Lorraine Kelly is a television host best known for her role on the ITV shows Daybreak and Lorraine. Lorraine Kelly is an actress and a television host. River City and Still Game were two Scottish series in which she appeared. She was also a reporter and main host on TVam’s Good Morning Britain, one of the UK’s first morning television news programs. She is also a real gem in the field of UK breakfast television.
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Childhood and Early Years
Lorraine Kelly was born in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 30, 1959. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius, and she is 60 years old. She is of Scottish descent and follows the Christian faith.
Lorraine’s father worked as a television repairman, and his name is John Kelly. Anne Kelly is her mother’s name. She, too, has a brother, who goes by the name of Graham Kelly. Aside from that, there is no other knowledge about her other relatives.
Lorraine Kelly’s Early Years
Lorraine’s educational history and qualifications are as follows: she spent the first few years of her life in Glasgow before moving to East Kilbride with her family. Claremont High School was her alma mater. Then she passed up a university scholarship to study English and Russian in favor of a position with the East Kilbride News. Kelly went on to work for the BBC Scotland as a researcher in 1983.
Lorraine Kelly became the Scotland Correspondent for TV-am in October 1984. On the back of her coverage of the Pan Am Flight 103 crash in Lockerbie, she represented TV-“Summer am’s Sunday” program with chief reporter Geoff Meade in July 1989. Then, alongside Mike Morris, she became the lead host of Good Morning Britain in 1990.
Lorraine contributed to the launch of GMTV by hosting a variety of shows. In 1993, she got her first job as a presenter on the new “Top of the Morning.” Then, in March, she joined Eamonn Holmes on the main breakfast program. Kelly returned to work after maternity leave to do a mother and baby slot. She went on to become the host of “Nine O’Clock Live” as a result of this. The show became so successful that it was renamed “Lorraine Live” and relocated to an earlier time slot of 08:35.
Lorraine’s show was renamed to LK Today after GMTV rebranded to GMTV Today. Later, the show was renamed GMTV with Lorraine to coincide with the renaming of GMTV Today to GMTV. Then, in order to make GMTV’s programming more reliable, GMTV with Lorraine started broadcasting all year instead of breaking for guest presenters during school holidays. She did, however, perform her final show before departing in July 2010.
Furthermore, in the year 2000, GMTV was replaced by ITV Breakfast. Lorraine, like Daybreak, debuted with a completely new look. She was also a guest host on the BBC Two series “Never Mind the Buzzcocks” in series 25 and hosted the ITV series “Children’s Hospital.” Lorraine Kellys eventually announced her departure from “Daybreak” to concentrate on “Lorraine,” which she started hosting five days a week.
Charity and other television work
Lorraine has appeared in an episode of “Birds of a Feather” as a guest star. STV’s Children’s Appeal, STV Appeal Stories, Lorraine & Friends, Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards, and several others were among the shows she presented.
Lorraine also hosted the Carlton magazine show “After 5,” Liquid News, and the Eurovision spin-off Liquid Eurovision. She also appeared on “Lily Savage’s Blankety Blank,” “Have I Got News for You,” “Still Game,” “River City,” and other shows. She has also presented shows such as Channel 4’s “The Friday Night Project,” “The New Paul O’Grady Show,” and others. Kelly and Philip Schofield co-hosted “This Morning.” She starred in STV Productions’ ITV documentary “Secrets Revealed – DNA Stories” and Bio’s six-part documentary series “Lorraine Kelly’s Big Fat Challenge.”
Lorraine Kelly also took over as the national spokesperson for the United Kingdom during the Eurovision Song Contest vote counting in 2003 and 2004, replacing the long-serving Colin Berry. She contributes weekly columns to the newspapers “The Sun” and “The Sunday Post.” She was also named the first Agony Aunt for the Royal Air Force’s fortnightly RAF News publication.
Lorraine is also a celebrity patron of the Worldwide Cancer Research organization. She also serves on the boards of the campaign group POhWER (People of Hertfordshire Wants Equal Rights) and the British charity “Help for Heroes.” In 2011, she also became a spokesperson for the Sightsavers charity. She is also active with a number of other charities and has performed several charitable acts.
Net Worth and Awards
Lorraine Kelly received the TRIC Diamond Jubilee Award for New Talent of the Year, as well as an honorary Doctor of Laws from the University, in recognition of her charitable work. She also received an honorary Doctor of Arts degree from Edinburgh Napier University. She was also chosen as the University of Dundee’s first female rector. Kelly received the “Honorary Gay Award” for her promotion of the LGBT community at the 2015 Attitude Awards. There are also other honors that she has won.
Lorraine Kelly is the recipient of the Lorraine Kelly Award.
In 2019, Lorraine Kelly was awarded $1.2 million in a tax case against HMRC. The ITV breakfast show host has a net worth of $4.6 million, according to Celebrity net worth.
Status of the Relationship
Lorraine Kelly married Steve Smith, a news cameraman, in 1992. The couple resides in Berkshire, a county just south of London. Likewise, they have a daughter named Rosie, who was born in 1994.
Social Media and Body Measurements
Lorraine is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 60 kilograms. Her other body dimensions are 36-26-37 inches in length, width, and height, respectively. Her hair is brown, and her eyes are the same color.
Kelly has a Twitter and Instagram account. She has a total of 333K Instagram followers and 142.1K Twitter followers.
|30 Nov, 1959
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|Television host, actress
|5 feet 5 inches (1.65m)
|One brother (Graham Kelly)
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