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Angela Scanlon Biography – Angela Scanlon Wiki
Angela Scanlon is an Irish television presenter and broadcaster for the BBC and RTÉ. She hosts the hugely successful interior design show Your Home Made Perfect on BBC Two. Angela is the only woman in the UK and Ireland to have their own Saturday night chat show with Ask Me Anything on RTÉ One.
The stylist and fashion blogger-turned-TV presenter is probably best known in Ireland for Oi Ginger! the show she did about redheads for RTÉ2 in 2013 and the two follow-up series, 2014’s Full Frontal and 2016’s Close Encounters, which saw her hang out with well-known faces like the Irish pro-wrestler Sheamus and Dawn O’Porter, wife of Irish actor Chris O’Dowd.
Angela undertook her first role on a major British show as a co-host of Robot Wars with Dara O Briain in 2016. The Meath native wrote for Tatler, Grazia, Company, U Magazine, and Sunday Times Style magazine. She also writes the column “Out of the Closet” for the Irish Independent’s Weekend magazine. She has been featured in magazines including Vogue, Elle Japan, Sunday Times Style, Company, and TWIN. In 2001, she was a dancer with the O’Shea Irish Dance Company and appeared in the Irish Thunder show at Busch Gardens Williamsburg in Virginia USA.
After working on fashion shows Xposé and Off the Rails for RTÉ and on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch, she went on to join RTÉ’s The Movie Show as a reporter and on The Love Clinic in 2012. She appeared on the popular Saturday Night Show with host Brendan O’Connor, in 2013 and 2014. She joined the panel of Next Week’s News in February 2014 and also put together a Yahoo! 12-part series Work the Look demonstrating how to pull off key essential looks.
Her first major documentary Oi Ginger! was broadcast in 2014. Angela Scanlon: Full Frontal was her follow-up series airing in October 2014, addressing subjects sometimes considered taboo. She appeared on Republic of Telly’s Ginger is the New Black in October 2014. In 2014 she hosted London Fashion Weekend for a third time, a job she took over from Caroline Flack after hosting the Vodafone Live Lounge for the British Fashion Council at the event for two years. She co-hosts BBC Northern Ireland/RTÉ’s popular holiday programme, Getaways having taken over from Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin. She also launched Marks & Spencer’s pop-up Halloween shop with Joanna Lumley in aid of Oxfam.
In November 2016, it was announced that she, along with Michelle Ackerley, would provide maternity cover for Alex Jones and co-present The One Show with Matt Baker in early 2017. In 2016, she presented her own series, Angela Scanlon’s Close Encounters!, and the documentary, Trump’s Unlikely Superfans, for BBC Three.
Angela hosted her own BBC Radio 2 show on Sunday mornings from 4–6 am from 2018 to 2021. On April 16, 2019, she started presenting a 15-part TV series for BBC Two called Your Home Made Perfect.
Angela Scanlon Age
She was born Angela Marie Scanlon on 29 December 1983 in Ratoath, County Meath, Ireland. She is 39 years old as of 2023.
Angela Scanlon Husband
Irish TV presenter Angela Scanlon is married to her husband Roy Horgan, who hails from Mitchelstown in Cork. Angela and Roy were married in Wicklow in June 2014. Her husband Roy Horgan has his own business supplying retail systems to shops and businesses and works between Ireland, London and the US.
Angela Scanlon Children
Strictly’s Angela Scanlon has two children, Ruby Ellen and Marnie Fae Horgan.
Angela Scanlon Family
Angela Scanlon shares daughters Ruby Ellen and Marnie Fae with her husband Roy Horgan. Ruby was born on February 25, 2018, and Marnie in February 2022.
Angela grew up with three sisters and always wanted a similar dynamic when she started a family of her own.
She told RSVP Live: “Obviously as a mother, you just want to be happy with whatever you are blessed with, but I always hoped that Ruby would have a little sister. Marnie is obsessed with her at the moment and literally lights up every time she sees her. Of course, it was an adjustment for Ruby when she came, she was like, ‘What is this fresh hell and when is she leaving?!’ But she’s used to it now.”
Angela Scanlon Parents
Angela’s parents live in Ratoath, County Meath, Ireland. Her father worked in construction and her mother worked in administration.
Angela Scanlon Siblings
Angela Scanlon has three sisters: Annette, Siobhan and Christine. Angela’s younger sister, Siobhan, runs her own business, The Peacock Bride, selling glam hen night outfits and accessories.
Angela Scanlon Strictly Come Dancing
TV presenter Angela Scanlon was the sixth celebrity contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2023. The news was announced on the Radio 2 Breakfast Show.
Angela said: “I’m terrified, I’m excited and I have so many questions. Will they make me tan? How itchy are sequins?! Do they do flesh coloured sports bras? Well – there’s only one way to find out, right!? Now I’m panicking a bit… but also secretly thrilled about the prospect of all that glitter. Let’s go!”
Angela joined Amanda Abbington, Angela Rippon, Layton Williams, Krishnan Guru-Murthy and Eddie Kadi in the class of 2023.
Angela Scanlon Partner
The TV presenter is partnered with Strictly professional Carlos Gu, who joined the line-up in 2022. Chinese National Champion Gu made the final four in 2022 partnered with Britain’s Got Talent finalist and actress Molly Rainford.
Angela Scanlon Height
How tall is Angela Scanlon? She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (5’6″/1.68 m).
She is of Irish nationality.
Angela Scanlon’s Instagram handle is angelascanlon.