Wendy Mesley

Inside Biography

Wendy Mesley is a popular Canadian host and reporter who works for CBC television. Mesley is a reporter working within CBC Television as a TV host. She currently co-hosts a new Sunday morning talk show, The Weekly with Wendy Mesley.

The cancer survivor, Mesley is married twice and has a daughter from her second husband. 

Early Life, Education, And Bio Of Wendy Mesley

Wendy Mesley was born on January 8, 1957, in Montreal, Quebec of Canada under the birth sign Capricorn. Her nationality is Canadian and belongs to the White ethnicity. 

Mesley is the daughter of Gordon Mesley and Joan Mesley. She graduated from Ryerson University.

Wendy Mesley's Career

Wendy Mesley started her journalism career in CTV's affiliated station in Montreal, CFCF. In 1986, she moved to Ottawa and started working as a CBC's Quebec City correspondent for CBC's The National news magazine.

Moreover, Mesley also became part of CBC's Sunday Report where she appeared as an anchor. In 1994, she pitched her idea for a show, Undercurrents which examines the media and marketing. The following year, she started hosting the show until 2001. 

In 2001 and 2002, Mesley co-hosted along with Diana Swain the uninvestigative newsmagazine called, CBC News: Disclosure. She also hosted the CBC Television's Marketplace, a consumer investigation series.

Since 2009, she is making a huge contribution to the CBC's nightly newscast, The National. She also became the regular Sunday anchor of the show in 2010.


We ask frmr gamer @camerondare if gamemakers know their games are addictive and make them more addictive...he says “Absolutely they are complicit and absolutely they know that it’s causing a problem.” #CBCTheWeekly @CBCNews Network #gaming pic.twitter.com/rXxmiVbv0V

— Wendy Mesley (@WendyMesleyCBC) June 24, 2018


As of 2018, Melsy hosts a new Sunday morning show in media and politics called, The Weekly with Wendy Mesley. Her amazing skills helped her to become one of the Canadian top journalists. She also won several awards like Gemini Awards twice and the Canadian Screen Awards for her hard work.

Wendy Mesley's Net Worth And House

Wendy Mesley earns an impressive amount from her career. As of 2019, her estimated net worth is over $1 million, however, the amount is still under review.

According to some sources, a Canadian TV host averagely makes a salary of $60k whereas a CBC journalist earns an average salary that ranges from $45k to $47k. Besides, she owns a house in Canada where she resides with her family.

Wendy Mesley's Personal Life And Husband

Wendy Mesley is married twice, At first, she was married to her boyfriend, Peter Mansbridge. The couple used to work in the same channel CBC for a while when they fell for one another. They had an affair for a while and decided to get married.

On January 6, 1989, Mesley tied the knot to Peter Mansbridge, one of the popular CBC news anchors in a private ceremony attended by their friends and families. But the relationship did not last long and divorced in 1992 for some undisclosed reasons.

After the divorce, Mesley remained single for years. She then found her love and tied the knot for the second time in 1998, to the marketing executive named Liam McQuade.

The couple shares a child named Kate Rae McQuade. They are living a happy life with their daughter and have no issues regarding their divorce.


In 2005, Mesley was also diagnosed with breast cancer after she found a lump in her breast. She had to sacrifice her hair but still, she never let go of her pa s sion. 

After undergoing several treatments including two lumpectomies, chemotherapy, and radiation, she returned to her work. In her difficult time, her husband stood beside her which helped her to fight against cancer. She says,

'' I defeated cancer because of faith Liam had in us and especially in me”

Mesley returned to CBC after the recovery and later, her doc u mentary ''Chasing the Cancer Answer'' was aired which received a huge appreciation.

Wendy Mesley's Body Measurements And Age

  • Height = Wendy Mesley stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches.
  • Body Measurement = She has a perfect body with a body measurement of 32-24-35.
  • Age = As of 2019, her age is 61.
  • Birth Sign: Capricorn

Here is the video where Wendy Mesley talks about her cancer:

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