Holly Willoughby is an English television presenter, author and model.
She is best known for co-presenting ITV’s This Morning and Dancing on Ice.
Willoughby was also a team captain on the ITV2 comedy panel show Celebrity Juice from 2008 to 2020.
She began her career as a children’s entertainer and co-presented the entertainment show Ministry of Mayhem in 2004.
Willoughby has also worked as a brand ambassador for Marks & Spencer and Garnier.
She has recently made headlines for announcing her resignation from This Morning after 14 years, according to The Sun.
Holly Willoughby upbringing
Willoughby was born on February 10, 1981, in Brighton, England, to parents Brian and Linda Willoughby.
She has an older sister named Kelly.
Willoughby attended Burgess Hill Girls School in West Sussex, where she excelled academically.
She later went on to attend The College of Richard Collyer in Horsham, where she studied media studies, psychology and drama.
During her teenage years, Willoughby began modeling and was signed to Storm Model Management, which helped launch her career in the entertainment industry.
She also worked as a receptionist and an assistant at a talent agency before landing her first television job as a presenter on the children’s show, S Club TV, in 2000.
Willoughby’s career continued to grow, and she went on to present a number of popular television shows, including Dancing on Ice, This Morning and Celebrity Juice.
She has also co-hosted The Voice UK and Surprise Surprise.
Despite her busy career, Willoughby has always remained grounded and family-oriented.
Willoughby has spoken publicly about the importance of balancing her career with her family life and has been an inspiration to many working mothers.
Holly Willoughby net worth
According to The Sun, Willoughby has an estimated net worth of $14.4 million or £10 million.
How does Holly Willoughby make money?
Willoughby has multiple sources of income, including television presenting.
She is best known for co-presenting popular TV shows such as This Morning, Dancing on Ice and Celebrity Juice.
Until her resignation recently, she reportedly earns a significant amount of money from her TV presenting work.
Willoughby is also a brand ambassador for several companies, including Garnier, Marks & Spencer and Diet Coke. She also has her own clothing line with online retailer Very.
On the other hand, Willoughby has written several children’s books, including the popular, Luna, series.
She also co-wrote a book with her sister, Kelly, called School for Stars.
Willoughby has invested in several businesses, including a restaurant in London and a production company.
The media personality and her husband, Dan Baldwin, own several properties, including a £3 million mansion in London.
Holly Willoughby career
Willoughby began her career as a model, working for various brands and magazines.
She then transitioned into television presenting, starting with children’s shows such as Xchange and CBBC at the Fame Academy.
In 2006, Willoughby became a household name when she joined the presenting team of the popular ITV show, This Morning.
She quickly became a fan favorite, known for her warm and friendly personality, and her ability to connect with guests and viewers alike.
Willoughby has also presented other popular shows such as Dancing on Ice, Celebrity Juice and The Voice UK.
In addition to her television work, s He has also authored several books, including a series of children’s books called Lulu Bell.
She has also been a brand ambassador for several companies, including Garnier, Oral-B and Marks & Spencer.
Willoughby’s career has been marked by her versatility and ability to connect with audiences of all ages.
She has won numerous awards for her work, including several National Television Awards and a BAFTA.
Willoughby is widely regarded as one of the most talented and popular presenters in the UK, and her career shows no signs of slowing down.
Holly Willoughby kidnapping
Willoughby was the target of a kidnapping plot that was foiled by the police.
The suspect, Gavin Plumb, was arrested and charged with soliciting to commit murder and incitement to commit kidnap.
Willoughby was put under police guard at her home, and she has since quit her job on This Morning; the incident has left her ‘shocked and distraught’.
The suspect was allegedly building a ‘kidnap and restraint’ kit at his home and was planning to fly a US hitman to England to carry out his plan.
Willoughby’s departure from This Morning comes just days after the alleged plot to kidnap her was revealed, although she did not mention the situation in her statement.