Huw Edwards Biography: Age, Net Worth, Instagram, Spouse, Height, Wiki, Parents, Siblings, Children

June 7, 2024 0 Posted By Gift Nworie

Huw Edwards is a renowned Welsh journalist, newsreader, and TV presenter, best known for his work on BBC News.

With a career spanning over three decades, Edwards has become a household name, respected for his professionalism and admired for his ability to present complex news stories with clarity and precision.


  • – Full name: Huw Edwards
  • – Date of birth: August 18, 1961
  • – Age: 62 years old
  • – Gender: Male
  • – Place of birth: Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales
  • – Nationality: Welsh
  • – Profession: Journalist, newsreader, TV presenter
  • – Height: 5’8″
  • – Parents: Aerona Patheroe (mother), Hywel Teifi Edwards (father)
  • – Siblings: Meinir Edwards (sister)
  • – Spouse: Vicky Flind
  • – Children: Dan Edwards, Sammy Edwards, Amos Edwards, Hannah Edwards and Rebecca Edwards.
  • – Relationship status: Married
  • – Net worth: £1 million

Early Life and Education

Huw Edwards is currently 62 years old. He was born on August 18, 1961, in Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales, to Aerona Patheroe and Hywel Teifi Edwards. Huw, along with his sister Meinir, was raised in a Welsh-speaking family and educated at Bryn Celynnog Comprehensive School in Pontypridd.

Edwards graduated with a first-class honors degree in French from University College, Cardiff, in 1983. He also holds a Ph.D. in Welsh Nonconformist chapels in Llanelli and London from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, awarded in 2018.

Personal Life

Huw Edwards is married to Vicky Flind, a television producer. They have five children: Dan, Sammy, Amos, Hannah, and Rebecca. He is a Christian and attends church weekly.

Edwards has been open about his struggles with depression and has been treated for it in the past. In July 2023, Edwards was admitted to a hospital for a serious mental health episode.


Huw Edwards spent a short time on work experience at Swansea Sound before joining the BBC as a news trainee in 1984. He became a parliamentary correspondent for BBC Wales in 1986. Between 1994 and January 2003, Edwards presented the BBC Six O’Clock News. He became the main presenter of the Ten O’Clock News on BBC One in January 2003.

Edwards has also presented various special programs, such as the Festival of Remembrance, and led the BBC commentary team at the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the 2012 London Olympics, and the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Net Worth

Huw Edwards‘ net worth is estimated to be around £1 million, accumulated through his successful journalist and TV presenter career.


In July 2023, Edwards was suspended by the BBC following allegations of sexual misconduct made in The Sun. He resigned from the BBC on medical advice on April 22, 2024.

Social Media

  • – Twitter: @huweddwards
  • – Instagram: N/A

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