Martine Gaillard Bio: Anchor, Family, Husband & Kids

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Martine Gaillard, a Canadian sports television personality, started her media career with The Weather Network and works as a Sportsnet Central anchor for Rogers Sportsnet as of 2023.

Despite the male domination in the sports field, some women have proved nothing can stop them if they have some passion. Martine Gaillard is one such woman.

It is all thanks to her hard work that made paved her path from a small-town girl to the nation’s leading media network personality.

In the same way, Martine is a self-made wonder woman who is looking forward to maintaining her integrity and self-worth as a woman in sports.

Beautiful Martine Smiling Face
Beautiful Martine, A Canadian Anchor (Source: Instagram)

Martine, a multi-faceted personality, is an anchor, host, sportscaster, and television personality who is well-known for her amazing work in Hockey Night in Canada.

With the experience of TV, live game shows, and others, she has made a name for herself with the hard work and confidence she shows in front of the cameras.

To know more about Martine Gaillard, her family, net worth, kids, and many more, stick with us till the end of the article.

Quick Facts

Full Name Martine Gaillard
Birth Date May 21, 1971
Birth Place Melfort, Canada
Nick Name Martine
Religion Unknown
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity White
Education Evan Hardy Collegiate

Ryerson University

Horoscope Gemini
Father’s Name Not Specified
Mother’s Name Not Specified
Siblings Yes
Age 52 Years Old
Height 5’5″/1.65 m/165 cm
Weight 58 kg/128 lb.
Sexual Orientation Straight
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Grey
Married Yes
Husband Ed Richardson
Children Yes
Profession Sportscaster, Anchor
TV Show Sportsnet Central
Salary N/A
Net Worth $1 -$5 million
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Last Update May, 2023

Early Life, Parents, And Education

Martine was born on May 21, 1971, somewhere in Melfort, Canada, to her father and mother, Peggy Watts. Her mother, after retirement, is engaged in the handmade jewelry business.

However, we have come to know that the Melfort girl grew up with her two sisters, Shelby Rheaume and JJ.

Regarding her education, she attended Evan Hardy Collegiate, located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Gaillard(left) with Siblings
Martine With Her Father And Siblings (Source: Instagram)

After high school, the sportscaster joined Ryerson University, where she graduated with a Radio and Television Arts degree.

From an early age, Martine had a keen interest in the sports and sportscasting field. She was an enthusiastic and active child during her childhood.

These qualities of Martine sowed the seeds of interest and inclination towards sports.

Initially, she wanted to be an Olympic athlete, but later on, she was inclined toward pursuing a career as a sportscaster.

Age, Height, And Physical Appearance

Martine, a famous and talented Canadian sports television personality, is 52 years old, born under the sun-sign Gemini.

And from what we know, the people of this sign are intellectual and fun-loving with a passion for their work.

The Canadian sportscaster is also lauded for her beauty and charm showed on camera. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs around 58 kg (128 pounds).

Besides that, her beautiful grey eyes and blonde hair compliments her beauty.

Professional Career

Martine Gaillard is a sports television personality and is currently linked with Rogers Sportsnet as a co-host of the Sportsnet Central program. Let’s learn how this Canadian landed here.

After graduating with a degree from Ryerson University, the Canadian started her media journey at radio CFQC where she served as a Community Cruiser correspondent in the year 1990.

She continued working with radio and later joined The Weather Network as the Toronto Maple Leaf’s game host for two seasons.

Being a presentable personality loaded with sportscasting talent, it was easy for her to get a job as a TV personality.

Martine working at All Star Show
Martine Hosting The All-Star Show (Source: Instagram)

After working with The Weather Network, the Canadian joined The Score as a cost host of Greg Sansone and their first-ever female anchor.

There she spent six years covering various sporting events, including NHL, MLB, All-Star games, and the 2000 World Series.

CBC & Rogers Sportsnet

The CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) hired Martine as a rinkside reporter in Hockey Night in Canada alongside CBC’s Hockey anchor Ron MacLean.

Gaillard then began working at Rogers Sportsnet for their show SportsnetNews in August 2005 alongside her co-host, Mike Toth.

In 2010 as an anchor, Martine also worked for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Working at the Olympics was like a dream come true for the sportscaster.

In a society that gives men all the preferential treatment, the Canadian sportscaster spoke up about her experiences since the inception of her career.

She said, “Growing up, I didn’t have many female sportscasters to look up to, so I didn’t really believe that I could do it. And nearly 20 years later, people question whether I ‘really like sports’ purely because I’m a woman.”

She further added, “So, for me, being a Celebrated Ambassador is about showing girls that they can achieve any dream and encouraging them to continue challenging the gender expectations that dare to hold them back.”

Husband And Kids

Just like her incredible career, Martine Gaillard has a well-maintained personal life. Besides being a sportscaster, she has also been a wonderful wife and mother of two daughters.

The Canadian is happily married to her long-term sweetheart Eddie Richardson, the Head of Construction on W Networks Love It or List It.

Far from the media, there is no information related to their wedding date. However, both Ed and Martine are happy with their married life.

Martine With Her Husband And Daughters
Martine With Her Husband And Daughters (Source: Instagram)

Until now, there have been no rumors about their divorce or issues related to their married life.

Likewise, the couple is blessed with two daughters, Clover and Gemm, with whom she often shares pictures on her socials.

Net Worth And Salary

Martine has come a long way since she started her career in the media field. She has worked with media giants such as Rogers Sportsnet, CBC, and many more.

Also, regarded as one of the most successful Canadian TV personalities, she has earned massive amounts of money from her career.

Martine Gaillard has an estimated net worth of $1- $5 million as of 2023.

Aside from her net worth, the sportscaster has kept her salary and income in the dark from the media.

Being one of the reputed anchors and hosts, she lives a lavish lifestyle with her family and is seen vacationing around different places with her husband and kids.

Talking about other physical assets, Martine owns a beautiful house in Canada. Besides that, Martine’s husband earns a good amount of money from his professional career.

Net Worth of Martine Gaillard In Different Currencies 

Here we have listed Martine Gaillard’s net worth in different currencies.

Currency Net Worth
Euro €932,440-€4,661,700
Pound Sterling £826,170-£4,130,850
Australian Dollar A$1,444,492-A$7,222,460
Canadian Dollar C$1,345640-C$6,728,200
Indian Rupee 8,25,75,000-₹41,28,75,000
BitCoin ฿45.71-฿228.56

Social Media Presence

Martine’s way of presenting and her beauty have attracted viewers to watch her shows, and she also has a good number of fans. She is available on Instagram and Twitter. However, she is not so active on her socials.

You can find her on Instagram under the handle @martine_gaillard and Twitter @MartineGaillard.

Instagram: 3,194 followers

 

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Martine Gaillard (@martine_gaillard)

Twitter: 5,476 followers

Popularity

The Sportsnet Central anchor has earned many fans from all over the world through her splendid reporting approach.

Martine Gaillard's Popularity Graph
Martine Gaillard’s Popularity Graph (Source: Martine Gaillard)

The above graph gives brief information about the popularity of Martine Gaillard based on Google searches in the United States over a year.

Frequently Asked Questions

When did Martine Gaillard become an ambassador for charity plan international?

She has been an ambassador for charity plan international since 2009.

Does Gaillard own her foundation?

No, the sportscaster does not own any foundation or organization of her own.

Where does Martine live with her family?

Currently, Martine lives in Toronto, Canada, with her husband and two daughters.

Has Martine ever worked at Avocat?

Martine has not worked at Avocat.

Who is Gaillard's spouse?

Gaillard is happily married to Eddie Richardson.

Where is Martine Gaillard from?

She is originally from Canada.

Barsha Paudelhttps://playersbio.com/
Barsha is a content writer at Hansiker Technologies and a former content writer at WPentire blogs. Besides writing she spends most of her time reading, cooking, and travelling. Follow her on Instagram or Linkedin to keep up-to-date with her latest insights and wisdom!

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