Gareth Barlow Husband Or Partner: Is The BBC Presenter Married Now?

Gareth Barlow is a British journalist and newsreader known for his work on television and radio. Currently, he works as a senior reporter and presenter at BBC News.

An award-winning broadcaster, he covers the world’s largest news stories. Moreover, he has hosted live news programs and presented some of the world’s most popular podcasts. He has also worked as a correspondent and voice-over artist.

Barlow joined the BBC News as a newsreader in 2017. He then served as a global news journalist and correspondent before taking the responsibility of senior reporter from 2019 to 2022.

Prior to that, he worked as a television journalist and radio presenter at BBC World Service. Based in Yorkshire, he reported for BBC Look North and also produced and presented radio programs via BBC iPlayer.


Gareth Barlow also produced and presented programs on BBC Radio. (Source: Gareth’s Instagram)

A farmer turned journalist, he presented two eight-minute segments for BBC One’s Countryfile in 2014. Similarly, he appeared on Radio 4’s Farming Today & On Your Farm and BBC Radio York.

Gareth’s media experiences include working as a contributor for HuffPost UK. He has worked for various radio stations in the US and New Zealand.

For his remarkable contributions to the field, he has received numerous awards and honors. His awards include the Countryside Award, Yorkshire Awards (2015), Broadcast Team of the Year, O2 Awards (2016), Highly Commended Young Broadcast Journalist, O2 Awards (2016), and Radio Academy Thirty Under Thirty (2017).


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Recently, he has been the subject of the limelight because of his hilarious blunder while introducing the nightly program on BBC News. While introducing he stated: ‘I’m watching the BBC news’ and then quickly corrected himself after realizing his mistake ‘I’m Gareth Barlow. You’re watching BBC News.’

Get to know the media personality Gareth Barlow’s wiki, age, education, family, husband or partner, and other details here.

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Gareth Barlow Wiki, Age & Family

Barlow is 33 years of age now. He was born in the year 1990 and celebrates his birthday with his family and friends on the 31st of October. Additionally, his birth sign is Gemini.

As per wiki, he hails from Reading, a large town on the Thames and Kennet rivers in southern England. He is parents worked as consultants in IT and business development.

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Gareth is accompanied by an elder sister named Natasha Barlow. Natasha holds a Ph.D. in Geography from Durham University and now works as an Associate Professor at the University of Leeds. 


Gareth Barlow pictured with his elder sister Natasha who is an Associate Professor at the University of Leeds. (Source: Gareth’s Instagram)

After spending some years in Reading, he moved with his family to York, where he attended St Peter’s School. There, he finished his A-level and went to study biology at Durham University but did not complete his education there.

Gareth Barlow Was A Farmer Before Being A Journalist

Barlow became a first-generation farmer at the age of 17 in 2007. He sold his Xbox and bought six sheep with the money to start his farming venture.

Within several years, his farming began growing and became a supplier of lamb to Michelin-starred restaurants and some of the country’s leading restaurants. Furthermore, he worked on the Prince of Wales’ farm, trained as a butcher, and also worked as a slaughterman.


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Gareth did farming for six years and decided to have a break from his business in 2013. His farming stories have been covered in some of the prominent media outlets.

Gareth Barlow Husband Or Partner: Is He Married Now?

Barlow is an openly gay man. He is off the market and is enjoying married life with his husband Charlie Lailey.

The couple tied the wedding knot on 13 August 2022 in front of their close friends and family. They dated for some time before getting married.


Gareth Barlow got married to his partner Charlie Lailey on 13 August 2022. (Source: Gareth’s Twitter)

Charlie serves as a Senior Brand Manager at Reckitt, a British multinational consumer goods company. Moreover, he is a 2014 graduate of