Louise Minchin

Inside Biography

Louise Minchin is a popular British journalist and news presenter. She currently works freelance within the British Board-casting (BBC). She has served as a regular anchor on the BBC One program called Breakfast. Regarding her personal life, she is married and has two children.

Early Life And Education Of Louise Minchin 

Louise Minchin was born Louise Mary Grayson born on September 8, 1968, in British Hong Kong under the birth sign Virgo. She is British by nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. Her father served British Army as a Major in the Irish Guards. She spent most of her childhood living in England.

Minchin attended St Mary's School, Ascot. She earned her Spanish degree from the University of St Andrews. Later she studied journalism at the London College of Communication in Elephant and Castle, South London, United Kingdom. 

Louise Minchin's Career

Louise Minchin in 1998, at the starting days of her career she worked for BBC Radio live, a national radio of the BBC Television. After working for five years she was featured as the news presenter.

She has appeared for a long time as a news reporter between 7 PM to 10 PM. She was also famous for her presence in BBC Breakfast. In 2008, she hosted the show Sunday Live on BBC one along with Colin Jackson. As relief presenter, she worked in 2010 on several episodes of The One Show.

Minchin is also famous for her work in the sports sector. She was very active during the FIFA World Cup football of 2006 and traveled extensively around the globe. She is also working for the charity and rescuing programs.

In 2008, Minchin became the host of the show called Missing Live which was aired for four weeks. The same year, she also hosted the show, Sunday Live on BBC One with the reporter, Colin Jackson.

After working for nine years as a news reporter in the 7 PM slot, her shift was changed to 2 OM to 5 PM co-hosted by the British journalist, Emily Maitilis. She then hosted several shows like Breakfast and BBC News At One.

Minchin in 2010, hosted several episodes of the shows including The One Show and BBC Breakfast. Two years later, she collaborated with TV presenter and Rugby player, Gethin Jones for the doc u mentary series, Crime, and Punishment. The year,  she co-presented Radio 5 Live's Drive with Peter Allen

Apart from journalism, she took part in Celebrity MasterChef on BBC One in 2016 and placed second position. Besides, she was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters by the University of Chester.

Louise Minchin's Net Worth and Salary

Louise Minchin, the multi-dynamic image has an estimated net worth of $5 million, but, the amount is still under review. She earns a good amount of salary around $197.2k working at BBC. Besides, she owns an exhilarating racing bike worth $2099.


Minchin is involved in several charitable works. She is a supporter of SOS Children's Villages, an international orphan charity that provides homes and mothers for abandoned and orphaned children. 

She also supports Sense-National Deafblind and Rubella Association. He took part in ''Around the World in 80 days'' for Children in Need. Moreover, she also supports the charity Missing People which provides support for the missing children.

Louise Minchin's Personal Life 

This famous English anchor, Louise Minchin has a great talent and ability to motivate people. On June 6, 1998, she was married to David Minchin in a private ceremony attended by families and friends. Her husband is a restaurateur and is a non-celebrity. They are together for over eighteen years and seem they have no plans of having a divorce.

The couple is deeply in love with each other. In an interview, she says,

''If I had half an hour left on the Earth, I would  have to be with my family and have a big hug.''

The couple shares two children, Scarlett Minchin and Mia Minchin, and both of them are daughters.

Besides, she is an amateur triathlete. In 2017, she won the women's triathlon on home turf. She became the BBC Breakfast presenter's first female to compete in the JLL Property Triathlon. Later, many people claimed that she cheated to win the triathlon.

Louise Minchin's Body Measurement

  • Height = Louise Minchin stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m).
  • Weight = She weighs 64kg.
  • Body Measurement = Her body measurement is 37-26-38 inches.
  • Age = As of 2018, her age is 50.


by sanjeet, 01 Dec, 2015

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