Marie-Louise Theile

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. Currently, she is the Director of New Initiative, a boutique branding, marketing, and placemaking creative agency focused on real estate and precinct development.


Born in 1966 in Brisbane, Theile is the daughter of beauty queen and Miss Australia 1956 Maureen Kistie. Her mother's background has influenced her interest in fashion.

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

Career and Work

She has hosted many important and exciting 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 exciting 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 Theile 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 Save City Hall committee member. Theile has also worked with the Queensland government to create a platform to bring International and National fashion together, giving many young and talented fashion designers a chance. Thiele worked as a development and media relation in charge of the Great Barrier Reef Foundation. Thiele also helped start the James Street Initiative in June 2010, a group of people trying to make James Street 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. However, there is significantly 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.

Personal Life

Marie-Louise is married to David and has three children: James, Josephine, and Alexandra. There is very little information about her husband, David. Theile chooses to keep her personal life private to find very little information regarding her life on the internet.


In the years 2020-2021, her net worth increased dramatically. Marie-Louise Theile makes the majority of her money as a successful businesswoman. Marie-Louise Theile's net worth is believed to be between $1 million and $5 million.

Last Modified: Aug 19, 2021

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