The British beauty Sue Perkins has been a popular face in British media from more than 2 decades. Her comic style and unique presentation skills make her a unique television broadcaster. The stand-up comedienne is openly gay and one of the best known and most loved queer female icon in the UK.

Friendship Goals: Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc posing for a photo while hosting The Great British Bake-Off, Both became famous TV presenting Duo from their friendship since college days (Photo:

Sue Perkins is an English comedian, actress, broadcaster, actress and writer who is one of the most influential openly LGBT individuals in the United Kingdom.

Her partnership with Mel Giedroyc, whom she met during her Cambridge days, is one of the most popular TV presenting duo in Britain. At the age of 49, she is one of the most loved TV presenters of UK who has excelled in radio broadcasting and TV for the last two decades notably for her TV shows “The Great British Baking Show”, “Mel and Sue”, “Dinotopia”, “Heading Out”, “Insert Name Here”, “The Generation Game”.

She has been a frequent panelist and guest appearing in documentaries and shows for radio2, radio 4 and BBC Radio 3. Her autobiographical travel book “East of Croydon: Blunderings Through India and South East Asia” released on October 2018  became shortlisted in the ‘Autobiography of the Year’ category at the 2018 National Book Awards.

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A Short Bio To Sue Perkin’s Life

Susan Elizabeth Perkins famous as Sue Perkins was born on 22nd September 1969 as a Roman Catholic. She is an East Dulwich, London native who grew up in Croydon with her family comprising 2 siblings, father(worked for the local car dealer) and mother(a secretary).

She did schooling from the Croham Hurst School where her fellow television host Susanna Reid also studied at the same time. She graduated in 1991 from the University of Cambridge where she studied English and met her comedy partner Mel Giedroyc, with whom she has done the most prominent shows of her career.

She was the president of Footlights, an amateur theatrical club in Cambridge during the academic year 1990-1991.

Know Perkin’s Net Worth

Having presented the highest rated show on British Television, “The Great British Bake Off”, Sue Perkins is rewarded with a handsome salary.

Her radio shows, documentaries, and book have won accolades from the public. She presented the famous documentary “Sue Perkins and the Chimp Sanctuary” which was aired on BBC 2 as well as ABC network in 2018.

She has presented the most successful shows of BBC network and emerged as one of the most high profile lesbians in London having a net worth of $6 million.

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Sue Perkins’ Relationship Status: Is She Married To Her Partner?

Despite being lesbian, Sue had feelings for the opposite sex and had a long-time relation with a man for six years until he confessed to being gay and sleeping with other men during their relationship.

Later, she dated Scottish comedian Rhona Cameron(broke off in 2003), and Kate Williams for four years(broke off in 2012).

Happy Gay Couple: Sue Perkins posing with her 4-year-old girlfriend Anna Richardson, whom she met at a Halloween party. (Photo:

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Sue Perkins’ popular on-screen chemistry with Mel Giedroyc, makes her girlfriend claim Sue being professionally married to Mel. But in real life, Sue’s girlfriend is Anna Richardson who is also a TV presenter. Sue met the 47-year-old Anna at a Halloween party in 2014.

Anna was a wife to a man named Charles Martin for 18 years before starting a relationship with Sue.