Lorraine Kelly - Biography

Last Modified: Aug 31, 2022

Lorraine Kelly
Profession: TV host, Journalist, Model, Actress
Best Known For: GMTV with Lorraine (TV program)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $6 million

Personal Details

Born on : November 30, 1959 (age 63)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Lorraine Kelly
Birth Place: Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotland
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Father's Name: John Kelly
Mother's Name: Anne Kelly
Siblings: 1

Graham Kelly (brother)

High School: Claremont High School
Ethnicity: Scottish
Nationality: Scottish, British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: September 5, 1992
Husband's Name: Steve Smith
Children: 1

Rosie Smith (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.63 meter (5 feet 4 inch)
Weight: 57 kg (125.66 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Dress Size: N/A
Breast Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A
Hip Size: N/A
Bra Size: N/A
Cup Size: N/A

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Who is Lorraine Kelly?

Lorraine Kelly is all beauty and brains. The television presenter, journalist, model and actress has made well for herself with a successful career. Read more about the stunning woman.

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Lorraine Kelly – Age, Parents, Siblings

Lorraine Kelly was born on 30 November 1959 in Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotland. Her parents are Anne and John Kelly. John worked as a TV repairman. Kelly has a brother too, named Graham Kelly. 

Education, Ethnicity

Kelly was raised in Glasgow before the family moved to East Kilbride. There she attended Claremont High School. Her ethnicity is Scottish.

Lorraine Kelly – Marriage, Husband, Children

Lorraine Kelly is a happily married woman. She married her current husband Steve Smith on September 5, 1992. Smith is a Television cameraman. 

They have a daughter together named Rosie Smith, who was born on June 8, 1994, in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, UK.

As of 2019, Kelly and Smith are happy together, with no rumors of divorce and extra-marital affairs.

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Source: entertainmentdaily.co.uk (Lorraine Kelly with husband, daughter)

Lorraine Kelly – Career

Early Days

Lorraine Kelly’s career began with her first job on the East Kilbride News. It was a local newspaper and Kelly had even turned down an opportunity to study English and Russian at a University.

Soon after in 1983, she joined BBC Scotland. After a year, in 1984, working there, she began to work at TV-am as an on-screen reporter covering Scottish news. There she presented Summer Sunday and Good Morning Britain. She worked in TV-am until 1993.

In January 1993, Lorraine Kelly helped launch GMTV by presenting numerous programs. On this news channel, she presented Top of the Morning and Nine O'Clock Live. The latter show was retitled Lorraine Live and then again to LK Today after GMTV was rebranded into GMTV Today in 2000.

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Source: Daily Record (young Lorraine Kelly)

Films, Series, TV shows

Again in 2009, GMTV Today was changed back to GMTV. Lorraine Kelly’s show was once again renamed GMTV with Lorraine. In the year 2010, her show was made more regular and began airing all year round. On 9 July 2010, it was announced that Kelly's new program Lorraine would be replacing GMTV with Lorraine. Her final show was broadcasted on 15 July 2010.

Over the years, she has also hosted - the ITV series Children's Hospital (2011), Daybreak (2012-2014), Channel 5’s Penguin A&E with Lorraine Kelly (May 2016), and This Morning (2004-2006).

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Other shows Lorraine Kelly has hosted include Birds of a Feather (2014), STV's Children's Appeal (2011), Lorraine & Friends (2016), Liquid News, Liquid Eurovision, Secrets Revealed - DNA Stories, Lorraine Kelly's Big Fat Challenge (2010),  Missing Children: Lorraine Kelly Investigates (2010).

Lorraine Kelly – Awards

Kelly was awarded TRIC Diamond Jubilee Award for New Talent of the Year (April 1991). In 2014, she received Outstanding Contribution to Television by British Academy Scotland Awards.

Lorraine Kelly – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Kelly is estimated to be around $6 million while the figure on her annual salary is under review.

Lorraine Kelly – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Lorraine Kelly is followed by around a million followers and counting.

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