Ruth Langsford - Biography

Last Modified: Feb 3, 2020

Ruth Langsford
Profession: Television presenter, Radio personality
Best Known For: This Morning, Gift Wrapped, Ruth Langsford's Fashion Edit
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $5 million

Personal Details

Born on : March 17, 1960 (age 62)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Ruth Wendy Langsford
Birth Place: Singapore
Horoscope: Pisces
Father's Name: Dennis Langsford
Mother's Name: Joan Langsford
Siblings: 1

Julia Johnson (sister)

High School: Saltash School
Ethnicity: European
Nationality: British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: June 26, 2010
Husband's Name: Eamonn Holmes
Children: 1

Jack Alexander Holmes (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: 68 kg (149.91 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: 9 US
Dress Size: 10 US
Breast Size: 37 inch
Waist Size: 29 inch
Hip Size: 38 inch
Bra Size: 36
Cup Size: C

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Who is Ruth Langsford?

Ruth Langsford is one of the well-known presenters and has been professionally active for decades. The English born has presented numerous shows but is known for her work in This Morning, Gift Wrapped and How the Other Half Lives.

Ruth Langsford: Age, Parents, Siblings, Education

Ruth Langsford was born on 17 March 1960 in Singapore and her full name is Ruth Wendy Langsford. Her mother’s name is Joan Langsford and her father’s name is Dennis Langsford, who used to work in the military. She has a sister too, Julia Johnson.

Her family used to travel a lot which had a good impact on Ruth. So by the age of 10, Ruth had already lived in 5 different countries, including Germany where she spent her teenage years.

She attended Saltash School which is located in Cornwall form the year 1977 to 1978.

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Ruth Langsford: Marriage, Husband, Children, Divorce

Ruth is married to Eamonn Holmes who is also her co-host for the daytime show This Morning. They had begun their romantic relationship in 1999. 

In 2002, Ruth gave birth to their son Jack Alexander Holmes. After their live announcement of engagement on The Morning Show, they finally tied the knot after 13 years together On 26 June 2010 at Elvetham Hall, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire.

The family currently resides in Weybridge, Surrey, England with their dog Maggie, which they adopted in 2011 from the charity Dogs Trust. Currently, she is in a happy marriage without rumors of extra-marital affairs and divorce.

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Ruth Langsford: Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth is around $5 million but her annual salary is not known.

Ruth Langsford: Career

Early Career

Ruth’s career started as a continuity announcer and newscaster with Television South West (TSW) in England and worked there till early 1993. 

And from 1999 to 2002, she worked as a regular panelist on the show Loose Women. She rejoined the show in 2010.

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In 2000, she started to work as a guest presenter and in 2006, as a regular presenter on the show This Morning

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Over the years, she has presented numerous shows namely, TV Travel Shop (1998-2005), Mysterious West (1995), The Great British Garden Show, Langsford Late (1999), The Answer Lies in the Soil (1999), Gardens of the Millennium (1999), The Really Useful Show (1997).

Others includes Zoo Story (2004), GMTV with Lorraine (2010), Gift Wrapped (2014), LorraineHow the Other Half Lives (2015), Ruth Langsford's Fashion Edit (2017), Do the Right Thing (2018), among others.


Aside from being a presenter, Ruth has also competed in the TV shows. She was a contestant on Marco's Kitchen Burnout in 2010, Born to Shine in 2011, Strictly Come Dancing (2017).

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Ruth Langsford: Charity work

Ruth has been involved with numerous awareness and fundraising charity events. She has participated notably in Hyde Park Adidas Women's 5k, The Bupa Great Capital Run, Memory Walk.

 She is also an ambassador for Alzheimer's Society. And in 2014, Ruth appeared in a Dementia Friends TV advertisement campaign. The target was to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease.

In November 2011, Ruth raised money for The Christie & Francis House by hosting a ladies lunch charity event.

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Ruth Langsford: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Ruth Langsford is active with several hundred thousand followers and counting. She also has an official website -

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