Rachel Mackley Biography

(British Broadcaster)

Rachel Mackley is a weather presenter for BBC. She has also worked for ITV. Rachel is a single mother. She has a son.

More about the relationship

Rachel Mackley found out she was pregnant when she was 20 years old. Her son Theo was born when she was still at her University.

In one of her interviews, she said that ‘Theo’s father moved in certain circles and I lived with him for a year in Edinburgh.

She and her son spend quality time painting, dancing, and traveling.

Rachel currently resides in London with her four children and partner Oliver. According to the wiki, she has also two stepchildren.

She has two sons named Theo Mackey, Henry, and a daughter India. However, her fourth child’s identity hasn’t been disclosed at the moment.

Relationship Facts of Rachel Mackley

  • Rachel Mackley is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Rachel Mackley?

Rachel Mackley is a British broadcaster. She has been the main weather forecaster on the BBC’s South-East Today news program since 2011. Furthermore, she also had some tennis coaching from Leon Smith.

Rachel Mackley: Early Life, Childhood, Education

Rachel was born in 1982. Information regarding her parent’s background is currently not available. She grew up in Yorkshire and spent most of her early life there.

In addition, she had a lifelong interest in the weather which started in her childhood. She is of British nationality. Furthermore, she belongs to an English ethnic background.

Talking about her education, Rachel began a degree studying fine art at Newcastle University.

However, her plans did not go smoothly as the plan was abruptly put on hold when she found out she was pregnant when she was 20. Later, she finished her University education.

Rachel Mackley: Career, Salary, Net Worth

Initially, Rachel moved back to Leeds to live with her parents and also took a year out of university to give birth to her son. Next, she took a job in public relations in Edinburgh.

This became a starting point in her successful journalism career. She began an internship at ITV Yorkshire. There, she had a chance encounter, which in turn led to a job as a newsroom journalist.

Rachel became an ITV bursary student on the postgraduate course in bi-media journalism at Leeds Trinity and All Saints in 2007. Later, she moved to ITV Anglia as a newsroom journalist.

She soon began presenting the weather several days a week after just one year. Additionally, she also worked as a producer, newsreader, and weather presenter.

In January 2011, Rachel began working at BBC South East Today. This has been the most important work in her career to date. Due to her versatile nature, she has become one of the most high-profile weather presenters based at the Tunbridge Wells studios.

Rachel has not revealed her current salary. As of 2022, she has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

Rachel Mackley
Caption: Rachel Mackley while Broadcasting News (Source: Cyberspace and Time )

Rachel Mackley: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

Rachel became part of several news and controversies after she fainted mid-broadcast. In the studio, she stumbled backward before the camera cut to presenters Polly Evans and Robert Smith.

She later explained that this was due to a ‘horrible virus’. Later, she got treated at Pembury hospital. There are no rumors concerning her at the moment.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

She has blonde hair and her eyes are green. Besides this, there is no information about her shoe size, dress size, height, and weight.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Although Rachel is fairly active on social media sites, she does not have a huge fan following. She has more than 5.6k followers on Twitter. Similarly, her Facebook page has around 328 likes and followers.

Also know more about the early life, career, net worth, relationships, and controversies of other British broadcasters like Carol McGiffinDavid AttenboroughJacqui OatleyLiz Carr, and Christine Lampard.

References: (BBC, independent)