Marie-Louise Theile

Born in 1966, in Brisbane, Marie Louise Theile is a famous and award-winning journalist and television presenter in Australia. She worked for Channel Ten for fifteen years, as a part of Ten News at Five in Brisbane, till she quit her job in 2007 to spend more time with her family. Theile is the daughter of beauty queen and Miss Australia 1956 Maureen Kistie. This has influenced her interest in fashion.


Marie-Louise is married to David and has three children James who is 10, Josephine who is 16 and Alexandra who is 19. There is very little information about her husband David.

Theile graduated from the University of Queensland. Theile worked as a reporter based in Fortitude Valley for The Sun , before she moved to New York where she worked as an intern at Elle magazine for a couple of years. She then moved on to work with the Brisbane's Sunday Sun of New York Bureau and also Adelaide News. Theile then returned to Queensland to work as a journalist for Cleo and Vogue magazines and also The Australian. She then joined ABC Television as a reporter.

She has hosted many important and interesting activities and events during her career in the media. Her last news program presentation on Ten News was on Friday, 7th December 2007. Her career listing is very interesting and varied - from media to fashion, art and charity.

Theile has been very active in doing social activities. She has worked with many non-profit organizations and charities. One particular charity was Karuna for which she has been an ambassador for more than 15 years. She involves herself in a lot of fundraising activities.

After quitting her job in the media Theile has been very active in Art and Fashion circles. Theile has since become the Chairman of the Institute of Modern art; IMA, she is also a member of the Save City Hall committee. Theile has also worked with the Queensland government to create a platform to bring International and National fashion together, giving a chance to a lot of young and talented fashion designers. Thiele worked as a development and media relation in-charge with the Great Barrier Reef Foundation. Thiele also helped start the James Street Initiative in June 2010, which is basically a group of people trying to make James Street as the leading food, lifestyle and fashion precinct in Australia.

There is plenty of information on her career in the media, fashion and art on the internet. Though there is very less information available about her personal life.

The only scandalous thing about her has been that she made a rude remark about her husband without knowing that she was live on air. She later apologized for that incident. Other than that, her life has been impeccable and she has been a role model to many women.  

Last Modified: Apr 8, 2020


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