Wendy Mesley Biography

Updated On Jan 31, 2019 Published On Dec 08, 2015
Facts of Wendy Mesley
Date of Birth: 1957 , January-8
Birth Nation: Canada
Name Wendy Mesley
Birth Name Wendy Mesley
Nick Name Wendy
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Montreal
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Net Worth $1 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Body Measurements 32-24-35
Weight in KG N/A
Married Yes
Married to Liam McQuade (m. 1998), Peter Mansbridge (m. 1989)
Children Kate Rae McQuade
Divorce Peter Mansbridge (m. 1992)
Education Ryerson University
Awards Gemini Award for Best Host or Interviewer in a News Information Program or Series
TV Show The National Since 1954
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Wendy Mesley is a Canadian reporter and a television host, who is best known for being the host of the morning talk show named, The Weekly with Wendy Mesley. apart from her professional life, she is also known being the ex-wife another news personality, Peter Mansbridge

Wendy Mesley's early life

Wendy Mesley was born on the 8th of January, 1957 in Montreal, Quebec to parents Gordon Mesley and Joan Mesley. She is of Canadian nationality and her ethnicity is white.


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Talking about her education, she is said to have graduated from Ryerson University.

Wendy Mesley's career

Wendy Mesley started her professional career as a journalist for CTV affiliated channel CFCF, based in Montreal. She then located to Ottawa where she joined CBC's The National news magazine, as their city correspondent.

Mesley worked with Diana Swain in the newsmagazine named CBC News: Disclosure and also hosted their show titled Marketplace.

Wendy Mesley then got the chance to host her own show since the 14th of January, 2018, named The Wendy Mesley Show, which deals with media and politics.

Wendy Mesley's personal life

Wendy Mesley has been married for twice in her whole life. On 6 January 1989, she first got married to Peter Mansbridge. The couple reportedly dated for long and had a romantic relationship before getting married.

Peter is an English-Canadian broadcaster and news anchor. They both are working on the same channel that is CBC. After three years of their marriage, the couple got divorced in 1992.

After seven years of her divorced, Wendy got married for the second time on 17 April 1998 to Liam McQueen who is marketing executive. They have a child; a daughter named Kate Rae McQueen together. They are still together and happy with being each other loving spouse. Besides this, there is no any information about her extramarital affair till now.

She is very active in social media such as Twitter and Facebook.

Wendy Mesley's net worth

Wendy Mesley has been in the journalism occupation for almost four decades and has earned about $1 million as her net worth.

Talking about her salary, a TV host in Canada receives an annual salary that ranges between $60,000 to $80,000. Further, as a news correspondent for CBC, Wendy Mesley might have earned quite a sum of money as they pay about $45,000 to $47,000 to their news correspondents.

Wendy Mesley body measurements

Wendy stands tall with an average height of five feet and seven inches (170 cms) and has a body that weighs about 65kgs (143 lbs).

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Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

January 8 , 1957

Wendy Mesley was born on 8 January, 1957, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. There is no any information about her parents and about her siblings till now. She is Canadian and is of white ethnicity. She is tall lady with average weight.

First marriage, Peter Mansbridge

January 6 , 1989

Wendy Mesley has been married twice. On 6 January 1989, she got her first marriage to Peter Mansbridge. He is an English-Canadian broadcaster and news anchor. They both are working for same channel that is for CBC. They were perfect couple.

Divorced with Peter Mansbridge


The married life of Wendy Mesley and Peter could not long last. They were fed up with each other. After three years of their marriage, they got divorced in 1992 and started living peaceful life without each other. They have no children together.

Married to Liam McQueen

April 17 , 1998

After seven years of her divorced, Wendy Mesley married for second time on 17 April, 1998 to Liam McQueen. He is marketing executive. They have one daughter together. They are still together and happy of being each other loving spouse. 

Revealed about her Breast cancer


Wendy Mesley revealed that she had found a lump in her breast and she is suffering from breast cancer. When she knew about her breast cancer she became socked but later it treated well and she is out of danger now.

Joined CBC


She joined CBC in year 1986. Wendy Mesley got the chance to work in CBC as the parliamentary correspondent. She became the first woman assigned to cover the Prime Minister. She is known as the host of the popular investigation series “Marketplace”.

Won Gemini Award


Wendy Mesley won Gemini Award for three times till now. In 1999 and in 2001, she won that award for Best Host or Interviewer in a News or Talk/General Information Program or Series for her works on Undercurrents and in 2005 for Marketplace.