Rachel Burden Wiki, Bio, Age, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, Height, BBC, 5 Live, and Children

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Rachel Burden

Rachel Burden Wiki and Biography

Rachel Burden was born on January 22, 1975, in Marlow, United Kingdom. She is an English newsreader, radio news reporter, and presenter. Burden has presented the BBC Radio 5 Live weekday breakfast show for nearly a decade from 2011. She is also one of the main weekend presenters of BBC Breakfast.

Quick Facts About Rachel Burden

Age:45 years
Date of Birth:January 22, 1975
Horoscope: Aquarius
Birth Place: Marlow, Buckinghamshire, England
Education:Trinity College Dublin, Cardiff University
Relationship:Luke Mendham
Profession:Radio presenter
Net Worth:$1 million
Full name:Rachel Mary Ann Cecilia Burden
Hair Color:Blonde
Eye Color:Grey

Rachel Burden Age and Birthday

The English radio presenter was born on January 22, 1975, in Marlow, United Kingdom, She is 45 years of age and her birth sign is Aquarius. Rachel will be turning 46 on January 22, 2021.

Rachel Burden Height and Weight

Burden is of average height and weight, The English presenter for BBC has been able to maintain a slim figure even at her age. We will update this section once we have the exact measurements.

Rachel Burden Education

Burden attended Wycombe High School, a girls’ grammar school in High Wycombe, from 1987 to 1993. She took English, History, Politics and Practical Music at A-level.

She then joined Trinity College Dublin and after graduating, the 5 live presenter furthered her education at Cardiff University where she studied broadcast journalism.

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Rachel Burden

Rachel Burden Family and Parents

Burden was born in Marlow, United Kingdom, the only daughter of former BBC journalist Paul Burden and his wife. She is the fourth child in a family of five kids; four boys and one girl. Burden is the niece of the late English actor Hugh Burden.

Rachel Burden Husband and Children

Rachel Burden is married to BBC journalist Luke Mendham, The couple tied the knot in 2004 and have since welcomed four kids.  The family resides in the countryside near Knutsford, Cheshire.

Rachel Burden 5 Live and Career

Burden launched her career as a reporter at BBC Radio Suffolk, and 15 months later secured a position at BBC Radio Bristol where she co-hosted the early morning breakfast show.

She joined Radio 5 Live in 2003, just a day prior to his father’s retirement from BBC.

Rachel acquired the weekday breakfast show from Shelagh Fogarty in May 2011, besides current co-presenter Nicky Campbell. Burden made her appearance on the BBC Breakfast television program as a support presenter on Saturday 23 August 2015.

Rachel Burden Salary

5 live presenter Rachel Burden earns an annual salary of £170,000. This is according to the BBC 2018/2019 list of presenters and broadcasters earning a six-figure salary.

Rachel Burden Net Worth

Burden is an English presenter for BBC news, She an estimated net worth of $1 million. This amount is from her long career as a successful presenter on BBC among other factors.


Where does Rachel Burden live?

The English presenter resides in the countryside near Knutsford, Cheshire with her husband and four children.

Is Rachel Burden Irish?

Burden holds an Irish passport, She was born in Marlow, United Kingdom.

How old is Rachel Burden?

She is 45 years of age and her birth sign is Aquarius.

How much does Rachel Burden earn?

Burden earns an annual salary of £170,000 from her work as a presenter.

Burden Contacts


  1. Wikipedia
  2. radiotimes.com
  3. Instagram