Louise Minchin Biography
Louise Minchin is a British journalist, television presenter, and previous news presenter. Minchin was a regular anchor on the BBC One program Breakfast starting in 2012. She co-hosted the show three days a week with Dan Walker.
On June 8, 2021, She announced live on air that she would be leaving BBC Breakfast “after the summer”, after presenting the show for twenty years.
On September 15, 2021, Minchin made her final appearance on the show. She co-hosted Real Rescues from 2009 until 2012 alongside Chris Hollins and Nick Knowles. Since 2010, She has guest-hosted The One Show a number of times.
Louise Minchin Age
Louse Minchin was born in British Hong Kong on September 8, 1968. She is 54 years old.
Louise Minchin Height
Minchin is a woman of above-average stature and stands at a moderate height of 5 ft 8 inches (Approx 1.73m).
Louise Minchin Education
She attended St Mary’s School, Ascot, and graduated with a high school diploma. Later, Louise joined the University of St Andrews and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts in Spanish. Furthermore, Minchin pursued journalism at the London College of Communication.
Louise Minchin Family
Louise was born to her loving mother and her supportive father in British Hong Kong. Her caring father was a Major in the Irish Guards of the British Army.
Louise Minchin Husband
She is a married woman to her loving and caring husband called David Minchin. As a duo, they exchanged their wedding vows back in the year 1998 and they commemorate 24 years anniversary. Furthermore, they live together in Chester, Cheshire, with their two blessed daughters named Scarlett and Mia.
Louise Minchin Net Worth
Minchin has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Louise Minchin Career
Louse started her career in the Latin American section of the BBC World Service during a year in Argentina, the Today program, Five, and several local radio stations. She toured the country in 2006 in a converted bus meeting England fans as part of the World Cup coverage for BBC News. In 1998, Minchin began work for Radio 5 Live and married David Minchin the same year.
She resented many of the station’s main programs. This included Drive and Breakfast. Louise served as a regular BBC News Channel presenter between September 2003 and April 2012, initially working from 7 pm to 10 pm alongside Jon Sopel. She then presented the 2 pm to 5 pm slot, also with Jon. Minchin shared this shift with Emily Maitlis. Louise was also one of the chief relief presenters for BBC News at One until April 2012.
In 2006 and 2007, She was a relief presenter on BBC Breakfast while Kate Silverton covered for chief anchor Sian Williams. Louise continued to co-host the program after Williams returned. She then served as the regular weekend presenter of the show from May 2009 until April 2012.
The BBC announced in December 2011 that Minchin would replace Sian as the main presenter of BBC Breakfast along with Charlie Stayt and Bill Turnbull when the program moved to Salford.
On Tuesday 10 April 2012, the first edition was presented. Louise announced live on BBC Breakfast on Tuesday 8 June 2021, that she would be stepping down from the role later that year to concentrate on other interests. On September 15, 2021, She made her final appearance on the show.
She presented a weekday program called Missing Live from 21 April 2008 along with Rav Wilding. It ran for four weeks and was shown at 9:15 am after BBC Breakfast on BBC One. From March 16, 2009, Missing Live returned for a second four-week run. It did so again two years later in March 2010.
In 2008, Louise and Colin Jackson presented Sunday Life on BBC One, a Sunday morning show. She presented four weeks of live broadcasts of Real Rescues from November 2, 2009, along with Nick Knowles.
During the 2004 Athens Olympics, Louise also presented a BBC sports magazine program called In the Known on Saturday mornings on BBC One alongside John Inverdale, co-presenter. She co-presented The One Show for a week in April 2010 alongside Chris Hollins while regular hosts Christine Bleakley and Adrian Chiles were unavailable.
In July 2010, Louise covered again when the show returned for two weeks alongside Matt Baker and one episode with Matt Allwright. On March 12, 2012, a documentary series Crime and Punishment began airing on BBC One presented by Louise and Gethin Jones.
Also, she was a co-presenter of Radio 5 Live’s Drive program for a time from November 2012 with Peter Allen. Louise has worked on You and Yours, BBC Radio 4’s daily consumer program as an occasional presenter.
BBC announced in June 2021 that she was to leave BBC Breakfast after almost twenty years of working on the show. Louise was announced in November 2021 as a contestant on I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!, a twenty-first series and finished in seventh.
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