Richard Madeley Wiki: Age, Wife, Daughter, Net Worth

By Kishor Shahi | Published On: 14 Sep, 2018
Richard Madeley Wiki: Age, Wife, Daughter, Net Worth

Known as an actor and TV presenter, Richard Madeley has proved his multiple skills to the world. Richard is also a novelist and is known for his creation like Father and Son, and Someday I'll Find You.

Not only his professional excellence, but he has also kept his personal life intact as well. He is married to his wife of three decades and has presented multiple shows with her.

Happy With Family And Co-Presenter Wife

Richard was married to beauty queen Lynda R Hooley, who is 11 years older than him, in 1977. They got divorced six years later in 1983. His ex-wife, Lynda called him as a cheater, and also suspected him of being unfaithful in their relationship.

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After their split, he was married to Judy Finnigan on 21 November 1986. His wife is a well-known television presenter. Judy, who is also an actor, is best known for her roles in Ali G Indahouse (2002), Extras (2005), and A Bucket's o' French & Saunders (2007). They are in relation for more than three decades with two children Jack and Chloe Madeley.

He presented the TV series Cluedo (1991-1993) and also starred on the TV series Tonight with Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan in 1996 and Richard and Judy Exclusive in 1997 with his better half.

Richard and his wife Judy Finnigan in London in February 2018 (Photo:

Richard's wife was previously married to the journalist David Benshaw in 1974. She has also got twin brothers; Dan and Tom Benshaw from David. After 12 years of the long marriage relationship, they had an official divorce. She pursued a relationship with Richard before her official separation. Subsequently, she welcomed her son with Richard on 19 April 1986.

His daughter, Chloe, who is 31, is a celebrity in her own right and has appeared on TV shows like The Jump (2015) and Dancing On Ice (2011). She is a Television presenter and journalist. Chloe, who also doubles up as a model and fitness expert, is best known for her nutrition advice website.

She frequently updates herself on social media with her boyfriend, James Haskell, a rugby player. She got engaged with him in early 2018, but they are reportedly due to share wedding vows in 2020 after James competes in Rugby World Cup in 2019. 

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How Much Is Richard Madeley's Net Worth?

Richard has the net worth of $5 million. He gathers his net earning from his careers of acting as well as news reporting.

He began his career working at the local newspaper and also became producer and presenter for BBC Radio Carlise at the age of 19. Madeley was also a reporter on the Look around local news for Border Television

Richard has also done his role on about 100 television series. He presented the television series Fortune: Million Pound Giveaway in 2007. Besides that, he also appeared in Richard & Judy from 2001, This Morning from 1988 to 2014.

He is a novelist and published his novel Some Day I’ll Find You in 2013. Apart from that, he has published many novels such as "The Night Boo" (2016), The Anniversary (2016), Father and Son (2009) and others. He gets his fortune from it as well.

Short Bio

Born in 1956 in Essex, England, Richard Madeley celebrates his birthday on 13 May. His birth name is Richard Holt Madeley. He belongs to white ethnicity and holds British nationality. Richard stands at the height of 1.88 meters (6 feet and 2 inches).

The news presenter, age 62, did his schooling in Coopers' Company School in Bow, and later when he was about 14, he was transferred to Shenfield High School in Brentwood.

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Being more keen to music, he has his significant interest in musical bands like The Eagles, Pink Floyd, Eric Clapton, and Beatles.