Who is Sue Perkins and what’s her net worth? – The Sun

SUE Perkins shot to fame as one half of comedy duo Mel and Sue, with best friend Mel Giedroyc.

In May 2022 the Croydon-born TV star was back on the box on BBC One's Who Do You Think You Are?.

Who is Sue Perkins and how old is she?

Sue Perkins, 52, was born on born September 22, 1969 and went to Cambridge University where she studied English.

It was here that the famous duo Mel and Sue met and went on to tour with drama club, Footlights.

The pair then wrote for Radio 4 show Weekending, and penned sketches for French & Saunders, before hosting daytime shows Light Lunch and Late Lunch for Channel 4 between 1997 and 1998.

Sue and Mel Giedroyc helmed their second, less successful, chat show, Mel & Sue, for seven months on ITV in 2015.

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Sue has a passion for conducting after competing on reality TV show Maestro way back in 2008, and has led orchestras on numerous occasions.

She also regularly features on BBC radio shows and judged on the Man Booker Prize in 2009.

Her memoir, Spectacles, was released in 2015.

Mel & Sue are probably most famous for hosting Bake Off from 2010 and 2016.

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Who is Sue Perkins dating?

Sue was in a relationship with fellow TV presenter Anna Richardson, who is known for hosting Naked Attraction.

Sadly the couple announced they had split in June 2021.

Sue is currently believed to be still single following the break up.

What is Sue Perkins' net worth?

Sue's been a staple on British TV for some time and her many appearances have helped her build up quite an impressive fortune.

Sue herself has admitted that she makes her living from "blabbering on random shows" the BBC shoves at her.

But it's served her well as it's believed the she has a net worth of around £4M.

What other TV shows has Sue done?

Between her 90s success and her Bake Off renaissance, Sue took part in a whole host of reality TV shows and documentaries.

In 2002 she took part in Celebrity Big Brother for charity and in 2008 she learned how to conduct on BBC reality contest Maestro.

The 5ft 7in jokester also started co-presenting an ongoing historical food documentary series, The Supersizers, with Giles Coren, and they've teamed up for other documentaries together too.

She co-hosted Thronecast, a Sky Atlantic TV chat show for fans of the US fantasy show Game Of Thrones, with Jamie East.

Sue fronts a two-part documentary exploring life along the US-Mexico border in Trump's America.

She also reached the semi-final of season of The Masked Singer, being revealed to be underneath the Dragon costume.

Other TV projects you may have seen her on include game shows Insert Name Here and Don't Scare The Hare, plus documentary series World's Most Dangerous Roads.

Famously Sue quit Bake Off when it moved to Channel 4 in 2016, along with Mel and judge Mary Berry, in a display of loyalty to the BBC.

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