Rachel Burden

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Who is Rachel Burden?

Have you heard the Breakfast show BBC Radio 5 Live? If yes, then you are definitely familiar with the name Rachel Burden. She is presenting the show since 2011, alongside Nicky Campbell. Well, she is a radio news reporter and presenter from England.

Rachel Burden was born on 22 January 1975 as Rachel Mary Ann Cecilia Burden. Further, she is the single daughter to a BBC Journalist, Paul Burden, and his wife. As for her schooling life, she studied Wycombe High School from 1987 to 1993. After graduating her A-level from Trinity College, Dublin, she studied at Cardiff University in broadcast journalism.

Rachel Burden with her father, Paul Burden
Image: Rachel Burden with her father, Paul Burden.

Burden started her career journalism career working at BBC Radio Suffolk as a reporter. Then she moved to  BBC Radio Bristol where she co-hosted the early morning breakfast show, working alongside Nigel Dando.

Rachel Burden at BBC
Image: Rachel Burden at BBC.

The day before her dad retired from the BBC, Rachel entered Radio 5 Live in 2003. In  May 2011, she took over the weekday breakfast show from Shelagh Fogarty alongside current co-presenter Nicky Campbell. Likewise, Rachel made her debut on the BBC Breakfast television program on Saturday 23 August 2015 as a relief presenter.

Relationship with Husband, Luke Mendham

As of now, Rachel Burden shares a healthy marital relationship with her husband, Luke Mendham. Her spouse is also a BBC journalist. She and her husband tied the wedding knot in the year 2004 among close friends and family.

Rachel Burden with her husband and children,Know more about her married life.
Image: Rachel Burden with her husband and children.

The couple is enjoying their married life for fifteen years since marriage. Well, as they live a happy life together, there are no rumors and additional marriage affairs between them.

Luke Mendham & Rachel Burden Children

Rachel and Luke have four children together named Rose Mendham, Sam Mendham, Alice Mendham, and Henry Mendham. Currently, the whole family resides in the countryside, which is near Knutsford, Cheshire.

Net Worth & Salary

 As of 2019, Rachel Burden has a net worth of $1.5 million as of 2019. One of the most respected journalists has made a stupendous fortune out of her professional career. Well, Burden is one of the famous  BBC journalists who has already secured a huge success in the broadcasting field.

How much remuneration Rachel Burden makes from the BBC?

So talking about her salary, she makes around £150,000 to £159,999 from BBC. On another hand,  her co-worker Nicky Campbell, meanwhile, is now building in the range on £410,000 to £419,999, which is $495,015 to $507,087 while converting in the American dollar.

Besides, Julian Worricker, Sarah Keith-Lucas, Zeinab Badawi and others also earning in a similar range at BBC.

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