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Beauty attracts the eyes but talent captures the heart and ‘Fern Britton’ is one of those TV presenters who has captured the hearts of many people with her talent and hard work. She is an eminent English TV presenter as well as an author.
She rose to fame and gained huge popularity for co-presenting “Breakfast Time” in the 1980s and hosting the cookery game show “Ready Steady Cook” between 1994 and 2000. She was replaced by Holly Willoughby after she left “This Morning”.
In her TV career, she works on other projects including Coast to Coast, The Big Allotment Challenge, Culinary Genius, Looking Good, Feeling Great, The British Soap Awards, That’s What I Call Television, Fern Britton Meets…, and A Right Royal Quiz among the others.
Moreover, she is also worked as an author and published several books including A Cornish Carol, A Cornish Gift, Fern and Phil’s Family Food, Hidden Treasures, New Beginnings, A Good Catch, and many more.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 17 July 1957, Britton has turned 65 years old. He seems very tall with his towering height which is 173 centimeters and 5’8” in feet & inches.
He is very conscious about his physique and maintains himself with a weight of 60 kilograms and 132 lbs in pounds. His personality is enhanced by his brown eyes and shiny light brown hair.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Fern Britton is $5 Million as of 2021 and was making an annual salary of $1,000,000. Fern’s present salary is between $1 Million – $3 Million. Her major source of income came from advertisements for several companies, and the entertainment industry through various shows and hosts.
Education / Family
Fern was born and raised up in Ealing, London, England, and belongs to British-White ethnic background. She is born to her father Tony Britton and her mother Ruth Hawkins. She has been grown up with her brother Jasper Britton and her sister Cherry Britton.
Her education, she completed her schooling at Dr. Challoner’s High School and trained in stage management at the Central School of Speech and Drama.
|Birth Place||Ealing, London, England|
|Date of birth||17 July 1957|
|Height||In feet & inches: 5’8”
In centimeters: 173 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 60 kg
In pounds: 132 lbs
|Hair color||Light Brown|
|School||Dr. Challoner’s High School and the Central School of Speech and Drama|
|Home town||Ealing, London, England|
|Fathers name||Tony Britton
|Mothers name||Ruth Hawkins
Career / Fashion and Style
As of her career, she started her early career in March 1980 in Plymouth as a broadcaster working for Westward Television. She also works as a newsreader on the weeknight local bulletin Westward Diary. She became the BBC’s youngest-ever national news presenter after moving to BBC 1’s “Breakfast Time”.
Moreover, Fern Britton is also a stand-in co-presenter on “News After Noon”. Fern co-hosted the South edition of the news program “Coast to Coast” and as a presenter with Stefan Buczacki, of “That’s Gardening”. After that, Fern joined London News Network’s “London Tonight”.
She moved to FMTV in April 1993 to present the post-9:00 am slot, “Top of the Morning”. She became a full-time host presenting the Friday edition with John Leslie from September 1999. In 2002, she became the main host of the series. In 2006, she has co-presented the reality television show “Soapstar Superstar”.
On 31st May 2007, at the Royal Albert Hall, she hosted the Classical Brit Awards and also co-hosted The British Soap Awards from 2006 to 2008. In 2007, Fern presented her own ITV Saturday night series called “That’s What I Call Television”.
From 2008 to 2010, she co-presented a revival of the ITV show “Mr & Mrs”. After 10 years, she stated that she was leaving “This Morning” and on her 52nd birthday on 17th July 2009, her farewell This Morning program was aired. From 1994 until 2000, she presented the television cookery gameshow “Ready Steady Cook”.
She returned to the BBC in 2009 and was a team captain on the BBC show “As Seen on TV”. Moreover, Britton hosted a series for BBC One called “Fern Britton Meets…” and also presented “The Big Allotment Challenge” for BBC Two since 2014. Fern began presenting the BBC One antique game show “For What It’s Worth” in January 2016.
On 2nd November 2009, she appeared as a stand-in host on “The Paul O’Grady Show”. She played the role of Dandini in “Cinderella” at the Mayflower Theatre in 1988. In 2002, she was the subject of “This Is Your Life” and in 2011, she played herself in a short film “Photoshopping”. She play Marie in the touring production of “Calendar Girls The Musical” in January 2018.
Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More
As of her personal life, she was a married woman previously but now she seems to be single and enjoying her single life happily without any disturbances. She got married for the first time to a TV executive, Clive Jones.
The couple began their affair while Jones was still married and Jones turned up on her doorstep two days later, after leaving his wife for her. Soon, the couple tied the marriage knot with him and blessed with three children together: twin sons Jack and Harry and daughter Grace. The couple was separated in January 1998.
She started dating celebrity chef, Phil Vickery after a year of her separation. She got married to Phil in the spring of 2000 and the couple has a daughter namely Winnie. Unfortunately, the couple got separated on 29th January 2020, and they announced via their Twitter accounts.
|Children||Son – Jack, and Harry
Daughter – Grace, and Winnie
Here we are providing the list of favorites of Fern Britton:
|Favorite Actor||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Destination||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Fern Britton
- Fern published a number of bestselling novels and books since 2010.
- From 1994 until 2000, Britton presented the television cookery gameshow “Ready Steady Cook”.
- She shed a huge five stone, going from a size 22 to a size 12 back in 2008.
- She featured in a campaign ‘What’s it going to take?’ or the charitable organization Women’s Aid in 2007.
- She published her own autobiography in 2008 named Fern: The Autobiography.
- In 2007, Fern hosted the Classical Brit Awards at the Royal Albert Hall.
- On her 52nd birthday on 17th July 2009, her farewell ‘This Morning’ program was aired.
- In 2012, she participated in Strictly Come Dancing and partnered with Artem Chigvintsev.