Holly Marie Willoughby (born 10 February 1981) is an English television presenter, author, and model. She is best known for co-presenting ITV’s This Morning and Dancing on Ice. She is also a brand ambassador for Marks & Spencer and Garnier.
Willoughby began her career as a model and actress, appearing in television commercials and on the children’s show The Saturday Show. In 2000, she joined the cast of the Channel 4 reality show Celebrity Big Brother, where she finished in second place.
Willoughby’s breakthrough came in 2002 when she joined the ITV morning show This Morning as a co-presenter along with Phillip Schofield. She has been a regular presenter on the show ever since, and is one of the most popular presenters on British television.
In 2006, Willoughby began presenting the ITV2 comedy panel show Celebrity Juice. She remained a team captain on the show until 2020, when she decided to step down to focus on other projects.
Willoughby has also hosted a number of other television shows, including Dancing on Ice, The Voice UK, and Surprise Surprise. She is also a regular panellist on the BBC quiz show Pointless Celebrities.
In addition to her television work, Willoughby is a successful author. She has written several books, including a memoir, a self-help book, and a children’s book. She is also a brand ambassador for Marks & Spencer and Garnier, and has her own fashion line.
Willoughby is a popular public figure and is known for her down-to-earth personality and her sense of humor. She is also a passionate advocate for body positivity and has spoken out against body shaming.
Here are some of Holly Willoughby’s notable achievements:
- Co-presenter of ITV’s This Morning (2002–present)
- Brand ambassador for Marks & Spencer and Garnier
- Author of several books
- Presenter of ITV2’s Celebrity Juice (2006–2020)
- Presenter of ITV’s Dancing on Ice (2006–present)
- Presenter of BBC’s Pointless Celebrities (2012–present)
- Regular panellist on BBC’s The Voice UK
- Regular panellist on BBC’s Surprise Surprise
- Founder of Wylde Moon, a lifestyle brand
What is Holly Willoughby’s net worth?
Holly Willoughby, 42, is believed to be worth around £ 10 million.
It is no surprise as she began her showbiz career when she was just 14, after being spotted by modelling scouts at Clothes Show Live in Birmingham.
She signed to Storm – the agency that represented Kate Moss – and appeared in a wealth of teen magazines, including Just Seventeen.
How much was she paid for hosting This Morning?
Holly was reported to earn a whopping £1 million before she announced her departure from the show on October 10, 2023.
What brands does Holly Willoughby represent?
Holly has been the face of a number of big brands, including Garnier, BHS, Diet Coke, Dunelm, Oral B and Windows – earning a six-figure payout alone at Diet Coke during her stint as an ambassador for the fizzy drinks company.