Louise Minchin Biography – Television Presenter

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Louise Minchin biography

Louise Minchin is a British journalist and former news representative. Image Source: Louise Minchin Instagram.

Last updated on March 26th, 2022 at 04:49 pm

Louise Mary Minchin, also known as Louise Minchin, is a popular face in British television. Born Louise Mary Grayson, Louise is a journalist and former news presenter.

Minchin has made a good name for herself in the British television world. The popular news presenter has, however, kept her personal life away from the media. So, to fulfill people’s curiosity regarding her personal life, let’s take a look at her biography.

Comes From A Military Household

The former news presenter Louise was born on September 8, 1968. She was born in British Hong Kong and moved to England with her parents five years later.

Louise Minchin’s father worked in the British Army as a Major in the Irish Guards. As a result, the family kept moving from one place to another as he was often stationed in various places.

However, there’s not much information regarding Louise Minchin’s mother. But, Louise once revealed that her mom was horrified when she wore a low-cut dress for a television program.


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The journalist went to St. Mary’s School Ascot and completed her school-level education there. Then, she went to The University of St. Andrews to study Spanish as she was not initially interested in journalism.

After graduating from the university, Minchin traveled to different places and worked as an interpreter. That was when she realized she loved asking questions. Then, she studied journalism at the London College of Communications.

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Louise Minchin, Net Worth – $2.7 Million

Apart from the fame, the reporter has also made good earnings from her professional career. Louise Minchin’s net worth of $2.7 million mainly comprises of her earnings while she worked for a number of radio and television programs.

Minchin has made a good name for herself by working on BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC News 24, and BBC World Service. Louise’s journalism career began when she worked in the Latin American section of the BBC World Service.

In 2006, Louise made her breakthrough when she joined BBC Breakfast. For a year, she worked as a relief presenter, and at that time, Kate Silverton was covering for the main anchor Sian Williams.

Then, Minchin worked as the co-host, and from 2009, she became the regular weekend presenter of the show. It was in December 2011 she was announced as the main presenter of the show by replacing Williams.

In April 2012, the first edition of the show with Minchin as the main presenter of the show along with Charlie Stayt and Bill Turnbull aired. Nine years later, in September 2021, she made her last appearance on the show.

In 2018/19, Louise Minchin’s salary was reportedly $270,946.45 – $277,553.58 (£205,000 – £209,999). Then, in 2020, she received a pay raise and pocketed between $284,163.35 and $290,770.48 (£215,000 and £219,999).

As per Metro, Louise earned $243.5K annually as the show’s host. She had first presented the BBC One morning program in 2001 and worked with the channel for 20 years.

As a result of the earnings in two decades-long tenure with the channel, Louise Minchin’s net worth is $2.7 million. Looking at her earnings, Louise’s fortune seems plausible.

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More Than Two Decades Of Marriage

The former news presenter is happily married. She shares a blissful marital life with David Minchin, with whom she got married on June 6, 1998. Their wedding ceremony was intimate and small.

Louise Minchin’s husband, David, is her childhood crush, and she was in love with him when she was aged 13. However, the couple began dating many years later and got married in 1998. Since then, the pair’s love has only grown stronger.

Is A Doting Mother Of Two

In more than two decades of marriage, Louise and David welcomed two children. Louise Minchin’s daughters are Mia Minchin and Scarlett Minchin.

However, it is not known when the journalist gave birth to her two children. But it has been revealed that the first one was delivered via emergency C-section, two weeks earlier than her due date.

Louise’s second daughter was born three years later.

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Louise Minchin and David Minchin have two daughters. Image Source: Mia Minchin Instagram.

Nonetheless, Louise must be living a wonderful life with her kids and husband. Let’s hope she has a wonderful future.