Mary Berry
Mary Berry
Celebrated Name: Mary Berry
Real Name/Full Name: Mary Rosa Alleyne Hunnings
Gender: Female
Age: 89 years old
Birth Date: 24 March 1935
Birth Place: Bath, Somerset
Nationality: British
Height: 1.65m
Weight: 67kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Paul John March Hunnings
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Annabel Hunnings, Thomas Hunnings, and William Hunnings)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Mary Berry Lesbian/Gay?: No
Profession: Food writer and television presenter
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $30 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Mary Rosa Alleyne Hunnings is a British food writer and television presenter, known professionally as Mary Berry. At a young age, she was encouraged to study domestic science, where she studied catering and institutional management and later moved to France at age 21 to study and before working in a number of cooking-related jobs. Through the years, she has published more than 75 cookery books and hosted several television series for the BBC and Thames television.

Maybe you know about Mary Berry very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Mary Berry’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

On 24 March 1935, Mary Berry was born to Margaret and Alleyne William Steward Berry in Bath, Somerset. She is second born in the family of 3 children. At age 13 years, she was diagnosed with polio, which resulted in her having a twisted spine and stayed in the hospital for three months.

Mary Berry attended Bath High school and then later joined college and studied domestic science and graduated with an institutional and catering management certificate. She also did study at Le Cordon Bleu School in France, before working in a number of cooking-related jobs. She has been able to publish more e than 75 cookery books, 650 recipes, and host television shows. Mary continues to write books alongside her associate, Lucy Young.

Mary was blessed with three children, namely, Annabel Hunnings, Thomas Hunnings, and William Hunnings.

Personal Life

Mary Berry is married to Paul John March Hunnings. They got married in the year 1966. Mary stated that she had other boyfriends before getting married to Paul, who had to propose three times before she agreed.  The couple got married at Charicombe Church near her parents’ home. She made her own cake and wore a wedding dress worth five pounds.

Two major challenges which Mary did overcome and made her strong where one, the serious polio illness she contracted at the age of 13 and was hospitalized for three months and two the death of her son William in a car accident. Mary stated the tragedy brought her and her husband closer together.

On dieting and exercise, she’s very conscious and plays tennis to keep fit. She also likes reasonably cheap restaurant chains like Pizza express and starts her day with Marmite on toast every morning.

Because of her passion for cooking, she has an amazing career in the industry has been able to author several books, and host television series.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 24 March 1935, Mary Berry is 89 years old as of today’s date 20th April 2024. Her height is 1.65m tall, and her weight is 67 kg.


Mary Berry started working when she was under the age of 21 years in an electric board to show new customers how to use electric ovens. In the subsequent year, she worked for the Dutch Dairy Bureau, and later joined PR firm Bensons and become a recipe tester. This is where she began to write her first book.  Between 1966 and 1973, she was a food editor for housewife magazine and ideal home, respectively.

Mary Published her first book in 1970 called The Hamlyn All color cookbook and launched her own product range in 1994.

Mary has been able to publish more than 75 cookery cooks and continues to write more alongside her associate Lucy young.

Mary was a judge in a popular baking competition in 2015 and has successfully produced several television shows in the field of baking. In 2018 Berry was a judge on Britain’s Best Home Cook alongside chef Dab Doherty and Chris Bavin.

Mary has a personalized website, “,” where most of her work has been published.

Awards & Achievements

Mary Berry has won several awards between the years 2009 and 2017. In 2007 she received the lifetime achievement award from Guild of Food writers; in 2012, she was honored with an honorary degree by Bath Spa University. She was appointed Commander of the order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2013 to give freedom to the city of bath award.

In 2014 she was honored as the freeman of the worshipful company of bakers of London. In 2017 she was awarded the TV choice outstanding achievement award and National television award for the best TV judge.

Net Worth & Salary of Mary Berry in 2024

Mary Berry Net Worth
Mary Berry Net Worth

As of April 2024, Mary Berry has an estimated net worth of $30 million. Most of her wealth is assumed to have been earned from is career as a professional food writer has been able to publish more than 75 cooker books and 650 recipes. Most of her books can be purchase from the book shops across the world and also from the website. Also, as a career TV presenter who has hosted many shows, it believed that she has also earned quite considerable wealth.

Mary Berry is one of the most celebrated writers and TV hosts. She has been able to encourage many upcoming entrepreneurs to be persistent and to follow their passion. Having undergone several challenges while growing up and overcome them, she is a big inspiration to upcoming writers and entrepreneurs.



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