Mary Berry Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Net Worth

Mary Berry Biography

Mary Berry is a British food writer, chef, baker, and television presenter, widely known for hosting Woman’s Hour and Saturday Kitchen. Previously, she served as a judge for the BBC’s show The Great British Bake Off.

How old is Mary Berry? – Age

Berry is 89 years old as of 2024. She was born on March 24, 1935, in Bath, United Kingdom, where she also grew up.

How tall is Mary Berry? – Height

She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m) tall.

Mary Berry’s Mother, Father, Siblings – Family

Mary was born to her loving parents, Alleyne William Steward Berry and Margaret Berry in Bath, United Kingdom. Her father, Alleyne, was a surveyor and planner who served as Mayor of Bath in 1952 and was also instrumental in the creation of the University of Bath at Claverton Down. Her mother, Margaret, died in 2011 at the age of 105.

In addition, she grew up alongside her two siblings whose identities have not been disclosed.

Mary Berry’s Education

Berry attended Bath High School, where she described her educational abilities as “hopeless” until she audited home science lessons with Miss Date, a teacher who was particularly encouraging about her cooking abilities. Her first assignment in class was a treacle sponge pudding, which she took home, and her father told her that it was just as excellent as her mother’s.

She later studied culinary and institutional administration at Bath College of Domestic Science, a minor college in Bath, Somerset, England.

Is Mary Berry Married?Husband

Mary has been married to her loving husband, Paul John March Hunnings, since 1966. Together, the couple has been blessed with three wonderful children, Annabel Mary March, William John March, and Thomas Alleyne March. Sadly, William John March died in an automobile accident in 1989, at the age of 19.

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Mary Berry Career

Berry is a well-known television personality who rose to fame after serving as a judge on The Great British Bake Off. She began her career working as a salesperson at the Bath Electricity Board Showroom. During this time, she made home visits to clients’ houses to teach them how to use their electric ovens.

Additionally, she later worked at the Dutch Diary Bureau and studied City & Guilds classes in the evenings. She began her writing career as a recipe tester for the public relations business Benson’s. Similarly, she published her first book, ‘The Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook’, in 1970.

Moreover, she has currently produced over 75 culinary books including her best-selling cook book, Baking Bible. Her career took off when she was appointed culinary editor of ‘Housewife’ magazine in 1966. Afterward, she launched her cooking show, ‘Mary Berry Cooks’, in March 2014.

Furthermore, in February 2015, she appeared on another programme to raise funds for Comic Relief, a Third World charity. She also has a biographical documentary titled ‘The Mary Berry Story’. Michael Joseph wrote another autobiography of hers in 2013, titled ‘Recipe for Life’.

Mary Berry’s Net Worth

Mary has an estimated net worth of $25 Million.


You can find and follow Berry on Facebook using the account name: @maryberrythecook

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