Jeremy Wade
Jeremy Wade
Real Name/Full Name Jeremy John Wade
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Jeremy Wade
Birth Place: Ipswich, Suffolk, England, UK
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 23 March 1956
Age/How Old: 67 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′
Weight: In Kilograms – 74 Kg
In Pounds – 163 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Gray
Parents Name: Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
Siblings: Martin Wade
School: Dean Close School
College: A Degree in Zoology from Bristol University and a postgraduate teaching certificate in biological sciences from the University of Kent
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: British
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: TV series Host, Author, and Biologist
Net Worth: $3 Million
Last Updated: March 2023

Jeremy Wade is a popular British TV series host, author, and biologist. He is most well-known for being the writer and the host of the popular TV series, “River Monsters”. Similarly, he has also served as the host of the popular TV series, “Mighty Rivers” and “Dark Waters”. Besides, he is the author of the 1992 book, “Somewhere Down the Crazy River”.

Well, how well do you know about Jeremy Wade? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jeremy Wade’s net worth in 2023, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Jeremy Wade to date.

Biography and Early Life

Jeremy Wade, whose full name is Jeremy John Wade was born on the 23rd of March 1956 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, UK. His father worked as a vicar, and he was brought up in the Nayland village of Suffolk, England.  His zodiac sign is Aries and is of British descent. Coming to his siblings, he has a brother, Martin Wade.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jeremy Wade in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jeremy Wade’s age is 67 years old as of today’s date 26th March 2023 having been born on 23 March 1956. Though, he is 6′’ 00″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163 lbs in Pound and 74kg in Kilograms.


Jeremy Wade did his schooling from Dean Close School which is located in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. He then went on to study at Bristol University from where he earned a degree in Zoology. Following that, he attended the University of Kent from where he got his postgraduate teaching certificate in biological sciences.  Another unique thing that Jeremy is that he is multilingual as he speaks Portuguese, French, Spanish, and English.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Jeremy Wade is currently single as per our records. What’s more, is that there is no record of his previous relationships as he likes to keep his private life out of the public eye.

Is Jeremy Wade Gay?

Jeremy Wade is neither gay nor bisexual, and he is straight when it comes to his sexual orientation. As is often the case, he was once rumored to be gay as he is single and there isn’t any record of his prior relationships as well, but he chose to ignore those rumors and focus on his work.

Professional Career

Jeremy Wade’s first job was that of a secondary school biology teacher in Kent however his real love was that of fishing and traveling.  He would make his first overseas trip in 1982 to India, where he would catch various fishes including the Himalayan mahseer. He wrote two articles for a fishing magazine after returning to his home country.

He would once again travel to India in 2005 but this time, he would visit the Himalayan foothills. It was during this time that he came up with the idea of the popular documentary TV series, “River Monsters”. He is the host and the writer of the aforementioned show and the show’s first episode was released on the 5th of April 2009. The show had nine seasons and the last episode came out on the 28th of May 2017. In one of the episodes, he catches a 161-pound Goonch catfish.

Jeremy Wade has traveled to various other places as well including the Congo and Amazon rain forests.  He has also worked as a host for the popular documentary series, “Mighty Rivers” and “Dark Waters”. His latest work is the TV series, “Mysteries of the Deep”. As an actor, he has worked in the popular Bollywood film, “Allah Rakha” (1986) and the 2014 film, “Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys”. Jeremy is a successful author as well having authored the book, “Somewhere Down the Crazy River” in 1992.


Jeremy Wade hasn’t won any award as yet but the TV series which he has written and hosted, “River Monsters” has done an amazing job.  For instance, it had the best series premiere in Animal Planet’s network with 1.3 million viewers. Also, it is one of the most performing series in the network’s history.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jeremy Wade in 2023

Jeremy Wade Net Worth
Jeremy Wade Net Worth

As of 2023, Jeremy Wade has accumulated a net worth of $3 Million. He has gained most of his earnings from his career as a TV series host and as an author. He is the writer and the host of the incredibly popular TV series, “River Monsters”. He has authored the book, “Somewhere Down the Crazy River” in 1992 and has acted in the popular films, “Allah Rakha” (1986) and “Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys” (2014).

Jeremy Wade has been an amazing author and TV show host and that’s pretty much common knowledge. What often gets overlooked is the kind of heart he has. He has been regularly involved with philanthropic works including the Make-A-Wish foundation. With that being said, we hope he keeps bringing us amazing content


  1. Jeremy Wade will always have a special place in the hearts of Animal Planet enthusiasts and fisherwomen/men all over the world. It is not a surprise to me that he has such a kind philanthropic
    huge heart. I love to fish and am always glued to your shows! Continue on my friend to thrill us with your shows that have us sitting on the edge of our seats!!!


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