Vanessa Feltz

Birth Day February 21st, 1962
Birth Place Islington, London, England
Age 61 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Pisces

About Vanessa Feltz

An English television personality, Vanessa Feltz is famous for appearing in various television shows, including "Vanessa" (1994-1998), "The Big Breakfast" (1996-1998), "The Vanessa Show" (1999), "Celebrity Big Brother" (2001), "The Wright Stuff" (2003-2005), "This Morning" (2006-present), "Strictly Come Dancing" (2013) and many others. 

Vanessa Feltz, British television personality


Being a TV personality, Vanessa is also a broadcaster and journalist. She currently presents an early morning radio show on "BBC Radio 2" and the "Breakfast Show" on BBC Radio London. As well, she regularly sits in for Sara Cox and for Jeremy Vine on BBC Radio 2. Writing of her Radio 2 debut, "The Daily Telegraph" radio critic, Gillian Reynolds described Feltz's voice as "like lemon tea with honey". Furthermore, her show extended by an hour and begin at the earlier time of 04:00 am in January 2021.

Early Life and Family

Vanessa Feltz was born to a middle-class family on 21st February 1962 with the real name of Vanessa Jane Feltz. She stepped her first foot in Islington, London, England however she grew up in Pine Grove, Totteridge. She holds British citizenship and she came from the white race. She cut her 59th birthday cake on last February 2021. Similarly, her birth sign falls under Pisces's horoscope. Her religious faith is Jewish. Thus, her ethnic background is British-white.

Feltz's father, Norman Feltz worked in the lingerie business whereas her mother, Valerie Ohrenstein died in 1995 due to cancer. She has one sibling a sister named Julia Feltz.

Regarding her education, Vanessa was educated at Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls. After that, she read English at Trinity College, Cambridge, graduating with a first-class honors degree.

Vanessa Feltz Partner

Vanessa Feltz was a married woman. She lives with her fiance, Ben Ofoedu in St John's Wood, London. She has been engaged to her partner, Ofoedu (Anglo-Nigerian singer), since 2006 but the couple is yet to tie the knot. She has two daughters and three grandchildren. Her elder daughter is Allegra Benitah, a former tax lawyer who is now a television baker and chef.  She is straight by her sexual orientation.

Vanessa Feltz with her fiance, Ben Ofoedu


Feltz was previously married to Michael Kurer; their marriage ended in divorce. 

Vanessa Feltz and her ex-husband, surgeon Michael Kurer


Vanessa Feltz Salary and Net Worth

Vanessa Feltz has a net worth of around $1 million to $5 million as of 2021 whereas her salary is around 405,000 pounds per year.  The BBC Annual Report recorded in July 2019 that Feltz was one of three women, along with Claudia Winkleman and Zoe Ball, amongst the ten highest-paid BBC presenters. Her major income source is from her TV personality career.

Body Measurement - Height and Weight

Vanessa Feltz is a pretty woman who has a height of 5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm. She has 74 kg or 163 lbs of body weight with a large body build. Her eyes color is hazel and her hair color is blonde. As of February 2020, she showed off her incredible three and a half stone weight loss at the Paddington premiere. She had a gastric band fitted back in 2010 after years of struggling with yo-yo dieting. She had the slimming aid removed after suffering from gastroesophageal reflux which made her wake up feeling as if she was "drowning". 

Radio Shows

  • BBC Radio 2001 - present

Television Shows

  • "The Big Breakfast"
  • "Vanessa"
  • "The Vanessa Show"
  • "This Morning"

Vanessa Feltz currently presents an early morning radio show on BBC Radio 2 and the Breakfast Show on BBC Radio London


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