This article will answer every question you have about Holly Willoughby. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about her.
- What does Holly do for a living?
- Who are Holly’s parents and siblings?
- What are Holly’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Holly married or does she have a girlfriend/boyfriend?
- Does Holly have any children?
- Where is Holly now?
- How tall is Holly?
- How much money does Holly earn?
- What is Holly’s net worth?
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Who is Holly Willoughby?
Holly Marie Willoughby is an Anglish famous presenter, author, and model. Currently, she is the co-presenter of TV’s This Morning (2009 to present) and Dancing on Ice (2006 to 2011, 2018 to present) alongside Philip Schofield, Freeze the Fear with Wim Hof (2022 to -present) alongside Lee Mack, and The Games (2022) alongside Freddie Flintoff.
From 2008 to 2020, she was a team captain on ITV2’s Celebrity Juice alongside Fearne Cotton. Her other notable television work includes; The Xtra Factor (2008–2009), Text Santa (2011–2013, 2015), The Voice UK (2012–2013), Surprise Surprise (2012–2015), Play to the Whistle (2015–2017), and I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! (2018).
How Old Is Holly Willoughby?
She is 41 years old as of September 2022, having been born on February 10, 1981, in Brighton, East Sussex, England. Holly shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Emma Roberts, Chloë Grace Moretz, Jordan Maron, FaZe Kay, Vic Fuentes, and many more.
Holly Willoughby Family
Who are Holly Willoughby’s Parents?
She was born to Brian R. Willoughby (Father) a sales manager of a double-glazing company. And Linda J. Willoughby (Mother) a former air stewardess.
Does Holly Willoughby have Siblings?
She has an elder sister by the name of Kelly Willoughby, an author.
Holly Willoughby Education
She received her high school education at Burgess Hill Girls. After high school, she attended The College of Richard Collyer.
Holly Willoughby Marital Status
She is married to the love of his life, Daniel Baldwin (born in 1975) a TV producer. They married on August 4, 2007.
Holly Willoughby Kids
She and her husband Daniel have three kids. Two sons by the name Harry James Baldwin (born on May 11, 2009) and Chester William Baldwin (born on April 14, 2011). And a daughter by the name of Belle Baldwin (born on September 29, 2014).
Holly Willoughby Career
A Career from 2000 to 2005
She won an audition for a show on CITV featuring S Club 7 called S Club TV in 2000. During this time, she worked as a receptionist for a while and then as a runner for the defunct shopping channel Auction World TV. Moreover, she has taken on mental jobs and started an Open University course in psychotherapy. Eventually, she found work as an assistant manager during which time she persuaded a friend to make a showreel of her.
Due to this reason, it secured her an agent who then contacted BBC. Later in 2002, she 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. Her first role as a children’s entertainer came in 2004 when she rejoined CITV to co-present the entertainment show Ministry of Mayhem which aired on Saturday mornings.
The show’s title was then changed to Holly & Stephen’s Saturday Showdown in 2006, in order to reflect the popularity of its co-presenters, Holly and Stephen Mulhern. In 2005, she presented Feel the Fear. This is a children’s entertainment program in which the presenters are set with unnerving challenges. In addition, she has had a number of minor appearances on other children’s programs. In 2006, she won a BAFTA Children’s Award because of her work as a children’s television presenter.
A Career from 2006 to 2008
She was chosen to co-present, the television show, Dancing on Ice with Phillip Schofield in 2006. This is a show in which celebrities are partnered with professional dancers to learn ice-dancing routines which are judged by a panel of experts and voted on by audiences. Holly thus remained in the role until 2011 due to new commitments and was thus replaced by Christine Lampard.
During that time, she presented a number of other ITV programs including spin-off shows such as Celebrity Wrestling: Bring It On in 2005, Greased Lightnin’ in 2007, and The Xtra Factor for two years in 2008 and 2009. In 2007, she took over as the presenter of Streetmate from Davina McCall. This is a dating game show during its transition from Channel 4 to ITV2. She went on to host the show for its final series. And in that same year, she co-presented Holly & Fearne Go Dating with Fearne Cotton. Since 2008, she has appeared as a team captain on Celebrity Juice where she has presented series 1 to 11 and 13 to 23. (taking a break in series 12 due to maternity leave). In May 2020, she left the show after 12 years.
A Career from 2009 to Present
Since September 2009, she has co-presented ITV’s This Morning with Phillip Schofield replacing Fern Britton. She and Schofield present the program from Monday to Thursday mornings. Next, she co-presented a charity telethon, Text Santa with Ant & Dec in 2011. In 2012, 2013, and 2015, Holly returned to co-host the show with Phillip Schofield. She then began presenting The Voice UK on March 24, 2012, with Reggie Yates.
However, she decided to leave the show after the second series and was replaced in 2014 by Emma Willis. In 2012 also, she began hosting a revived version of Suprise Suprise. On September 15, 2013, a second season began airing whereas on October 22, 2014, a third season and a fourth on June 21, 2015. In addition to her television work, she has written a series of children’s books with her sister Kelly. Their debut book, School for Stars: First Term at L’Etolie became the UK’s highest-selling children’s book of 2013.
Next, she presented the sports-based panel show Play to the Whistle in 2015 on ITV. The first series aired on April 11, 2015, with seven episodes. Whereas a second series aired for six episodes beginning in April 2016 and a third series aired in 2017. It was reported in August 2017, that Holly had received a £200,000 pay rise to match the salary of her co-host Philip Schofield. In January 2018, she returned to present the new series of Dancing on Ice with Schofield.
It was announced in August 2018, that Holly would host the 18th series of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! alongside Declan Donnelly as his usual partner, Anthony McPartlin took a year-long break. Moreover, she is a brand ambassador for Marks & Spencer and Garnier and a former ambassador for Diet Coke in the UK. In September 2021, she founded the wellness and lifestyle brand and company called Wylde Moon.
Holly Willoughby Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 7inches (1.7m) and has unknown weight.
Holly Willoughby’s Salary and Net Worth
She has a reported annual salary of £730,000 and a net worth of £10 million.