Clarke Gayford is a New Zealand Person of Interest working as a radio and television announcer. He is also the presenter of the Piscesing documentary show “Fish of the Day”. He is famous for being the fiancé of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Gayford is the main maintainer and host of the most watched TV Piscesing show. The man, now 44, is a famous radio personality and is currently best known for his documentary Piscesing show entitled Fish of the Day.
In 2015, producer Mike Bhana created the show for Choice TV. The documentary series also airs on the National Geographic Channel and is shown in over 35 countries. Also, Gayford is considered the richest of all radio personalities and has been included in the list of the most popular radio personalities.
Clarke Gayford grew up on the farm outside of Gisborne. He is the eldest of his parents’ three children. From the age of 11 he was accepted into Palmerston North Boys’ High School. In 1995 he received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Otago University before being transferred to the New Zealand Broadcasting School in Christchurch. After receiving his education from broadcasting school, Gayford successfully pitched a student show called Cow TV (1999).
Clarke Gayford’s career
In 1999, Gayford appeared as a contestant on the show Treasure Island. Treasure Island is a reality game show. In early 2003, Gayford also appeared on the music channel C4, where he presented the youth programs. In 2010, he presented the third season of Extraordinary Kiwis, a biological documentary series. Gayford presented various TV shows, radio shows, morning and afternoon shows on the famous and most watched channels like More FM and George FM.
In 2015, the producer came up with the idea of creating the show “Fish of the Day” for Choice TV. It was originally developed as a documentary series that was also broadcast on other channels such as the National Geographic Channel and shown in over 35 countries. In addition, Gayford had a guest appearance in the first episode of the second season of Wellington Paranormal.
Biography of Clarke Gayford
|Real name||Clarke Timothy Gayford|
|date of birth||October 24, 1977|
|Age (as of 2022)||44 years|
|place of birth||Gisborne, New Zealand|
|height||in feet inches – 5′ 9” – in centimeters – 175 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 80kg – in pounds – 176 pounds|
|shoe size||12 (USA)|
|Hair color||dark brown|
|school||Palmerston North Boys’ High School|
|University||University of Otago|
|Who is his fiancée/girlfriend?||Jacinda Ardern|
|children||Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford|
Clarke Gayford is Jacinda Ardern’s partner. The couple has been involved in a love relationship since 2013. In August 2017, Ardern was elected leader of the Labor Party. After the general election, she became Prime Minister on October 26, 2017. Gayford has been named as the Prime Minister’s wife, although the couple is still unmarried. However, he did accompany Ardern on international visits. Both have been spotted together at various events such as the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London, UK. On January 19, 2018, it was announced that the couple is expecting their first child in June. They welcomed their first child as a daughter at around 4:45pm on June 21, 2018 at Auckland City Hospital.
In May 2019, it was reported that Gayford and Ardern were engaged to marry soon. The wedding was originally planned for the first months of 2022. However, it has now been canceled due to the ongoing COVID lockdown situations in New Zealand. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed on Sunday January 23, 2022 that she has called off the wedding to Clarke Gayford amid the new protocols of COVID-19 and Omicron cases in the country. The couple got engaged over the Easter holidays of 2019. They are now parents to a two-year-old daughter named Neve Te Aroha.
Clarke Gayford net worth
Clarke Gayford’s net worth has made him millions from his radio and television shows. He used to earn a significant amount from his job and radio career. His main source of income is of course his work as a presenter and broadcaster. According to reliable sources, he used to earn around $95,000 annually. He also earns an estimated nearly $40,000 from his documentary show Fish of the Day. In summary, Gayford’s estimated net worth is around $2 million. He currently lives a humble life with his new partner Jacinda Ardern and their two-year-old daughter.