David Minchin' Wife Louise Minchin's Net worth: Know about her Career, Salary and Awards

News by Saburo Published on 18 Aug,2017 Updated on 04 Sep,2017

Journalism in itself is some huge responsibility, you should be devoted to putting pressure on power and authorities of all kinds. And if that is going to invite a lawsuit, well, bring it on.

Louise Minchin is one of them who is never afraid to deal with the politically incorrect subjects. She has been working at BBC network for 13 years.

Louise was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters degree by the University of Chester. She gained popularity for working as a freelancer within the BBC network. How rich David Minchin’s wife Louise Minchin really is? We’ll discover her net worth, salary, and career in detail.

How Much Is Louise Minchin’s Net Worth?

Louise Minchin’s net worth is under $5 million. As an anchor for BBC breakfast, she is paid above £50,000 as an annual salary. Minchin’s main source of income is her career as the news presenter.

Louise Minchin, BBC One news presenter

Image: Louise Minchin, BBC One news presenter

Louise Minchin is fond of traveling and exploring a variety of cuisines. Being outstanding triathlete, she loves surfing, cycling and swimming in her leisure. In the fall of 2012, Minchin bought KONA racing bike after doing some trial in the Manchester Velodrome for the BBC Breakfast Christmas Challenge.

Her exhilarating racing bike costs above $2099 USD. In August 2017, she did her first triathlon and came 43rd out of 350. Louise currently resides next to Chester with restaurateur husband David and two daughters; Mia and Scarlett.

Louise Minchin’s Wardrobe Malfunction

For Louise, clothes are an important part of her job, and she does not try to spend much on them. In April 2010, Louise Minchin wore a £1,000 silk dress by the late Alexander McQueen in a BBC Breakfast Morning show because she is a huge fan of the late designer. Her blue long outfit was revealing her extravagant lifestyle.

Louise Minchin'

Louise Minchin's blue silk dress by Alexander McQueen


Louise Minchin apparently suffered an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction on 17th July 2017, BBC Breakfasts’ show. Forty-eight-year old, presenter who was donning a colorful floral dress from Alie Street London, seemed to consider her options for an agonizing moment before coming to the point to admit she had made a blunder to her viewers.

Louise Minchin’s Career Highlights

Minchin served for the Latin American section of the BBC World Service during a year in Argentina, the Today program, Five and many local radio stations. Louise toured the country in a converted bus meeting England fans as part of the World Cup coverage for BBC News.

Louise Minchin hosted several TV programs including real Rescues, The One Show and Missing Live from 2009 until 2012. She was a frequent BBC News Channel host, working with Jon Sopel from 7 pm to 10 pm. She was considered one of the main relief presenters for the BBC News at One until April 2012.

In contrast, Louise and Gethin Jones presented the documentary series Crime and Punishment, that aired on BBC on 12th March 2012. From November 2012, she was a co-host of Radio 5 Live’s Drive program with Peter Allen.

Louise often stands in as the sole presenter of BBC Radio 4’s daily consumer program You and Yours. Besides, She co-presents BBC Breakfast alongside Charlie Stayt from Thursday to Saturday.  

Charitable Journalist: Louise Minchin

Believe it or not, Louise Minchin is a true supporter of SOS Children's Villages, an international orphan charity providing homes and mothers for helpless children. She is currently involved in the charity's annual World Orphan Week campaign that has been conducted each February.

Louise helped to uplift Sense-National Deafblind and Rubella Association while she interviewed celebrity photographer Dave Hogan for Deafblind Awareness Week in 2009. Minchin has even participated in "Around the World in 80 days" to raise fund for Children in Need.

Minchin also supports the charity Missing People, that provides support for missing children, vulnerable adults, and families left in limbo. Louise is an animal lover- she has two horses and a Labrador dog, Waffle.

Quick Facts about Louise Minchin

  • Louise Minchin, journalist and news presenter was born on 8th September 1968 in British Hong Kong.
  • Louise earned a degree in journalism from the University of St. Andrews.
  • She married David Minchin on 6th June 1998 in a tiny Hampshire church.
  • Louise Minchin’s broadcasting career began in 2006 working with BBC One.
  • Minchin presented In the Know, a BBC sports magazine on BBC One amidst the 2004 Athens Olympics.