter Allen for a period from November 2012. She is also the lead host of the daily user program You and Yours from BBC Radio 4. In three BBC shows Minchin played herself reading the news: spy drama Spooks, crime drama Silent Witness and the Children of Earth mini-series Torchwood.
Louise Minchin Net Worth| Salary
Minchin receives a salary ranging between £205,000 to £209,999 per year. Her net worth is valued at around $5 million as of now. Her primary source of income is from her career as an anchor and news presenter. More details about her wealth, assets, properties, houses, cars she owns, private jets and villas, and so much more are currently not known and will be updated soon.