Holly Willoughby

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Full Name Holly Willoughby
Age 39 Years Old
Nick Name Holly Willoughby
Gender Female
Famous As Actor
Birth Date February 10th, 1981
Birth Place Brighton, United Kingdom

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Holly Willoughby is an English television presenter, model, and author. She is the recipient of the BAFTA Award for children's television presenter. Holly Willoughby is one of the most in-demand presenters right now in British TV shows. She is also one of the Richest television presenter in the United Kingdom. She is also a well-recognized children Book writer. She has also acted in the film "Keith Lemon: The Film" (2012). Scroll down to know more information regarding her full biography, facts, family details, net worth, career, husband, kids, and many more. 

Famous For

  • Being the TV presenter of Bristish day time Television Programme "This Morning" (2009–present) and "Dancing on Ice" (2006–2011, 2018–present) alongside Phillip Schofield.
  • For her appearance as host and presenter of the revived television series "Surprise Surprise" and most recently the presenter of the eighteenth series of "I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!" (2018) alongside Declan Donnelly.

Holly Willoughby, a famous television presenter

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Early Life of Holly Willoughby

Holly Willoughby was born on 10 February 1981 in Brighton, East Sussex, UK. Her birth name is Holly Marie Willoughby. She holds British nationality and belongs to White European ethnicity. Her Zodiac sign is Aquarius. Her Birthday falls on 10th February of every year. Her father's name is Brian Willoughby, a sales manager of a double-glazing company, and his mother's name is Linda Willoughby, an air stewardess. She has an elder sister named Kelly Willoughby who is a Children Book writer and works in the television industry. Holly was grown up along with her sister in her home town Brighton, East Sussex. Growing up she became interested in modeling. She was educated at the independent Boarding school "Burgess Hill Girls" in the town of Burgess Hill in West Sussex. She attended The College of Richard Collyer in the town of Horsham, West Sussex, England. She is a follower of Christianity. 

Career of Holly Willoughby

  • Before establishing herself as a popular and iconic TV presenter and host, Holly Willoughby began her career as a Teenage Model. In 1995, at the age of 14, Willoughby was spotted by talent scouts at "The Clothes Show" Live exhibition and she was signed by Storm Model Management. She also appeared in teen magazines for girls such as Mizz, Just Seventeen, Shout, and "More!".
  • From 1998, at the age of 17, She started modeling underwear for clients including Pretty Polly, appearing in advertisements and posters.
  • In 2000, She won an audition for a show on CITV featuring "S Club 7".
  • Then she worked as a receptionist for a while and then as a runner for the defunct shopping channel Auction World TV.
  • Willoughby also took on menial jobs and started an Open University course in psychotherapy. 
  • Later in 2000, Willoughby presented a factual entertainment program for children called Xchange and went on to host 
  • several other children's shows for CBBC: "X-perimental" and "CBBC at the Fame Academy".
  • In 2004, she rejoined CITV in 2004 to co-present their entertainment show "Ministry of Mayhem".
  • In 2005, she presented a children's entertainment program "Feel the Fear". 
  • In the spring of 2005, Willoughby presented "CD: UK" for a short period. The same year she also presented spin-off show "Celebrity Wrestling: Bring It On". She presented  "Greased Lightnin'" in 2007 and "The Xtra Factor" for two years in 2008 and 2009. 
  • In 2006 she was chosen to co-present, with Phillip Schofield, the television show "Dancing on Ice" and remained in the role until 2011. Willoughby has been co-presenting ITV's "This Morning" with Phillip Schofield since September 2009 till present.
  • In 2011, Willoughby co-presented charity telethon "Text Santa" with Ant & Dec.
  • On 24 March 2012, Willoughby co-presented "The Voice UK" with Reggie Yates but left the show after the second series.
  • In 2012, she began hosting a revived version of the British ITV show "Surprise Surprise".
  • In 2015, Willoughby presented the sports-based panel show "Play to the Whistle" on ITV.
  • In 2016, Willoughby presented primetime Saturday night dating show "Meet the Parents" for ITV.
  • She returned to present the new series of "Dancing on Ice" with Schofield in January 2018.
  • From November until December 2018, she co-hosted the eighteenth series of "I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!" alongside Declan Donnelly. 
  • In January 2019, She again returned to host the 11th series of "Dancing on Ice" with Schofield.
  • As of January 2020, She co-hosted the 12th series of "Dancing on Ice" with Schofield which begin on 5 January 2020 and Ended on 8 March 2020.
  • Currently, she is in her home in London spending quality time with her husband and three children, and probably she is in a self-quarantine as the UK government has announced six-month-long quarantine in the UK due to the ongoing worldwide pandemic of COVID-19.

 Achievement and Awards

In recognition of work as a children's television presenter, Willoughby won a BAFTA in 2006. She also won British Glamour Award for Presenter in 2012. In 2016 She won a British Glamour Award for TV Personality. On January 28, 2020, Holly along with her "Dancing on Ice" co-presenter  Phillip Schofield, won the award for the best live magazine in the Press Room during the National Television Awards at London's 02 Arena. 

Personal Life of Holly Willoughby

Holly Willoughby is a married woman. Her husband's name is Dan Baldwin, co-founder of Hungry Bear Media and a former producer on "Ministry of Mayhem". Holly Willoughby first met Dan Baldwin when she rejoined CITV in 2004 to co-present their entertainment show "Ministry of Mayhem" and Dan Baldwin was one of the show's producers. They dated for almost 3 years and got married on August 4, 2007, at St Michael's Church. The interesting thing is that the couple organized their wedding reception at Amberley Castle, a 900-year-old castle on the South Downs in West Sussex. The couples are blessed by two sons named Harry James Baldwin, who is the eldest of three children born on 11 May 2009, and the youngest  Chester William Baldwin born on 29 September 2014. They also have a Daughter named  Belle Baldwin born on 14 April 2011. Although Holly seems to be a very busy work schedule she always makes time for her supportive husband Dan Baldwin and their three children. She is living together happily with her husband and three sons without any dispute and they have been in their marriage relationship for almost 12 years and still running.

Holly Willoughby with her husband, Dan Baldwin

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Net Worth of Holly Willoughby

As being one of the popular and veteran TV presenter and personality of England, Holly Willoughby has accumulated a mass fortune from her two-decades-long career. She has earned most of her income through her profession as a TV presenter. In August 2017, it was reported Willoughby had received a massive salary of £200,000 for her participation in the British television series "Dancing on Ice" as a TV host. Holly has Endorsement deals with M&, Garnier, and Dunelm, which she reportedly received a six-figure salary for. She also had commercial deals with Diet Coke, Oral B, and BHS. As of 2020, her estimated net worth is more than £10million and she is reportedly earning a whopping salary of £600,000 annually. She along with her husband owns a gorgeous five-bedroom mansion in London which is worth £3million. She owns fully electric Mercedes EQC which is worth £65,000.

Body Measurement of Holly Willoughby

Holly Willoughby is a beautiful and bold looking woman with slim and hourglass-like body physique. She stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 66 kg. It is reported that Holly Willoughby is said to have lost her weight gained over the last few years and we can also spot the difference of her body shape by looking at her earlier photos and a recent one. She has stated that the reason behind her weight loss is her diet and fitness regime and her free time. Her body measurement is 37-27-37 inches. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Blonde. She has a straight sexual orientation.