Huw Edwards Married a TV Prouducer-Vicky Flind; Details on His Children and Illness | Millions of Net Worth
Huw Edwards is a British newsreader and presenter who is in the media limelight after hosting BBC shows like BBC World News, BBC News at Six, BBC News at One, BBC Weekend News, and Daily Politics. He earned the media highlight even more when he presented the royal events of the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton.
From 2006 to 2020, he hosted the BBC News at Five on the BBC News channel. He even presented the 2019 general election coverage on 12 and 13 December.
Early Life of Huw Edwards
Huw was born on August 18, 1961, in Bridgend, United Kingdom. He is 61 years old as of 2023. His zodiac sign is Leo and he celebrates her birthday on the 18th of August every year. The name of her parents is Aerona Protheroe (mother) and Hywel Teifi Edwards (father). His father was a Plaid Cymru and Welsh language activist while his mother was a teacher of Llanelli’s Ysgol Gyfun y Strade.
He has a sibling named Meinir Edwards who is an author. He holds British citizenship and belongs to the white ethnicity. Edwards is Catholic by religion.
Education of Huw Edwards
He joined Llanelli Boys’ Grammar School. Then, he studied at University College, Cardiff, and graduated with a first-class honors degree in French in 1983. He received the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David for his thesis on Welsh Nonconformist chapels in Llanelli and London.
Huw Edwards’s Wife; Parents of Five
His wife is Vicky Flind. Vicky is a television producer. They have been married to each other for more than three decades and are living peacefully with each other.
They gave birth to five children. Amos Edwards, Dan Edwards, Sammy Edwards, Rebecca Edwards, and Hannah Edwards are his children’s names. All of his children are far away from the media spotlights.
Huw Edwards’s Net Worth
Edwards has an estimated net worth of around $3 million as of 2023 which he earned as a Welsh journalist, presenter, and newsreader. For many years he used to receive £550,000 to £599,999 as a presenter for BBC and he earned £465,000 as his annual salary in May 2021. His salary is going on decreasing rate and has £435,000 to £439,999 as of July 2023.
Huw Edwards’s Allegation & Suspension
He received teh allegation of paying the 17-year-old one just to send the explicit pictures but the police didn’t find any evidence against him. The sun alleged him for meeting a 23 years old woman in between of covid pandemic after exchanging a couple of chats along with heart emojis via Instagram. On May 18, 2023, the family of a member of one of the victims went to the BBC building to report his indecisive behavior.
The BBC also received teh complaint against him via phone call of call duration of 29 minutes and the general director termed it as a very sensitive topic. Due to this, BBC suspended him.
His Mental Health Issues
Due to the allegation he is receiving of sexual assault he is in hospital and is suffering from mental health problems. He had depression since 2002, and his health is degrading day by day so, his wife came forward and issued a statement on behalf of Huw:
“In light of the recent reporting regarding the ‘BBC Presenter’ I am making this statement on behalf of my husband Huw Edwards, after what have been five extremely difficult days for our family. I am doing this primarily out of concern for his mental well-being and to protect our children.”
“Huw is suffering from serious mental health issues. As is well documented, he has been treated for severe depression in recent years. The events of the last few days have greatly worsened matters, he has suffered another serious episode and is now receiving in-patient hospital care where he’ll stay for the foreseeable future.”
His Weight Loss Journey
Huw lost three stone of his body weight in 2019. He used to do continuous boxing training two to three times a week along with TRX once a week. Huw had trained with Clinton McKenzie and even stop using sugar in his daily diet routine.
After losing three stone he is a fit and fine Insta hunk and has flaunted his body transformation in his social sites as well.
Professional Career of Huw Edwards
- Huw worked for a commercial radio station Swansea Sound.
- Then, he joined as a news trainee for BBC in 1984.
- He started working for BBC Wales as a parliamentary correspondent in 1986.
- He used to read news for the show, BBC Six O’Clock News between 1994 and January 2003.
- Huw worked for Ten O’Clock News as the main presenter in January 2003.
- He presented the shows like Festival of Remembrance, Trooping the Colour, and the State Opening of Parliament with his partner, David Dimbleby.
- He even presented the 2008 Beijing Olympics as a commentary team of BBC.
- Huw has also worked for elections such as National Assembly for Wales election and 2008 United States elections.
- He appeared as a guest for the show, One’s Mary Berry’s Christmas Party in December 2018.
- Edwards also served as the narrator for the BBC Four program Organ Stops: Saving the King of Instruments.
Awards & Honours
- In 2012, he was nominated in the category of Best Onscreen Presenter for Llanelli Riots – Fire in the West at BAFTA Cymru.
- He won the nomination for Best Onscreen Presenter for the show, The Exchange in 2003.
- In 2007, he received the title of Honorary Professor of Journalism at Cardiff University.
- He received the title of honorary President of London’s Gwalia Male Choir.
He hosted shows like Zombie Cats on Mars: Life on Mars Parody, Skyfall, Casualty, Psychoville, The Children’s Party at the Palace, Breakfast News, One O’Clock News, Newsnight, and Panorama.
FAQs of Huw Edwards
What is Huw Edwards’s Height?
Huw stands at the height of 5 feet 11 inches and her body weight is 69 kg. He has an alluring pair of brown eyes and gray hair.
Did Huw Edwards prenset the coronation?
Yes, he presented the King’s coronation. He also posted a picture of himself at Westminster Abbey in September 2022 at Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral.
Is Huw Edwards close to his father?
During his childhood, he wasn’t very close to his father because his father was not there with them. After some years he he started to know his father which he shared on his 6oth birthday via an S4C documentary:
“He could be quite sharp. I laugh when people tell me that dad was full of humour and that he always had a smile on his face. I often think – what, do you live on the same planet as me? Yes, he could be very witty and he could laugh.”