Louise Wallace is known for her works in Street Legal (2000), Not Only But Always ( 2004) and Boogeyman (2005). She is one of the finest television presenters to have appeared on the western television channels. Born on 21 December 1959 in Auckland, New Zealand, apart from presenting on television she has also worked as an actor and a director. She has contributed to a number of shows on popular channels like Network Ten, Nine Network and ABC Television.
She was also on the board of of New Zealand – TV3 , the first ever commercial private television channel of the country. She worked as a presenter and a current affairs reporter on the channel. Wallace in her long career as a presenter has filed stories for a number of shows, like 60 Minutes, 20/20, and Nightline. She has also worked as a sports presenter in the show 3 News on the TV3 network.
After her stint at TV3 she departed from the network in 1998 and thereafter worked as an actor in the movies Street Legal and the Legend of the Seeker. She had also worked in the New Zealand version of the international quiz show – The Weakest Link in the years: 2001,2002 and then in 2009. She had appeared as a contestant on the reality television game show – Celebrity Treasure Island in the year 2003. In the later seasons of the show Wallace served as a presenter and also a director.
Wollace’s work earned her the Steinlager Prize for sports presenting in 1992 and the Best Tourist Story award at the Qantas Media awards in 1993. She also reached the finale of the New Zealand Film and Television Awards in the Best TV Guide Presenter category.
She has been married to Scott Wallace for 33 years. Scott completed his degree from Auckland University of Technology and thereafter worked as an Account Executive at a company called Illot Advertising. He gradually and successfully climbed on the corporate ladder. In the year 2000 Scott because of his sincerity and hard work received a well-paid position as a Group Business Director in DDB New Zealand which also happens to be a marketing and advertising agency. Louise and Scott have two kids together – Ashley and Guy.
Education: She completed her schooling from Auckland’s St Cuthbert College and then went on to to do a diploma in Advertising and Marketing from Auckland Technical Institute (AUT). She had a dream since childhood of becoming an actor which she took on by pursuing her studies at Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts, one of the London’s most well regarded institutes. She then went to Sydney University to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Australian Literature.
Louise Wallace Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $12.6 Million US Dollars
Wallace, the star of The Real Housewives of Auckland, the latest adaptation of the Real Housewives franchise being aired in New Zealand is worth $12.6 million US dollars in 2017. It is truly due to her long standing career in television accompanied dedication and years of hard work which has made her achieve the fortune that she has today.
Louise Wallace Business Model
Initially Wallace worked as a television presenter but later on she ventured into acting and directing. She had directed the New Zealand edition of The Apprentice, which was a realty television series on the TV2 network. She has recently worked as one of the casts in the Auckland version of The Real Housewives and she happens to be the wealthiest among her co- actors. She hopes to attract more shows by en cashing from her appearance on the series. She also wants to develop her own production company Tadpole Productions, get her own show and break into the Australian television again.
Like the other franchisee of The Real Housewives, the New Zealand version has also been a big success. Wallace along with her cast mates of the the series Julia Sloane, Anne Burton, Michelle Blanchard, Gilda Kirkpatrick, Angela Stone, competed with the contestants of The Bachelor’s season two on All Star Family Feud, a show in New Zealand. Recently, the cast members had said that they are still in the fight mode even when the cameras have gone off.
This is for a simple reason that their character has made it a bit difficult to switch down right away for they are constantly at logger heads with each other. Wallace is an active user of Instagram, a popular photo and video posting site. She has got over twelve thousand followers with whom she loves to share her food and her vacations ( just the pictures of obviously!)
Right from presenting on television, acting and directing she has left her mark in all the areas that she explored into. Even at the age of 58, she looks adorable and vibrant in her most recent project The Real Housewives of Auckland. She has got the courage to experiment and a never giving up attitude that has made her sail through all of the challenges.