Lorraine Kelly - Biography
Last Modified: Jun 11, 2020
|Born on :||November 30, 1959 (age 62)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotland|
|Father's Name:||John Kelly|
|Mother's Name:||Anne Kelly|
Graham Kelly (brother)
|High School:||Claremont High School|
|Married Date:||September 5, 1992|
|Husband's Name:||Steve Smith|
Rosie Smith (daughter)
|Height:||1.63 meter (5 feet 4 inch)|
|Weight:||57 kg (125.66 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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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.
Lorraine Kelly: Age, Family
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.
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.
Source: entertainmentdaily.co.uk (Lorraine Kelly with husband, daughter)
As of 2019, Kelly and Smith are happy together, with no rumors of divorce and extra-marital affairs.
Lorraine Kelly: Career
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.
Source: Daily Record (young Lorraine Kelly)
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 to Lorraine Live and then again to LK Today after GMTV was rebranded into GMTV Today in 2000.
Films, Series, TV shows
Again in 2009, GMTV Today was changed back to GMTV. Lorraine Kelly’s show was once again renamed into 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 programme Lorraine would be replacing GMTV with Lorraine. Her final show was broadcasted on 15 July 2010.
Over the years, she has also hosted - ITV series Children's Hospital (2011), Daybreak (2012-2014), Channel 5’s Penguin A&E with Lorraine Kelly (May 2016), This Morning (2004-2006).
Other shows Lorraine Kelly has hosted includes 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).
Source: The Independent (Lorraine Kelly)
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, Facebook, Lorraine Kelly is followed by around a million followers and counting.
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