|Real Name/Full Name
|Dame Mary Rosa Alleyne Hunnings
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Bath, United Kingdom
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|24 March 1935
|88 years old
|In Centimetres – 153 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 0″
|In Kilograms – 55 Kg
In Pounds – 121 lbs
|Father – Alleyne William Steward Berry
Mother – Margaret Berry
|Bath High School
|Bath College of Domestic Science
|Paul John March Hunnings
|William, Thomas, Annabel
|Writer, Chef, Tv personality
Mary Berry is a British Baker, Writer, and TV Personality who became famous after publishing the famous Cookbook ‘The Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook’ (1970). She was also a judge in the famous TV cooking show named ‘The Great British Bake Off’ for five years (2010-2015). She was ranked second best-dressed woman over 50s in the list made by The Guardian Magazine.
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Biography and Early Life
The birthplace of Mary Berry is Somerset, England, where she grew up with her three siblings. Her father, Alleyne William Steward Berry, was a mayor of Bath, and he helped to establish the University of Bath. Her mother, Margaret, was a homemaker.
It is known that her great-great grandfather used to be a master Baker Who Sold bread in Norwich. Mary was affected by polio when she was only 13 years old. She was admitted to the hospital for three months, and as a result of polio, she has a twisted spine, a weak left hand, and a much thinner left arm.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Mary Berry in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Mary Berry’s age is 88 years old as of today’s date 24th February 2024 having been born on 24 March 1935. Though, she is 5′ 0″ in feet and inches and 153 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 121 lbs in Pound and 55kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Blonde.
Mary started her schooling by attending Bath High School in Somerset. In an interview, she revealed that she never liked her formal studies and thought her formal education would be hopeless. But while studying in High School, she came in touch with a teacher named Miss Date, who encouraged her to attend Domestic Science classes. She grew immense interest and got supported by her teacher to develop her cooking abilities. In the class, she made a sponge pudding which her father widely praised.
To continue her higher studies, Mary got herself enrolled in the Bath College of Domestic Science. She got her college graduation degree from there in Catering and shipping management.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
After dating for a few years, Mary married her husband, Paul John March Hunnings, in 1966. Paul was an antique books seller by profession. The couple welcomed their older son Thomas Alleyne in March 1868. One year later, they welcomed their second son named William John March in 1970. Their third children and first daughter Annabel Mary March was born in 1970.
In 1989 Mary lost her second son William due to a fatal car accident, who was only 19 years old. Her son’s death shook Mary, and she stated that she would never recover from that pain.
Is Mary Berry Lesbian?
Mary Berry has been married to her husband Paul since 1966. She presents the finest example of a happy married life. She also has three children with her husband. Mary has never heard of getting linked with any women ever. These facts prove her to be straight. It is safe to assume that her sexual orientation is straight.
Mary started her professional career by working in an Electricity Board showroom where she used to show new customers electric ovens. At the age of 22, she moved from her parent’s house and started taking evening courses at city and guilds. To gain a professional qualification degree in cooking, she enrolled in Le Cordon bleu School in France. In 1973 became the food editor of the famous magazine Ideal Home.
In the same year, she published her first cookbook named ‘The Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook. In 1994 she collaborated with her daughter and launched her food product brand, which became instantly famous and sold in countries like Britain, Germany, and Ireland. She made an appearance in TV series named “The Great British Food Revival” produced by BBC. Her solo cooking show named Mary Berry Cooks was aired in 2014, which was widely praised for diversity and her skill.
Mary Berry won the famous Guild of Food Writers Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009. She was on the board of Commander of the Order of the British Empire from 2012. She got an honorary Ph.D. Degree from Bath Spa University for her contribution. In 2014, she was nominated and won the Freedom of the City Award. For her famous cookbooks, she won Specsavers National Book Award in 2014 in the Outstanding Achievement category. In the Great British Bake Off, she won the National Television Award in 2017 in the Best TV Judge Category.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Mary Berry in 2024
As of 2024, Mary Berry has an estimated net worth of around $25 million, which she has earned through her successful baking career. She has also written various cookbooks which are widely famous. She earns a huge sum of royalty money from her cooking books. She has also appeared in various TV shows and became one of the judges in a famous cooking show produced by BBC.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- She can speak French fluently.
- She has a huge affection for dogs.
Mary Berry is an inspiration to any chef, baker, and writer who wants to walk on her guided path. She achieved so much success through her dedication and hard work. She is not that active on social media and likes to keep her personal life private.